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Stepping Up To Stop Dangerous Moneylending in China
July 7, 2017

China recently issued a directive curtailing the dangerous and yet rapidly growing online moneylending phenomenon targeted at student borrowers until measures could be taken to safeguard the well-being of students. Here’s a closer look at the situation, along with at the impetus for government intervention.


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Fears Ease Up Over Impact of Trump Travel Ban on International Studies
July 6, 2017
When the Trump administration’s travel ban was first announced, it sent shockwaves of concern through the international studies community. Following a revision of the ban which went into effect last week, experts say international students have less reason for alarm.

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Study English to Beat the Gender Pay Gap in the UK
July 4, 2017
We’ve reported that the gender pay gap is alive and well—but it may be dwindling in the UK, especially if you study certain subjects in certain places.  Let’s take a closer look at you can beat the gender pay gap in the UK. 

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How Do Erasmus Cities Stack Up?
July 3, 2017
If you’re thinking of studying abroad, you have a long list of destinations from which to choose. The good news? Each is amazing in its own way. The bad news? Trying to choose between them can be overwhelming. In order to help students sort through the glut of information and get a better pict...

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China Tightens Requirements for International Students
June 27, 2017
Planning on studying in China? If so, you may have a class or two to add to your semester’s load. According to a recent report from the South China Morning Post, international students will now have to take compulsory courses in law, culture and language.  Here’s a closer look at th...

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Sri Lanka Gets $100M in Higher Education Funding
June 23, 2017
The World Bank has approved a grant for $100 million to support higher education in Sri Lanka, according to a recent World Bank press release. Here’s a closer look at where the funds will go, along with how stakeholders expect the investment will both improve higher education and spur economic...

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China Invites Moroccan Students to Study at its Universities
June 20, 2017
With over 80 business initiatives already in place in Morocco, China is looking to the future by encouraging Moroccan students to study at its universities.  Let’s take a closer look at the partnership and what it means for students from both countries.

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STEM Students May Miss Key Concepts, According to a New Study
June 16, 2017
If you’re a STEM student struggling in a science class, take heart: there’s probably a good reason why. That reason might have something to do with whether you’re an “abstract” learner or an “exemplar” learner.  Let’s take a closer look.

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A Push to Increase Diversity at Canada’s Universities
June 13, 2017
Canadian universities are stepping up to improve diversity in response to new rules issued last week by the federal government. Positioned for a boost, according to a report from The Globe and Mail? Women, visible minorities, people with disabilities and Indigenous scholars. Here’s a closer lo...

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Foreign Funding Exceeds Domestic Funding for UK University-Business Partnerships
June 6, 2017
Despite Brexit, foreign funding for business-university partnerships is healthy—so healthy that it exceeds domestic funding.  Find out why.

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August 17, 2018

We often talk about the crushing burden of student loan debt. Now comes news that the marital fates of student loan borrowers are also affected. Here ...


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August 16, 2018

UK education secretary Damian Hinds recently delivered his first major speech on social mobility. A focus point? Calling for increased efforts to help...


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August 8, 2018

More than 800,000 international students in Australia comprised 3.5 percent of the country’s total population, as of earlier this spring. Here’s a...