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3 Air Force cadets who refused vaccine won't be commissioned

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy who have refused the COVID-19 vaccine will not be commissioned as military officers but will graduate with bachelor's degrees, the academy ...

4 Air Force cadets may not graduate due to vaccine refusal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four cadets at the Air Force Academy may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers this month because they have refused the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may be required to p...

DPP lawmaker, NGOs slam university over alleged labor violations involving Filipino students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Fan Yun (范雲) was joined by the Taiwan Association of Human Rights and Taiwan Labor Front Friday morning (May 6) to accuse Kao Yuan ...

Exclusive: Philippine students at Taiwan university working grueling, full-time factory 'internships'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipino students at Kaohsiung's Kao Yuan University allege the school misled them about an internship program during recruitment and say they and their classmates hav...

Taiwan rolls out initiative subsidizing Mandarin learning for foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is subsidizing a department to train international students in Mandarin at universities as Taiwan seeks to retain talent amid labor shortag...

National Taiwan University rolls out apprenticeship program for foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) on Wednesday (March 23) launched a program that allows international students to become apprentices, the country’s first. Under t...

University in central Taiwan to offer full scholarships for Ukraine students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tunghai University in Taichung has launched a program that will cover all expenses for at least ten Ukraine students in a show of support for the war-battered country. ...

Chinese students left stranded in Ukraine due to government inaction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As governments around the world work to evacuate citizens in Ukraine, thousands of Chinese students have reportedly been left stranded and scared. CNA reported that as ...

‘We didn’t think it would happen’: Taiwanese student evacuating Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Most Taiwanese students have evacuated from active war zones in Ukraine, while two have insisted on staying put. CNA reported that out of the 12 Taiwanese students stud...

Taiwan to shorten quarantines to 10 days at home by mid-March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Monday (Feb. 14) that it plans to shorten the mandatory quarantine for overseas arrivals from 14 to 10 days and allow ...

Foreign students arriving Feb. 15-28 can't quarantine at Taiwan government facilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International students and researchers scheduled to arrive in Taiwan between Feb. 15 and 28 can only quarantine at designated hotels amid strained isolation capacity. T...

Taiwan to reopen borders to foreign Mandarin students in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that Taiwan will open its borders to Mandarin students without scholarships in March, with about 5,000 students expected to a...

Foreign students planning to study Mandarin in Taiwan feeling left behind

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has promised to open up soon for thousands of international students who wish to study Chinese in the country but have not been permitted to do so due to border res...

Foreign students returning to US, but below pre-COVID levels

International students are returning to U.S. colleges in stronger numbers this year, but the rebound has yet to make up for last year’s historic declines as COVID-19 continues to disrupt academic exch...

Foreign students urged to enter Taiwan by Dec. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International students enrolled in Taiwan’s universities and colleges are asked to enter the country by Dec. 15 to avoid the expected influx of visitors ahead of the...