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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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The World's Best Graduation Rituals
May 17, 2018
Congratulations! You've worked hard and now you're here, ready to graduate! People around the world celebrate graduations, and everybody has their own special twist. Sure, the mortarboard caps and gowns are weird enough, but for some? Not weird enough. Let's take a closer look at some graduation cel...

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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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4 Ways To Make Your Mark As A Filmmaker
May 8, 2018
Lights, camera, action! Are you ready to make your mark as a filmmaker? Let’s take a closer look at where you can gain some experience.

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Why Study Hotel And Restaurant Management In Ireland
May 2, 2018
With hospitality serving as one of the largest and fastest-growing business sectors in the world, and Ireland as one of the top countries for entrepreneurship, the question isn't whether you should study hospitality in Ireland. The question is - why wouldn't you study hospitality in Ireland? Read ...

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Don't Mix Up These World Flags
April 27, 2018
Earlier this month, Spotify launched its initial public offering (IPO), aa the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and things didn't go so great for the Sweden-based company. The NYSE hung the Swiss flag instead of the Swedish one. Let's take a closer look at some other world flags that might confuse yo...

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Five Lesser-Known Festivals for Students
April 24, 2018
Holi in India. The Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea. Tomorrowland in Belgium.The San Fermin Festival in Spain. Queen’s Day in Amsterdam. Glastonbury in England. Carnaval in Rio. Coachella and Burning Man in the US. Oktoberfest in Germany. While students all over the world flock to these well-k...

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Seven Things You Didn't Know About the Chinese Language
April 20, 2018
In an effort to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity, the United Nations designated six separate days of observation -- one each for the organization’s six official languages. Today, April 20, is Chinese Language Day. We can think of no better occasion to highlight a few of the things ...

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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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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 ...