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UK to Get Critical Boost in Research Spending
January 6, 2017

Last month the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament, during which he announced the addition of an extra £2 billion (US$2.5 billion) per year for research and development funding through 2020-21. Here’s a closer look at how the money will be designated, along with why the good news comes with a catch.


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Are You Investing and Earning While in Grad School?
January 3, 2017
From astronomy to zoology, the fields of study pursued by graduate students are very different. But today’s diverse students all share at least one thing in common: They will eventually complete their degrees; enter the “real world;” and have to support themselves -- a daunting pro...

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NSF Urges STEM Students to Make a Difference
December 20, 2016
National Science Foundation Research Fellowship encourage students to make a positive impact on the world today—with a focus on innovative solutions to real-world problems.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Does Big Data Hold the Key to International Student Enrollments?
December 20, 2016
Big data is everywhere you turn these days. Is it all that surprising that it’s now penetrating the world of international student recruitment at the world’s colleges and universities? According to recent news from Times Higher Education,  big data and predictive analytics are poise...

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London Loudly Beckons to UK Grads
December 16, 2016
Grads have their pick of destinations in which to seek employment upon completion of their degrees. In the UK, however, a whopping 24 percent of them head to one city in particular, according to a recent report from the Centre for Cities: London. Let’s take a closer look at the data, why it&rs...

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Residency Applications Changing for Grad Students in Canada
December 13, 2016
Canada’s graduate international students who succeed economically in Canada do not currently have an easy path to Canadian residency.  A new process, to be released in the coming months, will change that.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Canada’s International Student Population Increases by 8 Percent
December 9, 2016
Canada’s international student population rose by 8 percent in 2014-2015, according to the latest report by the Canadian Bureau for International Education.  Despite the increase, Canadian officials are worried—progress is slower than expected.  Take a closer look to find out w...

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Science Gets Major Funding Boost in the Czech Republic
December 6, 2016
Spending on research and development in the Czech Republic last year increased by a whopping 3.6 billion crowns, according to a report from the Prague Monitor Daily based on recently released data from the Czech Statistical Office (CSU). Just how much is being spent and where is it going? Here&rsquo...

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Giving to University Sees Spike in Australia and New Zealand
December 2, 2016
Where are Australians and New Zealanders donating their money these days? An increasing number of them are embracing philanthropy to the higher education sector, according to recent data from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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China Seeks More Students from Southeast Asia
November 29, 2016
The Chinese government recently announced a plan attract more international students from Southeast Asian countries.  Find out why and learn more about higher education initiatives in China. 

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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 ...