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Increase in Number of Korean Women With Degrees
March 23, 2017

More Korean women than ever have university degrees.  Find out what kind of impact this has on Korea’s marriage and children statistics.  Let’s take a closer look.


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Calling All International Students: Taiwan Wants You!
March 20, 2017
The Tainan City Government has announced a multi-million dollar scholarship program aimed at attracting more students from Southeast Asia, according to a recent report from Taiwan News. How does this increased funding fit into the country’s overall plan? Here’s a closer look. 

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Are Two Year Undergraduate Degrees in the Future for UK Students?
March 16, 2017
UK undergraduate students will soon have the opportunity to complete their degrees in just two years, according to a recent report from The Telegraph. Here’s a closer look at the plan, along with what Universities Minister Jo Johnson had to say about it.

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Germany and Kenya to Establish Joint Academy of Applied Sciences
March 13, 2017
A unique partnership between Germany and Kenya will help create the Eastern African-German University of Applied Sciences.  The goal?  To combine industry and academics for the 21st century.  Learn more.

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Culture Motivates the Next Generation of Mobile Students
March 9, 2017
Generation Z students know that study abroad is good for them, but regardless of where they are and who they are, the majority value a cultural experience over an academic one.  Find out more about the results of a recent study of over 5,000 high school students around the world.  Let&rsqu...

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Indonesia’s Ministry of Education Encourages Private Higher Education Institutions to Merge
March 6, 2017
Of the 4,455 institutions of higher education in Indonesia, 3,200 are privately run—and not efficiently.  The Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology, and Education suggests a merger of similar private institutions of higher education to improve quality—and efficiently.  Le...

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GE Moves to Bridge the STEM Gender Gap by 2020
March 2, 2017
Just 14 percent of all engineers and 25 percent of all IT professionals in the US are women, according to a recently release GE whitepaper, “Engineering the Future: The Socio-Economic Case for Gender Equality.” Even more alarmingly, according to GE? Without intervention, the skills gap w...

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Canada Offers International Students Path to Citizenship
February 27, 2017
O Canada!  With its aging population and declining birthrate, Canada looks to its international student population to help fill the gaps in highly-skilled professions.  By streamlining its immigration processes for international students, Canada hopes to increase and diversify its populati...

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Recent Study Suggests That Students Who Travel Have More Self-Efficacy Than Those Who Don’t
February 23, 2017
There are more benefits to international travel and study abroad, according to a recent paper.  Based on a study of 221 students at Leuphana University Lunenburg in Germany, the paper shows the connection between international experience and self-efficacy, or the belief that you can accomplish ...

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Debunking the Myth of the Uneducated Immigrant in France
February 20, 2017
Recent research from France’s National Institute of Demographic Studies (“INED”) published earlier this month in the scientific journal, Population et Sociétés, reveals some interesting insights into the educational pedigrees of the country’s immigrants. Accordi...

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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...