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Québec Continues to Draw French Students Despite Tuition Hikes
August 9, 2016

Think tuition hikes for French students in Quebec would lead to a drop in enrollment numbers from France? Think again. Despite a near-tripling of tuition fees from 2014 to 2015, French higher education enrollments in Quebec are holding firm. Let’s take a closer look at the phenomenon, along with how it is playing out across bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.


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Graduate Enrollment Up 900% in Australia
August 2, 2016
In Australia, more people are completing master's degrees than ever before, and according to the experts, these higher degrees are having a positive impact on employment and earnings...under certain conditions. So which Australians are benefiting from graduate studies and how can you maximize the po...

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Canada Taps Nobel Laureates and Experts for Research-Funding Review
July 26, 2016
Canada is committed to funding research in higher education institutions and has selected a group of experts to review the country's research-funding systems. The focus of this panel of experts? Canada's evolving research environment that is increasingly cross-disciplinary, international, and collab...

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Fighting Tuition Hikes at Russian Universities
July 19, 2016
The cost of higher education in Russia may skyrocket by as much as double in the year ahead, according to a report from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. And while this can hardly be construed as good news, a proposal from the Russian Student Union offers some hope of countering the eff...

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A Mandate for Research Integrity in the Netherlands
July 15, 2016
With the research world beleaguered by a “reproducibility crisis,” and the Netherlands in particular challenged by a recent spate of buzzworthy fraud cases pertaining to scientific misconduct, the country is launching an effort to put an end to the troubling trend. Let’s take a clo...

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Chinese Students Seek New Skills for a New Economy
July 12, 2016
The dynamic nature of the global economy is perhaps no more clearly exemplified than by China evolving job market, according to a recent report from Bloomberg. How can today’s students and recent graduates position themselves for optimal success in the face of rapid changes? Let’s take a...

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US University Graduates More Female Engineers than Male
July 8, 2016
There's a lot of talk about the Gender Gap in STEM fields, but at one university the Gap isn't just closing – it's slamming shut. This year, one American university saw more women than men graduate from a typically male-dominated field. Let's find out where these women are studying and what th...

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Forward-Thinking Finland offers Future Studies Master's
July 5, 2016
In the Finnish language, the present and future tenses are interchangeable. Perhaps that's why Finland is such a forward-thinking country. The Finnish government is committed to preparing for the future, and the country was the first to offer a Master's degree in Future Studies. Let's take a look ho...

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Morocco's Career Center Program Tackles Youth Unemployment
July 1, 2016
We have good news for graduates in Morocco. The Moroccan government is tackling graduate unemployment by creating career centers in its universities. The plan comes in response to high rates of unemployment for university graduates in Morocco and has international backing. Let's take a closer look a...

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Why are German Students Becoming More Mobile?
June 28, 2016
Germany is climbing the charts as a destination for international students, but Germany's interest in international education isn't a one-way street. German students are increasingly mobile, and new data shows that outbound German students are keeping pace with incoming students from abroad. Let's t...

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