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Japan’s Financial Uncertainty Triggers Research Sector Woes
September 26, 2017

RIKEN, Japan’s leading scientific research institution, was once a bastion of scientific research thanks to generous government funding. However, the effects of the nation’s ongoing financial crisis are trickling down into the research sector. Here’s a closer look at the issue, along with what can be done to correct course.


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In Israel, Less Than One Third of Computer Science Students Are Women
September 22, 2017
If you’re a woman interested in computer science, consider studying in Israel.  Last week, we reported that Israel is looking for more international students, and this week we learned that Israel needs more women in computer science.

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International Students Bring Millions to Hawaii’s Economy
September 19, 2017
Aloha! International students brought $500 million to the Hawaiian economy last year, in the form of direct spending and job creation.  Let’s take a closer look at the positive economic impact that international students bring to the state.

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International Financial Firms Announce Tuition Payment Promotion for Chinese Students
September 15, 2017
Several financial firms are working together to offer an exciting tuition promotion for Chinese students studying in the US, the UK, Canada, New Zealand, France, Australia, Switzerland, Singapore, Japan, Czech Republic, and Ireland.  Let’s take a look at what’s in store.

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What Country Tops the Rest for Educating World Leaders?
September 12, 2017
The UK’s higher education institutes have educated more of the world’s leaders than any other country, according to a new study from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI). Here’s a closer look at the findings, including why the UK comes out on top along with what it means fo...

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Will An Unpaid Internship Hurt Your Long-Term Earning Potential?
September 11, 2017
The benefits of internships have long been widely lauded. However, now comes news that unpaid internships may do more harm than good -- at least when it comes to earning potential. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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Innovation Index Shows Widening Gap
September 8, 2017
The 2017 report from the Global Innovation Index shows a widening gap between middle-income and high-income countries.  While a concern, there’s hope—especially from some emerging economies.  Let’s take a closer look at results of the 2017 Global Innovation Index.

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What You Need to Know About DACA
September 4, 2017
President Trump is preparing to announce his decision on whether to continue or end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program tomorrow, according to a White House announcement. Wondering what all the fuss is about? Here’s a closer look at the program, along with why many academ...

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Malaysian Universities Get Billions in Investments
September 1, 2017
Good news for Malaysian universities: a $1.3 billion return on investments is catapulting Malaysia onto the international higher education scene.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Hurricane Harvey Student News Roundup
August 30, 2017
Hurricane Harvey made landfall last weekend, devastating communities, families, and businesses.  In the wake of the storm, community members, student volunteers, campus administrations, and individuals are rallying to help out and meet the challenges of those displaced by the storm.  Let&r...

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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...