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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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Everything You Need to Know About #YouAreWelcomeHere
August 25, 2017
Worried that the US may not be the friendliest of places for international students these days? While this is a valid concern, universities -- and the people who populate them -- are eager to embrace students from all over the world to their communities. Enter the #YouAreWelcomeHere social media cam...

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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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What Does the UK General Election Mean for Students?
June 8, 2017
UK citizens head to the polls today...again.  If you don't know why, read on for a quick overview of the snap election and what it means for students in the UK and abroad.

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2015 Year Review in 5 News
January 1, 2016
It's been a great year for international students with lots of exciting developments. But with all the breaking news on education partnerships, new travel and immigration regulations, increased student mobility, and funding initiatives, it can be hard to keep track of everything. Never fear! We've c...

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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.