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Gender Pay Gap Shrinks in UK Higher Education
December 4, 2015

There's more good news for women in the UK. A new study published last month shows that the Gender Pay Gap (GPG) is shrinking in one professional sector. Here's what the study shows and what it means for women in higher education


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German Universities Unite to Fight Xenophobia
December 1, 2015
The refugee and migrant crisis currently facing Europe is one of the most pressing humanitarian issues in recent years. Countries like Germany are rising to the challenge and accepting record numbers of displaced persons, but the influx of refugees has also triggered a backlash of xenophobia and ant...

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British Council Survey: STEM Students Value Academic Excellence
November 27, 2015
If you're a student considering or studying science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, a new study released by the British Council should interest you. The British Council's higher education research team, Education Intelligence, has released data collected through a survey of international s...

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How Do International Students Choose? New Insights Revealed
November 24, 2015
The growth of international students studying at the bachelor’s degree level far outpaces growth of master’s students -- 54 percent compared to 26 percent over the same fiveyear period. Which begs the question: how do they all decide what to study and where? A new report yields new ...

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New Zealand Universities to Publish Job Success Info For Grads
November 20, 2015
One of the top things today’s students are looking for when choosing a university? Positioning themselves for future success on the job market. Thanks to a new government initiative in New Zealand which will require universities to reveal employment status and earnings about their graduates, N...

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International Education to Drive Economic Growth in New Zealand,
November 17, 2015
New Zealand revealed its Business Growth Agenda last month, and the ambitious economic plans include some great news for international students. Let's take a closer look at New Zealand's new Agenda and what it means for students around the globe.

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Canada's New PM Plans to Simplify Immigration for International Students
November 12, 2015
In October, Canada's Liberal party won the federal election, ousting the Conservative government that had been in power for much of the last decade. The new government, and its Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, campaigned on a series of promises, some of which were directed at international students an...

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Australia to Increase International Study Grants in 2016
November 10, 2015
There's great news if you're an Australian student. The Australian government has announced new efforts to assist students in higher education who wish to study abroad. Let's find out what they're planning and how it could help make your international studies easier and cheaper!

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Education Australia’s Fourth Highest Export
November 5, 2015
International education exports reached all-time highs for the 2014/2015 school year, according to a report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Let’s take a closer look at these impressive figures, along with what they mean for the future of international education in Australia.

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South Africa to Encourage Student Immigration
November 3, 2015
South Africa wants international students to stay after they graduate. The country, which boasts the second largest economy in Africa, hopes that foreign students who study at South African universities will choose to stay and work in the young nation. Let's take a closer look at how South Africa pl...

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Thomas Edison once said, “Genius is one part inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” And while there’s no discounting the tremendous ...