Taiwan's universities see spike in applications from Hong Kong students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong students seeking to study in Taiwanese universities this year has reached 5,300, up by 44 percent compared to the same period last year. Accordi...

National Taiwan University ranked 40 for global reputation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) has been named one of the most globally esteemed universities in 2020 by Times Higher Education (THE). In the World Reputation Rankings...

Taiwan universities suffer losses from fewer foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Universities in Taiwan have reported a significant loss in tuition fees due to the decline in the number of international students amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pa...

Taiwan universities urged to apply for centralized quarantine service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's universities are being encouraged to apply for quarantine services operated by the central government, amid reports of a hike in costs for isolation at author...

Chunghwa Telecom partners with Taiwan universities on smart healthcare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s leading telecommunications giant is joining hands with two prestigious universities to develop smart healthcare applications utilizing 5G and artificial int...

Taiwan universities to stop serving as quarantine locations in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced Saturday (Aug. 22) that starting Sept. 1, Taiwanese universities will no longer be allowed to serve as quarantine locations for f...

MOE confirms first-time Indonesian students not among those cleared to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid much speculation over whether first-time students can, in fact, enter the country, the Taiwan Education Center (TEC) Indonesia is urging the more than 500 Indonesian ...

27% of Taiwan university entrance exam participants not first-time test takers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 27 percent of test takers in this year's Advanced Subjects Test (AST, 大學入學指定科目考試) for university entrance were high school graduates from previous years, accord...

Survey reveals most popular majors for foreign students in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent survey of international students in Taiwan found that the majority of them had chosen the social sciences, business, and law as their majors instead of engineerin...

Summer best time for foreign students to enter Taiwan: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Minister of Education Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) on Sunday (June 14) said the best time to allow foreign students to return to Taiwan is during summer vacation as the country...

MOE mulls coronavirus subsidies for Taiwan college students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) said Saturday (May 23) it is developing a subsidy plan for students who face financial difficulties because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) p...

Good vibrations: Taiwan universities reveal ant and butterfly communication

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) announced Thursday (Dec. 12) their research teams have discovered a communication mecha...

Taiwan's education ministry pushes universities to start winter break early for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is sending letters to universities nationwide asking them to administer final exams earlier, as some current testing dates would conflict w...

Three top universities in Taiwan to shorten semesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three top universities in Taiwan have reportedly shortened their semesters to ease the transition for Taiwanese students planning on attending academic institutions overse...

Number of visiting HK students, professors spikes in Taiwan amid escalating protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong students and professors applying to study and teach at Taiwanese universities as guests has spiked amid the prolonged protests in Hong Kong, which ...