South Africa to Teach Kiswahili in Schools
October 15, 2018
Beginning in 2020, South African schools will teach the country's "most recognized language", Kiswahili. Let's take a closer look.

Northern Ireland Attracts More International Students
October 12, 2018
Northern Ireland saw a spike in the number of international students outside the EU. Let's take a closer look.

How One $100,000 Fund is Fueling Innovation in Higher Education
October 5, 2018
One organization is out to show the benefits of higher education, even for those who'd rather be start-up entrepreneurs. Let's take a closer look.

Study Says Attendance Doesn't Improve With Rewards
October 1, 2018
Don't like showing up in class every day? You are not alone. In an attempt to boost attendance, some schools offer rewards and commendations to those who have perfect or near-perfect records. A new study suggests that these rewards may not be all that effective. Let's take a closer look.

China Pledges More Support for Higher Ed and More in Africa
September 28, 2018
At the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) held earlier this month, China reiterated its ongoing commitment to supporting higher education and vocational training for development in Africa. Here’s a closer look at key takeaways from China’s Ministry of Foreign Af...

Parents Take on Work and Borrow to Help Kids Through University
September 24, 2018
They say it takes a village to raise a child - but in terms of higher education, it takes even more than that. In addition to all the support, guidance, and nurturing to get students to college, a child's higher education takes so much financial support from parents and guardians that nearly all mak...

Students Work to Commemorate Destroyed National Museum
September 21, 2018
After a fire tore through Brazil's National Museum on September 2, students are gallantly trying to put some of the pieces back together. Let's take a closer look and see how you may be able to help.

UK Universities' Finances on Cliff Edge
September 18, 2018
UK universities facing declining student enrollments face another challenge: precarious financial futures. Let's take a closer look.

Employers or the Public: Who Has More Confidence in College?
September 14, 2018
After conducting two national surveys of business executives and hiring managers as part of its Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) initiative, the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) has gleaned some invaluable insights into liberal education and the future of work....

Increase In Cryptocurrency Courses
September 10, 2018
Cryptocurrency and blockchain have landed, and academia has embraced them. Let's take a closer look at the rise in cryptocurrency and bitcoin courses.


October 4, 2018

New York. Boston. Washington, DC. Chicago. San Francisco. What do these five cities have in common? They are all meccas for international students in ...

September 20, 2018

There is some debate these days about the value of a college degree. Some see it as a long, expensive path that leads them where they will end up anyw...

September 5, 2018

If you are planning to travel to or study in a far-off location, you have many exciting things ahead of you. One less than thrilling prospect, however...