Articles

Controversy in Kazakhstan: An Autocrat, an Alphabet and An Excess of Apostrophes
February 1, 2018
Kazakhstan president Nursultan A. Nazarbayev announced his intent to replace the Russian-inherited alphabet with a newly created Latin alphabet-based script by the year 2025. The challenge? “How to write down a tongue that has no alphabet of its own but has always used scripts imported from the outside.”

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Is a Master’s in Masculinity in Your Future?
January 29, 2018
The conversation about gender equality has been going on for generations, and -- given the onslaught of sexual assault allegations currently rocking the United States -- shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. Now, some academics are calling for an unexpected demographic to add their voices to the ...

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New Scholarship Opportunities for Filipino Students in France
January 24, 2018
The Embassy of France to the Philippines is aiming to encourage more students from the Philippines to pursue graduate studies in France with two calls for applications falling under the PhilFrance Scholarship Program for the next academic year. Here’s a closer look at the initiative.

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Survey Says, Hire a Female Graduate
January 24, 2018
While women continue to fight for equal pay in the workplace, a new employer satisfaction survey backs their case. Here’s a closer look at this and other findings from Australian survey.

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Dreamer Students to Benefit from $33 Million Scholarship Fund
January 17, 2018
Many Dreamers just got a big step closer to their college dreams. Here’s a closer look at a newly announced $33 million scholarship grant funded by Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos aimed at supporting Dreamers in pursuing university degrees. Here's what we know about this generous scholarship and how it w...

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The State of International Education in Switzerland
January 16, 2018
International students love Switzerland—particularly at high levels of education and if they’re studying natural sciences. Let’s take a closer look at the state of international education in Switzerland.

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Will North Korea Welcome More International Students?
January 15, 2018
A major North Korean university has plans to open its doors to more international students, according to a North Korea-facing Japanese news source. Here’s a closer look at this possible development on the international education scene.

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UK Launches New Scheme to Make Student Visas Easier for Grads
January 10, 2018
The UK government launched year two of a pilot designed to make the visa process easier for international students seeking graduate degrees. Let’s take a closer look.

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Breaking Down the International Student Boom in the USv
January 9, 2018
International student numbers skyrocketed between 2004 and 2016. How much so? Nearly 364,000 international students were newly enrolled in American higher education institutions in 2016 -- twice the number enrolled at the beginning of the Great Recession. Here’s a closer look at the findings, alon...

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Graduate School Might Help You Avoid Alzheimer’s
January 4, 2018
Graduate School Might Help You Avoid Alzheimer’s

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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...


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