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Who’s Getting the Most UK Work Visas?
September 15, 2016

While the UK has introduced new work visa restrictions in recent years, the August quarterly report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that demand has not declined for skilled workers in that time. Let’s take a closer look at which skills are most sought after in the UK, which country is leading the pack in filling these positions with its skilled laborers, and how these numbers stack up alongside other key findings from the report.

 


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China Reinforces Outward International Strategy for 2020
September 12, 2016
China is ramping up its international education strategy and aiming to enhance the country’s reputation as a study-abroad destination.  And with the recent G20 announcement from the Ministry of Finance that China will continue to hold its education sector open to foreign investors, intern...

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Non-Profit Helps Native American Students Achieve College Goals
September 5, 2016
In the US, enrollment for Native American students is extremely low. But in recent years, the number of students with Indigenous backgrounds has grown, and the increase is due, in part, to programs aimed at supporting and encouraging Native students through the college application and enrollment pro...

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England Rolling Out New Apprenticeship Scheme
September 1, 2016
Given an international shortfall of skilled employees, England is stepping up to reverse the trend. According to a BBC News report, English firms will gain access to significant financial rewards for hiring on teenagers, care leavers, and people with special needs. Let’s take a closer look at ...

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The Netherlands Sees Soaring International Student Retention Rates
August 29, 2016
The Netherlands has been working hard to attract and retain international students and it looks like the country's hard work is paying off. A recent report indicates that the number of international students who stay in the Netherlands long term exceeds the global average. Here's a look at why stude...

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Brexit Leads to Uncertain Erasmus+ Future for the UK
August 25, 2016
Since 1987 the Erasmus scheme has given millions of European students the chance to live and study abroad and the program is considered a forerunner in student mobility. But one of its key participating countries could lose access to the wealth of opportunities provided by the exchange program. Let'...

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More International Universities Accepting Gaokao Scores
August 22, 2016
Chinese students boxed out of attending top domestic institutions due to the country’s intensely competitive higher education scene now have an alternative to settling for their second-choice schools, according to a report from Global Times. An increasing number of foreign universities are now...

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Will the UK Raise Tuition Fees for Domestic Students?
August 18, 2016
Earlier this year, education leaders in the UK and abroad speculated that British universities might increase tuition fees after reform proposals suggested linking university performance to the ability to raise tuition prices. Now it seems that universities across England will be looking to up the p...

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New Zealand Coastal Town Has 1000 Available Jobs
August 15, 2016
Are you captivated by New Zealand? Do you want to live near the ocean? Do you have a degree in agriculture science? If so, the town of Kaitangata in southern New Zealand may be the ideal relocation destination for you. The small, seaside town has a shortage of labor and an excess in housing and is h...

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Canadian University Includes Indigenous Studies in Degree Requirements
August 11, 2016
On Tuesday the world observed Indigenous People's Day, and in Canada, one university is working towards degree-long recognition of Canada's First Nations. Starting next year, students at Laurentian University will find Indigenous culture courses on their degree requirements. Let's take a closer look...

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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 ...