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Australia Aims to Attract More Indigenous Students and Faculty
March 21, 2017

Learn about Universities Australia’s ambitious plans to attract at least 50 percent more indigenous students by 2020.  The plan focuses on higher retention and success rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  Let’s take a closer look.


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Can You Guess Which Country Just Beat the UK as Best European Study Destination?
March 17, 2017
The UK has long reigned supreme as Europe’s international study destination of choice. But a just-released study from Study.EU finds another country atop the list. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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Opportunities Abound in Canada for French Immersion Teachers
March 14, 2017
More Canadian families are showing interest in French immersion programs, leading to a new challenge for the country’s schools: a shortage of teachers in this field. The Globe and Mail recently reported on the phenomenon; here’s a closer look.

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Indian Alumni Showing Their Schools the Love
March 10, 2017
Gratitude is alive and well among grads of India’s city colleges, according to a recent report from The Times of India. How are they showing their schools the love? Through financial support for buildings, projects and programs. Here’s a closer look.

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France Seeks Tech-Savvy Cyber Spies
March 7, 2017
Do you love James Bond?  Do you love the internet?  Do you like cryptography and coding?  Consider applying to work for the French government as a cyber-spy.  They’re hiring and they need your help.  Let’s take a closer look. 

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International Students Complete Programs at High Rates in Australia
March 3, 2017
International student numbers have skyrocketed in Australia—and their rates of completion are higher than their domestic counterparts.  Check out the data from a recent report from the Department of Education and Training.

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A Snapshot of International Graduate Enrollments in the US
February 28, 2017
The U.S.’s Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) has released its latest analysis of the current state of international applications and enrollments. Which countries sent more students, which countries saw decreased rates of growth in the fall of 2016, and what are they all studying? Here’s ...

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Egypt Announces Cap on University Tuition Fees
February 24, 2017
According to an announcement last month from Egyptian Higher Education Minister Ashraf El-Sheehy, there will be no increases to tuition fees for returning students at the country’s public and private universities, as reported by Ahram Online. But how will new students fare? Here’s a clos...

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Big Economic Impact of International Students on New Zealand
February 21, 2017
With a 50 percent jump in international student spending since 2014, it’s no surprise to learn that international education is New Zealand’s fourth largest export. Learn more about the economics of international students on New Zealand.

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Vietnam sets harder requirements for PhD students
February 17, 2017
Amid harsh public criticism that Vietnam PhDs are too easy to earn, the Ministry of Education and Training has implemented new, tougher standards for all PhD candidates.  Let’s take a closer look.

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September 20, 2017

Welcome to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development and World Tourism Day!  If you’re studying abroad and can’t wait...


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September 7, 2017

Many claims have been made about the vast potential of artificial intelligence (AI). And indeed, from sheep-shearing robots to self-driving Lyft cars,...


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September 6, 2017

Many people think of internships and work experience solely as a bridge between university and a career. However, internships are also a smart way to ...