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Scotland’s Universities Call for Post-Study Work Visas
May 25, 2017

One of Theresa May’s early moves as home secretary for the UK was to do away with a visa scheme which allowed international students to stay and work in England and Scotland following the completion of their studies. Now, Scotland’s academic leaders have united to call for the reintroduction of post-study work visas for international students.


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Women More Concerned About Tuition than Men
May 22, 2017
A new study from UCLA shows that women are much more concerned about the costs of college than men.  Find out more about the study—and a possible reason why. Let’s take a closer look.

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Qatar Expands International Education Cooperation
May 18, 2017
An exciting partnership between Qatar and Sweden will lead to opportunities in international higher education for Qatari and Swedish students.  Let’s take a closer look

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Opportunities Abound in Russia for African Students in Nuclear Studies
May 15, 2017
Earlier this spring, Rosatom, the Russian Nuclear Corporation, revealed great news for African students in the field of nuclear-related topics: It would award scholarship funds to 60 students to study at one of Russia’s world-class universities, according to the Ghana News Agency.

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EU Students in UK Gain Post-Brexit Financial Assurance
May 11, 2017
Brexit cast doubt on the future of outward-bound exchange to the UK: Would students from the EU still qualify for “home fee status” and the corresponding financial benefits after the UK’s departure from the EU? However, an announcement last month from Minister for Universities and ...

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Are Australia’s Private Schools Giving Girls an Inside Edge to University?
May 8, 2017
Girls who graduate from private school in Australia are more likely to attend college than their peers from independent, Catholic and government schools, according to a recent report by the Australian National University as reported by The Sydney Morning Herald. This builds on an ongoing trend with ...

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UK Students Think Their Degrees Will Suffer If the Government Cuts International Students
May 4, 2017
The UK is facing cuts to the number of international students permitted to study—and many current students think their degrees will suffer for it.  Find out why.

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International Students in Germany Increase By 6 Percent
May 2, 2017
Germany is well on its way to attracting 350,000 international students by 2020.  With a 6 percent uptick in international students last year alone, Germany makes its mark on the international world stage of academics.  Let’s take a closer look.

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New York’s Free College Plan in 400 Words or Less
April 28, 2017
By now you may have heard about recently passed New York state legislation which will offer free tuition at two- and four-year colleges to full-time in-state students. But is there a catch? Here’s a closer look at the finer points of this groundbreaking new program.

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Indigenous Students Get Subsidized Accommodations in Australia
April 27, 2017
When classes started last month at the University of Sydney, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate students did so with a new financial incentive: the guarantee of subsidized housing, according to a recent ABC News report. While this represented a first in the country, it was in line w...

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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 ...