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Malaysia Seeks 200,000 International Students by 2020
October 15, 2015

Malaysia’s government recently announced a new national imperative: to bring the country’s population of international students to 200,000 by the year 2020. Let’s take a closer look at this innovative plan designed to promote inbound exchange while strengthening Malaysia’s position on the international education stage.


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New Phase of Educational Collaboration Between the UK and China
October 13, 2015
Last month’s eighth UK-China Education Summit in London culminated in the signing of the UK-China Strategic Framework in Education, described by British Minister for Universities and Science Jo Johnson as representing a “new phase of scientific and educational collaboration on an unprece...

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Reflections on International Student Life in New Zealand
October 13, 2015
While learning about the history, culture, and academic offerings of potential study abroad destinations can yield valuable insights into whether a particular country or program is right for you, it’s impossible to truly visualize what life will be like until you arrive. That is, until now -- ...

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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 aggree...

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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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