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Does Big Data Hold the Key to International Student Enrollments?
December 20, 2016

Big data is everywhere you turn these days. Is it all that surprising that it’s now penetrating the world of international student recruitment at the world’s colleges and universities? According to recent news from Times Higher Education,  big data and predictive analytics are poised to play a major role in the years ahead -- not just in terms of higher education delivery, but also in terms of predicting student behaviors and, in the process, offering invaluable data-driven decision-making opportunities for international recruiters.


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London Loudly Beckons to UK Grads
December 16, 2016
Grads have their pick of destinations in which to seek employment upon completion of their degrees. In the UK, however, a whopping 24 percent of them head to one city in particular, according to a recent report from the Centre for Cities: London. Let’s take a closer look at the data, why it&rs...

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Residency Applications Changing for Grad Students in Canada
December 13, 2016
Canada’s graduate international students who succeed economically in Canada do not currently have an easy path to Canadian residency.  A new process, to be released in the coming months, will change that.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Canada’s International Student Population Increases by 8 Percent
December 9, 2016
Canada’s international student population rose by 8 percent in 2014-2015, according to the latest report by the Canadian Bureau for International Education.  Despite the increase, Canadian officials are worried—progress is slower than expected.  Take a closer look to find out w...

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Science Gets Major Funding Boost in the Czech Republic
December 6, 2016
Spending on research and development in the Czech Republic last year increased by a whopping 3.6 billion crowns, according to a report from the Prague Monitor Daily based on recently released data from the Czech Statistical Office (CSU). Just how much is being spent and where is it going? Here&rsquo...

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Giving to University Sees Spike in Australia and New Zealand
December 2, 2016
Where are Australians and New Zealanders donating their money these days? An increasing number of them are embracing philanthropy to the higher education sector, according to recent data from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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China Seeks More Students from Southeast Asia
November 29, 2016
The Chinese government recently announced a plan attract more international students from Southeast Asian countries.  Find out why and learn more about higher education initiatives in China. 

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Myanmar to Build New University in Nay Pyi Taw
November 25, 2016
Myanmar continues its quest to boost the reputation of its higher education system on the international stage with news of plans to open a new university in its capital, according to a report from The Myanmar Times. Here’s a closer look at the initiative, along with why students and parents in...

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Islamic States Take Joint Action to Improve Science Education
November 22, 2016
The quality of higher education in the Islamic states is positioned to get a boost thanks to a recently announced initiative from the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO). Dubbed the TAFAHUM Project on Students and Faculty Exchange among Islamic World Universities, the ...

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Despite Brexit, Funding for EU Students in the UK Will Remain the Same in 2017
November 18, 2016
Despite Brexit, the British government recently announced that EU students planning to study in the UK in 2o17 will pay the same fees as domestic students, and will have access to the same loans and grants.  Learn more.  

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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...