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Will Africa Be Home to the Next Einstein?
April 23, 2018
Africa may currently trail the rest of the world in terms of scientific output, but change is underway thanks to a surge in research and development spending in countries like Ethiopia, Kenya and Mali. Also promising? Last month’s Next Einstein Forum in Rwanda, which brought together many of Africa’s best and brightest scientists. Here’s a closer look at the initiative.

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Ireland to Merge Technology Institutes into Technological Universities
April 16, 2018
Ten of Ireland's 14 institutes of technology (IOTs) have started a process that will lead to the creation of up to four new technological institutes. Let's take a closer look.

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How Working in Fast Food Can Lead to a College Degree
April 12, 2018
For some, working in fast food is a way to an education. Let's take a closer look at how you can earn a college degree in the fast food industry.

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Can You Use Your Pell Grant for Summer School?
April 9, 2018
Looking to take some classes this summer but facing a shortfall of funds? Thanks to a change in the Federal Pell Grant Program, eligible college students may not be able to use Pell Grant funds for summer school -- without cutting into their academic year support. Here’s what you need to know.

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For Canada, 2017 Was A Great Year
April 5, 2018
More good news for Canada: in 2017, the country has surpassed its 2022 goal of attracting at least 20 percent more international students within five years. Let's take a closer look.

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Why International Students Matter to New EU Data Protection Rules
April 3, 2018
A new European data protection rule may have some campuses in the US scurrying to meet regulations--or else fight steep fines. Learn more about the new data protection rules. Let's take a closer look.

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US Sees More International Students Choosing Community Colleges
March 28, 2018
Good news for US community colleges looking to improve international student enrollment--the numbers are up! Let's take a closer look at how community colleges in the US are embracing international students.

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Ireland Debuts College Funding Plan for Underrepresented Students
March 26, 2018
Ireland has announced that it will provide nearly €6 million to higher education entities, including universities and institutes of technology, over the next three years toward programming aimed at attracting and retaining new undergraduate students. The ultimate goal? To boost equal access to hig...

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Chinese Universities Embrace E-sports
March 19, 2018
Most people think of video games as a way to kick back, relax and have fun in their extracurricular hours. However, Chinese universities are also banking on it as big business -- and are investing in coursework aimed at training a new generation of professional competitive gamers. Here’s a closer ...

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Are International Internships on the Rise?
March 9, 2018
What's a surefire way to bolster your resume for international work? An international internship. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, more undergraduates are seeking international internship experiences to make their resumes "pop." Let's take a closer look.

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April 23, 2018

Africa may currently trail the rest of the world in terms of scientific output, but change is underway thanks to a surge in research and development s...


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April 19, 2018

Turkey, the world's largest refugee-hosting country, will grant scholarships to 20,000 Syrian students. Let's take a closer look.


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April 16, 2018

Ten of Ireland's 14 institutes of technology (IOTs) have started a process that will lead to the creation of up to four new technological institutes. ...