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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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International Students Mean Big Money for Australian Economy
August 8, 2018
More than 800,000 international students in Australia comprised 3.5 percent of the country’s total population, as of earlier this spring. Here’s a closer look at the tremendous impact they have on the Australian economy.

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The Country Where Millennials Can Afford Avocados and Apartments
August 6, 2018
With easy access to well-paying part- and full-time work, millennials in this country are bucking the global trend and living the high life. Let's take a closer look.

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US International Students Explore Their Options
August 2, 2018
Despite the fact that over half of US students who study abroad study in Europe, that number is decreasing, as more US students opt for other parts of the world. Let's take a closer look.

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December 18, 2018

With Australia facing a shortfall of employees with critical IT skills, technology consulting leader Infosys has announced plans to create 1,200 local...


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December 14, 2018

The UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) has released its latest data on who’s studying in higher education. One key takeaway? The numbe...


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December 11, 2018

Alibaba's founder, Jack Ma, is planning for the future. Top on his list? Education. Let's take a closer look.


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