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What Country Tops the Rest for Educating World Leaders?
September 12, 2017

The UK’s higher education institutes have educated more of the world’s leaders than any other country, according to a new study from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI). Here’s a closer look at the findings, including why the UK comes out on top along with what it means for international students.


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Will An Unpaid Internship Hurt Your Long-Term Earning Potential?
September 11, 2017
The benefits of internships have long been widely lauded. However, now comes news that unpaid internships may do more harm than good -- at least when it comes to earning potential. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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Innovation Index Shows Widening Gap
September 8, 2017
The 2017 report from the Global Innovation Index shows a widening gap between middle-income and high-income countries.  While a concern, there’s hope—especially from some emerging economies.  Let’s take a closer look at results of the 2017 Global Innovation Index.

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What You Need to Know About DACA
September 4, 2017
President Trump is preparing to announce his decision on whether to continue or end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program tomorrow, according to a White House announcement. Wondering what all the fuss is about? Here’s a closer look at the program, along with why many academ...

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Malaysian Universities Get Billions in Investments
September 1, 2017
Good news for Malaysian universities: a $1.3 billion return on investments is catapulting Malaysia onto the international higher education scene.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Hurricane Harvey Student News Roundup
August 30, 2017
Hurricane Harvey made landfall last weekend, devastating communities, families, and businesses.  In the wake of the storm, community members, student volunteers, campus administrations, and individuals are rallying to help out and meet the challenges of those displaced by the storm.  Let&r...

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New Data on the State of Humanities Research in Norway
August 29, 2017
If you’re in academia, you’ve likely heard the mandate, “Publish or perish.” However, a recent report from the Research Council of Norway reveals that more than a quarter of the country’s humanities researchers haven’t published. Here’s a closer look at the ...

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EU Should Double Research Budget, According to the EU Commission’s High Level Group
August 26, 2017
To maximize the EU’s impact on research and innovation around the world, the EU Commission’s High Level Group recommended doubling the EU’s research budget. Learn about other recommendations.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Georgia to Attract More Chinese Students
August 22, 2017
Georgia hopes to attract more Chinese students in coming years and plans on seeking out students from China’s “Belt and Road Initiative.”  Learn more about how a plan to unite global economies across Asia could also be a boon to Georgia’s international student population...

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Changes to College Admissions Testing in Japan Underway for 2020
August 19, 2017
Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced changes to admissions policies for both public and private universities earlier this summer, according to The Japan Times. Here’s a closer look at what students can expect in the near future.

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January 17, 2018

Many Dreamers just got a big step closer to their college dreams. Here’s a closer look at a newly announced $33 million scholarship grant funded by ...


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January 16, 2018

International students love Switzerland—particularly at high levels of education and if they’re studying natural sciences. Let’s take a closer l...


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January 15, 2018

A major North Korean university has plans to open its doors to more international students, according to a North Korea-facing Japanese news source. He...