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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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New Zealand Aims to Improve Higher Ed Integrity By Tightening Up on Post-Study Visas
February 12, 2018
Citing desires to safeguard the integrity of higher education and reduce the number of students using international studies as a “back door” to residency, New Zealand’s government has plans to tighten its student visa scheme. Here’s a closer look at the initiative, along with what it may mea...

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Is International Enrollment Waning in the US?
January 30, 2018
For the first time in over a decade, international student numbers are declining in the US. Experts hope it's not the start of a trend. Let's take a closer look at what this means for US institutions of higher learning.

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More International Students Look to Japan
January 29, 2018
From its exquisite cuisine to its extraordinary educational system, the reasons to study in Japan go on and on. Given the country’s many allures, it’s hardly surprising that aspiring international students are catching on -- in a big way.

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Japan Wants Foreign Grads to Stick Around
December 8, 2016
Japan has announced a new initiative aimed at increasing the number of international students who remain in the country to work after graduation, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. Dubbed the Japan Revitalization Strategy, the plan’s seeks to bring the employment rate of Japan’s inter...

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Canada Continues to Come On Strong in International Higher Education
October 3, 2016
Canada has long been a popular destination for international students, and the latest figures indicate that the popularity of its post-secondary institutions among overseas students is growing at a meteoric rate. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers, as shared recently by the Edmonton Sun, ...

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Visa-Free Travel Coming to Africa?
September 29, 2016
Africa is getting closer to its goal of unity thanks to the debut of a flagship passport which will provide visa-free access to all of its member states. Wondering about the specifics of the visa and when it will go into effect? Let’s take a closer look.

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Who’s Getting the Most UK Work Visas?
September 15, 2016
While the UK has introduced new work visa restrictions in recent years, the August quarterly report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that demand has not declined for skilled workers in that time. Let’s take a closer look at which skills are most sought after in the UK, whi...

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Study Shows Chinese Students Want to Stay in the UK
June 9, 2016
Where do Chinese students who study abroad in the UK go once they graduate? And more importantly, where do they want to end up? These are some of the questions posed by a new study, and the answers reveal some interesting trends. Let's take a closer look at the research and examine the post-graduati...