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Will This Move Make the Philippines a Bigger Higher Ed Hub?
June 19, 2018
The Philippines already attracts significant attention from college students from around the world. Now comes news that the country may soon become an even more compelling destination thanks to one lawmaker’s push to allow the best international universities to establish campuses there. Here’s a closer look at the development.

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Student Loan Debt Is Sky High
June 18, 2018
CNN reports that about 40 percent of college students take out loans of some sort to go to school--but some students take on a lot more debt than others. Let's take a closer look.

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International Students Boost Japan’s Workforce
June 14, 2018
Good workers can be hard to find. Now comes news that Japan is plugging its labor gap with new talent: International students.

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US Officials Plan To Limit Visa For Chinese Tech Students
June 12, 2018
On the heels of Trump's announcement of a $50 billion tariff on Chinese goods comes new visa restrictions for Chinese graduate students. Let's take a closer look.

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Iranian Universities Ready To Welcome Back Students From Abroad
June 7, 2018
Iran's Deputy Minister for Science, Research, and Technology, Mojtaba Seddiqi said in an article in IFP News, that Iranian students studying abroad can complete their studies at Iranian universities if they decide to return. Let's take a closer look.

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Dutch Universities Want To Reduce Number Of International Students
June 5, 2018
Last month, Dutch Review reported that 13 Dutch universities banded together and decided to reduce the number of international students they accept. Why? Funding. Now the Dutch Education Minister has weighed in on the issue of internationalization in higher education. Let's take a closer look.

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How Australia is Winning at Student Loan Repayment
May 31, 2018
The financial plight of the American college students is well-known. Now comes news suggesting that it’s not the average post-graduation debt of approximately $28,400 that’s the problem, but the student loan repayment system -- which has resulted in a significant loan default problem. Conversely...

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Why Some New Zealand Students are Preparing for a Zombie Apocalypse
May 30, 2018
Disaster preparation takes a new twist at one New Zealand school as Emergency Management Otago directs students to survive a "zombie apocalypse." Let's take a closer look.

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What's Fueling the Call to Address Student Housing Woes in Australia?
May 30, 2018
A recent report from ABC News shared the story of several international students in Australia who were living in the campus library due to struggles with finding housing. Here’s a closer look at why there's a dearth of affordable housing for students in Australia, along with how it’s raising awa...

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Russia and Student Mobility: Are Changes Underway?
May 28, 2018
Russia’s ties with the West have been increasingly troubled in recent years, leading to the question: How is this waning relationship playing out in the higher education sector? According to a recent report from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the country is rolling out the welcome mat -- not to ...

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June 19, 2018

The Philippines already attracts significant attention from college students from around the world. Now comes news that the country may soon become an...


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June 18, 2018

CNN reports that about 40 percent of college students take out loans of some sort to go to school--but some students take on a lot more debt than othe...


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June 14, 2018

Good workers can be hard to find. Now comes news that Japan is plugging its labor gap with new talent: International students.