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Around the World: How To Celebrate Carnival, Shrove Tuesday, or Lent
February 12, 2018
What do Pancake Day, Ash Wednesday, Lent, Mardi Gras, and Carnival have in common? Lent. Confused? We'll explain. Let's take a closer look at how you can celebrate the season.

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Education as the Powerhouse for National Development: Online Master’s Degrees in Education
February 7, 2018
If you are considering a career in the wider sector of education, you should learn how online Master’s degrees in Education are making a difference, not only within the classroom, but also way beyond it.

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Why You Should Study Fine Art and Design in the Netherlands
February 6, 2018
Design is integrated into everything we see and do. It directly influences our perceptions of the world around us and how we interact with it. Working behind the scenes to provider the most compelling experiences? Design graduates. From working with your hands to unleashing your creativity, there ar...

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Should You Prioritize Reputation or Cost for Graduate Studies?
February 1, 2018
The high cost of higher education is a major concern for many students and their families. But just how much does cost weight into the decision-making process when graduate students are choosing between schools? A recent report by student loan provider Sallie Mae sheds interesting new light on the s...

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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Affirmative Action
August 10, 2017
The topic of affirmative action isn’t exactly a new one. But it was thrust into the spotlight again earlier this month. Wondering what all the fuss is about? Read on for everything you’ve always wanted to know about affirmative action. 

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Stuck On Your Master’s Thesis? Read This.
March 31, 2016
Even the most devoted scholars ultimately hit a roadblock at one time or another -- sometimes at the least convenient times. If you’re having trouble getting started on your master’s thesis, you’re likely feeling no small about of frustration. But you’re also not alone. Lucky...

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How You Could Develop the Smart City of the Future
March 9, 2016
Climate change and urbanization are two of the most pressing issues of the twenty-first century, and by making efforts to minimize the ecological impact of urbanization, governments and communities may be able to make positive changes to the environment that could counteract the effects of climate c...

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Why Science is (also) for Women
March 8, 2016
Today is International Women's Day, a day set aside to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women around the world. Though it's celebrated in many different ways, the day's overarching message is that women matter in society, in culture, and in the workforce. And while many countries have m...

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Three Ways Big Data Can Change Student Lives
February 29, 2016
The applications of Big Data are endless in terms of helping everyone from scientific researchers to marketing experts learn, identify patterns, and ultimately make more sense of the world around them toward optimized actionable insights. One demographic group with plenty to gain from Big Data ...

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The Future for China and the UK: Academic Partnerships
February 23, 2016
Academic cooperation is a cornerstone of economic and diplomatic international relations, and China and the UK are working to build a firm foundation for the future. Last October the two countries launched a new phase of collaboration, which is already leading to some exciting educational partnershi...

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February 15, 2018

Funding challenges and an exodus of researchers have left science in Brazil in a precarious position. Now comes news of a bright spot: the country has...


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February 8, 2018

Oxford University took controversial measures to correct a gender gap in math and computer science exam results: Students were given 15 extra minutes ...


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February 5, 2018

We know that international students contribute significantly to the economy in the UK. What's new? Northern Ireland. Let's take a closer look.