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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 made excellent strides in gender equality and equal rights, when we look at education and the workforce there's one field that constantly comes under fire for gender disparity. But are women truly under-represented in this crucial sector, and if so, what can we do to encourage and promote female engagement. Let's take a closer look at one of the last remaining academic frontiers for women.


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How to Negotiate Your First Salary
March 4, 2016
Marlon Brando once said, “Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.” For recent graduates heading out into the job market, your first salary may not be your dream salary, but it could be the foundations for future success. That's why it's important to know whe...

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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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Four Fabulous Reasons to Study in Iceland
February 11, 2016
Iceland’s stunning scenery is far from the country’s only allure. It’s also home to an internationally celebrated higher education system. Let’s count down a few reasons why so many students from all over the world are drawn to “the land of fire and ice” for enric...

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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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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 s...

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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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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 ...