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The Congressional Election and Its Consequences for Higher Education
November 3, 2016

Affordability.  Accessibility.  Accreditation.  Transgender Rights.  On-campus Sexual Assault.  These are just a few of the issues that dominate discussions on higher education policy in the US.  There’s more to this divisive election than the Presidential race.  Let’s talk about Congress—and what’s potentially in store for higher education with a win by either side.


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English Coursework Going Strong in the Netherlands
October 31, 2016
A staggering 60 percent of university courses in the Netherlands are taught in English, according to a recent report from the Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant. This number spikes even higher at the master’s degree level -- with a full 70 percent of Dutch university offerings available in English....

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Will Closing the Skills Gap Be Part of Obama’s Legacy?
October 27, 2016
Obama’s days in the Oval Office may be hurtling toward an end, but he’s not yet done yet. Let’s take a closer look at what the current administration has done to promote STEM, along with highlighting what the President and his advisors have established as priorities moving forward.

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Yay Norway! Norway Tops European Rankings in International Student Satisfaction
October 24, 2016
Combine fantastic universities, brilliant professors, and friendly students with Norway’s natural splendor and sparkling cities, and it’s no surprise to learn that Norway ranks #1 in student satisfaction for international students studying in Europe. 

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Korea’s Students are Flocking Abroad
October 20, 2016
When you think about international mobility leaders, Korea may not be one of the first countries that comes to mind. But according to the latest figures from UNESCO, it should be: Korean students claimed the fourth place spot in the world in terms of outward-bound numbers. Let’s take a closer ...

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Is Five Years the New Normal for a Bachelor’s Degree?
October 17, 2016
Think you’ll breeze in and out of college in four years? You may want to add a year or two to that estimate, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with why many contemporary bachelor’s degree e...

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Australia’s Numbers of International Students Continues to Skyrocket
October 13, 2016
Following a record year in 2015, Australia’s international student population continues to soar.  Find out why and learn more about why you should study “down under.”

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China Attracts Record Numbers of International Students in 2015
October 10, 2016
International students are flocking to China in record numbers.  The Chinese Ministry of Education’s report on international students in 2015 reveals an increase from 2014.  Find out where the international students come from—and what the Chinese government is doing to att...

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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd Voices Hope for Best Outcomes
October 6, 2016
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s Conservative Party Conference speech delivered earlier this week in Birmingham addressed the concerns of people fearing the impact of Brexit on mobility. Let’s take a closer look at what Rudd had to say, along with what it may mean for international student...

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Canada Continues to Come On Strong in International Higher Education
October 3, 2016
Canada has long been a popular destination for international students, and the latest figures indicate that the popularity of its post-secondary institutions among overseas students is growing at a meteoric rate. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers, as shared recently by the Edmonton Sun, ...

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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...