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The Master’s Degree Dilemma: One-Year or Two-Year Program?
December 11, 2015

There are practically infinite master’s degree options available around the world. In fact, whatever your interests or career aspirations, there is a program that will work for you. However, it’s not just a matter of deciding on a discipline, but also about whether a one-year or two-year course of study best suits your needs. We’re here to help with a roundup of the pros and cons of each.


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Will You Make a Difference? The Role of Students in Environmental Research Innovation
December 4, 2015
Earlier this fall, Sweden’s Umeå University announced a scientific breakthrough related to the potential of ionic liquids as solvents. These findings are of interest for several scientific reasons. But equally as interesting is the pivotal role students played in Umeå’s achie...

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Ethics, Finance and Public Good: Solving the Equation Through Islamic Finance
November 3, 2015
Evolved to meet the ethical requirements of Muslims as an alternative to conventional financial practices, Islamic finance is inextricably interwoven with Islamic ethics and the ages-old imperatives of morality, fairness and equality. And while Islamic finance may not currently stand front and cente...

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Four Reasons Why Getting a Humanities Degree Is a Good Idea
October 30, 2015
Let’s face it: humanities degrees get a bad rap. In fact, the mere mention of the word “humanities” -- defined as “the study of how people process and document the human experience” -- brings to mind another four-syllabic word for many people: “unemployment.&rdquo...

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Women with Degrees Earn More Than Those Without
October 8, 2015
Wage equality is a hot-button issue in 2015. There is a fierce debate surrounding its causes and impacts. It's no surprise that a recent study confirmed that women earn less than men. However, the study also yielded interesting information about graduates with some positive implications for women..

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Why Study Logistics and Transportation Law?
May 6, 2015
With the logistics and transportation industry growing at a staggering rate of 23 percent every 10 years, the next few years will see a giant leap in the need for qualified workers in this field. In particular demand? Legal experts. Read on to find more about the dynamic logistics and transportation...

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The Entrepreneur's Guide to Study Success
February 26, 2015
Because entrepreneurship is a quickly growing career option for people from all over the globe, more and more students apply for business programs. But what if these same skills were applied even sooner to the entire academic experience? Let’s take a closer look at seven ways today’...

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Top 7 Reasons to Take a Degree in a Foreign Language
October 8, 2014
Whether academic, aspirational or a combination of factors, there is a multitude of reasons why you may be considering learning a new language or taking a degree in a foreign language. From introductory coursework to advanced degrees, schools and universities all over the world offer language studie...

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5 Top Reasons Why You Should Study in South Africa
September 12, 2014
Nearly 80 percent of South African students believe that their qualifications have prepared them to enter the workforce, according to the recent PPS Student Confidence Index conducted by Quest Staffing Solutions. Students expressed almost equally high confidence levels about job opportunities follow...

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November 16, 2018

Last month, the Cyprus Mail reported on a new national research and innovation council in Cyprus. Let's take a closer look.


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November 13, 2018

Which countries shine when it comes to the English language, and why does it matter so much? There’s no better time than International Education Wee...


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November 9, 2018

We spend a lot of time talking about the high cost of college, and yet millions of Americans attend college every year. Which begs the question: How a...


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