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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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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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September 22, 2017

If you’re a woman interested in computer science, consider studying in Israel.  Last week, we reported that Israel is looking for more inte...


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September 19, 2017

Aloha! International students brought $500 million to the Hawaiian economy last year, in the form of direct spending and job creation.  Let&rsquo...


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September 15, 2017

Several financial firms are working together to offer an exciting tuition promotion for Chinese students studying in the US, the UK, Canada, New Zeala...