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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 students interested in studying in Brazil.


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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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Senegalese Schoolgirls Take on Tech
June 26, 2017
Looking to reverse stereotypes about girls in tech? Look no further than Senegal’s recent second annual Pan-African Robotics Competition (PARC). Not only were many girls from Senegal, The Gambia and Mali present, but they dominated the event: Senegal’s Mariama-Ba all-girls academy took h...

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In the US, Young Workers Likely to Have Bachelor’s Degree
June 22, 2017
The educated workforce is growing, especially in the US.  Let’s take a look at where this college educated workforce comes from.

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Are You Learning Anything in College?
June 19, 2017
Given the high cost of a college education, it’s only natural to wonder: Are students really learning anything? Now, a new study yields interesting insights into the question, according to a report from MarketWatch. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with key takeaways for stude...

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Japan Takes Aim at Regional Vitalization
June 15, 2017
Tokyo’s universities are a major destination for students. However, according to the Japanese government, a glut of students in the city’s 23 wards is detracting from regional vitalization throughout Japan. In an effort to counter the trend, the government has plans for a new law which w...

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Student Mobility to Improve Between France and Canada
June 14, 2017
Interested in studying in Canada or France?  A new agreement will encourage more student mobility between the two countries.  Let’s take a closer look at this strong partnership—and what it means for students.

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Great Start for International Student Numbers in Australia
June 8, 2017
With some of the finest higher education programs in the world and opportunities to learn English, it’s no surprise that Australia’s international student numbers are off to a great start in 2017.  Let’s take a closer look.

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