Young students with family members returning from overseas will be placed on LOA: MOE

Aimed at protecting younger students, this additional precautionary measure is in light of the recent spike in imported cases in Singapore.


Singapore schools to open next Monday, enhanced measures planned

A 14-day Leave of Absence (LOA) will be issued to students and staff of schools, preschools and student care centres who have been out of...


GIIS introduces virtual classrooms for its students amid COVID-19 spread in Singapore

Over 11,000 students in GIIS schools worldwide can now connect to virtual classes remotely through the digital classrooms.


Duke-NUS scientists uncover mechanisms of biological clock that could help with sleeping disorders

Scientists at Duke-NUS have uncovered mechanisms of biological clock that could lead to therapies for sleep disorders.


Vivekananda Yoga University in Los Angeles to start post-graduate yoga course

The Vivekananda Yoga University (VAYU) set up its initial campus in Los Angeles with a budget of USD 5 million as the world's first yoga...


No more homework for UAE public school students

UAE’s public schools that follow the Ministry of Education (MOE) curriculum to eliminate homework and ensure optimal utilisation of a...


Singapore higher education moves towards supporting diverse interests and aptitudes

In order to better support the interests, aptitudes and learning needs of students in Singapore, the Ministry of Education (MOE) be...


As schools reopen, Singapore steps in with strict measures to counter the Wuhan virus

If you are the parent of school-going children in Singapore, here's what you need to know about the measures being taken by schools upon the...


Bollywood celebs, Indian politicians react on social media to JNU violence

Sunday’s violence on the campus of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus drew a storm of responses on social media, with members of...


NTU President Prof Subra Suresh honoured by alma mater IIT Madras

NTU President Professor Subra Suresh has been honoured by his alma mater, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) with a new...


India’s premier medical institute looking for overseas expertise to redesign campus

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi is looking for overseas expertise to redesign its campus through an open...


OCI doctors allowed to lecture in Indian medical colleges: Medical Council of India

The Indian Health Ministry has announced plans to engage Indian overseas doctors in teaching positions at government and private medical...

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63% increase in Indian students studying in the UK in 2019: Study

The number of Indian students going to the United Kingdom for higher studies in 2019 is on the rise, according to the British High...


National University of Singapore tops QS World University Asia Rankings 2020, NTU in 2nd place

For the second consecutive year, the National University of Singapore was named Asia's top university according to the Quacquarelli Symonds...


IB student’s MYP charity project gets NGO status

Eighteen-year-old Saloni More, an International Baccalaureate (IB) alumnus of the KIS International School in Bangkok, has gone the extra...

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Over 200,000 Indian students in US: Report

The number of Indians studying in the US has increased for the sixth consecutive year, reaching 202,014 in 2018.


Indian-origin Dean of Harvard Business School to step down next year

Indian-origin Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria announced that he will step down in June 2020, concluding 10 years of service as the...


Punjab government to approach NRI sponsors for state’s smart schools programme

The Punjab government announced it will seek help from non-resident Indians (NRIs) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)  to develop...


NTU Singapore ranked 2nd in new young universities index

Nanyang Technological University has been ranked 2nd in the inaugural Nature Index Young Universities, the only Singapore university to make...


Creating tomorrow's global leaders: GIIS Conference 2019

At the GIIS Conference, student delegates were exposed to how the real world works and how to solve problems that affect millions and...


Madras High Court directs medical colleges to submit details of filling vacant NRI quota seats

Hearing a petition alleging irregularities in the admissions process, the Madras High Court directed 10 private medical colleges in Tamil...

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NUS launches first Asian Sikh studies programme outside India

To commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the Singaporean Sikh community in collaboration with the National University...


Powering the success of students through scholarships: GIIS

A number of scholarship students at the Global Indian International School (GIIS) come closer towards fulfilling their dreams and...


France envoy pushes for expanding student exchange programmes with India

Consul General of France in Mumbai Sonia Barbry has said that she wants more and more Indian students to study in her country.


Study: London world’s best city for students

London has been named as the world's best city for students for the second consecutive year, beating cities like Tokyo and Melbourne in the...