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Tennessee Governor Wants Free Community College for Adults
February 20, 2017

Tennessee wants to expand its free community college program to adults.  The program already serves recent high school graduates.  Why the push?  Helping 55 percent of Tennesseans earn a postsecondary or certificate by 2025.  Learn more about this program—and others in the US.


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Universities Offer Courses on Famous, Living People
February 17, 2017
What do Dickens, Shakespeare, Mozart, Bach, Kanye West, and Beyoncé have in common?  That’s right: they’re famous, brilliant artists.  And you can now study all of them at university.  Let’s take a closer look.

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International Student Spending Spikes in Russia
February 13, 2017
International enrollments at Russia’s colleges and universities have tripled to more than 280,000 over the past decade, according to data shared by the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA). It follows that spending by international students has in...

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China Plans to Build 16 New Universities by 2030
February 10, 2017
Chinese officials recently released an ambitious new plan to build 16 new universities by 2030, 10 of which will receive “world-class” designation by 2020.  Learn more about this exciting plan and how the Chinese government plans to make it happen.

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Moroccan International Students Most Represented on French Campuses
February 6, 2017
Of the 310,000 international students in France in 2015, the largest number—37,000 students—came from Morocco.  Learn more about France’s international student population—where they come from, where they study, and what they study.  Let’s take a closer look.&n...

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Will Degree Classification Change in the UK?
January 30, 2017
Degree classification, long-linked to whether or not new graduates in the UK would secure interviews and top-notch jobs, may face a renaissance.  Let’s take a closer look. 

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What to Expect from Brexit Negotiations: May Weighs In
January 23, 2017
The world has long been awaiting direction from the UK government regarding what to expect during Brexit negotiations, and Prime Minister Theresa May recently responded with the 12-point “Plan for Britain.” Number 10 on her list? That the UK remain the “best place for science and i...

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In the UK, ESL Offers Primary School Advantage
January 16, 2017
Primary school students in the UK who speak English as a second language are likely to perform better than their peers who speak English as their native language.  A new report issued by the British Department for Education offers statistics.  Let’s take a closer look at those figure...

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Good News for English as a Foreign Language Students in South Africa
January 9, 2017
The English Language Training (ELT) sector in South Africa was rocked in 2014 when changes to the country’s Immigration Act failed to formally recognize ELT providers as “learning institutions.” The result? Students enrolled at ELT schools in South Africa were no longer being issue...

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Home Ownership for Student Loan Borrowers
January 2, 2017
Making New Year’s resolutions is hard enough.  Sticking to them is another story.  Invariably, your New Year’s resolution list has something related to spending money.  Well, here’s some good news: if you’re resolved to pay down your student loan debt, be on th...

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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...