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Trump In, International Enrollments Out?
July 5, 2016

We recently reported on the projected negative impact of BREXIT on international enrollments. As it turns out, the US is also positioned for a similar decline under a very different scenario: the election of Republican candidate Donald Trump to the Oval Office in November. Let’s take a closer look at the results of a recent poll by Brazil-based global student recruitment solutions company FPP EDU Media and college marketing company International Education Advantage LLC (Intead), along with its implications for international exchange.


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Eight Surprising Facts About Independence Day!
July 4, 2016
Three cheers for the red, white, and blue! It's the July 4th, and in the United States, that means barbecues, parades, street parties, and fireworks. On the 4th of July Americans in the US and around the world celebrate the country's independence from Great Britain, but how much do you actually know...

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International Enrollments on the Rise in Shanghai
June 30, 2016
CNN once compiled a list of 50 reasons why Shanghai is the world’s greatest city. Now recent news suggests that there’s a last one more reason to add to that list: The city’s growing commitment to recruiting international students on its bustling campuses, according to a report fro...

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Good News for Higher Education in Kenya
June 27, 2016
While higher education in Kenya has long been underfunded, a recent government announcement indicates that positive change is underway. According to the Kenyan National Treasury, the higher education sector will receive an eight percent boost in funding -- more than twice the anticipated amount for ...

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Australia Quadrupled Student Mobility in Ten Years
June 23, 2016
Not only is Australia a leading destination for international students, but the country is now seeing a spike in domestic students studying abroad. New research shows that Australian students are more mobile than every, and the Australian government hopes to encourage more students to study overseas...

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More Fuel for the Gender Gap Fire in UK Education
June 20, 2016
Increasing evidence points to the gender gap between men and women in the UK’s universities. Now, recent research published by the Sutton Trust indicates that the issue begins long before students reach college age. By the age of 13, the report reveals, girls are already more likely than boys ...

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Breaking Down Brexit’s Impact International Studies in the UK
June 16, 2016
As the days dwindle and the minutes click down toward the EU (or “Brexit”) referendum scheduled for June 23rd, it goes without saying that the departure of Britain from the EU would leave in its wake profound waves and ripples. One sector anticipating a dramatic shift should the referend...

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A New Kind of Gender Inequality in Higher Education in the UK?
June 13, 2016
While gender inequality has long been an issue in higher education, a recent report from the UK’s Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) reveals a surprising twist. The number of male applicants to higher education bottomed out in 2016 with male applicants not only on the decline, but male a...

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Study Shows Chinese Students Want to Stay in the UK
June 9, 2016
Where do Chinese students who study abroad in the UK go once they graduate? And more importantly, where do they want to end up? These are some of the questions posed by a new study, and the answers reveal some interesting trends. Let's take a closer look at the research and examine the post-graduati...

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New US Partnership Aims to Send Minority Students Abroad
June 6, 2016
Approximately 300,000 American students study abroad each year, but only a fraction of these are students with minority backgrounds. Now, a new partnership aims to encourage minority students in America to study abroad. Here's a look at the new initiative and how it will help students achieve their ...

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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...