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Universities to Play Critical Role in Closing the Skills Gap
April 3, 2017

The bad news? Nearly half of employers believe that college graduates lack key skills expected of them at the time of hiring, according to a recent Student Development Survey from the UK’s Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). The good news? Not only can these skills can be acquired in a relatively short period of time, but universities can play an important role in the process.


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New Trends in US International Student Enrollment
March 31, 2017
A new study shows a shift in international student enrollment since Donald Trump has taken office in the US.  Learn more about what the seismic shift in international student demographics in the US means for the global student.

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What Does Brexit Mean for Erasmus?
March 28, 2017
Tomorrow, the UK will begin the formal process of leaving the European Union by triggering Article 50. There are many questions that remain regarding the process and outcome of Brexit, but for higher education in the UK and Europe, one pressing issue continues to be the UK's status in relation to th...

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Global Korea to Offer Scholarships to International Students
March 24, 2017
We recently reported on the uptick of women earning degrees in Korea.  Well, there’s more good news.  Korea just launched a Global Korean Scholarship Fund aimed at recruiting talented international students who want to study at Korean graduate schools.  Let’s take a closer...

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Australia Aims to Attract More Indigenous Students and Faculty
March 21, 2017
Learn about Universities Australia’s ambitious plans to attract at least 50 percent more indigenous students by 2020.  The plan focuses on higher retention and success rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Can You Guess Which Country Just Beat the UK as Best European Study Destination?
March 17, 2017
The UK has long reigned supreme as Europe’s international study destination of choice. But a just-released study from Study.EU finds another country atop the list. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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Opportunities Abound in Canada for French Immersion Teachers
March 14, 2017
More Canadian families are showing interest in French immersion programs, leading to a new challenge for the country’s schools: a shortage of teachers in this field. The Globe and Mail recently reported on the phenomenon; here’s a closer look.

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Indian Alumni Showing Their Schools the Love
March 10, 2017
Gratitude is alive and well among grads of India’s city colleges, according to a recent report from The Times of India. How are they showing their schools the love? Through financial support for buildings, projects and programs. Here’s a closer look.

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France Seeks Tech-Savvy Cyber Spies
March 7, 2017
Do you love James Bond?  Do you love the internet?  Do you like cryptography and coding?  Consider applying to work for the French government as a cyber-spy.  They’re hiring and they need your help.  Let’s take a closer look. 

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International Students Complete Programs at High Rates in Australia
March 3, 2017
International student numbers have skyrocketed in Australia—and their rates of completion are higher than their domestic counterparts.  Check out the data from a recent report from the Department of Education and Training.

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April 24, 2018

Scotland and China are continuing their robust educational and trade partnership. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently returned from a trip to Beij...


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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...


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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...