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Science Gets Major Funding Boost in the Czech Republic
December 6, 2016

Spending on research and development in the Czech Republic last year increased by a whopping 3.6 billion crowns, according to a report from the Prague Monitor Daily based on recently released data from the Czech Statistical Office (CSU). Just how much is being spent and where is it going? Here’s a closer look.


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Giving to University Sees Spike in Australia and New Zealand
December 2, 2016
Where are Australians and New Zealanders donating their money these days? An increasing number of them are embracing philanthropy to the higher education sector, according to recent data from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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China Seeks More Students from Southeast Asia
November 29, 2016
The Chinese government recently announced a plan attract more international students from Southeast Asian countries.  Find out why and learn more about higher education initiatives in China. 

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Myanmar to Build New University in Nay Pyi Taw
November 25, 2016
Myanmar continues its quest to boost the reputation of its higher education system on the international stage with news of plans to open a new university in its capital, according to a report from The Myanmar Times. Here’s a closer look at the initiative, along with why students and parents in...

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Islamic States Take Joint Action to Improve Science Education
November 22, 2016
The quality of higher education in the Islamic states is positioned to get a boost thanks to a recently announced initiative from the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO). Dubbed the TAFAHUM Project on Students and Faculty Exchange among Islamic World Universities, the ...

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Despite Brexit, Funding for EU Students in the UK Will Remain the Same in 2017
November 18, 2016
Despite Brexit, the British government recently announced that EU students planning to study in the UK in 2o17 will pay the same fees as domestic students, and will have access to the same loans and grants.  Learn more.  

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India’s Top Schools to Attract More International Students
November 15, 2016
India’s Institutes of Technology push to attract 10,000 international students for 2017. With several faculty recruitment trips completed, the IITs are looking to attract top-notch students—and global recognition.  Learn more.

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What Can College Students Expect From the Trump Presidency?
November 9, 2016
Whether you were a steadfast member of the “make America great again” camp or you’re still reeling from last night’s unexpected Clinton loss, democracy has made its voice heard: Donald Trump is officially the next President of the United States. But what does this mean for yo...

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Where Will You Be Getting Your Election Updates?
November 8, 2016
Election Day is upon us, and the whole world will be tuned in. But what if you’re tuning in from abroad? Do you have a plan in place yet for how you’ll follow one of the most contentious presidential races in American history? Read on for four ways to stay in-the-know into the wee hours ...

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Dutch Universities Call for More Research Funding
November 4, 2016
If there’s one thing all researchers face, it’s a chronic lack of funding.  Universities in the Netherlands are no exception.  A new report released by a consortium of employers and academics advocates for an additional €1 billion for research and development.  Find o...

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December 8, 2016

The world’s most powerful women have one thing in common.  Read the profiles of the following eight women to find out what it is.


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December 1, 2016

Teachers make a difference in the lives of kids all over the world every day. However, the prospect of entering the teaching profession and remaining ...


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November 30, 2016

Thinking about business analytics?  The Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego offers graduate students the chance t...