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Business School in Southern Spain Unveils Amazing New Campus

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Schellhammer Business School Campus Valle Romano Estepona

Business School in Southern Spain Unveils Amazing New Campus (There's Even an 18 Hole Course!)

Schellhammer Business School, the first English-speaking business school in southern Spain, has announced the opening of their impressive new campus at the 60-hectare private estate of Valle Romano Golf & Resort in Estepona.

The new campus is surrounded by nature and extensive green areas for long walks and only 8 minutes from clean beaches, 12 minutes to Estepona town, 15 minutes from Puerto Banus and under 20 minutes to Marbella Old Town.

Students can enjoy high quality 4-star accommodation, in 2 beds, 2 bath apartments that come fully equipped, furnished to highest standards, include bed linen, quality electrical appliances, washing machine, dishwasher, A/C hot and cold, own Wi-Fi internet connection, ample dining and living room with TV and big terrace offering views of the sea, the golf course or the mountains, all included.

SBS Campus Accommodation

The spectacular leisure facilities on campus include 3 large outdoor swimming pools, a gym, social area, paddle tennis courts, table tennis room, meditation room, study room and for a moderate additional fee, the exceptional 18-hole golf course.

On campus, there is also a restaurant that offers special rates for half board or full board, a snack bar (that also offers hot food) and pub as well as a minimarket convenience store.

The new campus is in line with the business school’s pioneering educational programs and is sure to enhance the student experience with new classrooms, study rooms and administration facilities in a peaceful and secured environment.

To book a campus tour, call +34 952907892. For details on their programs and available places, contact Schellhammer Business School.

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New Report Reveals 4.6 Million Students Studying Abroad in 2017

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International Higher Education on The Increase With 4.6 Million Students Studying Abroad Worldwide

According to the latest report by HSBC in The Value of Education, international higher education is going strong.

The report covers a study of over 8,000 parents in 15 countries, with 42% of parents revealing that they would consider sending their child to study abroad, an increase of 7 per cent, compared to 35% of parents in 2016.

Parents in Asian countries are among the most “outward looking” reveals the report, with four of the top five countries where parents are considering a university education abroad their child being India (62%, +15pp), Indonesia (61%, +1pp), China (59%, +15pp), and Hong Kong (52%, -2pp).

The report reveals similar figures to those indicated by OECD that highlights Asian students as accounting for 53% of all students studying abroad worldwide.

A total of 4.6 million higher education students are studying abroad in 2017, a significant increase from 2.1 million in 2001.

The USA attracted around 1,079,000 international higher education students, the UK around 501,000, China 443,000, Australia 328,000 and France 324,000.

Top Reasons to Study Abroad

According to the report the main benefits of a higher education abroad is for the child to gain international work experience (49%), develop foreign language skills (49%) and to be exposed to new experiences, ideas and cultures (48%).

Top Study Abroad Destinations

According to the report the worldwide top destinations to study abroad are the USA, Australia, UK and Canada.

The USA (47%) is the most favored destination by parents, ahead of Australia (40%), the UK (39%), Canada (25%) and Germany (23%). Parents who preferred the USA believe it is a good destination for job prospects for graduates (86%), while those choosing the UK perceive it as offering high quality universities and colleges (94%) and parents picking Canada think it offers a high quality of life for students (83%).

Rajika Bhandari, Head of Research, at the Institute of International Education, Inc. says “The fact that these five nations are the most preferred is not a happy accident; all take very deliberate steps to attract more international students. Germany, for example, aims to attract 350,000 international students by 2020. Canada, too, has implemented policies to make it easier for international students to join the skilled workforce, and has taken steps toward offering a path to citizenship for highly educated, skillbased immigrants that come through its university system.”

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University in Bulgaria Announces New Bitcoin Scholarship

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Varna University of Management, Bulgaria

The international business school, Varna University of Management (VUM), in Bulgaria has announced a bitcoin-based scholarship for ten applicants to its software engineering bachelor’s program.

Students who apply to the program and get awarded the scholarship will be able to receive 1,000 Euros in bitcoins.

Scholarships will be awarded depending on the student’s background, past achievements and country of residence.

Varna University of Management announced “We strongly believe that cryptocurrency is an inevitable technical development that will lead to significant innovation in all aspects of our lives.”

“Endorsing and integrating bitcoin is a rational choice for us. We are always interested in delivering disruptive technologies in our IT and business programmes and cryptocurrency is definitely one of them.”

The University is also working on “accepting Bitcoin as payment for tuition and accommodation fees” it said.

With the new bitcoin scholarship, Varna University of Management aims to attract some of the brightest students from around the world.

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Turkey, Top Choice for Students from Somalia Studying Abroad

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Turkey, Top Choice for Students from Somalia Studying Abroad

The public works, reconstruction and housing minister of Somalia has announced that Turkey is the number one study destination for young Somalis studying abroad.

“Even if they are offered the United States or the West, they don’t choose them,” Sadiq Abdullahi Abdi told Anadolu Agency.

The minister stated that the education quality, social structure, and cultural values is what attracts students from Somalia to study in Turkey.

Students from Somalia studying in Turkey are currently studying in “all fields: medicine, engineering, and agriculture,” and others, he added.

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