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AUTHOR: Jack McCormack-Noonan
DATE: 23/03/2017
Outlook Positive for 2017 Brazilian Student Market

Despite challenging economic conditions, recent reports indicate that Brazilian students remain willing to invest in an international education.

AUTHOR: Maria Clara Tamayo
DATE: 20/01/2015
Brazil, Peru and Colombia increase the daily hours of study at public schools

In 2015,  the Brazilian, Peruvian and Colombian governments will be increasing the number of daily study hours at public schools.

AUTHOR: Maria Clara Tamayo
DATE: 15/01/2015
For the first time, the Education budget will exceed the Defense budget in Colombia

2015 will be the first year in the history of Colombia that Education will exceed Defense in the Government budget.

AUTHOR: Maria Clara Tamayo
DATE: 15/01/2015
USD65 million for “Being smart pays off” Colombian program

The Colombian Government announced a new higher education scholarship program for low income students .


AUTHOR: Maria Clara Tamayo
DATE: 11/08/2014
It is time to start looking at the Middle Class

Some Latin American countries are experiencing an outstanding growth in their economy, moving millions of people into the middle class.

AUTHOR: Maria Clara Tamayo
DATE: 11/08/2014
New laws in Colombia & Peru to ensure quality of education

Peru’s congress has approved the creation of the Superintendece of Higher Education. Colombia, to create one in 2015.

AUTHOR: Maria Clara Tamayo
DATE: 10/07/2014
EU Universities to return in force to Brazil and Colombia

An official delegation of EU Universities will return to Brazil (Sao Paulo) and Colombia (Bogota and Cali) this November to participate in the Euro Pos Brazil and Europosgrados Colombia 2014 fairs.

AUTHOR: Portal Brazil
DATE: 25/06/2014
Brazil releases new second stage of Science without Borders.

"We have already granted 83,200 scholarships and will reach the goal of 101,000 by September this year", the president said. This next new phase will offer Brazilian students an additional 100,000 scholarships.

AUTHOR: Maria Clara Tamayo
DATE: 10/07/2014
US experiences slower overseas graduate application growth in 2013

The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) is reporting that the number of applications from prospective international students to U.S. graduate schools increased a mere 1% in 2013, following a 9% gain in 2012 and an 11% increase in 2011.

AUTHOR: Maria Clara Tamayo
DATE: 10/07/2014
Latin American universities target North America

Latin American universities are taking steps to attract English-speaking students who may have ignored the region previously, by offering more courses in English and seeking accreditation in the United States.