NAFSA Announces All-Virtual 2021 Annual Conference & Expo

In a December 1 message to the NAFSA community, NAFSA President Ravi Shankar, MA, MS, announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its related effects making it impossible to hold NAFSA’s annual conference as planned, the NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo will be an all-virtual event taking place June 1–4, 2021. As part of the decisionmaking process, NAFSA surveyed thousands of past attendees and took their concerns and feedback into consideration. The virtual format for the annual conference […]

Calling for Logo Design Competition

OPEN WORLD LECTURES @ FICHET To promote openness and quality in Taiwan’s higher education, the Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan (FICHET) is hosting a lecture series entitled OPEN WORLD LECTURES @ FICHET. Starting this year, FICHET will be inviting outstanding foreigners from all walks of life in Taiwan to deliver lectures and share their experience of studying in Taiwan, along with inspiring and insightful stories to cultivate renewed interest in global learning mobility and thereby shorten […]

2020 Taiwan Summer Short-term Programs

In their response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan’s higher education institutions (HEIs) have successfully maintained campus health and safety while ensuring a healthy and effective learning environment for teachers and students. To better serve international students in this uncertain time, Taiwan’s HEIs have organized various short-term summer programs focused on improving their Mandarin Chinese language skills, exploring Taiwanese culture, and participating in meaningful local volunteering efforts. Through on- and offline instruction and interaction, these programs give international students better […]

Responding to COVID-19: Taiwan HEIs Health and Safety Measures

The impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Taiwan’s 152 universities, colleges, junior colleges and institutes is relatively modest, compared to other countries and regions around the world with classes suspended nation-wide and currently still in high-level lockdown. Taiwan acted quickly when news about atypical pneumonia cases in China were reported in December 2019. Through a series of protective and preventive measures coordinated by the Central Epidemic Command Center, which was activated on January 20 this year, Taiwan’s people […]

COVID-19 Update from FICHET Taiwan

Dear friends and partners, The Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan (FICHET) would like to share and provide an update about the latest developments of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan and the health and safety measures implemented at our higher education institutions, including procedures practiced at our office at Taipei. Taiwan has a population of 23.8 million people and take pride in our health care system. In response to COVID-19, Taiwan Centers for Disease Control […]