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The Threat to International Study in the UK: What You Need to Know
January 23, 2015

Last week, a plan by Britain’s home secretary to eliminate bridging visas for international students was blocked. Here’s what you need to know about this plan and how it may affect or not international students in the UK.


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Obama's Education Plan Announcement for 2015
January 16, 2015
Today in Tennessee, President Obama is expected to officially propose a new government initiative which would make community college tuition-free. Read on to learn more about this visionary plan designed to dramatically change the landscape of higher education in the US.

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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. &n...

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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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November 17, 2017

Many of today’s young people are putting a premium on work-life balance. And while it can sometimes feel like an ever-elusive quest, some countr...


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November 11, 2017

So you’re an international student who wants to stay and work in the US after completing a degree from an American university?  While the r...


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November 10, 2017

The world of work has changed exponentially in the past 50 years. People tend not to stick with the same job for the duration of their career. Let&rsq...