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New Data on the State of Humanities Research in Norway
August 29, 2017

If you’re in academia, you’ve likely heard the mandate, “Publish or perish.” However, a recent report from the Research Council of Norway reveals that more than a quarter of the country’s humanities researchers haven’t published. Here’s a closer look at the data, along with other key findings and suggestions aimed at facilitating growth in humanities research in Norway.


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EU Should Double Research Budget, According to the EU Commission’s High Level Group
August 26, 2017
To maximize the EU’s impact on research and innovation around the world, the EU Commission’s High Level Group recommended doubling the EU’s research budget. Learn about other recommendations.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Georgia to Attract More Chinese Students
August 22, 2017
Georgia hopes to attract more Chinese students in coming years and plans on seeking out students from China’s “Belt and Road Initiative.”  Learn more about how a plan to unite global economies across Asia could also be a boon to Georgia’s international student population...

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Changes to College Admissions Testing in Japan Underway for 2020
August 19, 2017
Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced changes to admissions policies for both public and private universities earlier this summer, according to The Japan Times. Here’s a closer look at what students can expect in the near future.

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India May Launch First Exclusive University for Low-Caste Students
August 18, 2017
Members of India’s Dalit caste may have a new avenue for higher education: an exclusive university aimed at promoting empowerment.  Learn more about this exciting project and what it will mean for India’s Dalit students.  Let’s take a closer look.

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China Draws Growing Share of African Students
August 15, 2017
While the U.S., U.K. and Australia draw the biggest numbers of international students, another country is coming on strong -- particularly when it comes to students from Africa. Here’s a closer look at the phenomenon.

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India and Russia Establish Center of Excellence
August 12, 2017
India and Russia have entered the second stage of establishing a new Center for General Engineering and Technical Training in India.  Learn more about the partnership and why it’s happening.

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US Campuses Assist International Students Wary of Traveling Home
August 11, 2017
For international students affected by the travel ban, some universities in the US are offering help.  How?  Accommodations, dining, and on-campus jobs for many.  Learn more about how US universities are helping international students wary of traveling home.

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Chinese International Students Depend on Friendship in Australia
August 8, 2017
While the Chinese population in Australia can serve as a cultural comfort for many Chinese international students, one expert says that Chinese students in Australia need to push their comfort zones—and make friends with the locals.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Lower Student Debt, Higher SAT Scores?
July 25, 2017
We often talk about the importance of “being smart” about student debt. Now comes the news that there may be a more quantifiable relationship between the two -- at least when it comes to SAT scores. Here’s a closer look at research indicating the link between student debt and SAT s...

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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...