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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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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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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...