October 31, 2014

United State Universities - James Madison University, The University of Maine, Roosevelt University, Widener University

Scholarships updates:

New Scholarships Available at US Universities 
Study Group is excited to announce the new scholarships available to incoming students at a number of universities in the United States. Scholarship amounts are in the range of $5,000 to $10,000 and are available to students that qualify.
To learn more about the scholarships, please contact nearest JM office. 
For know more about, please click: http://isc.studygroup.com/en/study-in-the-usa/as 

Application Steps: 

·         Download the online application for the desired university from the website
·         Submit the completed scholarship application with other admissions documents
·         Student will be contacted upon decision if the scholarship has been awarded  

Scholarships Available:

·         James Madison University
·         The University of Maine
·         Roosevelt University
·         Widener University 

Discount for PTE Academic

Great News - An offering 20 % discount for PTE Academic in Nov and Dec. 

Every candidate or student who are booking for the test in Malaysia would be entitled for the discount. Students need to key in the Promotion Code: MALAYSIA when they book to enjoy the discount. 

So the price of PTE Academic would be RM 500 after discount. There will be lot of test sessions for Nov and Dec and will be additional test sessions available. 

This is Malaysia only promotions and not applicable in other countries. 

For further information, please contact nearest JM office. 

Holmesglen International

Introducing the Masters of Professional Accounting 

Commencing from Semester 1, 2015 at Holmesglen: Master of Professional Accounting 

This exciting and dynamic degree is perfect for recent graduates or working professionals, with little or no previous study in the accounting field, who are looking to change their career or looking for a professional skill set that will complement their existing qualification.

Conducted at Holmesglen’s centrally located Postgraduate Study Centre at the St Kilda Road Campus, it is expected that graduates of the MPA would pursue a rewarding career at both local and international organisations in a range of roles including:
  • Financial adviser
  • Financial accountant
  • Management accountant
  • Tax accountant
  • Management consultant
  • Auditor 

Please note that this course is currently awaiting accreditation by the Australian accounting professional bodies. 

Find out more about the Master of Professional Accounting and other courses at Holmesglen from our 2015 International Student Guide

University of Auckland

October edition - University of Auckland

In this month’s edition:

Processing deadlines for international applications – Semester One 2015

Applications with sufficient  documentation submitted by
Offers to be processed  and sent by
Cohort Two
28 November 2014
Friday 19 December 2014*
Cohort Three
9 January 2015
Friday 30 January 2015**

* This will give successful applicants ample time to obtain a student visa.
** Depending on your country, this may not be enough time to obtain a student visa. If you miss the November 28 deadline, we advise you to submit all applications and corresponding documentation as early as possible.

Where University of Auckland stand in the latest QS World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings  – Survey Indices 2014/15

Academic Reputation
Employer Reputation
Faculty/Student Ratio
International Faculty  (International staff ratio)
International Student Ratio
Citations per Faculty

QS World University Rankings 2014/15

Rankings by Faculty Area

Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
Life Sciences and Medicine
Natural Science
Social Sciences and Management

PhD students share their thoughts on what it’s like to live and study in New Zealand 

Michelle Ong (Philippines) – Psychology Michelle’s thesis is on Filipina migrant’s embodiment of ageing in New Zealand. 
“It’s quiet but stimulating. I’ve met students, professors, researchers and staff from all over the world.”

Camila Mery (Chile) – Civil and Environmental Engineering Camila is studying a PhD in wastewater treatment. 
“I enjoy the easy access to parks and beaches, beautiful scenery and friendly people.”

Benefits for PhD students: 
  • International PhD students pay the same annual fees as NZ students (the annual fee in 2015 is NZ$6,502.80). 
  • Full-time PhD students may work in New Zealand while studying. 
  • A PhD student’s spouse or partner may apply for an open work visa valid for the duration of their programme. 
  • Dependent children are classified as domestic students and can attend New Zealand’s free primary and secondary schools. 
  • On completion of their PhD, students may apply for a 12-month post-study work visa. If they find a suitable job in their chosen field, they may then apply for a two-year post-study work visa (employer assisted).
  • Internationals PhD candidates can apply for University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships worth over NZ$30,000 each. 140 of these are awarded to international and domestic students each year. 
  • Flexible start dates means PhD candidates can apply and begin their study at any time during the year.
Read more about PhD students and others in updated 2015 Faculty Flyers, now available in hard copy and for download on the IRH.  

