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EU Students Contribute £3.7bn to the UK Economy
May 10, 2016

European students are economically beneficial to the United Kingdom. That's according to a new report that indicates that EU students contribute millions of pounds to the British economy and generate billions in revenue and jobs. And with the UK facing a referendum on EU membership in June, university and government ministers are interested to see just how much EU students bring to the table. Here's a breakdown of the report.


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Kenya Plans Housing Projects for 50,000 New Students
May 6, 2016
Kenya wants more students to enroll in its universities, and it has taken an exciting course of action. While Kenya's academic system is growing, accommodations for students are not. Now the Kenyan government plans to build housing for at least 50,000 students and is looking outside academia fo...

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South Korea to Cut Back on Restrictions to Overseas Campuses?
May 3, 2016
The establishment of overseas campuses is on the upswing, with South Korea one of the latest countries aiming to get in on the action. According to a recent announcement by its Education Ministry, Korea is planning to ease up on current restrictions to setting up campuses abroad with the aim of boos...

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Japan Draws 13 Percent More International Students in 2015
April 29, 2016
A total of 208,379 international students were enrolled in Japanese universities last year, according to a report from JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization). Who is heading to Japan, and is outbound exchange flowing at the same rate as inbound exchange? Let’s take a closer look.

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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. ...

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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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