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Will North Korea Welcome More International Students?
January 15, 2018
A major North Korean university has plans to open its doors to more international students, according to a North Korea-facing Japanese news source. Here’s a closer look at this possible development on the international education scene.

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UK Launches New Scheme to Make Student Visas Easier for Grads
January 10, 2018
The UK government launched year two of a pilot designed to make the visa process easier for international students seeking graduate degrees. Let’s take a closer look.

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Breaking Down the International Student Boom in the USv
January 9, 2018
International student numbers skyrocketed between 2004 and 2016. How much so? Nearly 364,000 international students were newly enrolled in American higher education institutions in 2016 -- twice the number enrolled at the beginning of the Great Recession. Here’s a closer look at the findings, alon...

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Graduate School Might Help You Avoid Alzheimer’s
January 4, 2018
Graduate School Might Help You Avoid Alzheimer’s

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UK Tackles Major Review of University Spending
December 22, 2017
The UK plans to tackle a major overhaul of university spending—and how high-level administrators are paid. Let’s take a closer look.

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New Training Program Tackles the UK’s Ailing Prison System
December 20, 2017
The wildly successful Teach First initiative has become the UK’s biggest graduate recruiter, sending thousands of new teachers into the workforce every year with teaching and leadership training aimed at changing student lives. Now, a new program aims to apply the same concept to prison officer tr...

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GOP Removes Tuition Waiver Cut after Grad Student ‘Youthquake’
December 19, 2017
The Oxford Dictionary's Word of the Year may have taken some by surprise, but if you were questioning its veracity in 2017, look no further than the proposed GOP tax bill. The plan contains numerous controversial provisions, but one proposed change sparked national outrage - a veritable youthquake,...

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The State of US International Enrollments
December 15, 2017
There’s been rampant speculation regarding the state of inbound exchange in the US under the Trump administration. Now that we’re halfway through the academic year, is reality matching up to the anticipated downturn? Yes, according to a recent Institute of International Education study of just u...

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Why are Somalian Students Choosing Turkey for Studies?
December 14, 2017
Somalians opting to study abroad choose Turkey over other options. Let’s take a closer look at why.

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More Internationals Choosing to Study -- and Stay -- in the Netherland
December 6, 2017
Not only are more students from around the world choosing the Netherlands for their international study destinations, and not just because Christmas starts early with a visit from Sinterklaas on 6 December. Many international students are opting to remain after their study programs are completed, a...

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February 19, 2018

Earlier this month, the international community helped raise $2.7 billion for the Global Partnership for International Education, an international edu...


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February 15, 2018

Funding challenges and an exodus of researchers have left science in Brazil in a precarious position. Now comes news of a bright spot: the country has...


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February 8, 2018

Oxford University took controversial measures to correct a gender gap in math and computer science exam results: Students were given 15 extra minutes ...