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STEM Students May Miss Key Concepts, According to a New Study
June 16, 2017

If you’re a STEM student struggling in a science class, take heart: there’s probably a good reason why. That reason might have something to do with whether you’re an “abstract” learner or an “exemplar” learner.  Let’s take a closer look.


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A Push to Increase Diversity at Canada’s Universities
June 13, 2017
Canadian universities are stepping up to improve diversity in response to new rules issued last week by the federal government. Positioned for a boost, according to a report from The Globe and Mail? Women, visible minorities, people with disabilities and Indigenous scholars. Here’s a closer lo...

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Foreign Funding Exceeds Domestic Funding for UK University-Business Partnerships
June 6, 2017
Despite Brexit, foreign funding for business-university partnerships is healthy—so healthy that it exceeds domestic funding.  Find out why.

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This is the Best Time to Apply for a Job
June 2, 2017
New LinkedIn data from 2016 shows that college graduates who apply for jobs and get hired do so between April and June.  Feeling behind?  Don’t.  You still have time—and there are some great jobs out there.  It’s time to take the next step. 

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The Rise and Fall of Degrees in Australia
May 30, 2017
The world has changed a lot over the past quarter of a century. According to a recent report from The Sydney Morning Herald, the most popular university degrees have changed along with it. Which degrees have skyrocketed and which have fallen between when the Department of Education began tracking co...

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Japanese Princess to Study at UK University
May 26, 2017
Japan’s Princess Kako will spend next year studying abroad in the UK.  Find out where she’ll study and what her plans are.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Canada’s PhD Grads Take Different Paths
May 23, 2017
Not all of Canada’s PhD students are taking the conventional route into academia after graduation, according to a recent report from the University of British Columbia. Where are they going instead, and what’s influencing their trajectories? Here’s a closer look.

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Record Donations to UK Universities
May 19, 2017
In the wake of Brexit, UK universities have begun to diversify their funding.  Learn about record-breaking philanthropy to universities in the UK. Let’s take a closer look.

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Increased University Enrollment for China’s Rural Poor
May 16, 2017
The Chinese Ministry of Education has some innovative ideas to help educate China’s rural poor.  In addition to expanding enrollment options, let’s take a closer look at China’s plans for increasing their university enrollment from China’s most impoverished areas.

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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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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...