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China Tightens Requirements for International Students
June 27, 2017

Planning on studying in China? If so, you may have a class or two to add to your semester’s load. According to a recent report from the South China Morning Post, international students will now have to take compulsory courses in law, culture and language.  Here’s a closer look at the new rule, along with accompanying changes which will impact China’s international students.


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Sri Lanka Gets $100M in Higher Education Funding
June 23, 2017
The World Bank has approved a grant for $100 million to support higher education in Sri Lanka, according to a recent World Bank press release. Here’s a closer look at where the funds will go, along with how stakeholders expect the investment will both improve higher education and spur economic...

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China Invites Moroccan Students to Study at its Universities
June 20, 2017
With over 80 business initiatives already in place in Morocco, China is looking to the future by encouraging Moroccan students to study at its universities.  Let’s take a closer look at the partnership and what it means for students from both countries.

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STEM Students May Miss Key Concepts, According to a New Study
June 16, 2017
If you’re a STEM student struggling in a science class, take heart: there’s probably a good reason why. That reason might have something to do with whether you’re an “abstract” learner or an “exemplar” learner.  Let’s take a closer look.

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A Push to Increase Diversity at Canada’s Universities
June 13, 2017
Canadian universities are stepping up to improve diversity in response to new rules issued last week by the federal government. Positioned for a boost, according to a report from The Globe and Mail? Women, visible minorities, people with disabilities and Indigenous scholars. Here’s a closer lo...

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Foreign Funding Exceeds Domestic Funding for UK University-Business Partnerships
June 6, 2017
Despite Brexit, foreign funding for business-university partnerships is healthy—so healthy that it exceeds domestic funding.  Find out why.

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This is the Best Time to Apply for a Job
June 2, 2017
New LinkedIn data from 2016 shows that college graduates who apply for jobs and get hired do so between April and June.  Feeling behind?  Don’t.  You still have time—and there are some great jobs out there.  It’s time to take the next step. 

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The Rise and Fall of Degrees in Australia
May 30, 2017
The world has changed a lot over the past quarter of a century. According to a recent report from The Sydney Morning Herald, the most popular university degrees have changed along with it. Which degrees have skyrocketed and which have fallen between when the Department of Education began tracking co...

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Japanese Princess to Study at UK University
May 26, 2017
Japan’s Princess Kako will spend next year studying abroad in the UK.  Find out where she’ll study and what her plans are.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Canada’s PhD Grads Take Different Paths
May 23, 2017
Not all of Canada’s PhD students are taking the conventional route into academia after graduation, according to a recent report from the University of British Columbia. Where are they going instead, and what’s influencing their trajectories? Here’s a closer look.

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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 ...