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Experts Weigh In: Will Your Degree Help You Get a Job?
January 16, 2019
The 'skills gap' is a frequent topic of discussion for educators and employers alike. Which begs the question: are colleges sending their graduates out in the world with the skills they need to succeed in their careers? A recent Harvard Business Review article takes a closer look at the issue. Here’s what you need to know.

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Scottish Universities Will Continue to Welcome EU Students
January 15, 2019
While many of the implications of Brexit remain unknown, education leaders from Scotland made one thing clear last month: the country will remain open and welcome to EU students. Here’s a closer look at the development.

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UN Education Head Says Strong Universities Promote Social Cohesion
January 8, 2019
Are universities being pulled in separate directions? This is what the UN’s top education official Stefania Giannini proposed in a recent talk. The assistant director-general for education at Unesco, Giannini called for more global perspectives and cooperation to correct imbalances and unite dispa...

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Could UK Businesses Pay Tuition Instead of Students?
December 24, 2018
Christmas comes once a year. 'Tis fortunate that it's now, at least in the UK, as some UK business may pay your tuition. What? Read on, friends, read on...

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How UK Universities Can Help Students with Dyslexia
December 21, 2018
The proportion of university students in the UK who are dyslexic has been steadily rising in recent years. And while dyslexic students now comprise five percent of the total population, there is still a significant attainment gap. Which begs the question: since there’s no link between dyslexia and...

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Tech Giant Announces Plans for Local Hiring Spree
December 18, 2018
With Australia facing a shortfall of employees with critical IT skills, technology consulting leader Infosys has announced plans to create 1,200 local tech jobs in the country. Here’s a closer look at the development.

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Non-Binary Student Numbers on the Rise in the UK
December 14, 2018
The UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) has released its latest data on who’s studying in higher education. One key takeaway? The number of students who identified as 'other' more than doubled between the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 academic years. Here’s a closer look at the findings, ...

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China's Richest Man Shifts Focus to Education
December 11, 2018
Alibaba's founder, Jack Ma, is planning for the future. Top on his list? Education. Let's take a closer look.

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Freedom of Speech In Question at Australian Universities
December 6, 2018
The Australian government has asked Robert French, a former chief justice of the high court, to review the state of freedom of speech on its higher education campuses. Here’s a closer look at at the situation.

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France Plans English-Language Boost to Increase International Student Numbers
December 4, 2018
Universities in France will offer more courses in English, in a bid to attract even more international students -- it hopes at least 50 percent more in the next decade. Let's take a closer look.

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January 16, 2019

When most people think of business success, they think of making lots of money. And while this is often the case, there’s another reason to pursue a...


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January 15, 2019

Looking for a career where you get to work with lots of people, listen to their stories, and make a positive social impact? Consider social work. Soci...


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January 11, 2019

Everybody’s heard of entrepreneurship, but what is ‘intrapreneurship’? The neologism intrapreneur is a twist on the word entrepreneur. The word ...


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