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Top 6 Reasons to Study in India
February 1, 2016

Recently, the India Prime Minister's office has announced a plan to set up 10 private universities. With so much progress underway in the world’s most populous democracy, you may be wondering whether studying in India can help you reach your own academic goals. Let’s count down the top six reasons to choose India as your international study destination.


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Four Reasons To Study Engineering in France
January 20, 2016
When you think of countries with top engineering programs, China, the US and Switzerland may be the first to come to mind. However, plenty of other nations offer premiere engineering opportunities with allures of their own. One destination topping the list for engineers in search of an international...

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Why Iranian Universities Are Attracting More Students
January 14, 2016
Over the past decade, Iranian higher education system has dramatically reversed in direction. In fact, education today in Iran is rigorously equal opportunity for the nation’s students, with rising potential for international students, as well. Let’s take a closer look at the transf...

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Six Practical Tips for International Students
January 7, 2016
Congratulations! You've decided to study abroad. But now that you've chosen your program, applied for your visa, and have started checking out flights, you're also starting to worry. Relax – studying abroad doesn't have to mean loads of stress and if you follow these six tips, you'll be off to...

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2015 Year Review in 5 News
January 1, 2016
It's been a great year for international students with lots of exciting developments. But with all the breaking news on education partnerships, new travel and immigration regulations, increased student mobility, and funding initiatives, it can be hard to keep track of everything. Never fear! We've c...

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Celebrating Christmas Around the World
December 25, 2015
One of the best parts about studying abroad is the chance to see how other countries and cultures celebrate holidays. Christmas may not be celebrated in every country, but those that do have a wide variety of traditions. So, let's hop in Santa's sleigh (aka Pere Noel, Julenissen, Ded Moroz, Dun Che ...

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4 Tips for Getting a Good Reference Letter
December 17, 2015
Recommendation letters are a key component of any application, but many students are either unsure whom to ask or worried that they won't get a good review. If you're applying for grad school, a study abroad program, a job, or a scholarship, you're going to need a good reference, and we can help you...

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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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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...


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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...


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October 13, 2017

Australia’s federal government recently announced plans to grow a domestic space industry, and the country’s students are exploring new op...