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Study Suggests Students Value Diversity and Inclusivity
March 20, 2018
Over 3,000 college and university students recently responded to a Gallup-Knight Foundation survey on diversity and inclusivity with some interesting results. Let's take a closer look.

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Scottish Students Study Close to Home
March 16, 2018
With Scotland's excellent universities and low tuition costs, many Scottish students opt to study at home. Let's take a closer look.

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Have We Finally Conquered the Socioeconomic Divide in Higher Ed?
March 13, 2018
Since the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) began tracking college enrollment patterns for high school graduates, a troubling trend has been clear: Low-income students have trailed their middle-income peers in terms of college enrollments. The good news? According to the most recent re...

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Rhodes Scholarships Go Global
March 9, 2018
The Rhodes Scholarship has been supporting high-achieving graduates from a small number of countries, including the US, Canada, Australia, and South Africa, for more than a century. Now comes news that this prestigious international graduate award will launch two new Global Rhodes Scholarships open ...

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Japanese Graduates Change Up Favorite Career Paths
March 6, 2018
In a surprise shake-up, the number of projected Japanese graduates for 2019 who want to study banking has declined. Why? Experts suspect that the world of banking has some students nervous because of super-low interest rates and decreases in personnel at large firms. Let's take a closer look at favo...

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What Does Germany’s New Government Mean for Higher Ed?
March 5, 2018
Now that Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) have approved the grand coalition with German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party (CSU), ongoing uncertainty about Germany’s political leadership has come to an end. However, questions remain, including in ...

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One Third of Northern Irish Students Study Abroad
March 2, 2018
Over a third of Northern Irish students study abroad. Let's take a closer look.

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Are EU Students Rushing UK Applications Before Brexit?
February 24, 2018
The UK reports an uptick in international applications--specifically those from the UK and the EU. Are students rushing to study in the UK before Brexit? Let's take a closer look.

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Global Education Conference Pledges $2.7B for International Education
February 19, 2018
Earlier this month, the international community helped raise $2.7 billion for the Global Partnership for International Education, an international education fund that supports basic education for children in developing countries. Let's take a closer look.

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Oxford University Tackles Gender Gap in Controversial Way
February 8, 2018
Oxford University took controversial measures to correct a gender gap in math and computer science exam results: Students were given 15 extra minutes to take their tests based on the assertion that “female candidates might be more likely to be adversely affected by time pressure.” Here’s a clo...

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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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