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The Dutch Government Wants International Students to Stay
April 19, 2016

The Netherlands is a popular study abroad destination, but most students leave the country after they've finished their studies. The Dutch government wants to find out why international are hesitant to stay in the Netherlands and to find ways to encourage overseas talent to remain after graduation. Let's delve deeper into the factors that impact international students in the Netherlands and find out what's being done to retain study abroad students.


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US Study Abroad Delegation Seeks More African Students
April 15, 2016
The United States of American wants African students to choose universities in the US as their study-abroad destinations. That's the message Secretary Marcus Jadotte spread throughout sub-Saharan Africa during a recruitment mission last month. African students are increasingly mobile, and the US wan...

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Student Activists Join the Fray in Brazil
April 14, 2016
With the Brazilian economy in a stall and numerous government officials under investigation, the country is not only locked in an economic crisis, but also a political one. Hundreds and thousands of people taking to the streets in protest, with students taking on central roles in the demonstrations....

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Turkey Says Merhaba to More Chinese Students
April 8, 2016
Turkish higher education section is growing, and Turkey wants to attract more international students to its universities. While Turkey hopes to host students from all over the world, it has its sights set on one country in particular. Let's find out more about Turkey's plans and see what they mean o...

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Africa and Germany Launch Math Collaboration
April 5, 2016
With an abundance of science pointing to the value of diversity to innovation, researchers in Africa and Germany are putting it to the test with the launch of a new collaborative effort aimed at advancing math toward generating solutions for the many challenges Africa faces. Let’s take a close...

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Women Leaders Gain Ground in UK Universities
April 1, 2016
While women in top-level university positions are still largely outnumbered by men in the UK, the latest research concludes that they’ve gained a significant amount of ground over the past two years. Let’s take a closer at the numbers according to a report released earlier this month, al...

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The UK Announces Residency Requirement Changes for EU Students
March 29, 2016
The UK is working to bring its international education policies in line with the rest of Europe. That means European students heading to the UK in the coming semesters will see some changes. Let's take a closer look at the new rules and find out what they mean for international students in the UK.

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Zimbabwe Will Send 20,000 Graduates to South Sudan
March 25, 2016
Zimbabwe has a wealth of qualified graduates and now the country is making plans to make its university-educated population one of its most important exports. The African country has started a labor-export program and will begin sending graduates where they're most needed. Let's take a look at the n...

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Are Indian Entrance Exams Opening to International Students?
March 22, 2016
While much has been said about the allures of an Indian education, an obstacle has long stood between aspiring students and some of India’s most prestigious institutions: entrance test restrictions. Until now, that is. A recent meeting between India’s HRD and External Affairs officials y...

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Are UK University Leaders Pro-EU?
March 18, 2016
With the UK poised for a referendum this summer on the issue of whether or not to remain within the European Union, it begs the question: Where do universities stand? The answer is clear, according to a recent letter published in the Sunday Times: firmly in the corner of the EU.

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