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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.”

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Malta Sees Gains in English Language Study Students
April 21, 2017
The US, UK, and Australia usually come to mind when thoughts turn to English language studies for international students. However, another destination is picking up steam: Malta. Here’s a look at the latest data, as reported by the Times of Malta.

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Wales to Attract the “Very Best” Teachers
April 17, 2017
Want to teach?  Consider training in Wales.  The Welsh government just released a new plan to improve its teacher education program, offering incentives for new students as early as September 2017.  Learn more.

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Japan to Open New E-sports School
April 10, 2017
In Japan, the Osaka Communication Arts College joins the Tokyo School of Anime in offering degree programs in… e-sports.  That’s right: video games.  Care to learn more?  Read on.

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Will Dutch HEIs Start Offering Full Degree Programs Abroad?
April 3, 2017
While hundreds of Dutch universities offer international degree programs, at least part of the duration of those studies must take place in the Netherlands. This may soon change, thanks to the recent passing of a transnational education (TNE) bill by the Dutch House of Representatives now headed for...

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Secondary School Exam Reform in the UK Could Create Difficulties for International Students
April 3, 2017
Long-anticipated reforms to the GCSE are taking shape and could affect how and when international students head to the UK.  Learn more about what the changes mean—and how those changes will affect international students. 

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Are You in the Running for a Free Trip to New Zealand?
March 27, 2017
One hundred lucky job seekers will soon be in the running to win an (almost) all-inclusive trip to New Zealand by doing one thing: agreeing to interview for jobs there. Here’s a closer look at an innovative new program aimed at attracting the best and brightest international talent to the coun...

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Universities in Singapore Launch Apprenticeship Degrees
March 20, 2017
Project-based learning has a new ally.  Two universities in Singapore will offer university credit for place-based internships in fields of study for their students.  Learn more about this program and what it means for education in Singapore.

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Young Czech Women Have Higher Education Levels than Men
March 17, 2017
Despite that more young Czech women have higher education levels than men, they still suffer from the gender pay gap—sometimes making up to 20 percent less than their male counterparts.  Find out why.

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October 4, 2018

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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...


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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...