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From Codebreaking Center to Cyber College
December 26, 2016

The location where Alan Turing cracked the Nazis’ fabled “unbreakable” Enigma code, Britain’s Bletchley Park was an epicenter of codebreaking in the UK during World War II. Now, according to a recent report from Reuters, it’s preparing to play host to the next generation of brilliant minds as home to the country’s first national college of cyber education. Here’s a closer look at what’s ahead for Bletchley Park.


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UK Students Protest University Reforms
December 19, 2016
Students and faculty across the UK say that the government’s proposed reforms to higher education push privatization.  The Conservative Party’s view?  The reforms create competition.  Take a closer look at the proposed reforms and decide for yourself.

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State Higher Ed Enrollments Double in India
December 12, 2016
India’s efforts to amp up its higher education offerings at the state level are paying off, as evidenced by a rapid rise in its gross enrollment ratio (GER). According to a recent report from The Times of India, state higher education GER nearly doubled from 8.4 to 15.4 in the three-year perio...

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Queensland Australia to Double Number of International Students By 2026
December 5, 2016
Queensland Australia just released an ambitious plan to double its numbers of international students by 2026, capture 20 percent of the market share, and create 6,800 new jobs in international education.  Find out more.

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Canadians Tackle a Critical Question: Hockey or Higher Ed?
November 28, 2016
US President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may lead countries which are “steadfast allies and the closest of friends,” but the gloves were off earlier this year when the two traded barbs regarding one critical question: “Who’s better at hockey?” ...

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Can Money Buy Happiness?
November 21, 2016
Got debt?  Think again.  Researchers at Purdue University recently found that increases in student loan debt may result in a decreased sense of well-being after graduation.  Find out more about the effects of student loan debt on happiness. 

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Gender Equality on the Rise in Swiss Higher Education
November 14, 2016
While men have long vastly outnumbered women within the Swiss higher education system, a recent report from the Swiss statistics office, Portrait de la Suisse, indicates that change is underway. Let’s take a closer look at the state of gender equality in Switzerland, along with highlighting se...

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Algeria Announces New Higher Ed Roadmap
November 7, 2016
Algeria’s announcement of a new higher education roadmap gives the country—and its students—a global edge in an ever-evolving economy. Let’s take a closer look.

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India’s Good Universities Rewarded with Autonomy
October 31, 2016
Last month India announced a new program aimed at boosting its higher education offerings. The government plans to grant increased autonomy to “good” universities while dinging non-performers with penalties, including more rigorous oversight, according to The Economic Times. What is the ...

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New Online Education Platform Created for Displaced Students
October 24, 2016
The newly formed Catalyst Trust for Universal Education recently pledged a $1 million investment for the creation of an online, global database of scholarships and educational opportunities for students displaced by global conflicts.  Find out more.

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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...