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Why students in Africa are choosing BA degrees
May 25, 2018
Higher education enrollments continue to grow in Africa due to a number of factors, including a rising demand, a rapidly expanding young population, and a shift away from traditional occupations, like farming and agriculture, to more demanding jobs in business, industry, manufacture and services. One degree programme which is particularly appealing to many career-oriented, global-minded students? The Bachelor of Arts, or BA, and the Bachelor of Sciences, or BSc. Here’s a closer look at this sought after degree, and at one particular university helping students in Africa prepare for global careers.

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Why Study Modeling and Data Science in Paris
May 16, 2018
High school students with a flair for science or mathematics who are thinking about what to do next should look towards an up-and-coming field: modeling and data science. But where digital natives who want to design the future of a changing world study? Paris, of course! Read on to find out why Par...

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How To Cope With Study Anxiety
April 17, 2018
Know someone with an anxiety disorder? Read this. Let’s take a closer look at how to cope with anxiety when you constantly feel like you’re having a “fight or flight” response.

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Everything You Need To Know About College Tuition
April 13, 2018
If you’re a current or future college student, you need to read this. It’s about money: your money. Take a closer look at everything you need to know about college tuition.

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Can Education Change the American Prison System?
April 11, 2018
A full three-quarters of Americans believe that the US prison system is in need of reform. At the same time, the vast majority (91 percent of Republicans and 89 percent of Democrats, to be exact) also agreed that we should break down the barriers people coming out of prison face when it comes to suc...

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Why Project-Based Learning Is So Important
March 31, 2018
What’s project-based learning? Learning that the students do, not sit and absorb. Learning through problem-solving. The learning is in the journey of solving a real-world problem. Let's take a closer look.

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An Abbreviated History of Youth Movements
March 24, 2018
While March for Our Lives is at the forefront of contemporary conversations, it’s far from the first time young people have stepped up to fight for causes they deem dear. In fact, the world’s youth boast a rich legacy of activism. Here’s a closer look at six youth-led movements throughout hist...

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4 Careers In Meteorology And How To Get There
March 23, 2018
As anyone on the East Coast of the US is very much aware right now after four nor’easters in three weeks, weather can be a wacky thing. The good news? Humans no longer exist at its sheer mercy thanks to meteorology. Defined by the Met Office Meteorological Glossary as "the science of the atmospher...

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What Universities and Private Companies Have in Common
March 21, 2018
Many students end up working in private companies of all sizes. How does university life prepare graduates for the private company life? There are more similarities that you think. Both universities and private companies see the need for consistent innovation, express concerns about cost, understand...

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Five Global Challenges to Girls’ Education
March 8, 2018
Girls have historically faced disadvantages when it comes to education access. And while progress has been made, there remains a significant gender gap: 130 million girls between ages six and 17 are out of school, and 15 million primary school-aged girls won’t ever even step foot in a classroom. ...

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January 15, 2019

Early this fall, US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos declared that the US is embroiled in “a crisis in higher education” due to the rising cost ...


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January 10, 2019

Australian universities have seen an increase in access to higher education in recent years. However, insiders say there’s more work to be done. To ...


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January 7, 2019

Research consistently points to an access gap in higher education between students from advantaged and disadvantaged backgrounds. But this isn’t to ...