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The UK Announces Residency Requirement Changes for EU Students
March 29, 2016

The UK is working to bring its international education policies in line with the rest of Europe. That means European students heading to the UK in the coming semesters will see some changes. Let's take a closer look at the new rules and find out what they mean for international students in the UK.


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Zimbabwe Will Send 20,000 Graduates to South Sudan
March 25, 2016
Zimbabwe has a wealth of qualified graduates and now the country is making plans to make its university-educated population one of its most important exports. The African country has started a labor-export program and will begin sending graduates where they're most needed. Let's take a look at the n...

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Are Indian Entrance Exams Opening to International Students?
March 22, 2016
While much has been said about the allures of an Indian education, an obstacle has long stood between aspiring students and some of India’s most prestigious institutions: entrance test restrictions. Until now, that is. A recent meeting between India’s HRD and External Affairs officials y...

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Are UK University Leaders Pro-EU?
March 18, 2016
With the UK poised for a referendum this summer on the issue of whether or not to remain within the European Union, it begs the question: Where do universities stand? The answer is clear, according to a recent letter published in the Sunday Times: firmly in the corner of the EU.

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More Time for New Grads in the Netherlands?
March 15, 2016
International students seeking to remain in the Netherlands following graduation will now have more time to apply to stay, thanks to imminent changes to the country’s Orientation Year permit. Let’s take a closer look at the updated Orientation Year visa, along with what it means for grad...

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Georgia Looks to Germany for Higher Education Model
March 11, 2016
Georgia may be a small country, but it has big academic aspirations. The country's prime minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, recently announced plans to reform Georgia's higher education system, and he's looking to one of the greats for inspiration. Let's see what Kvirikashvili is planning and how chang...

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International Education is Actually Australia's Third-Largest Export
March 4, 2016
We've heard a lot of exciting news about the international education sector in Australia in recent months. In fact, international education is one of the country's most important exports, and some newly released figures show that it's an even bigger player than before. Let's see what the new figures...

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Japanese Universities Set Eyes on ASEAN
March 1, 2016
As ASEAN continues its evolution toward becoming a major economic force, it is expected to fuel global growth for companies all over the world. One country taking proactive measures to capitalize on ASEAN opportunities? Japan. Let’s take a closer look at changes underway in Japan seeking to le...

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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 al...

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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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