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UK Education Secretary Calls for Improved Access
August 16, 2018
UK education secretary Damian Hinds recently delivered his first major speech on social mobility. A focus point? Calling for increased efforts to help disadvantaged children gain access to top universities. Here is a closer look at what Hinds had to say.

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International Students Mean Big Money for Australian Economy
August 8, 2018
More than 800,000 international students in Australia comprised 3.5 percent of the country’s total population, as of earlier this spring. Here’s a closer look at the tremendous impact they have on the Australian economy.

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The Country Where Millennials Can Afford Avocados and Apartments
August 6, 2018
With easy access to well-paying part- and full-time work, millennials in this country are bucking the global trend and living the high life. Let's take a closer look.

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US International Students Explore Their Options
August 2, 2018
Despite the fact that over half of US students who study abroad study in Europe, that number is decreasing, as more US students opt for other parts of the world. Let's take a closer look.

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Universities See Increase in Emotional Support Animals
July 25, 2018
College students usually arrive on campus with books, bedding and dorm posters. (Van Gogh’s Starry Night, anyone?) Now comes news that more co-eds are showing up with something else: ESAs, AKA emotional support animals. Here's a closer look at the trend.

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Why African Students are Looking East for Language
July 20, 2018
For many young Africans, China's economic success and economic opportunities hold great allure--and with it the challenge of learning the language. Let's take a closer look.

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Canadian Universities Get Support To Develop Sustainable Agriculture
July 17, 2018
More good news for Canada.In addition to its role as a hub of international education, Canada also plays a major role in the world's agricultural production. Six universities just received funding to help make Canada's agricultural production more sustainable. Let's take a closer look.

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How A Colombian University is Preserving Indigenous Culture
July 13, 2018
As Western values continue to penetrate indigenous societies in Colombia, the country’s indigenous Misak people have taken an innovative measure to preserve their culture: Operating a university of their own. Here’s a closer look at Misak University.

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Are You Using this New Online Community for Grad Students?
July 10, 2018
Electronic collaboration tool Slack has changed the way coworkers communicate. But the imperative to collaborate is far from limited to the business world. As all graduate students know, collaboration is also alive and well in academia. Enter Grad Student Slack. Here’s a closer look at this exciti...

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Women in STEM Say #MeToo
July 9, 2018
A new study from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine reveals some disheartening statistics: 58 percent of female academic faculty and staff and as many as 25 percent of female students have experienced some form of sexual harassment.

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October 22, 2018

Studying jewelry design is a creative and sophisticated way to transform your passion into a career. And official certification is a priceless asset a...


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October 18, 2018

A growing body of evidence indicates that using devices, including laptops, tablets, and phones, during class may lead to everything from bad note-tak...


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October 18, 2018

If you are interested in human resources, make sure you get some international experience. Why? It’s critical for your success in the business world...


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