A 16-year-old is set to become the youngest student to graduate from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Arts & Sciences in at least 40 years.
An unconventional path: Vivian Xie, who found the last four years of her university life to be “pretty normal,” is double majoring in both biology and cell and molecular biology. She plans on pursuing a master’s degree in applied immunology at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine this fall, reported CBC.
The first Asian American president of a major U.S. university has died at the age of 95.
Fujio “Fudge” Matsuda, who led the University of Hawaii (UH) from 1974 to 1984, passed away in the morning of Aug. 23 surrounded by his family.
After sparking a series of lawsuits, the Trump administration backed out of its proposed visa policy that planned to deport international students enrolled only in online classes.
What ICE intended to do: Last week, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that student visa holders whose courses are now entirely online due to the COVID-19 pandemic would be required to depart the country or transfer schools.
Two Malaysians were accepted into the undergraduate class of 2024 at the prestigious Harvard University after being chosen from an applicant pool of more than 38,000 people.
Aqil Azmi from Shah Alam city and Zad Chin Qi Qi from Ipoh city, Malaysia have secured their spots at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, according to the press release the Harvard Club of Malaysia posted online by member Nadiah Wan on May 20 via Malay Mail.
The University of California is phasing out the SAT and ACT as a requirement to apply for its 10 schools.
On Thursday, the California system’s governing board made a unanimous decision to suspend both testing requirements through 2024 and to eliminate them for California students by 2025.
Kathryn Ralph, Ph.D., used to be on every social media platform. Now, her accounts can no longer be found after she racially harassed students of Asian descent online.
An alumna of the University of Notre Dame, Ralph is reportedly completing her postdoctoral degree at the university’s psychology department. She previously had a respectable position at Heterodox Academy, a non-profit advocacy group of professors that aims to “broaden the diversity of opinions on college and university campuses.”
On Tuesday, March 10, UC Irvine canceled all in-person classes for the rest of the school year due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
In a statement released at 4:25 PM on March 10, it was announced that final examinations for the winter quarter of instruction will be administered online, as the university transitions into a “remote learning mode for Spring Quarter.”
A Canadian exchange student recently shared on Facebook that he was not allowed to take the Chinese Language module at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University for being Chinese.
Canadian-born Chinese Derek Leung took to Facebook group Subtle Asian Traits to share his experiences from a few years ago.
A 23-year-old third-year medical student at the Drexel College of Medicine fell to his death after he tried to jump between two buildings on Buttonwood Street in North Philadelphia at 2 a.m. on Saturday.
Witnesses said Vivek Subramani fell down two stories and hit his head after missing the jump, CBS Philadelphia reported.
Wang Pok Lo, a 15-year-old student from Queensferry Community High School in South Queensferry, Scotland is on his way to becoming the youngest person in the United Kingdom to hold a doctorate.
The student, known by his friends as Pok, received a first-class honors degree in mathematics from Open University at the age of 13, according to the BBC.
The number of students learning Korean in universities throughout the United States has increased almost exponentially over the past 10 years, and it’s most likely due to the incredible popularity of K-pop.
According to the U.S. Modern Language Association, the number of American university students enrolled in Korean language classes has doubled between 2006 and 2016, Vice reported. The MLA attributes the rise in demand for learning the Korean language to the effects of the Korean wave, which includes the popularity of K-dramas, global sensations like K-pop group BTS, and even the prominence of Korean skin care routines and products.
An undergraduate student at the National University of Singapore (NUS) — currently Asia’s top university — has reportedly avoided prison for molesting a woman thanks to his stellar academic record.
Terence Siow Kai Yuan, 23, was accused of touching a woman twice on her thigh and once at her private parts at Serangoon MRT station on Sept. 12, 2018, The New Paper reported.