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Vietnam Announces Plan to Require English at Universities
September 19, 2016

The Vietnamese Ministry of Education recently announced plans to make English a second language in its universities. The new requirements come as part of a Government initiative to improve English-language education in Vietnam and further align higher education in Vietnam with ASEAN teaching standards. Here’s a look at the new requirements and how English language instruction in Vietnam’s universities will impact the country’s education system.


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Reading Books Can Help You Live Longer
September 12, 2016
Science may not have solved the puzzle of eternal life, but a new study suggests one way to live longer – reading! According to a study published this month, people who read live longer than those who don’t. But the benefits of reading aren’t as simple as an apple a day. Read on to...

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Australian Gamers Out-Perform Social Media Users in Science, Reading, and Math
September 8, 2016
Do you want to improve your math, science, and reading skills? A new study suggests that playing video games might be the key. But the research completed by a professor in Australia also has some interesting implications for avid social media users. Let's take a closer look at the new data and see w...

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What Do the New Exam Appeals Regulations Mean for UK Students?
September 5, 2016
This year, students in the UK may have found it more difficult to appeal their exam grades. Why? New exam marking regulations put in place by the UK exam regulator, Ofqual, have upended the exam remarking process of years past. Ofqual argues that the new rules help support the marking system and mak...

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Universities and Students Embrace Video Technology
August 29, 2016
The classroom of the future could be just a click away. A recent survey found that a majority of universities and colleges are using video technology for teaching purposes, and nearly three-quarters of student respondents use videos for assignments. Let's take a closer look at the survey and find ou...

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Higher Education in South Korea Makes Plans to Branch Out
August 22, 2016
Given the impact of low birth rates on university enrollments, South Korea’s higher education institutions are seeking new ways to stay afloat. One avenue currently being explored? Expanding into both the United States and China, according to a report from The Korea Herald. Let’s take a ...

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Australian Marine Science Program Attracts Indigenous Students
August 15, 2016
Australia's Indigenous population is poorly represented in the country's universities, particularly in science degrees. But a marine science program aimed at high school students is working to reconnect Indigenous students with their coastal roots and encourage interest in marine biology in the proc...

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Students in Turkey Can Win Study Abroad Experiences with Social Media
August 8, 2016
Students in Turkey have the chance to win free language courses or summer study abroad experiences. Earlier this spring the online study abroad publication, Edumag.net launched a competition for Turkish students aimed at generating content to promote study abroad. Here's everything you need to know ...

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How 20,000 NYC Students are Seeing Hamilton for Just $10
August 3, 2016
Hamilton mania swept through the US this year, prompting Rolling Stone to declare it the “cultural event of our time.” And while experiencing the revolutionary hip hop musical usually involves either forking over hundreds (or thousands!) of dollars or extreme luck in the online lottery, ...

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Free Tuition for India's Poorest Students
July 18, 2016
India's higher education sector is growing, but so is the cost of tuition. Now, one Indian state is working to make a university degree more accessible to some of its poorest students. Let's take a look at the new tuition waiver program and find out how it will benefit students in India

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