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Why Indigenous Studies Matter for Natural Sciences Students
August 16, 2018

For many years, indigenous people and issues were not only disregarded, but also largely invisible in education. However, as the importance of their impact and influence is increasingly asserted, this is rapidly changing. One area where indigenous studies offer unique value? The natural sciences. Here’s a closer look at what students in the natural sciences can gain from indigenous studies.


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Everything You Need To Know About Graduate Student Unions
May 30, 2018
Graduate student unions are in the news again, with campuses across the US deciding to allow--and not to allow--graduate students to unionize. In October 2016, we reported that National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would require private universities to bargain with graduate student labor unions on c...

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Where Should You Launch Your Startup?
April 26, 2018
If you’re thinking of starting a startup, now may be the perfect time. Which begs the question: Are any locations better than others when it comes to specific industries? Read on for a roundup of five innovation hubs.

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It's Zero Discrimination Day: 4 Biases You Need To Understand
March 1, 2018
Today, March 1, is Zero Discrimination Day, a day sponsored by UNAIDS. Today, UNAIDS is highlighting the right of everyone to be free of discrimination. This includes discrimination based age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, language, health, geographical loca...

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Around the World: How To Celebrate Carnival, Shrove Tuesday, or Lent
February 12, 2018
What do Pancake Day, Ash Wednesday, Lent, Mardi Gras, and Carnival have in common? Lent. Confused? We'll explain. Let's take a closer look at how you can celebrate the season.

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Everything You Need to Know About #YouAreWelcomeHere
August 25, 2017
Worried that the US may not be the friendliest of places for international students these days? While this is a valid concern, universities -- and the people who populate them -- are eager to embrace students from all over the world to their communities. Enter the #YouAreWelcomeHere social media cam...

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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Affirmative Action
August 10, 2017
The topic of affirmative action isn’t exactly a new one. But it was thrust into the spotlight again earlier this month. Wondering what all the fuss is about? Read on for everything you’ve always wanted to know about affirmative action. 

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What Does the UK General Election Mean for Students?
June 8, 2017
UK citizens head to the polls today...again.  If you don't know why, read on for a quick overview of the snap election and what it means for students in the UK and abroad.

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2015 Year Review in 5 News
January 1, 2016
It's been a great year for international students with lots of exciting developments. But with all the breaking news on education partnerships, new travel and immigration regulations, increased student mobility, and funding initiatives, it can be hard to keep track of everything. Never fear! We've c...

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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...


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August 8, 2018

More than 800,000 international students in Australia comprised 3.5 percent of the country’s total population, as of earlier this spring. Here’s a...


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August 6, 2018

With easy access to well-paying part- and full-time work, millennials in this country are bucking the global trend and living the high life. Let's tak...