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Student Activists Join the Fray in Brazil
April 14, 2016

With the Brazilian economy in a stall and numerous government officials under investigation, the country is not only locked in an economic crisis, but also a political one. Hundreds and thousands of people taking to the streets in protest, with students taking on central roles in the demonstrations. Let’s take a closer look at current events in Brazil along with the ongoing phenomenon of student activism.


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Turkey Says Merhaba to More Chinese Students
April 8, 2016
Turkish higher education section is growing, and Turkey wants to attract more international students to its universities. While Turkey hopes to host students from all over the world, it has its sights set on one country in particular. Let's find out more about Turkey's plans and see what they mean o...

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Africa and Germany Launch Math Collaboration
April 5, 2016
With an abundance of science pointing to the value of diversity to innovation, researchers in Africa and Germany are putting it to the test with the launch of a new collaborative effort aimed at advancing math toward generating solutions for the many challenges Africa faces. Let’s take a close...

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Women Leaders Gain Ground in UK Universities
April 1, 2016
While women in top-level university positions are still largely outnumbered by men in the UK, the latest research concludes that they’ve gained a significant amount of ground over the past two years. Let’s take a closer at the numbers according to a report released earlier this month, al...

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The UK Announces Residency Requirement Changes for EU Students
March 29, 2016
The UK is working to bring its international education policies in line with the rest of Europe. That means European students heading to the UK in the coming semesters will see some changes. Let's take a closer look at the new rules and find out what they mean for international students in the UK.

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Zimbabwe Will Send 20,000 Graduates to South Sudan
March 25, 2016
Zimbabwe has a wealth of qualified graduates and now the country is making plans to make its university-educated population one of its most important exports. The African country has started a labor-export program and will begin sending graduates where they're most needed. Let's take a look at the n...

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Are Indian Entrance Exams Opening to International Students?
March 22, 2016
While much has been said about the allures of an Indian education, an obstacle has long stood between aspiring students and some of India’s most prestigious institutions: entrance test restrictions. Until now, that is. A recent meeting between India’s HRD and External Affairs officials y...

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Are UK University Leaders Pro-EU?
March 18, 2016
With the UK poised for a referendum this summer on the issue of whether or not to remain within the European Union, it begs the question: Where do universities stand? The answer is clear, according to a recent letter published in the Sunday Times: firmly in the corner of the EU.

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More Time for New Grads in the Netherlands?
March 15, 2016
International students seeking to remain in the Netherlands following graduation will now have more time to apply to stay, thanks to imminent changes to the country’s Orientation Year permit. Let’s take a closer look at the updated Orientation Year visa, along with what it means for grad...

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Georgia Looks to Germany for Higher Education Model
March 11, 2016
Georgia may be a small country, but it has big academic aspirations. The country's prime minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, recently announced plans to reform Georgia's higher education system, and he's looking to one of the greats for inspiration. Let's see what Kvirikashvili is planning and how chang...

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