Articles

Chinese International Students Depend on Friendship in Australia
August 8, 2017

While the Chinese population in Australia can serve as a cultural comfort for many Chinese international students, one expert says that Chinese students in Australia need to push their comfort zones—and make friends with the locals.  Let’s take a closer look.


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Lower Student Debt, Higher SAT Scores?
July 25, 2017
We often talk about the importance of “being smart” about student debt. Now comes the news that there may be a more quantifiable relationship between the two -- at least when it comes to SAT scores. Here’s a closer look at research indicating the link between student debt and SAT s...

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International Students Still Recommend the UK
July 14, 2017
Good news for the UK: a recent study found that international students in the UK have higher levels of satisfaction than their global peers.  What does this mean?  The UK’s a great place to study abroad.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Will Your Next College Care Package Be Delivered By Robot?
July 12, 2017
Coordinating deliveries in and around universities can be a massive logistical undertaking. Now, several universities in China have some extra “manpower” when it comes to getting things where they need to go: Robot deliveries. Read on for a closer look at the application of this technolo...

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Stepping Up To Stop Dangerous Moneylending in China
July 7, 2017
China recently issued a directive curtailing the dangerous and yet rapidly growing online moneylending phenomenon targeted at student borrowers until measures could be taken to safeguard the well-being of students. Here’s a closer look at the situation, along with at the impetus for government...

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Fears Ease Up Over Impact of Trump Travel Ban on International Studies
July 6, 2017
When the Trump administration’s travel ban was first announced, it sent shockwaves of concern through the international studies community. Following a revision of the ban which went into effect last week, experts say international students have less reason for alarm.

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Study English to Beat the Gender Pay Gap in the UK
July 4, 2017
We’ve reported that the gender pay gap is alive and well—but it may be dwindling in the UK, especially if you study certain subjects in certain places.  Let’s take a closer look at you can beat the gender pay gap in the UK. 

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How Do Erasmus Cities Stack Up?
July 3, 2017
If you’re thinking of studying abroad, you have a long list of destinations from which to choose. The good news? Each is amazing in its own way. The bad news? Trying to choose between them can be overwhelming. In order to help students sort through the glut of information and get a better pict...

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China Tightens Requirements for International Students
June 27, 2017
Planning on studying in China? If so, you may have a class or two to add to your semester’s load. According to a recent report from the South China Morning Post, international students will now have to take compulsory courses in law, culture and language.  Here’s a closer look at th...

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Sri Lanka Gets $100M in Higher Education Funding
June 23, 2017
The World Bank has approved a grant for $100 million to support higher education in Sri Lanka, according to a recent World Bank press release. Here’s a closer look at where the funds will go, along with how stakeholders expect the investment will both improve higher education and spur economic...

News

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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...