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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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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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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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Here are the US Cities Attracting the Most College Graduates
June 19, 2018
America's largest population--the millennials--top over 75 million, bigger than the baby boomer generation. Those born between 1981 and 1997 fill define it by years, but It has multiple facets: technological savviness, a desire for independence, and its sheer diversity. Though just 44 percent of the...

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College Students Seek Jobs at Japan’s Major Firms
June 18, 2018
As Japan’s labor shortage continues, the country’s college students are making known their preference to work for larger companies -- despite the fact that smaller firms have ample openings. Here’s a closer look at the phenomenon.

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Why International Students Pick Germany
June 4, 2018
Germany is a hotspot for international students. A new survey sheds some light on why. Let's take a closer look.

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Why Teacher Education Should Be Internationalized
June 1, 2018
As higher education becomes increasingly international in scope, it sets forth new challenges for teachers. After all, teaching in an international setting is accompanied by new demands. A new book highlights how the problem is playing out, along with one sector in Australia where an internationaliz...

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Why are Seminary Students Abandoning the Master of Divinity?
May 25, 2018
Increasingly, seminary students opt to leave the Master of Divinity behind. Traditionally, after seminary students complete a three-year course of study, they also receive their Master's of Divinity. Now many seminary students opt for a different degree: a Master's in Ministry and Leadership. Find o...

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Brazil Debuts Cryptocurrency Master's Degree
May 2, 2018
Curious about crypto-finance? Take a look at a new master's degree in Brazil that specializes in cryptocurrency.

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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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December 4, 2018

Universities in France will offer more courses in English, in a bid to attract even more international students -- it hopes at least 50 percent more i...


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December 3, 2018

The French embassy in Islamabad recently announced news of a new scholarship program aimed at helping more Pakistani students take advantage of higher...