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The US Attracts More International Female STEM Students
September 13, 2016

By now we all know that STEM fields are the place to be. However, “Sevis by the Numbers” statistics shared earlier this year by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reveal that one geographical destination is particularly alluring when it comes to STEM studies -- at least for female international students. Here’s a breakdown of the numbers presenting the US as a premier destination for women in STEM, along with a closer look at factors driving the phenomenon.


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Are Public Master’s Degrees Cost Efficient?
September 11, 2016
Many people assume that public higher education institutions are weighed down by bureaucracy to the point of extreme inefficiency. However, evidence recently published in the journal, Research in Higher Education, reveals that this is largely a misconception. The reality? The vast majority of master...

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More Indian Students Head Overseas
September 6, 2016
As Indian families grow in wealth, options for international studies are also expanding for the country’s youth, according to a report from New Delhi Television (NDTV). Let’s take a closer look at the numbers, along with identifying where Indian students are headed and why.

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Finland’s International Students Choosing to Stay and Work Post-Graduation
September 2, 2016
While it’s natural to assume that most international students head back home after completing their coursework abroad, data from Finland tell a very different story. In fact, more than half of international students were still working in Finland a year after graduation, according to a recent r...

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Canada Wants International Students to Stick Around
August 30, 2016
While many students seek out international study opportunities in Canada, few stay after graduation due to immigration obstacles. According to a recent announcement from Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship John McCallum, this situation is subject to change in the near ...

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Scotland's University Admissions Hit Record Highs
August 26, 2016
Scottish students have a reason to celebrate! On 9 August the Scottish Qualifications Authority released this year's exam results and a record number of students qualified for university places. The results also show some positive developments for Scottish higher education, despite the uncertainty s...

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Chinese-Russian Cooperation Reaches Historic Levels
August 19, 2016
Leaders from top academic institutions in China and Russia came together last month in Moscow with a singular agenda: to boost cooperation in the fields of science and education at universities in both countries, according to a press release from host university Lomonosov Moscow State University. He...

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Research Gets a Major Boost in Greece
August 16, 2016
After years of struggling through the country’s debt crisis, researchers in Greece are finally in a position to celebrate thanks to the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) announcement of funding toward the formation of a new Greek research institute. Let’s take a closer look at the E...

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No Visa, No Problem For Mexicans in Canada?
August 12, 2016
Canada’s government recently announced plans to lift visa requirements in order to bolster relations with Mexico, according to a press release from Canada’s office of the Prime Minister. When will the change take effect and what does it mean for students? Let’s take a closer look.

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Québec Continues to Draw French Students Despite Tuition Hikes
August 9, 2016
Think tuition hikes for French students in Quebec would lead to a drop in enrollment numbers from France? Think again. Despite a near-tripling of tuition fees from 2014 to 2015, French higher education enrollments in Quebec are holding firm. Let’s take a closer look at the phenomenon, along wi...

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September 20, 2017

Welcome to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development and World Tourism Day!  If you’re studying abroad and can’t wait...


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September 7, 2017

Many claims have been made about the vast potential of artificial intelligence (AI). And indeed, from sheep-shearing robots to self-driving Lyft cars,...


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September 6, 2017

Many people think of internships and work experience solely as a bridge between university and a career. However, internships are also a smart way to ...