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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 students and universities alike.


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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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Hong Kong Universities Need to Increase Diversity, Report Says
January 24, 2017
According to the Hong Kong government’s Audit Commission, universities in Hong Kong needs to improve their diversity.  Find out the results of the report—and what universities in Hong Kong intend to do to increase their international student populations. 

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Nigeria’s National Universities Commission Undertakes Ranking Project
January 20, 2017
The Nigerian University System will create a new university ranking system to help launch Nigerian universities onto the global stage.  Read more about this exciting project and why it’s happening. 

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Kazakhstani Students Embracing Study Abroad Opportunities
January 17, 2017
Following Kazakhstan’s declaration of independence after the 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union,  the country began establishing programs aimed at encouraging more youth to pursue international study opportunities. So what is the state of outward mobility roughly 25 years later? Accordi...

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More University-Industry Collaborations Underway in Malaysia?
January 13, 2017
With preparing workforce-ready students a major priority for the world’s universities, Malaysia’s Higher Education Ministry is taking innovative steps to boost graduate employability.  Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh recently announced plans to “redesign the sector” thro...

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Australia Puts $3.9 Million Towards Women In STEM
January 10, 2017
With women vastly underrepresented in STEM in Australia, the Australian government recently awarded $3.9 million to universities and organizations that will focus on projects that encourage women and girls to get more involved in STEM studies—and careers.  Let’s take a closer look.&...

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UK to Get Critical Boost in Research Spending
January 6, 2017
Last month the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament, during which he announced the addition of an extra £2 billion (US$2.5 billion) per year for research and development funding through 2020-21. Here’s a closer look at how the money will be ...

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Are You Investing and Earning While in Grad School?
January 3, 2017
From astronomy to zoology, the fields of study pursued by graduate students are very different. But today’s diverse students all share at least one thing in common: They will eventually complete their degrees; enter the “real world;” and have to support themselves -- a daunting pro...

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NSF Urges STEM Students to Make a Difference
December 20, 2016
National Science Foundation Research Fellowship encourage students to make a positive impact on the world today—with a focus on innovative solutions to real-world problems.  Let’s take a closer look.

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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 Univers...


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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...


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May 16, 2017

The Chinese Ministry of Education has some innovative ideas to help educate China’s rural poor.  In addition to expanding enrollment option...