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New Zealand Launches Five-Year Student Visa Pathway
January 25, 2016

New Zealand has introduced a new pathway student visa pilot aimed at raising the country’s profile on the international education scene. Under the program, international students at more than 500 primary, secondary and tertiary schools can progress through up to three consecutive programs of study for a period of up to five years. Let’s take a closer look at the visa, along with anticipated outcomes for students, institutions, New Zealand and student mobility at large.


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The UK and India Launch a Year of Education and Research Initiatives
January 19, 2016
We have more exciting news for British and Indian students! The UK and India will work to strengthen academic partnerships and cooperation, and the new initiatives come with a wealth of opportunities and funding schemes. Read on to find out what's in store for academics from both the United Kingdom ...

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Why the Student Mobility Rate in Nepal Is Amazingly Increasing
January 16, 2016
Nepal is best known for Mt. Everest, the highest point on earth, but the land-locked country is climbing the charts in international education. Reports from the last few years show that the number of Nepalese students studying abroad is growing steadily, and it looks like this trend will continue. L...

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Erasmus+ Aims to Boost French Graduate Studies with €30 Million Loan Program
January 12, 2016
Since its inauguration in 2014, the Erasmus+ program has been working to improve student mobility. Now the program has announced a new loan scheme for Masters students moving to and from France. Read on to find out what the program offers and how it will offer exciting new possibilities to students.

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Malaysian Government Launches New Funding Formula
January 8, 2016
It looks like the Malaysian government has also made some new resolutions. The Malaysian university system will see some big changes this year in the way that the government distributes funding. The government's plans aim to improve the country's standard of education, so let's take a closer look at...

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New Zealand Celebrates Increase in Maori Grads
January 5, 2016
Maori, New Zealand’s indigenous population, are experiencing unprecedented success in higher education, according to findings from Otago's National Centre for Lifecourse Research. Let’s take a look at the numbers, along with why this news is cause for celebration.

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Report on Place of Women in Tertiary Education Is Out
December 29, 2015
2015 has been a promising year when it comes to gender equality. Now, a new report on gender equality in higher education shows that in some countries, the gender gap is not only closing but that women are more likely than men to have post-secondary degrees and qualifications. But the front-runners ...

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Knotty and Nice: Researchers Untangle Christmas Light Woes
December 22, 2015
The Christmas season is a time of joy and light, but as anyone who has tried to untangle a strand of Christmas lights can attest, there is nothing joyful about a knotted mess of bulbs, wires, and plugs. But Christmas is also a time of hope, and two researchers may have unraveled the secrets of tangl...

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Education At a Glance For 2015
December 18, 2015
Christmas comes early this year for fans of all things international education. The Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released “Education at a Glance 2015,” its annual report on the state of education across the globe. We’ve rounded up some highlights from around the...

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The UK’s Commonwealth Work Visa Offers Allure to Indian Students
December 15, 2015
With students from India highly sought-after within the international higher education sector, London mayor Boris Johnson recently proposed a new visa scheme intended to draw more Indian students to British universities. What is involved in this inaugural initiative, and how do students and countrie...

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