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How Two Students Changed the World
September 27, 2018
A pair of students operating out of their friend’s garage have created a $110bn search engine that has become a household name. Okay, so it’s taken twenty years to happen – but as Google’s creators celebrate the tech giant's 20th anniversary, it’s worth taking a look back at their humble roots.

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Which STEM Degree Earns You the Most?
September 25, 2018
Get ready for a surprise. According to the results from a new Bankrate survey, the most lucrative STEM degree is...

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UK Universities Call for the Return of Work Visas for International Grads
September 21, 2018
With international enrollments “flatlining” in the UK, universities are pushing for the return of post-study visas which would allow students to remain in the country for a period of up to two years following their studies. Here’s a closer look at the situation.

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Why Have Humanities Courses Become Less Popular Since the Financial Crisis?
September 18, 2018
The humanities are in bad shape. Let's take a closer look at a recent analysis of the downturn of humanities studies since 2008.

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Scotland Offers Free Sanitary Products to Students
September 14, 2018
Scotland is working to end "period poverty" for girls and women. Thanks to a $6.8 million influx from the Scottish government, students at schools, colleges, and universities in Scotland will have access to free sanitary products. Let's take a closer look.

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Contract Cheating: How Big of a Problem Is It?
September 11, 2018
Do students really pay other people to do their work for them, or is that just the stuff of television shows and movies? A recent study published in Frontiers in Education took a closer look at the issue of 'contract cheating,' and the results are eye-opening.

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Australian University Stops Increase In Student Enrollment
September 7, 2018
Australia's international student population has exploded in the past few years. One university can't handle any more international student enrollments. Let's take a closer look.

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Educational Attainment: Who’s Coming Out Ahead?
September 4, 2018
Do men or women lead the pack when it comes to higher education and advanced degrees? Women, according to the US Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. Here’s a closer look at the numbers, as well as other key findings.

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Why Do UK Girls Avoid STEM Subjects?
August 31, 2018
In the UK, girls who earn top marks in GCSE science and math often do not pursue those subjects at higher levels, according to a new study published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Find out why.

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Are Foreign College Grads in the US Staying or Going?
August 28, 2018
Just-released Pew Research Center analysis sheds new light on the state of foreign graduates of colleges in the US. According to the findings, while record numbers of foreign grads remained in the US to work in 2017 through the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, the rate of growth slowed sig...

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January 18, 2019

Madrid, Spain’s capital, is a thriving, fascinating metropolitan city and a great place to study. The city is in the ascendant, with a wave of new s...


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January 16, 2019

When most people think of business success, they think of making lots of money. And while this is often the case, there’s another reason to pursue a...