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UK to Double Number of Outgoing International Students
May 15, 2017

To ensure that UK students have a place on the global stage, the UK plans to double its number of outgoing international students by 2020.  Learn more about the UK’s plan for its new “global graduates” in the wake of Brexit.


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Universities Aim to Do More for Syrian Refugees
May 12, 2017
Are Europe’s universities doing enough to help during the Syrian refugee crisis? According to a partnership of high education administrators, professors, and diplomats, the answer is “not yet.” A THE article recently highlighted the ways in which colleges can -- and plan to -- do m...

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How Do International Students Affect the Australian Economy?
May 8, 2017
New research shows that international students make a significant impact on the Australian economy.  Learn more about what this means and why it’s important.

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Are American Students As Happy As Their Global Peers?
May 5, 2017
A recent study suggests that while American students are generally satisfied with their lives, their global counterparts may be happier.  Find out why.

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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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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...