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International Students Flocking to Canada
May 29, 2017

A growing number of international students will matriculate at Canadian universities in the upcoming academic year, according to the Canadian Immigration Newsletter. Here’s a closer look at the data, along with reasons for the uptick.


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Kenya Announces New Higher Education Guidelines
May 26, 2017
Kenya’s Minister of Education recently announced a new set of guidelines to help improve the quality of higher education in Kenya.  Let’s take a closer look at the purpose behind the guidelines—and what that means for students.

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Hungary Agrees to Comply On Academic Freedom Concerns
May 22, 2017
Changes made earlier this spring to Hungary’s National Higher Education Act were viewed as “a deliberate attack on freedom of expression and information, which is strengthened by the existence of vibrant and independent academic institutions,” according to a letter of concern from ...

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Saudi Arabian Students Will Sit For Exams During Ramadan, After All
May 19, 2017
Rumors flooded social media last month suggesting that end-of-year exams in Saudi Arabia would be moved to accommodate the start of Ramadan on May 25. However, the country’s education minister, Ahmad Al Eisa,  weighed in on the topic, revealing that exams would not be moved after all. Her...

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UK to Double Number of Outgoing International Students
May 15, 2017
To ensure that UK students have a place on the global stage, the UK plans to double its number of outgoing international students by 2020.  Learn more about the UK’s plan for its new “global graduates” in the wake of Brexit.

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Universities Aim to Do More for Syrian Refugees
May 12, 2017
Are Europe’s universities doing enough to help during the Syrian refugee crisis? According to a partnership of high education administrators, professors, and diplomats, the answer is “not yet.” A THE article recently highlighted the ways in which colleges can -- and plan to -- do m...

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How Do International Students Affect the Australian Economy?
May 8, 2017
New research shows that international students make a significant impact on the Australian economy.  Learn more about what this means and why it’s important.

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Are American Students As Happy As Their Global Peers?
May 5, 2017
A recent study suggests that while American students are generally satisfied with their lives, their global counterparts may be happier.  Find out why.

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Tech Companies and Universities Take on Fake News
May 2, 2017
According to a recent news release, a collective of tech leaders, higher education institutions, nonprofits, and other organizations have joined forces to stop fake news and raise public awareness about the issue. Read on to find out more.

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Zimbabwe Introduces “Goat Economy” To Pay for Tuition
April 24, 2017
Can’t afford tuition?  In Zimbabwe, you can pay with goats.  You can also pay with sheep, services, and other skills.  Learn more about Zimbabwe’s “Goat Economy.”

Articles

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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 ...


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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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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...