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UN Education Head Says Strong Universities Promote Social Cohesion
January 8, 2019
Are universities being pulled in separate directions? This is what the UN’s top education official Stefania Giannini proposed in a recent talk. The assistant director-general for education at Unesco, Giannini called for more global perspectives and cooperation to correct imbalances and unite disparate entities toward a common goal, as she claimed strong universities foster unity within societies. Here’s a look at what she had to say.

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Could UK Businesses Pay Tuition Instead of Students?
December 24, 2018
Christmas comes once a year. 'Tis fortunate that it's now, at least in the UK, as some UK business may pay your tuition. What? Read on, friends, read on...

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How UK Universities Can Help Students with Dyslexia
December 21, 2018
The proportion of university students in the UK who are dyslexic has been steadily rising in recent years. And while dyslexic students now comprise five percent of the total population, there is still a significant attainment gap. Which begs the question: since there’s no link between dyslexia and...

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Tech Giant Announces Plans for Local Hiring Spree
December 18, 2018
With Australia facing a shortfall of employees with critical IT skills, technology consulting leader Infosys has announced plans to create 1,200 local tech jobs in the country. Here’s a closer look at the development.

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Non-Binary Student Numbers on the Rise in the UK
December 14, 2018
The UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) has released its latest data on who’s studying in higher education. One key takeaway? The number of students who identified as 'other' more than doubled between the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 academic years. Here’s a closer look at the findings, ...

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China's Richest Man Shifts Focus to Education
December 11, 2018
Alibaba's founder, Jack Ma, is planning for the future. Top on his list? Education. Let's take a closer look.

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Freedom of Speech In Question at Australian Universities
December 6, 2018
The Australian government has asked Robert French, a former chief justice of the high court, to review the state of freedom of speech on its higher education campuses. Here’s a closer look at at the situation.

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France Plans English-Language Boost to Increase International Student Numbers
December 4, 2018
Universities in France will offer more courses in English, in a bid to attract even more international students -- it hopes at least 50 percent more in the next decade. Let's take a closer look.

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Good News for Pakistanis Hoping to Study in France
December 3, 2018
The French embassy in Islamabad recently announced news of a new scholarship program aimed at helping more Pakistani students take advantage of higher education opportunities in France. Here’s a closer look at the initiative, called the Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence.

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What Countries Offer Scholarship Support for Syrian Refugees?
November 27, 2018
More than 5.5 million refugees have fled Syria since the civil war began in 2011, according to World Vision. This includes just under 2.5 million children, who face significant barriers to education. The good news? There is help for the approximate 100,000 college-ready Syrians who want to pursue co...

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January 8, 2019

Are universities being pulled in separate directions? This is what the UN’s top education official Stefania Giannini proposed in a recent talk. The ...


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December 24, 2018

Christmas comes once a year. 'Tis fortunate that it's now, at least in the UK, as some UK business may pay your tuition. What? Read on, friends, read ...


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