Higher Education

Sir Po-Shing and Lady Helen Woo: Support for Applied Arts at The Royal College of Art

LONDON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Royal College of Art has announced that its new applied arts building due to open in autumn 2014, is to be named 'The Sir Po-Shing and Lady Helen Woo Applied Art Department' in honour of the couple's long association with the RCA. Prominent philanthropis...

2011-05-09 09:00 1636

Pioneering Stem Cell Research Propels Trio to Top of QS World University Rankings(R) for Medicine 2011

LONDON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- -- Harvard tops first QS World University Rankings(R) for Life Sciences in Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology -- Harvard first and MIT third in medicine following joint stem cell research; Cambridge second after IVF breakthrough ...

2011-05-04 03:00 1146

CDEL Schedules Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Release on Monday, May 16, 2011

Earnings Conference Call to be held on May 17, 2011 at 8:00 am (Eastern) / 5:00 am (Pacific) / 8:00 pm (Beijing/Hong Kong) BEIJING, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL" or "the Company"), a leading provider of online education in...

2011-04-27 20:30 1093

Bonnie Nixon Named Executive Director of The Sustainability Consortium

TEMPE, Ariz., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Sustainability Consortium has announced Bonnie Nixon, formerly Hewlett Packard's Director of Environmental Sustainability, as Executive Director. Nixon will be responsible for developing and implementing short- and long-term strategies and growin...

2011-04-27 13:11 1312

China Education Alliance Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Financial Results

HARBIN, China, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. ("China Education Alliance" or the "Company") (NYSE: CEU), a China-based education resource and services company, today announced fourth quarter and fiscal 2010 results. The Company will host a conference ca...

2011-04-18 20:00 1169

Hong Kong places 12th, Scandinavians at the Top, Russia, Turkey and South American Countries Score Low in English Language Skills

-- EF Education First's English Proficiency Index reveals wide gaps in English skills across the world -- HONG KONG, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- EF Education First, the world leader in international education, today unveiled the first comprehensive index ranking the proficiency of English ...

2011-04-06 10:00 1329

CCEP Sets Further Milestone in Endeavour to Enhance Employability of University & College Graduates

BEIJING, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Ambow Education Group (NYSE: AMBO) has received a boost to its Career Competence Enhancement Program (CCEP) as demonstrated by the strong interest shown by 10 participating provinces that attended a recent conference focused on assisting university and co...

2011-03-31 20:00 830

ChinaCast Education Authorizes $50 Million Share Repurchase Program

BEIJING, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaCast Education ("ChinaCast," "CAST" or the "Company", Nasdaq GS: CAST), a leading for-profit, post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the repurchase by the Company o...

2011-03-17 04:05 1064

ATA Announces Unaudited Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2011

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ATA Inc. ("ATA" or the "Company", Nasdaq: ATAI), a leading provider of computer-based testing and testing-related services in China, today announced unaudited financial results for its fiscal third quarter 2011 ended December 31, 2010 ("Third Qu...

2011-02-22 06:00 1366

IIT Kharagpur Law School to Accept LSAT(R) and LSAT -- India for LLB Program in IP Laws

  NOIDA, India, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- IIT Kharagpur, the first of the world-renowned IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and one of the most coveted higher education Institutes in India, has decided to accept LSAT scores for international students (and LSAT-India scores for candidates...

2011-03-14 11:15 1641

ATA to Host Fiscal Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, February 22, 2011

BEIJING, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ATA Inc. ("ATA" or the "Company", Nasdaq: ATAI), the leading provider of computer-based testing and testing-related services in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it will host its fiscal third quarter 2011 earnings conference call and liv...

2011-02-14 17:00 1074

ChinaCast Education to Present at the Deutsche Bank Small and Mid-Cap Conference on February 16, 2011

BEIJING, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaCast Education ("ChinaCast" or the "Company", Nasdaq: CAST), a leading for-profit, post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced that the Company will present at the Deutsche Bank Small and Mid-Cap Conference, whic...

2011-02-09 20:00 957

ChinaCast Education Corporation Signs Academic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement With The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

BEIJING, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaCast Education ("ChinaCast" or the "Company", (Nasdaq: CAST), a leading for-profit, post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced the signing of an academic exchange and cooperation agreement with The University of...

2011-02-01 20:00 903

MyChineseLearning, Together with bjchinese.bjedu.cn, Launches Online Chinese Learning for Global Chinese Language Students

BEIJING, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MyChineseLearning Educational Technology Co., LTD., the world's largest international online Chinese learning organization, recently made an agreement with bjchinese.bjedu.cn, an affiliate of Beijing Centre for the Promotion of Chinese overseas. Both parti...

2011-04-01 06:55 1930

CDEL Wins Fifty-Seven Awards at Industry Ceremonies; Chairman and CEO Named Among the 'Leaders in the Education Industry'

BEIJING, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL" or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, is pleased to announced that it has received a total of 57 awards presented at var...

2011-01-24 19:00 1296

China Education Alliance Engages Christensen

HARBIN, China, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. ("China Education Alliance" or the "Company") (NYSE: CEU), a China-based education resource and services company, today announced it has engaged Christensen to design, facilitate, and execute its investor and media rela...

2011-01-20 01:21 1108

Ambow to Attend a Major Investor Conference in Singapore

BEIJING, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Ambow Education Holding Ltd., ("Ambow" or the "Company") (NYSE: AMBO), a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, today announced that Dr Jin Huang, Chairman and CEO, will participate in a major investor conference...

2011-01-17 13:00 1004

ChinaEdu Corporation Receives Three Awards at the 2010 Sina China Education Ceremony in Beijing

BEIJING, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (Nasdaq: CEDU) ("ChinaEdu" or "the Company"), a leading educational services provider in China, today announced that the Company received the 2010 Leading Chinese Education Institution award at the 2010 Sina China Education Ceremony, h...

2011-01-14 21:00 1158

Hult International Business School Launches Master in Social Entrepreneurship

LONDON, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hult, the multinational business school well-known for its annual million-dollar competition among students to find the best plan for a chosen charity, has launched a degree in the emerging academic discipline of using business solutions to solve social prob...

2011-01-07 08:00 1453

ChinaCast Education Reports Director Purchase of 400,000 Shares

Management Team and Board of Directors have collectively purchased 1.34 million shares valued at $9.54 million in 2010 BEIJING, Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaCast Education Corporation (the "Company" or "ChinaCast") (Nasdaq: CAST), a leading for-profit, post-secondary and e-learning servi...

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