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Japan Wants Foreign Grads to Stick Around
December 8, 2016

Japan has announced a new initiative aimed at increasing the number of international students who remain in the country to work after graduation, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. Dubbed the Japan Revitalization Strategy, the plan’s seeks to bring the employment rate of Japan’s international grads to 50 percent by the year 2020.


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International Numbers Top 1 Million in the US
December 5, 2016
Over 1 million international students studied in the US in 2015-2016, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report, the largest number in history.  Learn more about where they’re from, what they’re studying, and the potential for the future. &...

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Malta Launches New Agency to Attract Educational Institutions
December 1, 2016
A joint partnership between the Maltese government and the Chamber of Commerce will launch a new campaign—Education Malta—to attract more educational institutions to the country.  Learn more.

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UK Launches New Campaign for International Students
November 28, 2016
In partnership with The British Council, the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign recently launched a new campaign and website to attract international students and to educate students about transnational education study opportunities.  Find out about what they’re offering and why...

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Is a Shortage of Computer Scientists Imminent in the UK?
November 24, 2016
Computer scientists have top earning potential and are in great demand by employers all over the world. And yet despite these allures, the UK will face a “huge shortage” of computer science scholars in the years ahead, according to former Google chief executive and current executive chai...

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Taiwan Pushes to Double Numbers of International Students by 2019
November 21, 2016
Taiwan’s Ministry of Education recently announced plans to attract 30,000 international students to the country.  Learn more about this exciting plan and its potential impact on the region. 

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China and 19 EU Countries Will Recognize Higher Education Degrees
November 17, 2016
As part of its international strategy in higher education, China recently signed an agreement with 19 countries in the European Union for the mutual recognition of credits between institutions in China and the EU.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Should International Students in the UK Count as Immigrants?
November 14, 2016
With British universities facing potential crackdowns on foreign students and work visas in an effort to reduce migration, a recent Universities UK poll reveals that most Britons don’t actually view international students as immigrants. Here’s a closer look at the survey results, along w...

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Ireland Takes Ambitious Aim at International Education Market
November 10, 2016
With the global international education market booming, more countries are angling to claim a larger share of the pie. The latest to set a high bar in the arena of courting international students? Ireland, which recently released an ambitious new strategy aimed at exponentially amping up internation...

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Why You Should Study the Liberal Arts
November 7, 2016
With mounting cultural pressure from parents and schools to study STEM, medicine, business, and economics, many students who otherwise want to study the liberal arts are choosing different paths. Find out why this may be a mistake.

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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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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...