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More Fuel for the Gender Gap Fire in UK Education
June 20, 2016

Increasing evidence points to the gender gap between men and women in the UK’s universities. Now, recent research published by the Sutton Trust indicates that the issue begins long before students reach college age. By the age of 13, the report reveals, girls are already more likely than boys to believe in the importance of attending university. Let’s take a closer look at the findings, along with recommended steps for reversing the trend.


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Breaking Down Brexit’s Impact International Studies in the UK
June 16, 2016
As the days dwindle and the minutes click down toward the EU (or “Brexit”) referendum scheduled for June 23rd, it goes without saying that the departure of Britain from the EU would leave in its wake profound waves and ripples. One sector anticipating a dramatic shift should the referend...

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A New Kind of Gender Inequality in Higher Education in the UK?
June 13, 2016
While gender inequality has long been an issue in higher education, a recent report from the UK’s Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) reveals a surprising twist. The number of male applicants to higher education bottomed out in 2016 with male applicants not only on the decline, but male a...

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Study Shows Chinese Students Want to Stay in the UK
June 9, 2016
Where do Chinese students who study abroad in the UK go once they graduate? And more importantly, where do they want to end up? These are some of the questions posed by a new study, and the answers reveal some interesting trends. Let's take a closer look at the research and examine the post-graduati...

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American Women Earn More Bachelor's Degrees than Men
June 2, 2016
Why should you earn a bachelor's degree? Well, if you're a woman some new statistics released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has several good reasons. Here's what the BLS survey found and what it means for women (and men) in higher education in the United States.

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Female Enrollment Drives Higher Education Growth in Kenya
May 30, 2016
Kenya's higher education sector is growing rapidly, and women are leading the charge. In the last year, student enrollment at Kenyan universities has risen by nearly a quarter, and the trend doesn't seem to be slowing. Here's a quick look at the state of higher education in Kenya and what it means f...

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Vietnam Moving Toward More Mobility
May 26, 2016
Vietnam has made significant strides toward enhanced international education relations over the past month. Countries specifically in its sights? The U.S., the U.K., and Japan. Let’s take a look at some recent highlights, along with goals for the future of higher education in Vietnam.

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Thai Students Increasingly Seek Out International Universities
May 23, 2016
What do you do if you’re a Thai student looking to amp up your employability in today’s competitive workforce? Seek out international study programs, according to a recent survey. Let’s take a closer look at the research, along with what it means for students, academic, and the job...

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Downturn in Australia’s Mining Industry Puts Higher Education at the Forefront
May 19, 2016
The Australian government recently announced plans to shore up the economy following the slowdown of Australia’s mining industry after a 10-year boom. Taking center stage in its strategies? Claiming an even greater share of the international higher education market.

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Chinese Premier Wants Universities to Have More Freedom and Flexibility
May 16, 2016
Last month, the Chinese Premier Li Kequiang visited two of China's most prestigious universities in an effort to encourage research and innovation in the country's higher education sector. The Chinese government wants its universities to lead the way and help modernize China's economy. Let's find ou...

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