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Blockchain Coursework on the Rise?
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 graduation. The latest field being added to college curricula? Blockchain. Here’s a closer look.


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Paving the Path Forward for Higher Ed in Africa
July 14, 2017
More than 500 representatives of academia and industry convened last month at the Association of African Universities’ (AAU) 14th General Conference and Golden Jubilee. In addition to celebrating highlights to date, the event also shined the spotlight on the half-century ahead. Here’s a ...

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Australian Universities to Receive UK Funding
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.  Read more about this exciting opportunity for innovators, startups, and potential spin-off companies.

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UK Teaching Award Raises Concerns
July 7, 2017
The UK government’s controversial TEF award has raised concerns among students and universities.  Let’s take a look at how the TEF award works, and hear some differing opinions.

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Four Vietnamese Universities Gain International Accreditation
July 3, 2017
Thinking about studying in Vietnam but concerned about international accreditation issues? Recent news that France’s High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES) has approved four universities for accreditation for international standards may set those concerns to rest...

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New Zealand Wants International Students to Feel Welcome
June 30, 2017
As the government of New Zealand works to make international students feel more welcome, a political battle looms between the Labor party—which wants to curtail immigration—and the government.  Learn more.

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Does Political Uncertainty Equal More Finance Students?
June 26, 2017
More students from around the world are seeking out finance courses in response to current “political uncertainty and the complex global economic environment,” according to the Financial Times. Exhibiting particularly noteworthy growth? Applications from China and other emerging markets....

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Isolated Students More Likely To Drop Out
June 23, 2017
A new study suggests that students who feel isolated from their peers are more likely to drop out than those who feel included.  What’s the biggest factor?  Read on to find out.

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Education Budget Faces Major Cuts in the US
June 19, 2017
The education budget in the US faces some major challenges under the newly released proposed budget.  Let’s take a closer look. 

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New Zealand Proposes New Immigration Management Regulations
June 16, 2017
New Zealand Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse recently announced proposed changes aimed at “managing immigration” toward the long-term goal of optimizing contributions to the labor market and supporting permanent migration, according to a recent government press release. Here’...

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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?  ...


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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, gett...


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June 21, 2017

Happy Summer!  Happy First Nations Day!  Join Canada in celebrating its Indigenous culture and heritage—and learn about the history of...