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Taiwanese Universities Forging International Collaboration Agreements
September 1, 2017

It’s been a busy summer for Taiwanese higher education and international collaboration. In line with the government’s New Southbound Policy aimed at promoting educational exchange throughout South and Southeast Asian countries, multiple Taiwanese educational entities have recently signed agreements with higher education institutions in both Vietnam and the Philippines. Here’s a closer look at these partnerships, along with how they fit into the New Southbound Policy.


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Is Millennial Tech Supremacy a Myth?
August 31, 2017
It’s a widely-held notion that millennials are more adept at using technology than preceding generations. However, recent research published in the journal, Teaching and Teacher Education, determines that “ “information-savvy digital natives do not exist.” Here’s a clos...

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Rwanda Urges Africa to Invest in Tertiary Education
August 28, 2017
While education in Africa has made strides in recent years, it still has far to go, according to Rwandan President Paul Kagame. Earlier this summer, he called for the continent to prioritize tertiary education and research. Here’s a closer look at the state of education in Africa, along with K...

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UK Student Debt Rises to Over £50,000
August 24, 2017
High interest rates and high debts have some students in the UK concerned.  Let’s take a closer look at a report that highlights some of the changes to UK student debt.

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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.  L...

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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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