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India Debuts New Internal Rankings System
October 29, 2015

All universities are not created equally. Nor are all of the global rankings systems designed to measure them. These differences can be highlighted by varying parameters between rankings framework -- particularly when viewed through the lens of cultural diversity. In an attempt to promote transparency while most accurately evaluating and conveying the strengths of its higher education institutions, the Indian government announced plans for new, country-specific rankings criteria set to debut next April.


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Did You Know that International Students in Germany Stay on After Graduation?
October 27, 2015
If you're an international student studying or planning to study in Germany, there's a good chance you'll end up staying there. The results of a new international student survey reveal some interesting things about studying abroad in Germany. Let's take a closer look.

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The Netherlands Sees Increasing Numbers of Foreign Students
October 22, 2015
Approximately 62,000 foreign students attended Dutch colleges and universities last year. This impressive increase brought international student representation to nine percent -- a victory for the Netherlands, which has been aggressive in its attempts to recruit more diversity to its higher educatio...

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$185million Boost to American Study Abroad Programs
October 20, 2015
Governments, institutions, and students recognize that studying abroad is an important part of higher education. In an effort to encourage more students to study abroad, a new initiative has invested $185million in study abroad programs throughout the United States. Here's what this investment means...

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Malaysia Seeks 200,000 International Students by 2020
October 15, 2015
Malaysia’s government recently announced a new national imperative: to bring the country’s population of international students to 200,000 by the year 2020. Let’s take a closer look at this innovative plan designed to promote inbound exchange while strengthening Malaysia&rsquo...

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New Phase of Educational Collaboration Between the UK and China
October 13, 2015
Last month’s eighth UK-China Education Summit in London culminated in the signing of the UK-China Strategic Framework in Education, described by British Minister for Universities and Science Jo Johnson as representing a “new phase of scientific and educational collaboration on an unprece...

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Reflections on International Student Life in New Zealand
October 13, 2015
While learning about the history, culture, and academic offerings of potential study abroad destinations can yield valuable insights into whether a particular country or program is right for you, it’s impossible to truly visualize what life will be like until you arrive. That is, until now -- ...

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Japan and Australia Sign Qualifications Deal
October 5, 2015
In a benchmark agreement, Australia and Japan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU will help to improve cooperation between higher education institutions in the two nations and increase the number of Japanese and Australian students studying abroad. Let's see why this aggree...

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The KEUDOS Program Doubles EU and Korea Students Exchange
September 30, 2015
It might seem that European students are less likely to study abroad during their time at university than their peers in other regions. There are many reasons that this stereotype exists, but programs like the Korea and EU Degree Opportunities for Students (KEUDOS) program are finding ways to encour...

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Australia Cancels 11,000 Student Visas
September 25, 2015
Australia’s push to streamline its visa processing framework has had an unanticipated -- and for some, unsettling -- side effect. According to a recent report from The Australian, the government canceled just under 11,000 student visas in the year-long span between June of 2014 and June of 201...

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