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Gates Foundation Pledges $1.7 Billion in Education Networks
November 13, 2017

The Gates Foundation recently pledged $1.7 billion to support the growth of educational networks. Learn more about the initiative.


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Highlighting the Vulnerabilities of First-Generation College Students
November 11, 2017
Young people who are their first members of their families to go to college have a lot to be proud of. However, lingering barriers remain, according to a recently released report from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. Here’s a closer look at the findings...

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New Southbound Policy Means New Opportunities for ASEAN Students
November 9, 2017
Taiwan’s “new southbound policy” has been heralded for its potential to “build a new model of economic development for Taiwan, reposition the country as an important player in Asia’s growth, and create new value going forward.”  It also represents exciting ne...

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Edinburgh Ranked as the Most Educated City in Scotland
November 6, 2017
Want to live and work in the most educated city in Scotland? Move to Edinburgh. Let’s take a closer look at recent figure from Labor Market Statistics.

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International Students Key to US Lead On Innovation
October 30, 2017
A new study shows that international students play a critical role in advancing innovation in the US. Learn more about the study and other reasons international students are crucial to the US’s role in STEM.

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How Successful is New York’s Free Tuition Program?
October 26, 2017
This year, New York launched Excelsior, a scholarship program designed for students to attend colleges and universities in the State and City systems tuition-free. Let’s take a closer look at that program’s success.

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Pakistani University to Provide Free Education to Transgender Students
October 23, 2017
A university in Pakistan has launched a program which will offer free education to transgender students. Here’s a closer look at this new initiative at Pakistan’s Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).

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Irish Students Urge Government to Invest More in Higher Education
October 19, 2017
Irish students protested earlier this month in an effort to get their government to invest more in higher education. Let’s take a closer look.

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Study Says: Students Who Like Their Classes Cheat Less
October 16, 2017
Cheating is an ongoing problem on college campuses. Now, scientists have determined there to be a link between disliked classes and the inclination to cheat. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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UK Higher Education Participation Reaches All-Time High
October 12, 2017
The UK’s Department for Education recently released its report on higher education participation over the past decade. The findings?  The number of students entering university is higher than ever before. This good news, however, is also accompanied by some concerns -- pertaining to every...

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January 15, 2019

Want to tickle the ivories, strum a few bars, or toot your own horn? Stop putting it off! Here's why you should study music and why it's important...


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January 14, 2019

College students: reduce your screen time. Too much of a good thing, well... isn't so good. Here's how to reduce your screen time.


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January 11, 2019

Choosing where to live while you study can be a complex matter. It is especially tricky if you’re new to the city where you’ll be studying. The op...