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Korea’s Students are Flocking Abroad
October 20, 2016

When you think about international mobility leaders, Korea may not be one of the first countries that comes to mind. But according to the latest figures from UNESCO, it should be: Korean students claimed the fourth place spot in the world in terms of outward-bound numbers. Let’s take a closer look at UNESCO’s findings, along with other mobility-related insights from the UN agency.


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Is Five Years the New Normal for a Bachelor’s Degree?
October 17, 2016
Think you’ll breeze in and out of college in four years? You may want to add a year or two to that estimate, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with why many contemporary bachelor’s degree e...

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Australia’s Numbers of International Students Continues to Skyrocket
October 13, 2016
Following a record year in 2015, Australia’s international student population continues to soar.  Find out why and learn more about why you should study “down under.”

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China Attracts Record Numbers of International Students in 2015
October 10, 2016
International students are flocking to China in record numbers.  The Chinese Ministry of Education’s report on international students in 2015 reveals an increase from 2014.  Find out where the international students come from—and what the Chinese government is doing to att...

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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd Voices Hope for Best Outcomes
October 6, 2016
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s Conservative Party Conference speech delivered earlier this week in Birmingham addressed the concerns of people fearing the impact of Brexit on mobility. Let’s take a closer look at what Rudd had to say, along with what it may mean for international student...

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Canada Continues to Come On Strong in International Higher Education
October 3, 2016
Canada has long been a popular destination for international students, and the latest figures indicate that the popularity of its post-secondary institutions among overseas students is growing at a meteoric rate. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers, as shared recently by the Edmonton Sun, ...

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Visa-Free Travel Coming to Africa?
September 29, 2016
Africa is getting closer to its goal of unity thanks to the debut of a flagship passport which will provide visa-free access to all of its member states. Wondering about the specifics of the visa and when it will go into effect? Let’s take a closer look.

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Working Class Students To Get a Boost in Scotland
September 26, 2016
Increasing access to university for students from all backgrounds is a priority of the Scottish government. The latest push to help disadvantaged students, according to a report from The Herald?  The debut of “adjusted offers” aimed at increasing the proportion of students from poor...

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Georgetown University Hires Hindu Priest as Chaplain
September 22, 2016
Brahmachari Vrajvihari Sharan is Georgetown University’s new Hindu chaplain.  The Catholic University hired the 31-year old Hindu priest to share the Hindu tradition with all of its students, including the 300-student Hindu population.  Read on to learn more. 

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Canada’s International Students Get Chance to Go Home for the Holidays
September 19, 2016
While studying abroad is fun, educational and life-changing, the song lyrics also hold true: “There’s no place like home for the holidays.” Now, thanks to a program of the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in honor of its 50th anniversary with sponsorship from Scot...

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