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Do Associates or Bachelor’s Degrees Come Out on Top?
August 4, 2016

Today’s aspiring students have many choices when it comes to academic pathways. An increasing number of them are opting for associates degrees, which begs the question: How do they measure up against bachelor’s degrees? Gallup’s recently released “USA Funds Associate Degree Graduates Report” sheds interesting light on the subject. Let’s take a closer look.


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Tanzania Launches $120million Training Program
July 28, 2016
Tanzania has both a shortage of skilled workers and a growing number of job-seeking young people, and the government wants to tap these prospective employees for training in key areas. Last month, the government of Tanzania announced a new program that will aim to develop skills and strengthen the e...

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Norway Launches Qualifications Passport for Refugees
July 21, 2016
Starting a new life in a strange land is complicated at the best of times, but when wars and disaster force people to leave their homes and seek refuge in other countries, it can be difficult, if not impossible to complete a degree or find a job. Now, refugees in Norway will have a better chance of ...

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A New Higher Education Portal For French Speakers?
July 14, 2016
The Francophone university community got a major boost last month with the debut of a brand new virtual repository of educational and scientific resources. Dubbed the “meta-portal IDNEUF,” this free resource is aimed at promoting the use of digital technology across the globe’s Fre...

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Brexit Update for Students and Universities
July 11, 2016
The Brexit vote sent waves across the global economy. Financial markets, businesses, politicians, and individuals have reacted to the UK's decision to leave the EU with consternation. But after the initial shock and a few weeks to process the outcome of the referendum, global fears have reached a po...

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Will This Major Give You An Inside Edge Toward Becoming President?
July 7, 2016
Independent candidate and political newcomer Guðni Jóhannesson won Iceland’s presidential election last month. His win was significant for a number of reasons, not the least of which being his non-partisan vision and late entry into the race. Also of note -- particularly for history...

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Trump In, International Enrollments Out?
July 5, 2016
We recently reported on the projected negative impact of BREXIT on international enrollments. As it turns out, the US is also positioned for a similar decline under a very different scenario: the election of Republican candidate Donald Trump to the Oval Office in November. Let’s take a closer ...

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International Enrollments on the Rise in Shanghai
June 30, 2016
CNN once compiled a list of 50 reasons why Shanghai is the world’s greatest city. Now recent news suggests that there’s a last one more reason to add to that list: The city’s growing commitment to recruiting international students on its bustling campuses, according to a report fro...

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Good News for Higher Education in Kenya
June 27, 2016
While higher education in Kenya has long been underfunded, a recent government announcement indicates that positive change is underway. According to the Kenyan National Treasury, the higher education sector will receive an eight percent boost in funding -- more than twice the anticipated amount for ...

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Australia Quadrupled Student Mobility in Ten Years
June 23, 2016
Not only is Australia a leading destination for international students, but the country is now seeing a spike in domestic students studying abroad. New research shows that Australian students are more mobile than every, and the Australian government hopes to encourage more students to study overseas...

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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 ...