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Do French Higher Education Reforms Promise a New Image Overseas?
November 21, 2017
With countries increasingly angling to capture a greater share of the international higher education market, education reforms in France may position it for success. Here’s a closer look at the plans.

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Knotty and Nice: Researchers Untangle Christmas Light Woes
December 22, 2015
The Christmas season is a time of joy and light, but as anyone who has tried to untangle a strand of Christmas lights can attest, there is nothing joyful about a knotted mess of bulbs, wires, and plugs. But Christmas is also a time of hope, and two researchers may have unraveled the secrets of tangl...

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Education At a Glance For 2015
December 18, 2015
Christmas comes early this year for fans of all things international education. The Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released “Education at a Glance 2015,” its annual report on the state of education across the globe. We’ve rounded up some highlights from around the...

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British Council Survey: STEM Students Value Academic Excellence
November 27, 2015
If you're a student considering or studying science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, a new study released by the British Council should interest you. The British Council's higher education research team, Education Intelligence, has released data collected through a survey of international s...

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How Do International Students Choose? New Insights Revealed
November 24, 2015
The growth of international students studying at the bachelor’s degree level far outpaces growth of master’s students -- 54 percent compared to 26 percent over the same fiveyear period. Which begs the question: how do they all decide what to study and where? A new report yields new ...

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Google Reveals International Students' Top Searches
October 30, 2015
International student enrollment is skyrocketing around the world, and when potential students want to find out about universities and schools, they turn to Google to search for the best opportunities. Now, Google has revealed some interesting trends based on internet searches for international stud...

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Is It Really Worth Getting a Degree?
June 17, 2015
Wondering whether it’s really worth getting a degree? Is it worth it when you acknowledge the massive debt incurred by many students in pursuit of these degrees The answer just got published in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2015 report,  Let’s take a closer look... ...

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Choosing Your Major: For the Joy or the Job?
March 20, 2015
“Should I study something I love or pursue a degree that will help me get a job?" This is hardly a new question. Generations of students have struggled with choosing a major. Let’s break it down and determine whether it’s possible to make a choice between both.

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Top Education News: What to Expect in 2015
March 19, 2015
The changing of the calendar year offers the perfect opportunity to reflect on the past and look ahead to the coming year. Here are our picks for five of 2014's top trends from the world of higher education, along with predictions for what to expect in 2015.

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All You Need to Know About the Latest International Education News
March 19, 2015
The world of higher education is quickly evolving thanks to widespread government reforms which transform prospects for both domestic and international students. While it may be impossible to predict how the higher education sector will look in 50, 25 or even 10 years, its clear that internationaliz...

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December 14, 2017

When you think about Italy, what are the first things that come to mind? Food, wine and fashion! And those are not just clichés. The ‘Made in Italy...


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December 12, 2017

Christmas may often get the brightest buzz when it comes to the December holidays, but there are plenty of ways to share in Hanukkah joy, too. Here’...


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December 4, 2017

How do you get better at something? Practice. The best way to get better about writing and talking about your research? Writing and talking about your...