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Scotland Offers Free Sanitary Products to Students
September 14, 2018
Scotland is working to end "period poverty" for girls and women. Thanks to a $6.8 million influx from the Scottish government, students at schools, colleges, and universities in Scotland will have access to free sanitary products. Let's take a closer look.

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Contract Cheating: How Big of a Problem Is It?
September 11, 2018
Do students really pay other people to do their work for them, or is that just the stuff of television shows and movies? A recent study published in Frontiers in Education took a closer look at the issue of 'contract cheating,' and the results are eye-opening.

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Australian University Stops Increase In Student Enrollment
September 7, 2018
Australia's international student population has exploded in the past few years. One university can't handle any more international student enrollments. Let's take a closer look.

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Educational Attainment: Who’s Coming Out Ahead?
September 4, 2018
Do men or women lead the pack when it comes to higher education and advanced degrees? Women, according to the US Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. Here’s a closer look at the numbers, as well as other key findings.

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Why Do UK Girls Avoid STEM Subjects?
August 31, 2018
In the UK, girls who earn top marks in GCSE science and math often do not pursue those subjects at higher levels, according to a new study published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Find out why.

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Are Foreign College Grads in the US Staying or Going?
August 28, 2018
Just-released Pew Research Center analysis sheds new light on the state of foreign graduates of colleges in the US. According to the findings, while record numbers of foreign grads remained in the US to work in 2017 through the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, the rate of growth slowed sig...

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Will This Pending Policy Change Solve the US Student Debt Problem?
August 24, 2018
With student debt in the US now close to $1.5 trillion and much of it going unpaid, the US government’s Education Department has plans to roll out new rules designed to help students more accurately weigh the cost of college against the debt and earning of graduates. Here’s a closer look at what...

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Record Numbers of Foreign Students Stay in Australia After Their Studies
August 21, 2018
Australia's exploding international student population is not just good for the economy, it's proving an asset to Australia's future, too. Record numbers of international graduates are now staying after graduation -- and working. Let's take a closer look.

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Will Your Student Loans Determine the Fate of Your Marriage?
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 is a closer look at the extent to which debt impacts divorce for student loan borrowers.

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UK Education Secretary Calls for Improved Access
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 disadvantaged children gain access to top universities. Here is a closer look at what Hinds had to say.

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October 19, 2018

A new survey from T. Rowe Price reveals parents in the US are less willing than they have been in the past to take on massive debt toward their kids...


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October 16, 2018

Representatives from universities in Germany and North Korea came together last month in Pyongyang to sign a new protocol on exchange and co-operation...


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October 12, 2018

Last month, Ruth Watkins was inaugurated as the 16th president of one of Utah’s largest public universities. Not only was this significant because s...


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