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In New Zealand, University Entrance Requirements May Be Tightened
September 29, 2017

New Zealand may change its university entrance requirements in literacy.  Why?  Let’s find out. 


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Japan’s Financial Uncertainty Triggers Research Sector Woes
September 26, 2017
RIKEN, Japan’s leading scientific research institution, was once a bastion of scientific research thanks to generous government funding. However, the effects of the nation’s ongoing financial crisis are trickling down into the research sector. Here’s a closer look at the issue, alo...

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In Israel, Less Than One Third of Computer Science Students Are Women
September 22, 2017
If you’re a woman interested in computer science, consider studying in Israel.  Last week, we reported that Israel is looking for more international students, and this week we learned that Israel needs more women in computer science.

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International Students Bring Millions to Hawaii’s Economy
September 19, 2017
Aloha! International students brought $500 million to the Hawaiian economy last year, in the form of direct spending and job creation.  Let’s take a closer look at the positive economic impact that international students bring to the state.

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International Financial Firms Announce Tuition Payment Promotion for Chinese Students
September 15, 2017
Several financial firms are working together to offer an exciting tuition promotion for Chinese students studying in the US, the UK, Canada, New Zealand, France, Australia, Switzerland, Singapore, Japan, Czech Republic, and Ireland.  Let’s take a look at what’s in store.

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What Country Tops the Rest for Educating World Leaders?
September 12, 2017
The UK’s higher education institutes have educated more of the world’s leaders than any other country, according to a new study from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI). Here’s a closer look at the findings, including why the UK comes out on top along with what it means fo...

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Will An Unpaid Internship Hurt Your Long-Term Earning Potential?
September 11, 2017
The benefits of internships have long been widely lauded. However, now comes news that unpaid internships may do more harm than good -- at least when it comes to earning potential. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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Innovation Index Shows Widening Gap
September 8, 2017
The 2017 report from the Global Innovation Index shows a widening gap between middle-income and high-income countries.  While a concern, there’s hope—especially from some emerging economies.  Let’s take a closer look at results of the 2017 Global Innovation Index.

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What You Need to Know About DACA
September 4, 2017
President Trump is preparing to announce his decision on whether to continue or end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program tomorrow, according to a White House announcement. Wondering what all the fuss is about? Here’s a closer look at the program, along with why many academ...

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Malaysian Universities Get Billions in Investments
September 1, 2017
Good news for Malaysian universities: a $1.3 billion return on investments is catapulting Malaysia onto the international higher education scene.  Let’s take a closer look.

Articles

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October 11, 2018

Among your most important tasks as a student, besides learning, is building your network. However you do it, one thing is clear: the stronger your net...


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October 5, 2018

Stress and anxiety are not new phenomena for students. However, according to a recent article published in the academic journal Nature Biotechnology, ...


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October 5, 2018

Data. It’s one of the most powerful four-letter words out there, but it’s useless without the ability to derive meaning from it. Enter data scienc...


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