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Canada-Mexico Agreement to Boost Student Mobility
January 5, 2016

It's a new year with a new deal in the works for Canada and Mexico.  At the end of 2015, Canada and Mexico agreed to increase higher education collaboration, and the plans will be a boost to international education and the economies of both North American countries. Let's take a closer look at the plans and see what's in store for 2016 and beyond.


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Australia Ups Commitment to International Education with Code of Ethics
December 28, 2015
As countries increasingly maneuver to gain a greater piece of the global international education sector pie, many are taking steps to enhance the quality of their academic offerings as well as their reputations. A recent announcement by the Australian government that it will fund the development of ...

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US Students Reap Greater College Discount Savings
December 21, 2015
The US is known for its notoriously high college tuitions and fees, but results of the recently-released 2014 NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study (TDS) reveal some heartening news for students and their families looking for relief from sticker shock: Tuition discount rates skyrocketed to all-time highs...

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Germany Reaches Out to Student Refugees
December 17, 2015
Germany is widely heralded for its open-door policy response to the migrant crisis. In fact, estimates indicate that as many as 1.5 million refugees will find new homes in Germany by the conclusion of 2015 -- significantly higher than original estimates indicated. Now comes news that the German gove...

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Michelle Obama Raps About Benefits of Going to College
December 15, 2015
No doubt : Michelle Obama is the coolest First Lady on the planet. In a video filmed with the Saturday Night Live comedian Jay Pharoah, she raps with one goal : to get young people to go to college.

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Canadian International Enrollment Up 10% Last Year
December 14, 2015
Canada has been making strides as a destination for international students, and in November the Canadian Bureau for International Education revealed figures that show Canada's efforts are paying off. Let's take a look at the new data and see what it means for Canada's international education sector.

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Japan Shows Growth in International Education
December 10, 2015
Japan is surging forward with educational reforms and initiatives to boost higher education and student mobility. Now, recent figures show growth in Japans international education sector. Let's take a closer look at the data released by the Japanese Ministry of Education and see what it means for in...

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Higher Education Cooperation On the Rise Between EU and Africa
December 7, 2015
Last month’s European Union-Africa Valletta Summit on Migration saw significant progress in the push to further migration and mobility between the two regions, including a formal Political Declaration and Action Plan. What are officials calling for, and what does it mean for higher education? ...

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National Report Says International Student Numbers Rise in Sweden
December 3, 2015
The 2011 introduction of higher education tuition fees for international students cast doubt on whether Sweden would continue to draw international students. Not even five years later, the Swedish Higher Education Authority’s (“UKA”) Higher Education in Sweden status report reveals...

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Canada to Train Students Advisers on Immigration Policy and Practice
November 30, 2015
Immigration rules and regulations can be complex -- particularly for students trying to understand their options. In response, Canada is taking action to help students navigate immigration-related challenges by allowing university officers to once again provide immigration advice to international st...

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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 ...