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  1. Business - Money - CHART OF THE WEEK

    US college education is 'less and less affordable'

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Michelle Jamrisko and Ilan Kolet The cost of obtaining a university education in the United States has soared twelvefold over the past three decades, a sign the educational system is in need of reform, according to lawmakers. The chart of the week shows c ...

  2. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Sending students to schools abroad is just as vitally important to mainland China's interests as attracting more talents from the US Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy US first lady Michelle Obama is absolutely right about the importance of overseas education, and that is exactly what the sons and daughters of many ...

  3. News - China

    China becomes No 1 exporter of students to US, says report

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:13pm by SCMP staff

    ... 3.5 per cent to 100,270. A record 764,495 international students studied in the US last year. And for the first time in a dozen years, America has attracted more foreign undergraduate students than graduate students, said the report. The University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, has the largest number of foreign students, and business and management have been the top two ...

  4. Business schools mean business

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... eyeing Master of Business Administration degrees in Asia rather than in the US or Europe in the coming years. 'Over 60 per cent of Fortune 500 companies have operations in China, creating ... are seeking knowledge to take their businesses global. 'Instead of focusing on US and European business models, Hong Kong business programmes increasingly feature international programmes ...

  5. Increasing allure of US business schools

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by David Donadio

    ... international students are applying to the primary campuses of business schools in the US in record numbers. 'Expanding abroad serves a number of key purposes both for business schools ... to us.' Nonetheless, while international students are applying to fledgling US and local business programmes in Asia, they're still applying to American campuses in record numbers. After ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Businesses short-sighted not to let women flourish

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOAN STRINGER

    ... Joan Stringer Joan Stringer says gender equality is about harnessing the potential of the entire workforce Businesses that don't allow women to flourish only short-change themselves ... where women enjoy higher status at work, such as Canada and the US, the proportion of woman directors in listed companies is still only about 12 per cent. There still exists a glass ceiling ...

  7. University adapts to needs of business

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of business communities. The university was set up in 2004 by the University of Nottingham in England. All degree programmes are taught in English and students are encouraged to communicate ... programmes introduced this year include a mini eMBA from June and a master of entrepreneurship from September. According to Carl Fey, dean of Nottingham University Business School China, ...

  8. Getting down to business

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and it was a real hot potato for us,' he says. While it is tough to find a job these days, setting up a business is not easy either. For most students, funding is the key to successful innovative ... and the creator of the site. Chen is among an increasing number of mainland university students who have decided to set up his own business, instead of facing intense competition for jobs. Kilolinks ...

  9. Programme evolves with business shifts

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... existing and evolving forces shaping the world of international business. But in parallel, there is also a need to emphasise and explore ways for leaders and managers to play a more active part in promoting positive change in their communities. 'Business is the dominant social institution of our day, and we must encourage our business leaders to take civic engagement seriously,' ...

  10. Bunny business

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'Reading lies at the heart of academic success' says Bernadette Walker, the school's librarian. 'It allows us to 'hear' someone else's voice on the page and to get ...




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