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The Outlook is Strong for 2016-2017 International Enrollments in Australia
February 16, 2017

The Australian Department of Education and Training (DET) recently released data revealing that the country is on track for yet another year of growth in the international education market. Here’s a closer look at the numbers, along a “big picture” breakdown of the impact of international education in Australia.


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Two Egyptian Universities Go Religion-Blind
February 13, 2017
Egypt’s two largest public universities no longer require students to list their religion on application forms.  Find out why—and what people think about it. 

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British Peers Want to Remove International Students from Migration Statistics
February 9, 2017
Concerned about student visa restrictions and the international higher education market, the House of Lords recently introduced an amendment to the Higher Education and Research Bill so that international students are not counted in migration statistics.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Jamaican Students Score Scholarships in Morocco
February 6, 2017
Students from Jamaica will have extra incentive to pursue study abroad opportunities in Morocco moving forward, according to a recent report from the Jamaica Observer. Thanks to a cooperation agreement between the two nations, 100 Jamaican students will receive scholarship funding to attend higher e...

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South Africa Sees Economic Benefits of International Students
February 2, 2017
More than 1,000 international students enrolled in study abroad programs at the University of Cape Town (UCT) not only spent $6,000USD on tuition each last year, but also contributed significantly more to the local economy with their tourism dollars. Here’s a closer look at the figures.

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International Students Bring $1.4 Billion to Russia
January 30, 2017
The international student market in Russia brought $1.4 billion to Russia in 2015.  That number is expected to quadruple by 2030.  Learn more about Russia’s top markets for international students—and their biggest expenses.  Let’s take a closer look.   ...

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Japan Offers Scholarships to Low-Income Students
January 26, 2017
The Japanese government recently announced a plan to give over $61.6 million in scholarships to low-income students.  Find out more about how this plan works, and what it will mean for its 20,000 recipients in 2018. 

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UK Sees Decrease in Numbers of International Students
January 23, 2017
For the first time in five years, the numbers of international students in the UK have decreased.  Learn about this, and other trends in UK higher education.  How else will Brexit make an impact on higher education in the EU?

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Would You Pay More for Tailored Teaching?
January 19, 2017
A recent survey of 1,000 prospective students and graduates in the humanities yielded a peek into the minds of today’s students: A full 44 percent of those surveyed stated that they’d be willing to pay more for a more personalized approach in the classroom, as reported by The Telegraph. ...

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Bloomberg Announces New University Diversity Initiative
January 16, 2017
Race and gender have long played roles in increasing diversity on campuses across the US.  The latest player?  Class.  Michael Bloomberg, in partnership with several top university and college presidents, recently launched the American Talent Initiative, aimed at increasing opportunit...

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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...