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Japan and Australia Sign Qualifications Deal
October 5, 2015

In a benchmark agreement, Australia and Japan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU will help to improve cooperation between higher education institutions in the two nations and increase the number of Japanese and Australian students studying abroad. Let's see why this aggreement will affect positively the student exhange programs. 


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The KEUDOS Program Doubles EU and Korea Students Exchange
September 30, 2015
It might seem that European students are less likely to study abroad during their time at university than their peers in other regions. There are many reasons that this stereotype exists, but programs like the Korea and EU Degree Opportunities for Students (KEUDOS) program are finding ways to encour...

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Australia Cancels 11,000 Student Visas
September 25, 2015
Australia’s push to streamline its visa processing framework has had an unanticipated -- and for some, unsettling -- side effect. According to a recent report from The Australian, the government canceled just under 11,000 student visas in the year-long span between June of 2014 and June of 201...

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What is Canada's New Electronic Travel Authorization?
September 24, 2015
Do you currently study, or are planning to study abroad in Canada? Do you come from a visa-exempt country? If so, Canada's new electronic travel authorization (eTA) will have a direct impact on your studies in the coming year.

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Ukraine Announces Long-Awaited Educational Reforms
August 19, 2015
This summer, the Parliament of Ukraine adopted a new law on Higher Education. Let’s take a closer look at these reforms, along with what they represent for the present and future international education.

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Ireland Debuts Student Immigration System Reforms
July 27, 2015
The Irish government has formulated a reform program designed to help support and maintain Ireland’s reputation for high academic quality.

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Australia's New Student Visa Application Process
July 10, 2015
A recent report from the Australian government introduced a new and simplified plan to improve access for international students and enhance Australia’s higher education sector. Here’s what you need to know about the new Student Visa application process.

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Is It Really Worth Getting a Degree?
June 17, 2015
Wondering whether it’s really worth getting a degree? Is it worth it when you acknowledge the massive debt incurred by many students in pursuit of these degrees The answer just got published in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2015 report,  Let’s take a closer look... ...

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An Investment in Education: Costa Rica’s $200 Million Loan
May 27, 2015
Great news for proponents of the Costa Rican higher educational system! The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) recently awarded the Costa Rican government a $200 million loan to be used to improve the country’s system of higher education. Let’s take a closer loo...

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Africa’s Challenges: The 2015 African Higher Education Summit
April 15, 2015
The landmark African Higher Education Summit was held earlier this month in Dakar. Here’s a brief breakdown of the key takeaways.

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