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US Sees More International Students Choosing Community Colleges
March 28, 2018
Good news for US community colleges looking to improve international student enrollment--the numbers are up! Let's take a closer look at how community colleges in the US are embracing international students.

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Ireland Debuts College Funding Plan for Underrepresented Students
March 26, 2018
Ireland has announced that it will provide nearly €6 million to higher education entities, including universities and institutes of technology, over the next three years toward programming aimed at attracting and retaining new undergraduate students. The ultimate goal? To boost equal access to hig...

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Chinese Universities Embrace E-sports
March 19, 2018
Most people think of video games as a way to kick back, relax and have fun in their extracurricular hours. However, Chinese universities are also banking on it as big business -- and are investing in coursework aimed at training a new generation of professional competitive gamers. Here’s a closer ...

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Japanese Students Reject Pleasure Reading
March 16, 2018
The thought of cozying up with a good book is a relaxing one for many busy students. However, the majority of Japanese university students do not read for pleasure, according to a new survey by the National Federation of University Cooperative Associations. Here’s a closer look at the data, along ...

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Quad Coalition Ponders Alternative to the Belt and Road
March 12, 2018
China’s “belt and road initiative” is a massive infrastructure and development campaign through which China aims to stimulate trade and economic growth across the continent and beyond. Now comes news that four other countries, including the US, India, Australia and Japan, may be aligning to c...

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Are International Internships on the Rise?
March 9, 2018
What's a surefire way to bolster your resume for international work? An international internship. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, more undergraduates are seeking international internship experiences to make their resumes "pop." Let's take a closer look.

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Estonia Aims to Ease Inter-Schengen Student Mobility
March 1, 2018
This May, the Estonian government is expected to ease restrictions on students and researchers traveling between EU member states. Let's take a closer look.

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This European Country has the Most International English-Language Students
February 21, 2018
Find out where in the world English language learners go to study. Hint: it's not the US or the UK. Let's take a closer look.

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Are Variable Tuition Rates Coming to the UK?
February 20, 2018
The UK is known for having the highest university tuition fees in all of Europe. Now comes news that a change in pricing may be imminent. Here’s a closer look at the state of university funding in the UK, along with a recent announcement by Minister for Education Damian Hinds indicating a plan for...

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Should the UK Make Its Own Erasmus?
February 19, 2018
With the future of international mobility in the UK remains unknown in the wake of Brexit, the UK is weighing its options. One possibility currently under consideration? Creating and funding its own outward mobility agency.

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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 ...