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The Quantum Mechanics of Canadian Politics
May 13, 2016

Last month, newly elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau impressed the world with his knowledge of quantum computing. The Prime Minister's impromptu lecture sparked a media frenzy and a viral video. But why is Canada's Prime Minister schooling the public on physics and computer engineering? Let's take a closer look at Trudeau's surprising academic prowess and find out if the Prime Minister's scientific debut was more than just a media stunt.


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EU Students Contribute £3.7bn to the UK Economy
May 10, 2016
European students are economically beneficial to the United Kingdom. That's according to a new report that indicates that EU students contribute millions of pounds to the British economy and generate billions in revenue and jobs. And with the UK facing a referendum on EU membership in June, universi...

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Kenya Plans Housing Projects for 50,000 New Students
May 6, 2016
Kenya wants more students to enroll in its universities, and it has taken an exciting course of action. While Kenya's academic system is growing, accommodations for students are not. Now the Kenyan government plans to build housing for at least 50,000 students and is looking outside academia fo...

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South Korea to Cut Back on Restrictions to Overseas Campuses?
May 3, 2016
The establishment of overseas campuses is on the upswing, with South Korea one of the latest countries aiming to get in on the action. According to a recent announcement by its Education Ministry, Korea is planning to ease up on current restrictions to setting up campuses abroad with the aim of boos...

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Japan Draws 13 Percent More International Students in 2015
April 29, 2016
A total of 208,379 international students were enrolled in Japanese universities last year, according to a report from JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization). Who is heading to Japan, and is outbound exchange flowing at the same rate as inbound exchange? Let’s take a closer look.

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The Dutch Government Wants International Students to Stay
April 19, 2016
The Netherlands is a popular study abroad destination, but most students leave the country after they've finished their studies. The Dutch government wants to find out why international are hesitant to stay in the Netherlands and to find ways to encourage overseas talent to remain after graduation. ...

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US Study Abroad Delegation Seeks More African Students
April 15, 2016
The United States of American wants African students to choose universities in the US as their study-abroad destinations. That's the message Secretary Marcus Jadotte spread throughout sub-Saharan Africa during a recruitment mission last month. African students are increasingly mobile, and the US wan...

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Student Activists Join the Fray in Brazil
April 14, 2016
With the Brazilian economy in a stall and numerous government officials under investigation, the country is not only locked in an economic crisis, but also a political one. Hundreds and thousands of people taking to the streets in protest, with students taking on central roles in the demonstrations....

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Turkey Says Merhaba to More Chinese Students
April 8, 2016
Turkish higher education section is growing, and Turkey wants to attract more international students to its universities. While Turkey hopes to host students from all over the world, it has its sights set on one country in particular. Let's find out more about Turkey's plans and see what they mean o...

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Africa and Germany Launch Math Collaboration
April 5, 2016
With an abundance of science pointing to the value of diversity to innovation, researchers in Africa and Germany are putting it to the test with the launch of a new collaborative effort aimed at advancing math toward generating solutions for the many challenges Africa faces. Let’s take a close...

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August 19, 2017

Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced changes to admissions policies for both public and priva...


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August 18, 2017

Members of India’s Dalit caste may have a new avenue for higher education: an exclusive university aimed at promoting empowerment.  Learn m...


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August 15, 2017

While the U.S., U.K. and Australia draw the biggest numbers of international students, another country is coming on strong -- particularly when it com...