New Start Date: Research Masters Programmes

Prospective students who are interested in studying a research masters programme at the University of Auckland now have the option of three start dates throughout the year. As well as the main semester start dates (2 March and 20 July for 2015), students can choose to begin their research masters programme on 1 December each year (including 2014).

Applicants are asked to specify their preferred start date on the online Application for Admission form. Prospective students are advised to submit their applications at least two months in advance.

Popular Research Masters Programmes
Master of Engineering (ME) 
Students can choose from nine specialisations including Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Computer Systems Engineering. As part of the application process, prospective students will need to contact an appropriate supervisor and negotiate a research topic. 

Master of Commerce (MCom)
The MCom is offered in nine different subject areas through internationally accredited Business School. The programme builds on undergraduate experience, and is a good choice for students who want an opportunity to develop their research skills in a business area, with a view to further developing their career.

Master of Science (MSc)
An MSc allows students to undertake advanced study and work alongside experts in their field. The MSc provides students with the opportunity to undertake independent research in an area of interest within 29 subject areas. Students gaining an MSc by research with First or Second Class First Division Honours may be eligible to enroll in a PhD. 

Special Notices:

PhD Scholarships
Prospective PhD candidates in the field of mathematics (differential geometry) may be interested in a scholarship for research work with Professor Rod Gover. The scholarship covers fees plus a stipend for living expenses. 
For more information please see PhD scholarship.

All international PhD candidates can apply for a University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship. 
For information on this and other scholarships, go to www.auckland.ac.nz/is-scholarships.

Discontinued Programmes
The following programmes have been discontinued in 2015:

  • Bachelor of Theology (an alternative option for prospective students would be a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Theology).
  • Bachelor of Technology (prospective students could opt for a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Engineering).

Swinburne International

The latest news from Swinburne International

2-year master's programs
For students interested in gaining an in-depth knowledge in their field to position themselves for opportunities in the Australian workforce, Swinburne offers a range of new Masters programs with duration of over 92 weeks. Some program durations have recently changed from 1.5 years to 2 years.
See a full list of programs with a duration of 92 weeks or more »
New undergraduate programs in design
Swinburne will offer a range of new Bachelor of Design programs in in 2015. Developed to cater to the growing demand from industry for graduates who are both business and design literate, these programs are at the global forefront of design teaching.
Scholarship reminder
These generous scholarships are available to high-achieving students who apply for eligible programs for study in 2015. No separate scholarship application is necessary.
See the scholarships available »
Research scholarships
Tuition fee and stipend scholarships are available to students applying for a PhD or Professional Doctorate. Scholarships are awarded to students of exceptional research potential in two competitive rounds per year. The application deadline for the next round is 31 October 2014. Visit Swinburne research scholarships webpage for more details.

Swinburne joins world’s top 150 film and television institutions

Swinburne has been accepted into the prestigious international peak body for film schools: the International Association of Film and Television Schools (CILECT). In accepting Swinburne, the association commended Swinburne on the quality and reputation of film and television courses. Read more »

October 30, 2014


Scholarships are available for ONCAMPUS Boston 

Early Bird Discount for this January!

ONCAMPUS Boston is delighted to announce the following Early Bird offers for this January 2015 intake. 

For students:
$1,500 discount off tuition fees if payment made before 21st November.

Why ONCAMPUS Boston?
  • Flexible entry requirements: SAT scores, personal statements, and letters of recommendation are not required.
  • Ideal first-year university experience: Equivalent to Year 1 of university; 28–32 credits upon completion.
  • Live and study in the heart of Boston: Your students will study and live alongside Wheelock College students from day one and have full access to all facilities and resources.
  • Safe and supportive ‘soft landing’: A beautiful, compact campus with a welcoming staff providing unparalleled support and guidance.
  • Choice and flexibility: Students beginning their studies here can progress to any field of study and any university of their choice!

