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International Students Complete Programs at High Rates in Australia
March 3, 2017

International student numbers have skyrocketed in Australia—and their rates of completion are higher than their domestic counterparts.  Check out the data from a recent report from the Department of Education and Training.


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A Snapshot of International Graduate Enrollments in the US
February 28, 2017
The U.S.’s Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) has released its latest analysis of the current state of international applications and enrollments. Which countries sent more students, which countries saw decreased rates of growth in the fall of 2016, and what are they all studying? Here’s ...

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Egypt Announces Cap on University Tuition Fees
February 24, 2017
According to an announcement last month from Egyptian Higher Education Minister Ashraf El-Sheehy, there will be no increases to tuition fees for returning students at the country’s public and private universities, as reported by Ahram Online. But how will new students fare? Here’s a clos...

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Big Economic Impact of International Students on New Zealand
February 21, 2017
With a 50 percent jump in international student spending since 2014, it’s no surprise to learn that international education is New Zealand’s fourth largest export. Learn more about the economics of international students on New Zealand.

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Vietnam sets harder requirements for PhD students
February 17, 2017
Amid harsh public criticism that Vietnam PhDs are too easy to earn, the Ministry of Education and Training has implemented new, tougher standards for all PhD candidates.  Let’s take a closer look.

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What Are the World’s Most Innovative Economies?
February 14, 2017
Bloomberg’s annual roundup of the world’s most innovative economies was released last month. Wondering who came out on top, who fell behind, and who has some catching up to do? Here’s a closer look at the 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index.

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Austria Unveils Plan “A” for Higher Education
February 7, 2017
Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern offers a dynamic vision for change and excellence at Austrian universities.  Learn more about “Plan A” and what it means for Austrian schools.

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France to Attract 10,000 Indian Students By 2020
February 3, 2017
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault recently announced a plan to attract 10,000 students from India to study at French institutions by 2020. Find out why—and learn about an exciting digital network for international alumni of French universities.

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More Financial Support on the Horizon for Postgrads in Scotland
January 31, 2017
Postgraduate students in Scotland are positioned to see a significant increase in the amount of financial support available to them in the 2017-2018 academic year, according to a recent report from the Evening Times. Read on for the specifics, along with why the plan is being met with praise from st...

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A Landmark Year for U.S. International Studies
January 27, 2017
While the future of international studies in the U.S. may be uncertain due to the change in administration, new data from the Institution of International Education (IIE)’s Open Doors 2016 report paints a positive picture of significant growth over the past year. Here’s a closer look at ...

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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&rs...


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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 univers...


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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 t...