Articles

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.

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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...

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

News

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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 ...