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Knotty and Nice: Researchers Untangle Christmas Light Woes
December 22, 2015

The Christmas season is a time of joy and light, but as anyone who has tried to untangle a strand of Christmas lights can attest, there is nothing joyful about a knotted mess of bulbs, wires, and plugs. But Christmas is also a time of hope, and two researchers may have unraveled the secrets of tangled lights. 'Tis the season for scientific research, so read on to find out why your Christmas lights are always a humbug!


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Education At a Glance For 2015
December 18, 2015
Christmas comes early this year for fans of all things international education. The Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released “Education at a Glance 2015,” its annual report on the state of education across the globe. We’ve rounded up some highlights from around the...

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The UK’s Commonwealth Work Visa Offers Allure to Indian Students
December 15, 2015
With students from India highly sought-after within the international higher education sector, London mayor Boris Johnson recently proposed a new visa scheme intended to draw more Indian students to British universities. What is involved in this inaugural initiative, and how do students and countrie...

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BRICS Countries Agree to Research Collaboration
December 11, 2015
In our increasingly globalized world, collaboration and cooperation are the keys to success. Now Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (aka BRICS) countries have announced plans for a multi-national education cooperative that aims to bolster economies and support academic excellence. Read o...

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India Internships for 1,000 British Graduates
December 8, 2015
Great news for students in the UK! Starting in 2016, the British Consulate and Tata Consultancy Services will partner to provide internship opportunities for British students in India. The agreement is part of several initiatives to increase cooperation between the UK and India, so let's take a clos...

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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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