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New Zealand Promises Free Tuition for First-Time Students
November 20, 2017

In an effort to encourage more students to attend university, the New Zealand Education Ministry plan to offer one year of free tuition for first-time students. Let’s take a closer look at this plan.


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In India, Government Funding for World-Class Ranking
November 17, 2017
The Prime Minister of India recently announced funding for 20 universities—10 public and 10 private—to reach world-class ranking. Let’s take a closer look.

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Well-Being Is About Place and Not Objects, Says Study
November 14, 2017
What’s better for your well-being? Looking at your wedding ring? Or thinking about the place where you got married? A new study suggests that place plays a more important role than objects when it comes to well-being. Let’s take a closer look.

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Ghanese Government Pledges Support for Technical Universities
November 13, 2017
In an effort to boost teaching quality in order to “drive the nation’s industrialization,” the government of Ghana recently announced its intent to prioritize support for the country’s technical universities and polytechnics, according to the Ghana News Agency as reported by ...

Asians Will Be the US’s Largest Immigrant Group By 2055
November 7, 2017
A new Pew study finds that Asians will be the largest immigrant group in the US by 2055. Let’s take a closer look.

South Korean Governments Wants to Curb Private University Fees
November 3, 2017
The South Korean Ministry of Education conducted a study on 80 South Korean private universities and found that they’re charging too much money in entrance fees. Let’s take a closer look at the study.

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More Aid for Low and Middle-Income for California College Students?
October 30, 2017
Californians are in favor of providing more state-funded financial aid for low-income and middle-income students at the state’s colleges, according to a recent poll conducted by UC Berkeley on behalf of EdSource. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with what they may mean for uni...

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Stricter English Language Requirements in Australia?
October 27, 2017
Australia recently announced plans to tighten English language requirements for international students. The aim? To improve quality and standards across its massive international education market. Here’s what to expect along with what the changes may mean for aspiring international students.

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Chinese Tech Company Launches Competition for Students
October 23, 2017
Huawei is seeking new talent—and is sponsoring a competition. This year, students from Pakistan and Kuwait will participate. Let’s take a closer look.

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A Major in Marijuana?
October 20, 2017
A college in Michigan is breaking new ground with the introduction of what’s believed to be a first-of-its-kind degree: a bachelor of science in marijuana. Wondering what’s involved in this groundbreaking course of study that gives all new meaning to the phrase, “majoring in mariju...

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January 11, 2019

Many parents find themselves in a difficult quandary when contemplating their kids’ higher education: how can they provide financial support without...


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January 9, 2019

You know you want to go into business. But which field? Doing what? Perhaps you’ve already begun your career but are thinking of changing course and...


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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...