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The Rise and Fall of Degrees in Australia
May 30, 2017

The world has changed a lot over the past quarter of a century. According to a recent report from The Sydney Morning Herald, the most popular university degrees have changed along with it. Which degrees have skyrocketed and which have fallen between when the Department of Education began tracking commencing enrollments in 1989 and the latest figures from 2015? Here’s a closer look, based on an analysis by Fairfax Media.


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Japanese Princess to Study at UK University
May 26, 2017
Japan’s Princess Kako will spend next year studying abroad in the UK.  Find out where she’ll study and what her plans are.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Canada’s PhD Grads Take Different Paths
May 23, 2017
Not all of Canada’s PhD students are taking the conventional route into academia after graduation, according to a recent report from the University of British Columbia. Where are they going instead, and what’s influencing their trajectories? Here’s a closer look.

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Record Donations to UK Universities
May 19, 2017
In the wake of Brexit, UK universities have begun to diversify their funding.  Learn about record-breaking philanthropy to universities in the UK. Let’s take a closer look.

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Increased University Enrollment for China’s Rural Poor
May 16, 2017
The Chinese Ministry of Education has some innovative ideas to help educate China’s rural poor.  In addition to expanding enrollment options, let’s take a closer look at China’s plans for increasing their university enrollment from China’s most impoverished areas.

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Can Japanese Gamblers Help Fund Higher Ed?
May 12, 2017
If you’re looking for some scholarship funding in Japan, look no further than your nearest pachinko parlor.  Players have the option of donating the results of their winnings—small steel balls—that translate to cash for students.  Learn more.

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Ghana Sees Rise in University Enrollment
May 9, 2017
Ghana’s university enrollment has more than doubled in the past decade, matching that of students worldwide.  Learn more about this increase—and one resource that aims to help Ghanaian students enroll in higher education. 

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Macron Win is a Victory for European Integration
May 8, 2017
Emmanuel Macron claimed the French presidency yesterday in a decisive 66 to 34 percent victory over far-right rival Marine Le Pen. Read on to learn why much of the world -- and much of the world’s international student population -- is celebrating the win, which closes out one of the country&r...

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Japan’s Female Leaders Call for Commitment to Women in Asia
May 5, 2017
Japan’s excellent and accessible higher education system is highly regarded. Now, the country’s female leaders are stepping up to urge the nation to strengthen its support for the empowerment of women in other Asian countries which lag in the area of gender equity, according to a recent ...

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Record Numbers of Chinese Student to Graduate in 2017
May 4, 2017
2017 will see a record number of students graduating from Chinese universities.  Why?   A push from the Chinese governments to generate a highly-skilled workforce.  So what do these graduates do after graduation?  Let’s take a closer look.

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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...