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Higher Ed International Exchange is Alive and Well
October 5, 2018
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released its annual Education at a Glance report for 2018. The authoritative source on the state of global education, it offers a fresh look at international student numbers around the world. Here’s a closer look at key findings.

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Is Constructive Failure the Key to Innovation?
October 2, 2018
What can universities do to cultivate innovation-forward campuses? According to academic leaders of both European and Asian universities, the answer lies in an unlikely place: failure.

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Are Big Changes Ahead for Student Loans in the US?
September 28, 2018
The Trump administration has proposed several changes to student loans. Wondering whether it will impact you? Here’s a closer look at what to expect.

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Which STEM Degree Earns You the Most?
September 25, 2018
Get ready for a surprise. According to the results from a new Bankrate survey, the most lucrative STEM degree is...

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UK Universities Call for the Return of Work Visas for International Grads
September 21, 2018
With international enrollments “flatlining” in the UK, universities are pushing for the return of post-study visas which would allow students to remain in the country for a period of up to two years following their studies. Here’s a closer look at the situation.

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Why Have Humanities Courses Become Less Popular Since the Financial Crisis?
September 18, 2018
The humanities are in bad shape. Let's take a closer look at a recent analysis of the downturn of humanities studies since 2008.

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Contract Cheating: How Big of a Problem Is It?
September 11, 2018
Do students really pay other people to do their work for them, or is that just the stuff of television shows and movies? A recent study published in Frontiers in Education took a closer look at the issue of 'contract cheating,' and the results are eye-opening.

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Australian University Stops Increase In Student Enrollment
September 7, 2018
Australia's international student population has exploded in the past few years. One university can't handle any more international student enrollments. Let's take a closer look.

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Educational Attainment: Who’s Coming Out Ahead?
September 4, 2018
Do men or women lead the pack when it comes to higher education and advanced degrees? Women, according to the US Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. Here’s a closer look at the numbers, as well as other key findings.

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Why Do UK Girls Avoid STEM Subjects?
August 31, 2018
In the UK, girls who earn top marks in GCSE science and math often do not pursue those subjects at higher levels, according to a new study published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Find out why.

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December 14, 2018

The UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) has released its latest data on who’s studying in higher education. One key takeaway? The numbe...


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December 11, 2018

Alibaba's founder, Jack Ma, is planning for the future. Top on his list? Education. Let's take a closer look.


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December 6, 2018

The Australian government has asked Robert French, a former chief justice of the high court, to review the state of freedom of speech on its higher ed...


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