Why Some New Zealand Students are Preparing for a Zombie Apocalypse
May 30, 2018
Disaster preparation takes a new twist at one New Zealand school as Emergency Management Otago directs students to survive a "zombie apocalypse." Let's take a closer look.

What's Fueling the Call to Address Student Housing Woes in Australia?
May 30, 2018
A recent report from ABC News shared the story of several international students in Australia who were living in the campus library due to struggles with finding housing. Here’s a closer look at why there's a dearth of affordable housing for students in Australia, along with how it’s raising awa...

Russia and Student Mobility: Are Changes Underway?
May 28, 2018
Russia’s ties with the West have been increasingly troubled in recent years, leading to the question: How is this waning relationship playing out in the higher education sector? According to a recent report from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the country is rolling out the welcome mat -- not to ...

Australia's Population Growth Fueled by International Students
May 14, 2018
International students contribute over $30 billion per year to the Australian economy and also have a significant impact on the country's population. Let's take a closer look.

More US States Incentivize Community College
April 26, 2018
Community colleges are seeing a significant resurgence in the US, with more states offering appealing incentives for students. Here's the latest news from Maryland and California.

Syrian Students Receive Scholarships in Turkey
April 19, 2018
Turkey, the world's largest refugee-hosting country, will grant scholarships to 20,000 Syrian students. Let's take a closer look.

Ireland to Merge Technology Institutes into Technological Universities
April 16, 2018
Ten of Ireland's 14 institutes of technology (IOTs) have started a process that will lead to the creation of up to four new technological institutes. Let's take a closer look.

Who’s Teaching Your Introductory Courses?
April 7, 2018
Anyone who’s ever had a negative experience in an introductory class knows how much introductory classes matter. After all, a positive initial exposure to a topic can ignite interest while a less-than-positive initial exposure can be a lifelong turnoff. However, research indicates that the impact ...

For Canada, 2017 Was A Great Year
April 5, 2018
More good news for Canada: in 2017, the country has surpassed its 2022 goal of attracting at least 20 percent more international students within five years. Let's take a closer look.

Why International Students Matter to New EU Data Protection Rules
April 3, 2018
A new European data protection rule may have some campuses in the US scurrying to meet regulations--or else fight steep fines. Learn more about the new data protection rules. Let's take a closer look.


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...