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Chinese students visit Finland

66 Chinese students have visited education institutions in Tampere in Finland on a week camp. Finland wishes to attract foreign students to their higher educations and one of the ways to do so is by inviting young Chinese students to visit Finland. From 6 August – 12 August 66 Chinese students and seven teachers from…

Swedish embassy provides millions to train Cambodian chefs

Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia has been given $2 million from the Swedish Embassy to train students to become chefs. The aid runs from 2018 – 2020. Samuel Hurtig, head of development cooperation at the Swedish embassy, said that the Academy of Culinary Arts Combodia will provide the hospitality industry in Cambodia with qualified and…

Danish ambassador visits Malaysian university

  The Danish Ambassador in Malaysia, Jesper Vahr, recently visited Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus, writes the Borneo Post.  Swinburne Sarawak is located in Kuching on the Malaysian part of Borneo. During the Ambassador’s visit, he highlighted that Swinburne Sarawak records the most consistent and highest number of Danish students yearly among Malaysian universities.…

Swedish Education and Career Days announced for Bangkok

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok, will organise a 4-day program in relation to the yearly OCSC International Education Expo, to promote Swedish brands towards Thai students and graduates. For the first time, there will be a unique Swedish Pavilion at the OCSC International Education Expo on…

KIS International School opens new building – and more great KIS news

KIS has several developments and news about the school to share with the Nordic community. Another Year of Excellent IB Diploma Results Once again, KIS’s graduating class all participated in the full IB Diploma and all of them passed, obtaining their IB Diploma. The average score of our students was over 34 points, well above…

Alliance to standardize blockchain in the supply chain industry

Blockchain is one of the most hyped technology concepts of our time. The possible future of all technologies. The new internet. Still, many companies have very little understanding of how to incorporate the technology in a way that makes sense – considering the challenges within blockchain – so the industry demands knowledge. This is where…

Slush, Finnish and Swedish solutions, start-ups at Startup Thailand

Startup Thailand’s 2018 main Bangkok event, held in May, saw presentations from highly interesting Finnish and Swedish start-ups as well as an introduction from Slush Singapore and Startup Commons, a company from Finland providing expertise globally on building digital start-up systems. Startup Commons’ workshop on 18 May was titled ‘Digital Side of Startup Ecosystem Development,…

Wallenberg foundation donates big for NTU Singapore fellowship

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have just announced a big donation of 50 million Swedish krona (S$7.6 million) as endowed gift to establish a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship. The donation is the largest single gift in perpetuity by a foreign entity to NTU Singapore. The Wallenberg-NTU Fellowship…

Finnish global education disruption to Startup Thailand

Finnish start-up, House of Learning, will be presenting “A Finnish start-up disrupting global education” on Saturday, 19 May from 11:15 – 11:45 at the Fast Future Stage of Startup Thailand event at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok. CEO of House of Learning, Samuel Salmenlinna and VP Pedagogy Kati Nevatalo will explain an application…

Norway-Vietnam student exchange

Vietnamese students and alumni represent a vital link in the relations between Vietnam and Norway, states the Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi. In April the embassy hosted the BI Norwegian Business School’s student scholarship award ceremony 2018. “Our congratulations go to the scholarship recipients and to the two institutional partners – BI Norwegian Business School and…