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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Affirmative Action
August 10, 2017

The topic of affirmative action isn’t exactly a new one. But it was thrust into the spotlight again earlier this month. Wondering what all the fuss is about? Read on for everything you’ve always wanted to know about affirmative action. 


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Stuck On Your Master’s Thesis? Read This.
March 31, 2016
Even the most devoted scholars ultimately hit a roadblock at one time or another -- sometimes at the least convenient times. If you’re having trouble getting started on your master’s thesis, you’re likely feeling no small about of frustration. But you’re also not alone. Lucky...

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How You Could Develop the Smart City of the Future
March 9, 2016
Climate change and urbanization are two of the most pressing issues of the twenty-first century, and by making efforts to minimize the ecological impact of urbanization, governments and communities may be able to make positive changes to the environment that could counteract the effects of climate c...

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Why Science is (also) for Women
March 8, 2016
Today is International Women's Day, a day set aside to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women around the world. Though it's celebrated in many different ways, the day's overarching message is that women matter in society, in culture, and in the workforce. And while many countries have m...

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Three Ways Big Data Can Change Student Lives
February 29, 2016
The applications of Big Data are endless in terms of helping everyone from scientific researchers to marketing experts learn, identify patterns, and ultimately make more sense of the world around them toward optimized actionable insights. One demographic group with plenty to gain from Big Data ...

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The Future for China and the UK: Academic Partnerships
February 23, 2016
Academic cooperation is a cornerstone of economic and diplomatic international relations, and China and the UK are working to build a firm foundation for the future. Last October the two countries launched a new phase of collaboration, which is already leading to some exciting educational partnershi...

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Three Reasons to Consider a Masters in Professional Studies
February 4, 2016
When your parents and grandparents were students, a bachelor's degree was likely the ticket to a lucrative career. Even today, individuals with undergraduate degrees earn more than those without, but in the last twenty years the popularity (and need) for post-graduate degrees has soared, and experts...

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Issues in Islamic Finance: Financial Crises caused by Lack of Risk Sharing
December 14, 2015
The financial crisis of 2008 seems almost inevitable in hindsight. Economists, politicians, and scholars are still arguing about the exact hows and whys, but there's one sector of the financial world that is confident it knows how to avoid future meltdowns. Islamic Finance makes up just 1% of the wo...

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The Master’s Degree Dilemma: One-Year or Two-Year Program?
December 11, 2015
There are practically infinite master’s degree options available around the world. In fact, whatever your interests or career aspirations, there is a program that will work for you. However, it’s not just a matter of deciding on a discipline, but also about whether a one-year or two-year...

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Will You Make a Difference? The Role of Students in Environmental Research Innovation
December 4, 2015
Earlier this fall, Sweden’s Umeå University announced a scientific breakthrough related to the potential of ionic liquids as solvents. These findings are of interest for several scientific reasons. But equally as interesting is the pivotal role students played in Umeå’s achie...

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September 19, 2017

Aloha! International students brought $500 million to the Hawaiian economy last year, in the form of direct spending and job creation.  Let&rsquo...


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September 15, 2017

Several financial firms are working together to offer an exciting tuition promotion for Chinese students studying in the US, the UK, Canada, New Zeala...


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September 12, 2017

The UK’s higher education institutes have educated more of the world’s leaders than any other country, according to a new study from the H...