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Culture Motivates the Next Generation of Mobile Students
March 9, 2017

Generation Z students know that study abroad is good for them, but regardless of where they are and who they are, the majority value a cultural experience over an academic one.  Find out more about the results of a recent study of over 5,000 high school students around the world.  Let’s take a closer look.


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Indonesia’s Ministry of Education Encourages Private Higher Education Institutions to Merge
March 6, 2017
Of the 4,455 institutions of higher education in Indonesia, 3,200 are privately run—and not efficiently.  The Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology, and Education suggests a merger of similar private institutions of higher education to improve quality—and efficiently.  Le...

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GE Moves to Bridge the STEM Gender Gap by 2020
March 2, 2017
Just 14 percent of all engineers and 25 percent of all IT professionals in the US are women, according to a recently release GE whitepaper, “Engineering the Future: The Socio-Economic Case for Gender Equality.” Even more alarmingly, according to GE? Without intervention, the skills gap w...

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Canada Offers International Students Path to Citizenship
February 27, 2017
O Canada!  With its aging population and declining birthrate, Canada looks to its international student population to help fill the gaps in highly-skilled professions.  By streamlining its immigration processes for international students, Canada hopes to increase and diversify its populati...

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Recent Study Suggests That Students Who Travel Have More Self-Efficacy Than Those Who Don’t
February 23, 2017
There are more benefits to international travel and study abroad, according to a recent paper.  Based on a study of 221 students at Leuphana University Lunenburg in Germany, the paper shows the connection between international experience and self-efficacy, or the belief that you can accomplish ...

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Debunking the Myth of the Uneducated Immigrant in France
February 20, 2017
Recent research from France’s National Institute of Demographic Studies (“INED”) published earlier this month in the scientific journal, Population et Sociétés, reveals some interesting insights into the educational pedigrees of the country’s immigrants. Accordi...

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The Outlook is Strong for 2016-2017 International Enrollments in Australia
February 16, 2017
The Australian Department of Education and Training (DET) recently released data revealing that the country is on track for yet another year of growth in the international education market. Here’s a closer look at the numbers, along a “big picture” breakdown of the impact of intern...

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Two Egyptian Universities Go Religion-Blind
February 13, 2017
Egypt’s two largest public universities no longer require students to list their religion on application forms.  Find out why—and what people think about it. 

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British Peers Want to Remove International Students from Migration Statistics
February 9, 2017
Concerned about student visa restrictions and the international higher education market, the House of Lords recently introduced an amendment to the Higher Education and Research Bill so that international students are not counted in migration statistics.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Jamaican Students Score Scholarships in Morocco
February 6, 2017
Students from Jamaica will have extra incentive to pursue study abroad opportunities in Morocco moving forward, according to a recent report from the Jamaica Observer. Thanks to a cooperation agreement between the two nations, 100 Jamaican students will receive scholarship funding to attend higher e...

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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 ...