Deakin University, Australia

New Deakin Master's Program for 2015

Deakin University

Deakin has recently completed a review of suite of postgraduate business programs. Deakin is excited to share the new master’s degrees available to students in 2015. 

These new degrees will equip business professionals with the skills demanded by employers.  

Career opportunities
Deakin’s new postgraduate business programs are ideal for students interested in accelerating their careers in:

  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Commerce
  • Sports Management
Highest quality courses
Deakin's School of Business carries a 5-star rating from QS and the University's Accounting and Finance programs are ranked in the Top 1% of univeristies worldwide. The new master's courses have been developed to comply with the latest specifications set by the Australian Qualifications Framework.

These latest program improvements further guarantee that students will receive the highest quality education possible.

page on the Deakin International website is created that will give full details on the new courses. 

To have a better understand, please click the link as below: 

October 29, 2014

The University of Western Australia (UWA)

New Law Masters 2015

New Law Masters for 2015

The University of Western Australia is proud to announce the following new Masters with the Law School: 

Master of International Law [PDF, 542KB] (CRICOS 083868E)
Master of International Commercial Law [PDF 520KB] (CRICOS 083854M)
Master of Law, Policy and Government [PDF 546KB] (CRICOS 083871K)
Combined Master of International Relations and Master of International Law [PDF 322KB] (CRICOS 069311D and CRICOS 083868E)

Applications are now open for all courses starting in 2015.  Visit the Law School website to learn more about all postgraduate Law degrees.

October 28, 2014

January 2015 Awards at Staffordshire University

Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship 

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship for January 2015 is open for application now!  

These prestigious one-off Scholarships of £1,500 are available to international students enrolling for the first time on full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught degree courses starting in January 2015 on campus in the UK.  

The deadline for receiving a completed application form is 28th November 2014. 

Please complete and return the attached application form to nearest JM office. 

Application form as per below: 

January 2015 Awards

·      MBA

·         MSc Computer Networks and Security  
·         MSc Web Development
·         MSc Computer Science
·         MSc Electrical Engineering
·         MSc Electronic Engineering
·         MSc Mechanical Engineering
·         MSc Telecommunications Engineering
·         MSc Aeronautical Engineering
·         MSc Automotive Engineering
·         MSc Autosport Engineering
·         MSc Mechatronics 

·         MSc Computer Networks and Security  Extended
·         MSc Web Development Extended
·         MSc Computer Science Extended
·         MSc Information Systems Extended
·         MSc Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Analysis Extended
·         MSc  Mobile Application Development Extended
·         MSc Cloud Computing Extended
·         MSc Electrical Engineering Extended
·         MSc Electronic Engineering Extended
·         MSc Mechanical Engineering Extended
·         MSc Telecommunications Engineering Extended
·         MSc Aeronautical Engineering Extended
·         MSc Automotive Engineering Extended
·         MSc Autosport Engineering Extended
·         MSc Mechatronics Extended 

·         MSc 3D Computer Games Design
·         MSc Music Technology
·         MA Creative Futures: Design
·         MA Creative Futures: Illustration
·         MA Creative Futures: Animation
·         MA Creative Futures: VFX
·         MA Creative Futures: Advertising and Brand Management
·         MA Creative Futures: Surface Pattern
·         MA Creative Futures: Textile design
·         MA Creative Futures: Product Design
·         MA Creative Futures: 3D Design
·         MA Creative Futures: Photography
·         MA Creative Futures: Writing
·         MA Creative Futures: Contemporary Art Practice
·         MA Creative Futures: Heritage and culture
·         MA Creative Futures: Applied Theatre
·         MA Creative Futures: Graphic Design
·         MA Broadcast Journalism
·         MA Sports Broadcast Journalism
·         MA Global Broadcast Journalism 

·         MA Communicating Sustainability
·         MA Continental Philosophy 
·         MA Development Policy and Practice
·         MA Global Society and Media Communication
·         MA International History
·         MA International Policy and Diplomacy
·         MA International Relations
·         MA Social and Cultural Theory
·         MA Sociology
·         MA Terrorism, Crime and Global Security
·         MA Transnational Organised Crime
·         MA Design Management 

·        University Certificate in Psychology
·         MSC Medical Education
  •   MSc Ageing, Mental Health & Dementia