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New Doors Opening for International Students in India?
February 19, 2016

While an extensive amount of evidence points to the profound benefits of international exchange, some challenges do remain for aspiring international students. Some bright news? The path to studying at the elite Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) may soon be open to more foreign students, thanks to a new Human Resource Development Ministry proposal. Let’s take a closer look at the impending change, along with what it means for mobility in India.


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Three A-Levels Not Always Necessary for UK University Students
February 15, 2016
If you grew up thinking you’d need three A-levels to get into university, you might want to think again. The entrance requirements of university placement in the UK are changing, and more and more students are finding that alternative studies can be just as valuable as traditional A-level exam...

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Japan's Education Reforms Will Focus on Technology and Innovation
February 11, 2016
Japan is working to reform its higher education system and has proposed some big changes. The new plans will impact the way that Japanese universities structure their programs and could lead to the introduction of new and exciting degree schemes. Here's what higher education reform means for Japanes...

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The UK Serves Up New Menus to International Students
February 8, 2016
An old adage goes that “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” A recent report from Sky News reveals that U.K. universities are taking a new approach to keeping their Chinese students satisfied: devising menus designed to appeal to Chinese tastes. Let’s take a clos...

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Planning to Study in Australia? Get Your Visa Application In ASAP!
February 4, 2016
International student numbers in Australia spiked up 11 percent in a year. But if you’re thinking of joining the many students who choose Australia, the country’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has a message for you: get your visa application in ASAP.

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Nigeria's New Budget Includes $1.8 Billion for Science Education
February 2, 2016
Last month, the President of Nigeria announced the country's new budget which includes generous funding for the Nigerian education sector. The new budget joins other reforms aimed at bolstering the country's academic institutions and growing the economy. Let's get some more information on the new Ni...

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Chile Announces Free Tuition for Some of Its Poorest Students
January 29, 2016
Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet, believes that education is a “social good” and campaigned on the promise of free tuition for university students. Starting this year, some of Chile's poorest students will benefit from Bachelet's commitment to universal higher education as Chile take...

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New Tuition Fees Set for International Students in Finland?
January 25, 2016
Finland has long been on a narrowing list of countries offering free undergraduate tuition fees to domestic and international students alike. Until now, that is. The Finnish government recently announced plans to charge minimum annual tuition fees to non-EU/EEA students. Let’s take a closer lo...

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Women With Bachelors Degrees Are More Likely To Stay Married
January 21, 2016
Here comes the bride, all dressed in....her cap and gown? According to a new study, earning a degree has a positive impact on a woman's chance of both getting and staying married. Let's take a step back  to see what this ("fun") study has to tell us about love and marriage in higher educat...

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The UK is Increasing University Access to Students
January 18, 2016
The UK is starting the new year off right with a positive report on educational opportunities for disadvantaged students. But the report also shows some changes in higher education in the UK and gives some indication as to further developments and improvements. Let's take a closer look at this study...

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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...