Articles

What Can Buddy Programs Bring to International Students?
July 25, 2017

You’ve decided to study abroad—good for you!  With great adventure comes great change.  How can you adapt to that change?  Participate in the buddy program.  You’ll be paired with someone with similar interests, who wants to help you navigate campus, hang out with you, talk with you, and mitigate the invariable culture shock that comes with being an international student.  Let’s take a closer look at what buddy programs can bring to international students.


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Four Tips for Making the Most of Your College Investment
June 28, 2017
There’s a lot of talk about whether college is a good investment. And with good reason: With tuition prices soaring to unthinkable heights, getting your money’s worth is paramount. As with most things in life, however, you get out of college what you put into it, and there are some ways ...

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Why Indigenous Studies Are Important in Canadian Higher Education
June 21, 2017
Happy Summer!  Happy First Nations Day!  Join Canada in celebrating its Indigenous culture and heritage—and learn about the history of the day.  Let’s take a closer look.

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How to Become a Science Entrepreneur
June 19, 2017
If you’re a scientist with a great idea that you can sell, read on.  Your inner entrepreneur will appreciate these six tips on becoming a science entrepreneur.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Are You Prepared for Unexpected College Costs?
June 14, 2017
By now we all know that college is expensive. But many students and families are unprepared for the full toll of paying for college -- particularly when you factor in unanticipated, unexpected and underestimated costs. While you can’t plan for everything, you can make sure you’re as info...

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Six Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for Students
May 31, 2017
From staying in touch with far-off friends and family members to keeping up on the latest news, social media has many benefits. It can even be a wonderful form of self-expression. However, this doesn’t mean you can post and share whatever you want. Students, in particular, need to exercise goo...

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Why You Could Skip the College Tour
May 17, 2017
Once thought to be the cornerstone of the college selection process, college tours aren’t always the best choice. While they may be a good idea for some, there are multiple other ways to determine whether a campus is right for you.  Let’s take a look at four reasons why you could sk...

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5 Online Tools to Enhance Your Learning
May 4, 2017
You need these 5 online learning tools to enhance your studying and your overall learning.  What are they?  Let’s take a closer look.

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Need Money For College? Ask A Music Star.
April 28, 2017
Want to go to college?  Ask Beyoncé.  Or her husband, Jay Z.  How about Rihanna?  Or Yoko Ono, wife of the late John Lennon?  Maybe Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, or will.i.am will be able to help you.   For musical superstars, it’s not just about hitting...

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Why Twenty-First-Century Students Should Study History
April 19, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “We are not makers of history.  We are made by history.”  From defining your identity to shaping the world, let’s take a closer look at why studying history is crucial to humanity.

News

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July 17, 2017

The higher education sector is constantly maneuvering to keep up with preparing students with the skills they need to enter the workforce upon graduat...


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July 14, 2017

More than 500 representatives of academia and industry convened last month at the Association of African Universities’ (AAU) 14th General Confer...


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July 10, 2017

London’s intellectual property group PLC will give $200 million to nine universities in Australia and New Zealand over the next ten years. ...