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TOSA brings global education to Taiwan

The Taiwan Overseas Study Association (TOSA) International Education Fair Fall 2003 will be launched from October 11 to 12 at New York New York Exhibition Hall in Taipei. The fair will offer Taiwan students a great opportunity to gain information on studying abroad. With a total of 33 booths set up by foreign schools from a variety of countries and overseas study consultancy agents in Taiwan at the fair, Taiwan students and their parents are invited to join the event and explore the schools in the world.


Hesston College is a private two-year residential college which provides the first and second years of undergraduate studies. Hesston College is located in the small, quiet town of Hesston (Kansas) which is 50 kilometers north of Wichita (Kansas). Hesston College has dormitory and cafeteria facilities, many programs of study, as well as English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for students who need to improve their English skills.

Hesston College is owned by Mennonite Church USA. While the majority of our students come from Mennonite backgrounds, we have students from a wide variety of backgrounds and religions. The Hesston College campus is a smoke-free, alcohol-free, drug-free environment. Our total enrollment is approximately 440 students, including 47 international students from 13 countries. Our American students come from many different areas of the United States. Generally, our new international students have recently completed secondary studies and are in the age range of 17-22 years.

Students study two years at Hesston College, receive the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree or Associate of Science degree (A.S.) and then transfer to four-year universities and colleges to complete the final two years of undergraduate studies. Hesston College does provide partial financial aid for international students.

The State University of New York

The State University of New York (SUNY) is one of the largest public university systems in the United States. Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is part of this system and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and AACSB.

Oswego is a comprehensive college with a strong liberal arts reputation. Career-oriented programs are offered at both the undergraduate and graduate levels through Oswego's AACSB accredited School of Business and NCATE accredited School of Education, as well as through a variety of programs including chemistry, communications, computer science, graphic arts and psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Master's programs include Accounting, Business Administration/Management, Education, History, Art Studio/Graphics, Chemistry, English, and Human Services/Counseling. SUNY Oswego's faculty consists of over 300 full-time educators with 75% holding doctoral degrees from man of the finest institutions in the country. Oswego, NY, with a population of approximately 20,000, is conveniently located 45 minutes northwest of Syracuse and 80 minutes east of Rochester. New York City and Boston are six hours from campus with Canadian cities such as Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto three to five hours away.

The Istituto Europeo Di Design

The biggest European Network of Fashion, Design, Visual Arts and Communication Schools, with seats Milan, Rome, Turin, Florence, Madrid and Barcelona, the Istituto Europeo Di Design offer three year diploma courses (taught in Italian, English and Spanish): Industrial Design; Interior Design; Transportation Design; Set Design; Fashion Design; Textile Design; Fashion Accessories and Shoe Design; Fashion Marketing, Fashion Communication, Jewellery Design; Graphic Design; Digital Design; Illustration and Multimedia Animation; Photography; Virtual Design; Video Design, Advertising, Audio Video Production and Direction, Writing for the Media.

In addition, one year full immersion basic courses and Summer Courses (all taught in English) are provided. And post graduate master courses (translated in English): Industrial Design, Transportation Design, Fashion marketing management, Light Design, Industrial Design, Packaging Design, Animation are offered too.

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