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Scotland's University Admissions Hit Record Highs
August 26, 2016

Scottish students have a reason to celebrate! On 9 August the Scottish Qualifications Authority released this year's exam results and a record number of students qualified for university places. The results also show some positive developments for Scottish higher education, despite the uncertainty surrounding UK admissions post-Brexit. Let's take a closer look at the Scottish exam results and see what's in store for students in Scotland.


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Chinese-Russian Cooperation Reaches Historic Levels
August 19, 2016
Leaders from top academic institutions in China and Russia came together last month in Moscow with a singular agenda: to boost cooperation in the fields of science and education at universities in both countries, according to a press release from host university Lomonosov Moscow State University. He...

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Research Gets a Major Boost in Greece
August 16, 2016
After years of struggling through the country’s debt crisis, researchers in Greece are finally in a position to celebrate thanks to the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) announcement of funding toward the formation of a new Greek research institute. Let’s take a closer look at the E...

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No Visa, No Problem For Mexicans in Canada?
August 12, 2016
Canada’s government recently announced plans to lift visa requirements in order to bolster relations with Mexico, according to a press release from Canada’s office of the Prime Minister. When will the change take effect and what does it mean for students? Let’s take a closer look.

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Québec Continues to Draw French Students Despite Tuition Hikes
August 9, 2016
Think tuition hikes for French students in Quebec would lead to a drop in enrollment numbers from France? Think again. Despite a near-tripling of tuition fees from 2014 to 2015, French higher education enrollments in Quebec are holding firm. Let’s take a closer look at the phenomenon, along wi...

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Graduate Enrollment Up 900% in Australia
August 2, 2016
In Australia, more people are completing master's degrees than ever before, and according to the experts, these higher degrees are having a positive impact on employment and earnings...under certain conditions. So which Australians are benefiting from graduate studies and how can you maximize the po...

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Canada Taps Nobel Laureates and Experts for Research-Funding Review
July 26, 2016
Canada is committed to funding research in higher education institutions and has selected a group of experts to review the country's research-funding systems. The focus of this panel of experts? Canada's evolving research environment that is increasingly cross-disciplinary, international, and collab...

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Fighting Tuition Hikes at Russian Universities
July 19, 2016
The cost of higher education in Russia may skyrocket by as much as double in the year ahead, according to a report from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. And while this can hardly be construed as good news, a proposal from the Russian Student Union offers some hope of countering the eff...

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A Mandate for Research Integrity in the Netherlands
July 15, 2016
With the research world beleaguered by a “reproducibility crisis,” and the Netherlands in particular challenged by a recent spate of buzzworthy fraud cases pertaining to scientific misconduct, the country is launching an effort to put an end to the troubling trend. Let’s take a clo...

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Chinese Students Seek New Skills for a New Economy
July 12, 2016
The dynamic nature of the global economy is perhaps no more clearly exemplified than by China evolving job market, according to a recent report from Bloomberg. How can today’s students and recent graduates position themselves for optimal success in the face of rapid changes? Let’s take a...

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June 23, 2017

The World Bank has approved a grant for $100 million to support higher education in Sri Lanka, according to a recent World Bank press release. Here&rs...


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June 20, 2017

With over 80 business initiatives already in place in Morocco, China is looking to the future by encouraging Moroccan students to study at its univers...


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June 16, 2017

If you’re a STEM student struggling in a science class, take heart: there’s probably a good reason why. That reason might have something t...