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Helping Aspiring Japanese International Students Get Over the High Cost Hurdle
February 15, 2018
A recent article published in The Japan Times took on a perplexing question: Why don’t more Japanese students study abroad? According to the findings, it comes down to one thing above all else: Cost. Here’s a closer look at the situation, along with an overview of options which can help aspiring Japanese international students pursue their study abroad goals after all.

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Swiss Government Invests in Non-EU Exchange
February 13, 2018
The Swiss Federal Council has committed $2.5 million to fund a pilot program aimed at facilitating exchange with students from non-European countries, including the US, Canada and China. Here’s a closer look at the three-year trial.

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More US Students Study Abroad
February 7, 2018
The numbers are in: the US saw a four percent increase in the number of American students studying abroad. Let's take a closer look at the latest figures--and where they're going.

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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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Japanese Embassy in Malaysia Opens Scholarship Applications
January 25, 2018
Malaysians interested in studying Japanese and or pursuing teacher training studies have a promising option when it comes to financial support: The Japanese Government Scholarships for Japanese Studies and Teacher Training. Here’s a closer look at the program.

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Indian Students Choose China Over UK
January 24, 2018
New data shows that Indian students are choosing China over the UK—especially for medicine, engineering, and computer science. Let’s take a closer look.

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South African Universities May See Walk-In Applications
January 18, 2018
The controversial issue of walk-in registrations is at the fore again in South Africa. Let’s take a closer look at the process.

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Are Teacher Shortage Crises Imminent in Ireland and East of England?
January 17, 2018
Recent news reports point to a common issue happening in both Ireland and in East of England: the number of students pursuing teacher training programs has fallen significantly over the past few years. Here’s a closer look at the phenomenon.

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How Are China’s International Students Faring on the Job Market?
January 11, 2018
More and more students -- particularly those from other Asian nations -- are choosing to study in China. However, despite the country’s openness to welcoming international students, they face a challenging job market after graduation. Here’s a closer look at the situation.

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Study Shows Benefit of Mindfulness on Exam Results
January 8, 2018
Want to feel less stressed and improve your grades? Practice mindfulness. A new study suggests that mindfulness makes positive impacts on students’ wellbeing—and overall success in school. Let’s take a closer look.

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