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A Landmark Year for U.S. International Studies
January 27, 2017

While the future of international studies in the U.S. may be uncertain due to the change in administration, new data from the Institution of International Education (IIE)’s Open Doors 2016 report paints a positive picture of significant growth over the past year. Here’s a closer look at several key findings pertaining to inbound and outward bound study.


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Hong Kong Universities Need to Increase Diversity, Report Says
January 24, 2017
According to the Hong Kong government’s Audit Commission, universities in Hong Kong needs to improve their diversity.  Find out the results of the report—and what universities in Hong Kong intend to do to increase their international student populations. 

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Nigeria’s National Universities Commission Undertakes Ranking Project
January 20, 2017
The Nigerian University System will create a new university ranking system to help launch Nigerian universities onto the global stage.  Read more about this exciting project and why it’s happening. 

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Kazakhstani Students Embracing Study Abroad Opportunities
January 17, 2017
Following Kazakhstan’s declaration of independence after the 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union,  the country began establishing programs aimed at encouraging more youth to pursue international study opportunities. So what is the state of outward mobility roughly 25 years later? Accordi...

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More University-Industry Collaborations Underway in Malaysia?
January 13, 2017
With preparing workforce-ready students a major priority for the world’s universities, Malaysia’s Higher Education Ministry is taking innovative steps to boost graduate employability.  Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh recently announced plans to “redesign the sector” thro...

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Australia Puts $3.9 Million Towards Women In STEM
January 10, 2017
With women vastly underrepresented in STEM in Australia, the Australian government recently awarded $3.9 million to universities and organizations that will focus on projects that encourage women and girls to get more involved in STEM studies—and careers.  Let’s take a closer look.&...

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UK to Get Critical Boost in Research Spending
January 6, 2017
Last month the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament, during which he announced the addition of an extra £2 billion (US$2.5 billion) per year for research and development funding through 2020-21. Here’s a closer look at how the money will be ...

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Are You Investing and Earning While in Grad School?
January 3, 2017
From astronomy to zoology, the fields of study pursued by graduate students are very different. But today’s diverse students all share at least one thing in common: They will eventually complete their degrees; enter the “real world;” and have to support themselves -- a daunting pro...

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NSF Urges STEM Students to Make a Difference
December 20, 2016
National Science Foundation Research Fellowship encourage students to make a positive impact on the world today—with a focus on innovative solutions to real-world problems.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Does Big Data Hold the Key to International Student Enrollments?
December 20, 2016
Big data is everywhere you turn these days. Is it all that surprising that it’s now penetrating the world of international student recruitment at the world’s colleges and universities? According to recent news from Times Higher Education,  big data and predictive analytics are poise...

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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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