Articles

Brexit Shmexit: 9 Top Fields to Study in the UK
December 15, 2016

For many aspiring international students, Brexit is a giant and unknowable elephant in the room: What will the UK’s vote to leave the EU mean for the country’s higher education system and opportunities for foreign students there? While it’s true that some things are bound to change, it’s also true that it would take a lot more than Brexit to wipe away the UK’s esteemed history and ongoing reputation as a world leader in higher education. The overall takeaway? Whether or not Brexit went the way you hoped it would go, there are still many reasons to choose the UK as your international study destination -- especially in one of these nine top areas.


image
How to Build on Your Bachelor’s with an International Master’s Degree
December 14, 2016
There’s no magic to a master’s degree—but the right one at the right time and in the right place can make a significant difference in your overall happiness, salary, and career opportunities.  What can sweeten the pot? How about an international master’s degree?  Gr...

image
The World’s Most Powerful Women and What They Studied
December 8, 2016
The world’s most powerful women have one thing in common.  Read the profiles of the following eight women to find out what it is.

image
Should You Get a Master’s Degree in Education?
December 1, 2016
Teachers make a difference in the lives of kids all over the world every day. However, the prospect of entering the teaching profession and remaining in it for the next 30 or more years can be a daunting one. Whether you’re worried about landing a job in a competitive market or about making en...

image
Why Study Business Analytics?
November 30, 2016
Thinking about business analytics?  The Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego offers graduate students the chance to wrestle with real-world business problems—and their solutions—using cutting edge business analytics.  Let’s take a closer loo...

image
How International Students Can Celebrate Thanksgiving
November 24, 2016
Thanksgiving, that quintessential American holiday, is here.  Thinking about what to do?  We have four fantastic options for you.  Let’s take a closer look. 

image
Honoring the Impact of Philosophers on World Philosophy Day
November 17, 2016
While philosophers are often written off as dreamy-eyed daydreamers, the truth is that their work has very real impact: It helps us make sense of the world we live in while working toward a better one. We can think of no better occasion to celebrate the value of this field than with the celebration ...

image
The Changing Face of International Students in the US
November 10, 2016
The US has always attracted high numbers of international students, and last year proved no exception.  As more students study in the US, universities are accommodating a younger, economically self-sufficient, and globally diverse group.  Learn more.   

image
Five Reasons to Study in Russia
November 9, 2016
Russia may not be the first country that comes up when thoughts turn to international studies. But the truth is that this oft-underestimated, increasingly innovative country boast a long list of amazing offerings for students from all over the globe. Wondering what’s waiting for you there? Let...

image
The 411 on Safe Spaces and Trigger Warnings
November 3, 2016
What are safe spaces and trigger warnings, and are they necessary? Let’s take a closer look at this controversial topic, along with highlighting some arguments for and against their use in academia.

News

image
April 20, 2018

Despite a surge in international student numbers, the overall numbers of applications to universities in the UK are in decline. Let's take a closer lo...


image
April 17, 2018

Making it into the NCAA Final Four for men’s basketball is a big deal for players and fans, but it’s also a big deal for college admissions office...


image
April 13, 2018

Students in Chile have a history of activism, and they recently took to the street again with a new cause: Protesting the overturning of the Higher Ed...