Articles

Is Science About to Get a Big Spending Boost in France?
October 24, 2017

Presidential Emmanuel Macron recently announced his first draft budget for 2018. If voted into law, it will mean a big boost for French research funding. Here’s a closer look at the proposal.


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Will Germany Reverse Its Free Tuition for Non-EU Students?
October 23, 2017
For international students looking to study at Germany’s tuition-free public universities, you may need to act quickly. Two of Germany’s 16 states are in the process of charging non-EU students tuition. Let’s take a closer look.

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UK Women’s College Opens Doors to Transgender Students
October 17, 2017
As the controversies continue regarding transgenders and their rights, one women-only college in Cambridge is changing its admissions policy to accept transgender applicants who identify as women. Here’s a closer look at this groundbreaking decision by one of the University's colleges.

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What Does the Catalonian Debate Mean for Universities?
October 16, 2017
Did he or did he not declare independence for Catalonia? That is the question Spanish interior minister Juan Ignacio Zoido had asked Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to clarify by this morning. Obviously, a lot is riding on Puigdemont’s response. One group paying careful attention to the an...

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Space is Now Within Reach for Australian Students
October 13, 2017
Australia’s federal government recently announced plans to grow a domestic space industry, and the country’s students are exploring new opportunities as a result. Here’s a closer look at how Australian kids are dreaming bigger -- and yet closer to home -- since the news broke.

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Will Japan Change Residency Requirement for Creatives?
October 10, 2017
The Japanese government is currently weighing whether or not to relax residency requirements for international students studying anime, design and culinary professions. The aim? To make it easier for graduates in these fields to find work after graduating. Here’s a closer look at the proposal,...

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Germany Joins France in Making the Planet Great Again
October 6, 2017
France and Germany have officially team up to support international climate research, according to recent news from the 19th Franco-German Council of Ministers in Paris. Here’s a closer look at the joint initiative.

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Higher Education Changes on the Horizon, Says May
October 5, 2017
While coughing fits and pranks might have garnered the majority of media buzz following Theresa May’s 2018 party conference address, there were also useful takeaways on several fronts, including higher education. Here’s a closer look at what May had to say about the Conservative party&rs...

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Brazilian Students Keener to Study Abroad
October 3, 2017
A new market survey reveals that Brazilian students are more likely to study abroad than they were in 2015.  Let’s take a closer look to find out why.

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In New Zealand, University Entrance Requirements May Be Tightened
September 29, 2017
New Zealand may change its university entrance requirements in literacy.  Why?  Let’s find out. 

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November 21, 2017

With countries increasingly angling to capture a greater share of the international higher education market, education reforms in France may position ...


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November 19, 2017

The many benefits of international exchange are widely touted, with the U.S. perennially topping the list of destinations. But how, specifically, does...


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November 16, 2017

In an unprecedented move, South Korea postponed its annual university entrance exam by a week after a 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck the country. Let...