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Civic Engagement in Higher Education: Why it Matters
January 6, 2015

All schools and universities have the power to play a fundamental and dynamic role not only in the lives of their students and in society at large, but also in their immediate, surrounding communities. Take a closer look at how civic engagement has become a full part of the university experience.  


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Finnish Universities: Free or not?
December 29, 2014
Finish universities have been worldly known for their high education standards as well as for being free. But recent government decisions threatened this. Let’s take a closer look at the curious case of higher education and tuition fees in Finland.

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Women in Tech: How Universities Make the Change
November 20, 2014
Think the tides have turned for women in computer science and technology? They may have...just not in the direction you might have expected. Startling research shows that while computer science has grown as a desirable field of study because of career possibilities in our increasingly software-drive...

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5 Top Reasons Why You Should Study in the Nordic Countries
November 11, 2014
Celebrated for their splendid landscapes, their world-class education system and high quality of life, home to H.C. Andersen, Alfred Nobel, and Ingmar Bergman, the Nordic countries are a destination like no other. While representing only 4% of the European population, the 5 countries are the 7th lar...

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International Branch Campus: How to Both Study and Travel the World
October 29, 2014
With globalism an increasingly important imperative in contemporary political and economical landscapes, it’s not exactly a surprise that higher education is getting in on the trend. For many colleges and universities this means a push to enroll more international students as well as a commitm...

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Central Asia on the Watch: The Rise of International Higher Education
October 17, 2014
While much has been said recently about East Asia’s rising star, Central Asia is not often at the forefront of discussions about higher education. However, despite a thrust into economic, political and social uncertainty with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the region is characterized by a c...

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Why We Need More Than MOOCs According to Bill Gates
October 14, 2014
There’s a lot of buzz about MOOCs these days, and with good reason: they offer unprecedented access to learning opportunities for many people who might otherwise miss out. However, the Massive Open Online Courses -- at least not in their current incarnation -- aren’t a cure-all for the c...

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New Thinking in Finance: How Business Schools Innovate
October 10, 2014
The world has changed drastically since the financial crisis of 2008, and not just in terms of depleted bank accounts and diminished trust in the financial sector. While it’s easy to dwell on the downsides of the crash, the recovery process has yielded an unexpected consequence: consumers have...

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The New Erasmus+ Report: Why You Should Study Abroad
October 3, 2014
Erasmus has changed the lives of millions of people from all over the world through its popular international exchange programs. Now the organization is poised to impact even more students with the debut of its most innovative program yet: Erasmus+. In a press conference held earlier this week at th...

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All You Have Ever Wanted to Know About Engineering Studies
September 30, 2014
High pay, low unemployment, near-endless prospects, and the opportunity to work on the cutting edge of of science and technology? Engineering studies offers all of this and more for the world’s future problem solvers. From safety and security to transportation and the environment and so much m...

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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 ...


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August 31, 2017

Channel your inner “om” into a degree and consider a master’s degree in yoga.  Does such a thing exist? It does, and it gives y...