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Weekly news roundup: AI and Health the top choice of courses to study abroad

Haripriya Sivasubramaniam
Haripriya Sivasubramaniam
Published on: Mar 21, 20222 min read
Weekly news roundup: AI and Health the top choice of courses to study abroad

This week's abroad education update is all about greens! Yes, you read that right! Many universities worldwide have taken their first step in developing access to education and improving its quality. But the trend points don't stop there. So, here's this week's news update from the education bubble!

Olay India comes up with the #STEMTheGap Initiative.

Olay recently launched the #STEMTheGap initiative to encourage Indian girls to pursue their major and career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics stream.

The core part of the initiative is to provide scholarships to female students of India in partnership with the LEAD group. The firm believes that it'll enable the recipients to establish quality education and career in the area of their passion.

Lancaster University kickstarts its pre-master's program.

The first cohort of the Study Online program for international students in Lancaster University has begun the Accelerated Pre-Master's course.

As a part of this course, students will have the prerequisites for a Master's program in the fields of Business and Finance theory, study knacks, and the essential English dexterities to upskill and achieve academic success.

Artificial Intelligence and Health tops the course choice list for study abroad.

In an online survey conducted by INTO University Partnership in Lucknow city, over 1250 millennials and Gen-Zs participated in the study. The survey was
conducted to know the influence of the COVID pandemic on the study abroad sector and the courses students prefer to study overseas.

In the data collected, it is interpreted that over 24% of the respondents preferred AI as the major that they chose to pursue abroad, followed by healthcare at 17%. Another 16% preferred to study environment and climate change-related courses. The US still tops the preferred list preceding Canada and the UK when it comes to the country.

M.Sc in Cyber security and AI at the University of Sheffield UK.

The University of Sheffield UK invites applications for its one-year MSc Program in Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence. The courses are starting in the September intake of 2022.

They have mentioned that graduates with 3 or 4-year bachelor's degrees in the relevant field with a minimum of 60% and an IELTS score of a minimum of 6.5 and above are eligible to apply for the programmes.

MBA scholarships in Strathclyde business school Glasgow.

The Strathclyde Business School in Glasgow is offering scholarships for MBA candidates in September 2022. The scholarship will be on a rolling basis from the end of April 2022, and the final date of consideration will be August 31 2022.

The scholarship amount will range from £7,000 to £15,000. This is to be awarded to candidates who excel in managerial/leadership skills. The financial need and the quality of the application will be taken into account too.

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