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Can Japanese Gamblers Help Fund Higher Ed?
May 12, 2017

If you’re looking for some scholarship funding in Japan, look no further than your nearest pachinko parlor.  Players have the option of donating the results of their winnings—small steel balls—that translate to cash for students.  Learn more.


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Ghana Sees Rise in University Enrollment
May 9, 2017
Ghana’s university enrollment has more than doubled in the past decade, matching that of students worldwide.  Learn more about this increase—and one resource that aims to help Ghanaian students enroll in higher education. 

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Macron Win is a Victory for European Integration
May 8, 2017
Emmanuel Macron claimed the French presidency yesterday in a decisive 66 to 34 percent victory over far-right rival Marine Le Pen. Read on to learn why much of the world -- and much of the world’s international student population -- is celebrating the win, which closes out one of the country&r...

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Japan’s Female Leaders Call for Commitment to Women in Asia
May 5, 2017
Japan’s excellent and accessible higher education system is highly regarded. Now, the country’s female leaders are stepping up to urge the nation to strengthen its support for the empowerment of women in other Asian countries which lag in the area of gender equity, according to a recent ...

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Record Numbers of Chinese Student to Graduate in 2017
May 4, 2017
2017 will see a record number of students graduating from Chinese universities.  Why?   A push from the Chinese governments to generate a highly-skilled workforce.  So what do these graduates do after graduation?  Let’s take a closer look.

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Japan Sees Uptick in International Student Population
April 28, 2017
International students are flocking to Japan—nearly 15 percent more in 2016, according to the latest figures from the Japan Student Services Organization.  Find out where they’re from and why they’re choosing Japan.

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France and India Cooperate to Increase Student Mobility
April 25, 2017
In addition to France’s goal to attract 10,000 Indian students to its campuses by 2020, India recently announced a new cooperative agreement to boost student mobility between the two countries.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Plans for Women’s Universities Underway in Pakistan
April 21, 2017
Countries around the world are prioritizing gender equality in higher education. The latest to take steps toward diversity? Pakistan. Last month, Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Baligh Ur Rehman informed the National Assembly of the government’s intent to esta...

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Free Public Universities in the Philippines
April 18, 2017
The Philippines just passed a bill that will give qualifying students free tuition at all state universities and colleges.  Who’s qualified, and what does this mean?  Let’s take a closer look.

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How is Ontario Taking the Guesswork Out of Financial Aid?
April 12, 2017
Applying for financial aid can sometimes feel like shooting in the dark: How do you know whether you’ll qualify and for how much? The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is taking a giant step toward improved transparency thanks to a revamped financial assistance program set to debut in ...

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July 20, 2018

For many young Africans, China's economic success and economic opportunities hold great allure--and with it the challenge of learning the language. L...


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July 17, 2018

More good news for Canada.In addition to its role as a hub of international education, Canada also plays a major role in the world's agricultural prod...


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July 13, 2018

As Western values continue to penetrate indigenous societies in Colombia, the country’s indigenous Misak people have taken an innovative measure to ...