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Japan Offers Free Higher Ed for Low-Income Families
January 31, 2018
To level the educational playing field, the Japanese government recently announced a new plan for low-income students that gives them free access to national universities. Let's take a closer look.

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The UAE Names a Minister for Artificial Intelligence
January 28, 2018
The United Arab Emirates is the first country in the world to appoint a Minister for Artificial Intelligence. Let's take a closer look.

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International Students are a Major Contribution to the UK Economy
January 26, 2018
A new report highlights the significant economic contributions that international students make in the UK. Some argue that international students be taken out of the debate on immigration targets. Let’s take a closer look.

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Australia Increases Funding for Student Mental Health Care
January 25, 2018
The Australian government recently announced a $100 million funding boost to mental health service providers in the country. The infusion of funding targets programs that serve children and students in Australia. Let’s take a closer look at this initiative.

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International Student Numbers Soar in Morocco
January 19, 2018
Morocco’s international student population has soared to 11,000 students in the 2017-2018 school year, thanks partly to a generous scholarship program. Let’s take a closer look.

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China Aims To Host Half a Million International Students By 2020
January 17, 2018
China will realize its goal of teaching at least half a million students by 2020 if its international student recruitment trends continue. Let’s take a closer look.

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Do Chinese Story Books Improve Academic Achievement?
January 16, 2018
A new study suggests that the books children read from an early age may have an impact on their perceptions of success—and later academic achievement. Let’s take a closer look.

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Can Gig Driving Help You Make Your College Dreams a Reality?
January 8, 2018
Ridesharing has changed the face of transportation. Will it also change access to education for its drivers? That’s the goal of a new partnership between Lyft and Guild Education aimed at bridging the gap between people and their college aspirations. Here’s a closer look at this innovative, firs...

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Morocco Takes Aim at Internationalization with Changes to Language Requirements
January 5, 2018
The Moroccan government recently announced plans to move toward French as the language of instruction for high school science and math. Here’s a closer look at what to expect, along with how the change fits into the country’s modernization and internalization goals.

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Canada Invests in Work Placement Programs for International Students
December 22, 2017
In keeping with its plan to retain international students while increasing the number of entering immigrants to 1,700 annually by the year 2022, the Newfoundland and Labrador government is debuting two new programs aimed at helping students and grads secure jobs in the province. Here’s a closer lo...

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December 31, 2018

Millions of women all over the world serve their countries. Not only do they boast higher levels of educational attainment compared to their non-milit...