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UK Launches £45m Higher Education Cooperative
June 3, 2016

Higher Education in several global regions may soon get a big financial boost for higher education. Last month, the UK announced the development of a new funding scheme aimed at supporting transnational cooperation and higher education. The UK government believes that the country can play a vital part in supporting higher education around the world. Let's take a closer look at the new scheme and see how the UK, and its partners, plan to encourage growth in global higher education.


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Is the UK Moving to Link Higher Quality with Higher Tuitions?
May 31, 2016
A recent white paper published by the UK’s Department for Business Innovation & Skills suggests that better universities may soon have the ability to raise tuition fees beyond the current £9,000 limit as part of its ambitious teaching excellence framework. What, specifically, can we ...

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Rihanna Launches Global Scholarship Program
May 27, 2016
Pop star Rihanna is making headlines, but this time, it's not about the music. The singer recently launched a scholarship program that will give students the chance to earn a bachelor's degree in the US. Read on to find out how you could earn a scholarship from the Clara Lionel Foundation – bu...

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British Council Ranks Germany and Malaysia Highest for International Education
May 24, 2016
Countries around the world are working hard to improve their international education presence. But which countries provide the best service to international students, and what makes those countries stand out above the rest? The British Council conducted a study earlier this year, and their findings ...

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New Israeli-China Partnerships Abound
May 20, 2016
The establishment of overseas campuses continues to represent new opportunities for growth-minded universities. Israel’s higher education institutions are the latest to get in on the action, with China as a major focus area. Let’s take a closer look at the trend, along with highlighting ...

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Outward-Bound Mobility Spikes Among Vietnamese Students
May 17, 2016
As the Vietnamese economy continues to rise, more and more Vietnamese students are seeking out international study opportunities. In fact, the most recent figures represent the culmination of a 10-year, upward trend in international enrollments among the Vietnamese. Where are these students headed a...

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The Quantum Mechanics of Canadian Politics
May 13, 2016
Last month, newly elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau impressed the world with his knowledge of quantum computing. The Prime Minister's impromptu lecture sparked a media frenzy and a viral video. But why is Canada's Prime Minister schooling the public on physics and computer engineering? ...

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EU Students Contribute £3.7bn to the UK Economy
May 10, 2016
European students are economically beneficial to the United Kingdom. That's according to a new report that indicates that EU students contribute millions of pounds to the British economy and generate billions in revenue and jobs. And with the UK facing a referendum on EU membership in June, universi...

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Kenya Plans Housing Projects for 50,000 New Students
May 6, 2016
Kenya wants more students to enroll in its universities, and it has taken an exciting course of action. While Kenya's academic system is growing, accommodations for students are not. Now the Kenyan government plans to build housing for at least 50,000 students and is looking outside academia fo...

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South Korea to Cut Back on Restrictions to Overseas Campuses?
May 3, 2016
The establishment of overseas campuses is on the upswing, with South Korea one of the latest countries aiming to get in on the action. According to a recent announcement by its Education Ministry, Korea is planning to ease up on current restrictions to setting up campuses abroad with the aim of boos...

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