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Israel Boosts International Academic Excellence With $83 Million
September 11, 2017

Israel’s Council for Higher Education recently allocated $83 million over the next six years to develop the necessary infrastructure at Israeli colleges and universities to attract more international students.  Let’s take a closer look at this new initiative, and what possibilities await international students looking to study in Israel.


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South Africa Sees Economic Benefits of International Students
February 2, 2017
More than 1,000 international students enrolled in study abroad programs at the University of Cape Town (UCT) not only spent $6,000USD on tuition each last year, but also contributed significantly more to the local economy with their tourism dollars. Here’s a closer look at the figures.

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Yay Norway! Norway Tops European Rankings in International Student Satisfaction
October 24, 2016
Combine fantastic universities, brilliant professors, and friendly students with Norway’s natural splendor and sparkling cities, and it’s no surprise to learn that Norway ranks #1 in student satisfaction for international students studying in Europe. 

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Korea’s Students are Flocking Abroad
October 20, 2016
When you think about international mobility leaders, Korea may not be one of the first countries that comes to mind. But according to the latest figures from UNESCO, it should be: Korean students claimed the fourth place spot in the world in terms of outward-bound numbers. Let’s take a closer ...

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Australia’s Numbers of International Students Continues to Skyrocket
October 13, 2016
Following a record year in 2015, Australia’s international student population continues to soar.  Find out why and learn more about why you should study “down under.”

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China Attracts Record Numbers of International Students in 2015
October 10, 2016
International students are flocking to China in record numbers.  The Chinese Ministry of Education’s report on international students in 2015 reveals an increase from 2014.  Find out where the international students come from—and what the Chinese government is doing to att...

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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd Voices Hope for Best Outcomes
October 6, 2016
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s Conservative Party Conference speech delivered earlier this week in Birmingham addressed the concerns of people fearing the impact of Brexit on mobility. Let’s take a closer look at what Rudd had to say, along with what it may mean for international student...

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Canada’s International Students Get Chance to Go Home for the Holidays
September 19, 2016
While studying abroad is fun, educational and life-changing, the song lyrics also hold true: “There’s no place like home for the holidays.” Now, thanks to a program of the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in honor of its 50th anniversary with sponsorship from Scot...

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The Netherlands Sees Soaring International Student Retention Rates
August 29, 2016
The Netherlands has been working hard to attract and retain international students and it looks like the country's hard work is paying off. A recent report indicates that the number of international students who stay in the Netherlands long term exceeds the global average. Here's a look at why stude...

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Brexit Leads to Uncertain Erasmus+ Future for the UK
August 25, 2016
Since 1987 the Erasmus scheme has given millions of European students the chance to live and study abroad and the program is considered a forerunner in student mobility. But one of its key participating countries could lose access to the wealth of opportunities provided by the exchange program. Let'...

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September 25, 2017

Does the profile of today’s “typical” college student match the profile of college students from past generations?  Not so much...


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September 22, 2017

University life is undeniably exciting, but it can also be overwhelming -- particularly for freshmen struggling to get used to being on their own in a...


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September 21, 2017

Japan’s growing international student population needs a place to live—and Japanese investors have the answers.  Megabanks, like Mizu...