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Monica Karpinski

Monica Karpinski

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Australian

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Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne

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Monica Karpinski received her BA (Media and Communications) and Diploma in Modern Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. An art and culture aficionado, in her spare time Monica enjoys film, reading and writing about art.

Dutch institutions to enjoy new opportunities in China

Dutch institutions to enjoy new opportunities in China

New educational opportunities for Dutch institutions in China have been outlined in an official delegation visit to Beijing last month.   Signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese government, Dutch education minister Jet Bussemaker addressed national focus on educational and scientific cooperation and exchange between the two nations, as well as joining the Dutch delegation in conferences, workshops and project visits.  

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Asian first for Hong Kong students seeking online credits

Asian first for Hong Kong students seeking online credits

The Hong Kong University and Science and Technology (HKUST) has become the first university in Asia to offer MOOCs, online open study programmes. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are online study courses that let students gain university course credits via distance-learning. HKUST’s first MOOC, taught in English and entitled ‘Science, Technology and Society in China’ began on April 4, and drew some 17,000 students from around the world.

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Enrolment spike for Swedish universities

Enrolment spike for Swedish universities

More students than ever are opting to complete their higher education in Sweden , with application numbers on the increase for the seventh year in a row.   With a boost of 9,500 registrations since 2013, the Swedish Council for Higher Education was pushed to extend the registration deadline by a day in order to meet demands. In those additional 24 hours, the Council received an extra 20,000 applications for study programmes to begin in semester one

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Finding a graduate career in Australia

Finding a graduate career in Australia

Whilst it’s true that the Aussie dollar has been more attractive, the Australian economy is facing a period of growth and development across a number of sectors. With a number of key, developed international networks and links to multinational offices, staying on in Australia to start up your graduate career after your studies is a prospect too good to pass up. Let our guide to life post-study help illuminate your options and get your planning process going.

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