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A Push for More Higher Education Diversity in Australia
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 that end, they are calling for policy changes to support disadvantaged students and help universities meet equity group targets.

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From Homeless to Ivy League School
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 say it’s not possible to overcome the barriers. There’s no better example of this than the case of Richard "Tre" Jenkins, who grew up without a ho...

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A 21st Century Challenge for 21st Century Universities
December 20, 2018
College students have always had their fair share of distractions. Now, however, a new one has raised the stakes, according to Jean M. Twenge, psychology professor and author of iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy — and Completely Unpr...

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Hong Kong and Chinese Universities Partner for AI Project
December 17, 2018
The University of Hong Kong and China's Tsinghua University have teamed up to uncover new AI possibilities in medicine, financial technology, and the environment. Let's take a closer look.

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Get Retweeted by Kim Kardashian West...Get a Job?
December 6, 2018
A graduate student in Boston recently tweeted about a paper he had written on Kim Kardashian West. Now, he’s crediting her response with helping him land three job interviews. Here’s a closer look at Chris Sumlin’s story.

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What's the Latest on Brexit, the UK and Erasmus+?
December 3, 2018
Many issues remain up in the air as Brexit negotiations continue. According to a report from Erasmus+, however, there’s cause to be optimistic on international exchange, education, and training collaboration. Here’s a closer look at what we know about the future for the UK and the popular EU fun...

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Liberian Public Universities To Be Tuition Free
November 12, 2018
Last month, Liberia's president George Weah, the former PSG and AC Milan footballer, declared all public universities in Liberia be tuition-free. Let's take a closer look.

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More Students in the UK Seeking Mental Health Help
November 8, 2018
Mental health has long been a taboo subject. Given the tremendous stress college students are under, however, many are in need of mental health support. The good news is recent analysis by the BBC indicates that the number of university students in the UK seeking mental health help has risen by more...

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Students' Stress Levels Increased After The US Election, Says Study
November 1, 2018
The 2016 US presidential election was stressful for many people. Some students were impacted to the point of showing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, according to Arizona State University researchers. Here’s a closer look at the study.

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Robots To Teach English in Japanese Classrooms
October 25, 2018
The latest trend in teaching English in Japan? Robots! Let's take a closer look at how elementary schools in Japan are using their robotic friends to implement the curriculum.

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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 ...