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Study Shows New Zealand Indigenous Students See Big Boost from Degrees
August 17, 2017

The National Center for Lifecourse Research at the University of Otago conducted a study that revealed that New Zealand’s indigenous students reap tremendous benefits from earning university degrees.  Learn more about the benefits of higher education for indigenous New Zealanders.  Let’s take a closer look.


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Is Fear of Debt Standing Between Low-Income UK Students and University?
August 14, 2017
The disadvantages faced by low-income families are widely known. Now comes new research further highlighting the issue. The BBC recently reported on a new study by the UCL Institute of Education revealing that while all families are aware of high tuition fees, concerns about debt are particularly im...

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Study Abroad in Ireland and Stay for 2 Years
August 10, 2017
Look no further than Ireland if you want to study abroad—and work where you study, too. Under Ireland’s new international education strategy, international students can stay up to two years after their studies to look for a job.  Learn more.

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Visa-Free Travel Means More Opportunities for Ukrainian Students
August 7, 2017
The EU’s official declaration of a visa liberalization regime for Ukraine this past spring was literally met with dancing in the streets. Here’s a closer look at the policy change, along with why the higher education sector, in particular, is heralding the change.

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Most US International Students Are From Asia
July 24, 2017
The US attracts millions of international students yearly—the largest percentage of which are from Asia.  Let’s take a look at a new report from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program for more details.

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Harvard Plans To Sell Its New Zealand Farms
July 13, 2017
Harvard University, with its $36 billion endowments, $4 billion of which is devoted to natural resources, will sell off its New Zealand dairy farms.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Brazil Looks to Lebanese Students
July 10, 2017
In an effort to enhance cooperation with Lebanon, the Brazilian embassy has launched the Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Center, according to a recent report. One component of the initiative? Higher education exchange. Here’s a closer look at efforts underway to increase the number of Lebanese student...

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Indian Students Headed to France as Language Assistants
July 6, 2017
The French Embassy and Institute Français India (IFI) announced last month that 79 Indian students had been selected to participate in the English Language Assistants program, which is supported by the French Ministry of Education. What is the program, and how does it support student mobility...

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Japan Welcomed Record Numbers of High School Students in 2015
July 3, 2017
Japan’s population of international high school students increased dramatically in 2015.  Find out where they’re from—and why record numbers of Japanese students are also studying abroad.  Let’s take a closer look. 

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Checking in on Student Attitudes in the UK
June 29, 2017
The value of higher education continues to be a hotly contested topic. Now comes a new study from the UK indicating that not only are student perspectives about value declining, but students also have comparatively low levels of happiness and wellbeing, according to BBC News. Here’s a closer l...

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August 22, 2017

We often talk about the many different pathways available to today’s college students. But as it turns out, aspirational high schoolers also hav...


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August 21, 2017

One topic has been eclipsing -- literally -- all others for the past couple of days. We’re talking about today’s “Great Solar Eclips...


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August 15, 2017

It’s been all over the news and is a hot topic with good reason: health care in the US varies widely. If you’re an international student t...