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Educational Attainment: Who’s Coming Out Ahead?
September 4, 2018
Do men or women lead the pack when it comes to higher education and advanced degrees? Women, according to the US Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. Here’s a closer look at the numbers, as well as other key findings.

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Why Do UK Girls Avoid STEM Subjects?
August 31, 2018
In the UK, girls who earn top marks in GCSE science and math often do not pursue those subjects at higher levels, according to a new study published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Find out why.

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Are Foreign College Grads in the US Staying or Going?
August 28, 2018
Just-released Pew Research Center analysis sheds new light on the state of foreign graduates of colleges in the US. According to the findings, while record numbers of foreign grads remained in the US to work in 2017 through the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, the rate of growth slowed sig...

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Will This Pending Policy Change Solve the US Student Debt Problem?
August 24, 2018
With student debt in the US now close to $1.5 trillion and much of it going unpaid, the US government’s Education Department has plans to roll out new rules designed to help students more accurately weigh the cost of college against the debt and earning of graduates. Here’s a closer look at what...

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UK Education Secretary Calls for Improved Access
August 16, 2018
UK education secretary Damian Hinds recently delivered his first major speech on social mobility. A focus point? Calling for increased efforts to help disadvantaged children gain access to top universities. Here is a closer look at what Hinds had to say.

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Why African Students are Looking East for Language
July 20, 2018
For many young Africans, China's economic success and economic opportunities hold great allure--and with it the challenge of learning the language. Let's take a closer look.

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Canadian Universities Get Support To Develop Sustainable Agriculture
July 17, 2018
More good news for Canada.In addition to its role as a hub of international education, Canada also plays a major role in the world's agricultural production. Six universities just received funding to help make Canada's agricultural production more sustainable. Let's take a closer look.

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Women in STEM Say #MeToo
July 9, 2018
A new study from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine reveals some disheartening statistics: 58 percent of female academic faculty and staff and as many as 25 percent of female students have experienced some form of sexual harassment.

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Here are the US Cities Attracting the Most College Graduates
June 19, 2018
America's largest population--the millennials--top over 75 million, bigger than the baby boomer generation. Those born between 1981 and 1997 fill define it by years, but It has multiple facets: technological savviness, a desire for independence, and its sheer diversity. Though just 44 percent of the...

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College Students Seek Jobs at Japan’s Major Firms
June 18, 2018
As Japan’s labor shortage continues, the country’s college students are making known their preference to work for larger companies -- despite the fact that smaller firms have ample openings. Here’s a closer look at the phenomenon.

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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.


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November 13, 2018

Which countries shine when it comes to the English language, and why does it matter so much? There’s no better time than International Education Wee...


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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 a...


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