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Do US International Students Need to Worry About This Visa Change?
October 11, 2018
Earlier this year, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a change to the way it would calculate unlawful presence for F, J and M visa holders. More recently, it issued a policy memorandum (PM) revising these changes. Looking for clarification as to whether you will be affected as an international student? Here’s what you need to know.

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UK Universities Minister Supports Foreign Student Visa Changes
September 20, 2018
The UK's universities minister recently signaled support for visa changes that would attract more international students to the UK. Let's take a closer look.

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International Students Boost Japan’s Workforce
June 14, 2018
Good workers can be hard to find. Now comes news that Japan is plugging its labor gap with new talent: International students.

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US Officials Plan To Limit Visa For Chinese Tech Students
June 12, 2018
On the heels of Trump's announcement of a $50 billion tariff on Chinese goods comes new visa restrictions for Chinese graduate students. 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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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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October 11, 2018

Earlier this year, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a change to the way it would calculate unlawful presence for F, J and...


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October 8, 2018

During last month’s 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, China and Africa reiterated their mutual commitment to joint initi...