higher education

Colombia boasts 3rd best universities in Latin America: QS report
Posted by Arthi Nachiappan on May 28, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia boasts 3rd best universities in Latin America: QS report

Colombia’s universities are the third best in Latin America, trailing only Brazil and Mexico’s, according to the 2014 QS Latin America University Rankings, released Wednesday.

Colombia extends student loans to victims of armed conflict
Posted by Philipp Zwehl on Jan 30, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia extends student loans to victims of armed conflict

An agreement between the Ministry of Education and the government’s Victims Unit will extend access to higher education to victims of Colombia’s armed conflict through a special student loan program,  Full Article »

Posted by Wesley Tomaselli on Jan 31, 2013 Leave a comment

Colombia govt invests $28M in higher education

A Colombia development agency on Wednesday approved more than $28 million for higher education projects in central Colombia. Findeter, a financial development agency linked to the Colombian ministry of finance,  Full Article »

Posted by Alice Boyd on Nov 11, 2011 Leave a comment

Electric shocks to control student protests: Colombia’s ex-VP

The former vice president of Colombia, Francisco Santos, proposed using electric shock weapons to control student marches, which he believes are getting out of control. According to the former vice  Full Article »

Posted by Alice Boyd on Nov 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Student protests shut down Colombia’s capital

Student protests in Bogota Thursday caused Colombia’s capital city to effectively shut down, as nationwide tens of thousands of students took to the streets to protest against a proposed government  Full Article »