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Ethics, Finance and Public Good: Solving the Equation Through Islamic Finance
November 3, 2015

Evolved to meet the ethical requirements of Muslims as an alternative to conventional financial practices, Islamic finance is inextricably interwoven with Islamic ethics and the ages-old imperatives of morality, fairness and equality. And while Islamic finance may not currently stand front and center on the global international finance stage, its potential influence and impact is significant. Wondering why Islamic finance is so important in contemporary society? Let’s take a closer look.


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Four Reasons Why Getting a Humanities Degree Is a Good Idea
October 30, 2015
Let’s face it: humanities degrees get a bad rap. In fact, the mere mention of the word “humanities” -- defined as “the study of how people process and document the human experience” -- brings to mind another four-syllabic word for many people: “unemployment.&rdquo...

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Staying Fit While Studying: Six Tips
October 23, 2015
While the demands of academia can often feel more intense than a full-time job, some other commitments are of equal importance. One item deserving your time and attention? Your health and wellness. While squeezing in your workout can be easier said than done sometimes, these six tips can help you fi...

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5 Reasons to Start Your Company As a Student
October 15, 2015
Are you a student looking for a way to earn some extra cash, or a budding entrepreneur with a brilliant start-up idea? Here are five reasons to start your company before you get your diploma.

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Women with Degrees Earn More Than Those Without
October 8, 2015
Wage equality is a hot-button issue in 2015. There is a fierce debate surrounding its causes and impacts. It's no surprise that a recent study confirmed that women earn less than men. However, the study also yielded interesting information about graduates with some positive implications for women..

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Top 4 Reasons to Study in Southeast Asia
September 24, 2015
From its varied geography and breathtaking natural phenomena to its friendly inhabitants and their extraordinary cultures, Southeast Asia is perhaps best defined by one word: diversity. Let’s take a closer look at the premier educational offerings of Southeast Asia, along with why studying in ...

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Why Study in the Middle East? Six Destinations to Consider
June 26, 2015
Perhaps no other place on the planet is as mysterious and misunderstood as the Middle East. This complex yet culturally rich region holds a prominent place in the history books, and promises to remain significant in the future. Let’s take a look at some popular Middle Eastern study abroad dest...

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The Role of International Branch Campuses in Global Business Relations
June 3, 2015
The expansion of higher educational institutions across geographical borders in the form of international branch campuses has skyrocketed over the past two decades. While the financial rewards of exporting educational opportunities to an all-new pool of students offer ample incentives, they're far f...

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A Closer Look at EMI: Why Study English in a Non-English Speaking Country?
May 21, 2015
While there are plenty of opportunity to soak up the local language while studying abroad, many students opt for a different path by choosing a school in a non-English speaking country which uses English as the primary medium of instruction. Here’s what you need to know about this phenomenon, ...

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Why Study Logistics and Transportation Law?
May 6, 2015
With the logistics and transportation industry growing at a staggering rate of 23 percent every 10 years, the next few years will see a giant leap in the need for qualified workers in this field. In particular demand? Legal experts. Read on to find more about the dynamic logistics and transportation...

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January 17, 2018

Many Dreamers just got a big step closer to their college dreams. Here’s a closer look at a newly announced $33 million scholarship grant funded by ...


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January 16, 2018

International students love Switzerland—particularly at high levels of education and if they’re studying natural sciences. Let’s take a closer l...


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January 15, 2018

A major North Korean university has plans to open its doors to more international students, according to a North Korea-facing Japanese news source. He...