Good News for Pakistanis Hoping to Study in France
December 3, 2018
The French embassy in Islamabad recently announced news of a new scholarship program aimed at helping more Pakistani students take advantage of higher education opportunities in France. Here’s a closer look at the initiative, called the Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence.

What Countries Offer Scholarship Support for Syrian Refugees?
November 27, 2018
More than 5.5 million refugees have fled Syria since the civil war began in 2011, according to World Vision. This includes just under 2.5 million children, who face significant barriers to education. The good news? There is help for the approximate 100,000 college-ready Syrians who want to pursue co...

Will the US’s Midterm Election Results Impact Student Loan Borrowers?
November 23, 2018
A lot was hanging in the balance heading into the recent midterm elections in the US, and much of it was left unresolved with neither a "blue wave" or a "red sweep" playing out at the polls. Still, experts say the results do give us an idea about what student loan borrowers can expect moving forward...

Australian Government Gives Extra Funding To Regional Universities
November 20, 2018
Australia's Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, recently pledged an extra A$135 million for regional universities, study hubs, and scholarships for students in rural and regional areas. Let's take a closer look.

Cyprus Wants To Promote Research And Development
November 16, 2018
Last month, the Cyprus Mail reported on a new national research and innovation council in Cyprus. Let's take a closer look.

How Are Americans Paying for College?
November 9, 2018
We spend a lot of time talking about the high cost of college, and yet millions of Americans attend college every year. Which begs the question: How are they paying for it? A recent report by Sallie Mae and Ipsos, How America Pays for College 2018, sheds light on the subject.

Was There a Youth Wave in the Midterm Elections?
November 8, 2018
The 2018 midterm results are in, and while the Democrats’ “Blue Wave” took control of the US House of Representatives for the first time since 2010, it fell short in the Senate. Prior to the election, stakeholders insisted that a high turnout by youth voters could make a difference. All of whi...

What a Hard Brexit Could Mean for UK Science
November 6, 2018
What is the fate of scientific research in the UK post-Brexit? According to a recent survey by leading UK biomedical research lab the Francis Crick Institute, many scientists believe that a hard Brexit could “cripple” UK science. The good news is they also believe close co-operation could preser...

Silicon Valley’s Breakthrough Prize Takes on Hollywood Glam
November 2, 2018
Let’s face it: the words 'research' and 'glamorous' don’t usually go together. However, that may change soon -- at least if the Breakthrough Prize has anything to say about it. Here’s a closer look at this $3 million Silicon Valley-funded award aimed at raising the profile -- and prestige -- o...

Undergraduates More Likely To Go To Grad School If Parents Did So, Says Study
October 30, 2018
If at least one of your parents attended graduate school it's likelier that you will, too. New data from a study conducted by the Association of American Law Schools and Gallup has the latest. Let's take a closer look.


January 16, 2019

The 'skills gap' is a frequent topic of discussion for educators and employers alike. Which begs the question: are colleges sending their graduates ou...

January 15, 2019

While many of the implications of Brexit remain unknown, education leaders from Scotland made one thing clear last month: the country will remain open...