KATHMANDU, July 28: The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA, and rem.work, Kathmandu, Nepal, have forged a Global Campus coworking space partnership to help students start or continue a U.S. degree without leaving their home country.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Thousands of Nepali students will be impacted by the new guidelines issued by the federal immigration authorities of the United States on Monday that say international students must take classes in person to stay in the country legally.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Eight Nepali students in Australia have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Embassy of Nepal in Canberra said on Sunday.

Why the delay?

February 10, 2020 09:44 am

It’s more than a month since the outbreak of coronavirus in China.  Death toll is rising, over 800 as of this writing, and more than 35,000 people have been infected so far. Coronavirus outbreak has sent panic across the globe. Meanwhile, many Nepali students and citizens in China have not been able to return home. The videos of these students making appeal to the government of Nepal for making arrangement for their journey back home have gone viral on social media. The government has been criticized for failing to bring them back. As many as 180 Nepali students are learned to have responded to a call by the Nepali Embassy in Beijing for arrangements to return home. Sadly, the government has not been able to bring them back as yet.

BEIJING, Feb 8: The government is preparing to evacuate Nepali citizens living in China in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Prime Minister KP Oli has directed the authorities concerned to set up quarantine facilities at four places in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur districts for Nepalis to be evacuated from China.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the concerned authorities to quarantine the Nepali students, returning from Wuhan, China, in various locations of the Kathmandu valley.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The government of Nepal is currently working to repatriate nearly 200 Nepali nationals including students from China's Wuhan city, the epicenter of coronavirus epidemic.

BEIJING, Feb 3: Five Nepali students who were returning home to Nepal have been held at Beijing airports Friday on suspicion of coronavirus infection. The students were flying to Nepal from two airports in Beijing. Amid alarming coronavirus updates, this is the second time Nepalis were barred from flying out of China. Earlier, Chinese authorities had barred one Nepali student from returning home from Wuhan, the epicenter if coronavirus, on suspicion of being infected.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The government is planning to quarantine Nepali students studying in Wuhan in case they are evacuated from the epicenter of coronavirus, a senior government official said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: US ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry hoped that Nepali students currently studying in the United would contribute to a more stable, secure and prosperous Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Friday urged the government to evacuate Nepali nationals living in Wuhan immediately.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Nepali embassy in China has urged its citizens in Wuhan to contact its emergency numbers urgently to facilitate evacuation from the city after an outbreak of coronavirus, which has killed 100 people in China.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Nepali students in Wuhan —the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic in China— say they are very concerned about getting infected even as the entire city is in lockdown and mobility of people is heavily restricted.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Although the number of Nepali students visiting the US has decreased marginally as compared to the previous years, the US has remained one of the most preferred destinations for further education, according to figures released by the Institute of International Education and US Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs.

Youths to march for climate justice

September 20, 2019 12:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Organizations and groups of students in Nepal are all set to lead a march against climate injustice on Friday. Community Police officials to stakeholders involved in sustainable development are participating alongside students in different cities.

To go or not to

March 23, 2019 00:25 am

Last week a scandal erupted in the US involving some wealthy, predominantly white American families buying, some illicitly and others in legally but ethically dubious ways, their children’s tickets to some of the best universities in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Ansal University, a renowned university in India, has announced 60 percent scholarship for Nepali students.

The number of Nepali students studying in the United States has increased by 14.3 percent over the prior year, according to the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange (IIE)data released by IIE and the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs,

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Australia has emerged as the most-preferred study destination for Nepali students wishing to go abroad for studies, according to latest government figures.

Finding path to US colleges

September 29, 2018 00:05 am

It is far more difficult for international students to get financial aid and scholarships than it is for US citizens