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More International Universities Accepting Gaokao Scores
August 22, 2016

Chinese students boxed out of attending top domestic institutions due to the country’s intensely competitive higher education scene now have an alternative to settling for their second-choice schools, according to a report from Global Times. An increasing number of foreign universities are now accepting gaokao scores and in doing so are opening new doors to Chinese students. Let’s take a closer look at this promising development in higher education.


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Will the UK Raise Tuition Fees for Domestic Students?
August 18, 2016
Earlier this year, education leaders in the UK and abroad speculated that British universities might increase tuition fees after reform proposals suggested linking university performance to the ability to raise tuition prices. Now it seems that universities across England will be looking to up the p...

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New Zealand Coastal Town Has 1000 Available Jobs
August 15, 2016
Are you captivated by New Zealand? Do you want to live near the ocean? Do you have a degree in agriculture science? If so, the town of Kaitangata in southern New Zealand may be the ideal relocation destination for you. The small, seaside town has a shortage of labor and an excess in housing and is h...

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Canadian University Includes Indigenous Studies in Degree Requirements
August 11, 2016
On Tuesday the world observed Indigenous People's Day, and in Canada, one university is working towards degree-long recognition of Canada's First Nations. Starting next year, students at Laurentian University will find Indigenous culture courses on their degree requirements. Let's take a closer look...

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Do Associates or Bachelor’s Degrees Come Out on Top?
August 4, 2016
Today’s aspiring students have many choices when it comes to academic pathways. An increasing number of them are opting for associates degrees, which begs the question: How do they measure up against bachelor’s degrees? Gallup’s recently released “USA Funds Associate Degree G...

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Tanzania Launches $120million Training Program
July 28, 2016
Tanzania has both a shortage of skilled workers and a growing number of job-seeking young people, and the government wants to tap these prospective employees for training in key areas. Last month, the government of Tanzania announced a new program that will aim to develop skills and strengthen the e...

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Norway Launches Qualifications Passport for Refugees
July 21, 2016
Starting a new life in a strange land is complicated at the best of times, but when wars and disaster force people to leave their homes and seek refuge in other countries, it can be difficult, if not impossible to complete a degree or find a job. Now, refugees in Norway will have a better chance of ...

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A New Higher Education Portal For French Speakers?
July 14, 2016
The Francophone university community got a major boost last month with the debut of a brand new virtual repository of educational and scientific resources. Dubbed the “meta-portal IDNEUF,” this free resource is aimed at promoting the use of digital technology across the globe’s Fre...

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Brexit Update for Students and Universities
July 11, 2016
The Brexit vote sent waves across the global economy. Financial markets, businesses, politicians, and individuals have reacted to the UK's decision to leave the EU with consternation. But after the initial shock and a few weeks to process the outcome of the referendum, global fears have reached a po...

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Will This Major Give You An Inside Edge Toward Becoming President?
July 7, 2016
Independent candidate and political newcomer Guðni Jóhannesson won Iceland’s presidential election last month. His win was significant for a number of reasons, not the least of which being his non-partisan vision and late entry into the race. Also of note -- particularly for history...

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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...