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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 program -- which launched its pilot phase during ISESCO’s Executive 37 Council last month -- seeks to enhance both educational offerings and innovation within the region.


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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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India’s Top Schools to Attract More International Students
November 15, 2016
India’s Institutes of Technology push to attract 10,000 international students for 2017. With several faculty recruitment trips completed, the IITs are looking to attract top-notch students—and global recognition.  Learn more.

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What Can College Students Expect From the Trump Presidency?
November 9, 2016
Whether you were a steadfast member of the “make America great again” camp or you’re still reeling from last night’s unexpected Clinton loss, democracy has made its voice heard: Donald Trump is officially the next President of the United States. But what does this mean for yo...

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Where Will You Be Getting Your Election Updates?
November 8, 2016
Election Day is upon us, and the whole world will be tuned in. But what if you’re tuning in from abroad? Do you have a plan in place yet for how you’ll follow one of the most contentious presidential races in American history? Read on for four ways to stay in-the-know into the wee hours ...

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Dutch Universities Call for More Research Funding
November 4, 2016
If there’s one thing all researchers face, it’s a chronic lack of funding.  Universities in the Netherlands are no exception.  A new report released by a consortium of employers and academics advocates for an additional €1 billion for research and development.  Find o...

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In Australia, More Men Study STEM Than Women
November 1, 2016
More undergraduate men study STEM than women in Australia.  Read on to learn about the findings in a recently released report from the Women in New South Wales.

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Africa Calls for Greater STEM Investment
October 30, 2016
Last month’s 71st United National General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York brought together leaders from all over the world. A highlight of the gathering? The 4th Annual Global First Ladies and Business Summit, during which African Union Commission (AUC) chairperson Dr. Nkosana Dlamini-Zuma...

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NASA Invests in Exceptional Aerospace Grad Students
October 25, 2016
Nearly every child dreams of exploring “the final frontier” at one point or another in their youth. And while not all of them will go on to become astronauts, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy a fulfilling career in the exciting field of aerospace. Even better? NASA wants to help. ...

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Collective Bargaining Rights for Graduate Students at Private Universities
October 21, 2016
 For over a decade, graduate students at private universities in the United States did not have collective bargaining rights.  Now they do.  Let’s take a closer look.      

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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...