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Japan Welcomed Record Numbers of High School Students in 2015
July 3, 2017

Japan’s population of international high school students increased dramatically in 2015.  Find out where they’re from—and why record numbers of Japanese students are also studying abroad.  Let’s take a closer look. 


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Checking in on Student Attitudes in the UK
June 29, 2017
The value of higher education continues to be a hotly contested topic. Now comes a new study from the UK indicating that not only are student perspectives about value declining, but students also have comparatively low levels of happiness and wellbeing, according to BBC News. Here’s a closer l...

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Senegalese Schoolgirls Take on Tech
June 26, 2017
Looking to reverse stereotypes about girls in tech? Look no further than Senegal’s recent second annual Pan-African Robotics Competition (PARC). Not only were many girls from Senegal, The Gambia and Mali present, but they dominated the event: Senegal’s Mariama-Ba all-girls academy took h...

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In the US, Young Workers Likely to Have Bachelor’s Degree
June 22, 2017
The educated workforce is growing, especially in the US.  Let’s take a look at where this college educated workforce comes from.

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Japan Takes Aim at Regional Vitalization
June 15, 2017
Tokyo’s universities are a major destination for students. However, according to the Japanese government, a glut of students in the city’s 23 wards is detracting from regional vitalization throughout Japan. In an effort to counter the trend, the government has plans for a new law which w...

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Student Mobility to Improve Between France and Canada
June 14, 2017
Interested in studying in Canada or France?  A new agreement will encourage more student mobility between the two countries.  Let’s take a closer look at this strong partnership—and what it means for students.

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Great Start for International Student Numbers in Australia
June 8, 2017
With some of the finest higher education programs in the world and opportunities to learn English, it’s no surprise that Australia’s international student numbers are off to a great start in 2017.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Half of the 15 Highest Paying Jobs Are In Tech
June 5, 2017
If you’re in the market for a job and have a background in tech, you’re in luck. Half of the 15 highest paying entry-level jobs are in the tech sector, according to LinkedIn’s latest data. Let’s take a closer look.

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Malaysia Announces Gap Year Initiative
June 1, 2017
Malaysia’s new gap year program, slated to begin in September, has attracted lots of interest from Malaysian students who have new opportunities to prepare themselves for life after university.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Paper Is Dead: What Does This Mean For Student Mobility?
May 29, 2017
Australia just declared the death of paper—at least in the global academic sense.  Let’s take a look at what this means, and Australia’s plans to improve student mobility.

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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 ...