EURIE NEWS July 2016
Study in Turkey Pavilion at EURIE
Turkish universities will be participating at EURIE 2017 under the Study in Turkey umbrella. Turkish Higher Education Business Council will be facilitating the Study in Turkey pavilion. At EURIE 2016, 26 Turkish higher education institutions were represented, along with the relevant public agencies such as the Council of Higher Education (CoHE), Turkish Scholarships and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION NEWS
Brexit’s impact on the UK’s higher education sector
UK universities are expressing concern over the uncertainty that Brexit will have on the higher education sector. Academic staff and students from EU countries working and studying in the UK HEIs, access to EU funding for research and the overall attractiveness of the UK universities for international students are issues that need to be addressed in the coming months.
Coursera for Refugees Program
Coursera, which is the largest open online education provider, has announced a new program for refugees in partnership with governmantal and non-profit organizations. Non-profit organizations that work with refugees will be able to apply for group financial aid to support refugess quickly gain career skills and certificates through access to courses on Coursera.

UNIVERSITY NEWS

NYU Tandon School of Engineering celebrates women in engineering
NYU Tandon School of Engineering is organizing WEST FEST 2016 in July to celebrate women in engineering, science and technology. Women-based student organizations, interested students and university representatives will be meeting to network and encourage more women students to choose engineering studies.
Sakarya University wins European Excellence Award
Sakarya University won European Excellence Award 2015 conducted by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) in the category "Developing Organizational Capability". Rector Prof Dr. Muzaffer Elmas received the prize on behalf of Sakarya University (SAÜ). Elmas stated that EFQM as an institution that monitors and supervises the organization of the institutions has been giving this award for 25 years. SAU is the first public university in Turkey to receive this award.
UPCOMING EVENTS

EdEX MENA Higher Education Conference
Nov 21-24, 2016
Dubai, UAE

NAFSA Regional Conferences

October, November 2016
11 events across USA

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