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Are Americans Losing Faith in College Degrees?
October 5, 2017

The tide is turning for a variety of reasons regarding perceptions of the worth of college degrees.  According to a new survey released by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, Americans are losing faith in the value of a college education. Let’s take a closer look.


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New Report Eases Worries about Overstayers in the UK
September 28, 2017
Concerns about visas and overstaying have largely been put to rest thanks to an August report from the Home Office revealing statistics collected through the exit checks program. Here’s a closer look at the program and its findings to date.

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What Do College Students Today Really Look Like?
September 25, 2017
Does the profile of today’s “typical” college student match the profile of college students from past generations?  Not so much, according to recent data from the Lumina Foundation. In fact, while the words “college students” may bring to mind thoughts of carefree ...

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More International Students in Japan Means Business Opportunities for Investors
September 21, 2017
Japan’s growing international student population needs a place to live—and Japanese investors have the answers.  Megabanks, like Mizuho Financial Group Inc., and other banks and businesses are building dormitories.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Researchers Say Student Athlete Experience Depends on Socio-economics
September 18, 2017
Level playing field?  Not even close.  A new study shows that socioeconomic factors shape young men’s identities as student-athletes.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Student Satisfaction High at Northern Ireland Universities
September 14, 2017
Student satisfaction is a major concern at higher education institutes around the world. Northern Ireland (NI) may have less to worry about than others, according to the findings of a recent survey by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) indicating that the vast majority of stude...

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Israel Boosts International Academic Excellence With $83 Million
September 11, 2017
Israel’s Council for Higher Education recently allocated $83 million over the next six years to develop the necessary infrastructure at Israeli colleges and universities to attract more international students.  Let’s take a closer look at this new initiative, and what possibilities ...

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Philippines Makes State Universities Free
September 7, 2017
State colleges and universities will be free in the Philippines, under a new bill recently signed into law.  Let’s take a closer look at what this means for the Philippines.

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Taiwanese Universities Forging International Collaboration Agreements
September 1, 2017
It’s been a busy summer for Taiwanese higher education and international collaboration. In line with the government’s New Southbound Policy aimed at promoting educational exchange throughout South and Southeast Asian countries, multiple Taiwanese educational entities have recently signed...

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Is Millennial Tech Supremacy a Myth?
August 31, 2017
It’s a widely-held notion that millennials are more adept at using technology than preceding generations. However, recent research published in the journal, Teaching and Teacher Education, determines that “ “information-savvy digital natives do not exist.” Here’s a clos...

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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 ...