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Pan-African Initiative Will Harmonize Higher Education
February 26, 2016

We have more exciting news about higher education in Africa! Last month a consortium of international education leaders from Europe and Africa met to establish the foundations of a Pan-African educational alliance that will work to unify and promote higher education in Africa. The consortium will also work towards further cooperation between Africa and Europe, so let’s take a closer look at the new plan.


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Africa Plans to Grow its Green Universities
February 23, 2016
Sustainability and the environment are hot-button topics around the world. Now thanks to a new network of African institutions, ‘green universities’ will become more common throughout the African continent.  Let’s see what’s in store for African higher education and the ...

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Australian Universities See Record High in Indigenous Enrolment
February 19, 2016
The Australian government wants to make higher education as accessible as possible, and recent enrolment data suggests that efforts are already having a positive impact. In fact, Australia has seen growth in several key demographics. Let’s take a closer look at university enrolment trends in A...

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New Opportunities for International Students in Beijing?
February 16, 2016
While employment opportunities have long been limited for international students in Beijing, that’s poised to change in the near future thanks to a new series of government policies announced earlier this year. What can mobile-minded students expect when the changes go into effect? Let’s...

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UK Employers are Competing to Employ Top Graduates
February 12, 2016
We have some excellent news for graduates – the entry-level job market in the UK is growing, and some of Britain's top employers are looking to recruit even more graduates in the coming year. According to a new report, 2015 was a record year for graduate employment, and the trend looks likely ...

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More Students Choose Taiwan for Study and Work
February 9, 2016
A growing number of international students are setting their sights on Taiwan, both for education and job opportunities. The Taiwanese government wants to encourage those students to study and work in the country and has instituted a series of new regulations to help students transition into the job...

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Australia Wants One Million International Students by 2025
February 5, 2016
There's more news for international students interested in Australia. The Australian government wants to double the number of international students studying in the country and has plans to grow its offshore academic ventures exponentially. Let's see how Australia plans to attract more students to i...

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Teaching Quality in Higher Education Tops Norway’s Government Agenda
February 2, 2016
The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research will focus its efforts on improving the quality of higher education. That was the message Minister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen presented at the annual meeting of the Education and Research Ministry and Norway's universities. Isaksen laid out a ...

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Student Enrollment Cap Ahead in Vietnam?
February 1, 2016
Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has announced a new plan limiting the number of undergraduate students at its universities. The goal? To improve the quality of Vietnam’s higher education offerings.

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Russia and India Hope for Stronger Academic Ties in 2016
January 26, 2016
Russia and India are working to strengthen ties in several key areas of national importance, but a recent meeting between the countries' two leaders focused on more than just international diplomacy. After recent talks, it appears that education will be at the forefront of Russia and India's collabo...

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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 ...