Articles

France Attracted More International Students In 2017
October 18, 2018
Good news for France! International student numbers are up. Let's take a closer look.

image
Is American Confidence in Higher Education Holding Up?
October 15, 2018
Less than half -- 48 percent -- of US adults feel “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher education, according to the results of Gallup’s recent annual Confidence in Institutions poll. How do these numbers stack up compared to previous years and to other institutions? Here...

image
Do US International Students Need to Worry About This Visa Change?
October 11, 2018
Earlier this year, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a change to the way it would calculate unlawful presence for F, J and M visa holders. More recently, it issued a policy memorandum (PM) revising these changes. Looking for clarification as to whether you will be affecte...

image
China and Zimbabwe: A Growing Educational Partnership
October 8, 2018
During last month’s 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, China and Africa reiterated their mutual commitment to joint initiatives across everything from trade facilitation to green development to education. One exciting ongoing growth area? Educational ties between Zimbabw...

image
Studying Portuguese and Spanish More And More Popular In China
October 4, 2018
As China expands its role in Latin America, a new generation of Chinese students hopes that mastering Latin America's languages will be a recipe for future success. Learn more.

image
Why Are International Students Choosing China?
October 1, 2018
We often think of China as a top sending country in terms of international exchange. However, it is also a major receiving country. Which begs the question: Why do so many international students want to study there? Recent research published in the Journal of Studies in International Education takes...

image
Private Sector Increases Higher Ed Investment
September 27, 2018
The private sector is stepping up when it comes to investing in higher education as OECD countries pull back in spending following the financial crisis, according to a recent report by The Economist. Here’s a closer look at the trend, along with why it matters.

image
UK Universities' New Guidance for Student Mental Health
September 24, 2018
Earlier this year, UK universities minister Sam Gyimah called on universities to prioritize student mental health alongside academic education. Now comes news that the Universities UK (UUK) group has partnered with youth mental health non-profit Papyrus to establish guidelines aimed at ensuring that...

image
UK Universities Minister Supports Foreign Student Visa Changes
September 20, 2018
The UK's universities minister recently signaled support for visa changes that would attract more international students to the UK. Let's take a closer look.

image
The Impact of Working Extra Hours on Low-Income Students
September 17, 2018
In his resignation letter last month from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), then-Assistant Director & Student Loan Ombudsman Seth Frotman lamented the plight of struggling American families “caught in a system rigged to favor the most powerful financial interests.” Here’s a clos...

News

image
October 22, 2018

Known for its lobsters and lighthouses, New England's northernmost state offers debt relief to graduates living and working there. Why? Let's take a c...


image
October 18, 2018

Good news for France! International student numbers are up. Let's take a closer look.


image
October 15, 2018

Less than half -- 48 percent -- of US adults feel “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher education, according to the results ...