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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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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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August 17, 2018

Think waiting four years to get your degree is a long time? It’s a mere fraction of the 76 years John Philip Trower waited between completing his de...


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August 15, 2018

Want to buy a house? New research suggests that you may want to get your degree first. Let's take a closer look at a recent study that finds a direct ...


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August 9, 2018

Canadians recently observed Indigenous Peoples Day, which celebrates the unique heritage, culture, and achievements of the country’s Aboriginal peop...