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Ucas Figures Show There’s Work to Be Done
December 17, 2018
The Universities College and Admissions Service (UCAS) has released its latest figures. While the gap is closing between disadvantaged students and their well-off counterparts, the rate of improvement is sluggish. Here’s a closer look at the trend.

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Unconditional Offers Alive and Well in the UK
December 10, 2018
We recently featured the story of one UK university’s decision to stop giving unconditional offers to applicants for admission. However, the unconditional offer trend is still going strong. In fact, more than a third of 18-year-old applicants received unconditional offers in 2018.

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UK Tax Office Warns Students They Are The Target Of A Scam
December 7, 2018
Students in the UK, beware: the UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), warned that you are a target of tax scammers. Let's take a closer look.

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French Government Increases Tuition Fees For Non-EU International Students
December 5, 2018
France, the world's most popular non-English-speaking study abroad destination, will raise its tuition and fees for non-EU international students starting in September 2019. Find out why.

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Canadian Universities Keep Indigenous Languages Alive
November 23, 2018
Canada's indigenous languages are on the brink of dying out. Some universities are rallying to save them. Let's take a closer look.

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Who’s Founding America’s Biggest Startups and Why It Matters
November 19, 2018
Startups offer an abundance of benefits, including everything from promoting innovation to supporting economic diversity. But where are all these startups coming from? According to a recent policy brief from the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP), immigrants are responsible for the creat...

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UK University Tuition Fees Could Be Cut
November 16, 2018
The UK's Prime Minister Theresa May recently proposed cutting tuition costs to £6,500 in a plan to reform higher education. It may not be as good as it sounds. Let's take a closer a look.

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UK University Calls It Quits with Unconditional Offers
November 12, 2018
What happens when candidates for college admissions are given unconditional offers? Many of them fail to strive for the best test scores. This, at least, is the conclusion drawn by one London university, which recently announced plans to stop making unconditional offers. Here’s a closer look at th...

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Chinese Universities Tighten Up On Graduation Requirements
November 9, 2018
In an effort to elevate standards, Chinese universities are tightening up their graduation requirements. Let's take a closer look.

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Canadian Student Group Calls For More Support Of International Students
November 2, 2018
Over the past decade, international student numbers have skyrocketed in Canada, creating a need for stronger student support services, opportunities, and immigration pathways for students. Canadian students are calling the government for help. Let's take a closer look.

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December 12, 2018

Today, Kenya celebrates Jamhuri Day, which is Republic Day in Swahili. It's the day Kenya celebrates its independence -- 55 years to be exact. Let's t...


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December 5, 2018

There are lots of reasons to study abroad. Here are six reasons why it may be a great option for you.


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November 28, 2018

Let’s face it: even though they may seem like the norm, college degrees aren’t for everyone. In fact, while more people than ever are going to col...