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Growing Support for Thailand's New Academic Calendar
April 21, 2016

Thailand recently shifted its higher-education academic year to align more closely with Western academic schedules. Some people still favor the former system, but a recent poll indicates that the new academic calendar is gaining support. Let's take a look at the changes and how Thai students feel about the new schedule.


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The US Sees Record Numbers of Singaporean Students
April 18, 2016
Why are Singaporean students keen to study abroad in the United States of America? Figures show an increase in the number of students from Singapore who matriculate in the US, and a surprising number of these students are enrolled in top-tier American institutions.  Let's take a closer look at ...

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New Ranking System Will Help Low-Income Students in the US
April 14, 2016
It's easy to find out which colleges and universities in the US are top-ranked or most prestigious, but for low-income students, these rankings don't provide the right kind of information. Now the US government has implemented a new ranking system for higher education institutions. Let's find out mo...

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Study Abroad Boosts Japanese Students' Confidence and Satisfaction
April 11, 2016
Here's another reason to study abroad! A new survey of Japanese students found that studying abroad during university had a positive impact on their life and careers. It's no surprise that international study is a great choice, but this survey pointed to several interesting factors. Let's delve deep...

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Are English Universities Raking It In?
April 7, 2016
English universities saw all-time highs in operating surpluses last year, according to a recent report from The Guardian. To what can this increase be attributed, and is the trend U.K.-wide? Let’s take a closer look.

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New Canadian Government Reverses Immigration Regulations
April 4, 2016
Canada's new Liberal government is holding true to its campaign promises, and that means some exciting changes for international students. The new leadership wants more international students to choose Canada as both a study and immigration destination and is easing restrictions enacted by the previ...

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New Report Highlights Research Ties Between the UK, Germany, and France
March 31, 2016
Academic research is an international affair. That's the conclusion of a new report presented in the UK. The report looked at the cooperation between UK universities and institutions around the world and found research has become more collaborative over the last thirty years. Let's take a closer loo...

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The Gender Gap in UK Enrollment Continues to Widen
March 31, 2016
It's always good to have positive news about women in higher education. And in the last few years, news about female enrollment in UK universities has been very positive. So, as International Women's Month draws to a close, let's take a look at the progress women have been making in Britain.

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Australia’s International Student Numbers Reach Record High in 2015
March 28, 2016
Australia solidified its place alongside the U.S. and the U.K. in the “Big Three” of international study destinations in 2015 with nearly 500,000 students from all over the world venturing Down Under, according to a media release from the office of the Minister for Tourism and Internatio...

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International Students Fuel Dutch University Enrollment
March 24, 2016
The Netherlands is a popular destination for study abroad students, and there are hard numbers to prove it. According to new figures, international students make up a significant portion of the country's university population. Let's break down the numbers and see what's happening with Dutch higher e...

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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...