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Egypt Announces Cap on University Tuition Fees
February 24, 2017

According to an announcement last month from Egyptian Higher Education Minister Ashraf El-Sheehy, there will be no increases to tuition fees for returning students at the country’s public and private universities, as reported by Ahram Online. But how will new students fare? Here’s a closer look at the state of tuition fees in Egypt during this time of economic uncertainty.


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Big Economic Impact of International Students on New Zealand
February 21, 2017
With a 50 percent jump in international student spending since 2014, it’s no surprise to learn that international education is New Zealand’s fourth largest export. Learn more about the economics of international students on New Zealand.

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Vietnam sets harder requirements for PhD students
February 17, 2017
Amid harsh public criticism that Vietnam PhDs are too easy to earn, the Ministry of Education and Training has implemented new, tougher standards for all PhD candidates.  Let’s take a closer look.

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What Are the World’s Most Innovative Economies?
February 14, 2017
Bloomberg’s annual roundup of the world’s most innovative economies was released last month. Wondering who came out on top, who fell behind, and who has some catching up to do? Here’s a closer look at the 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index.

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Austria Unveils Plan “A” for Higher Education
February 7, 2017
Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern offers a dynamic vision for change and excellence at Austrian universities.  Learn more about “Plan A” and what it means for Austrian schools.

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France to Attract 10,000 Indian Students By 2020
February 3, 2017
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault recently announced a plan to attract 10,000 students from India to study at French institutions by 2020. Find out why—and learn about an exciting digital network for international alumni of French universities.

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More Financial Support on the Horizon for Postgrads in Scotland
January 31, 2017
Postgraduate students in Scotland are positioned to see a significant increase in the amount of financial support available to them in the 2017-2018 academic year, according to a recent report from the Evening Times. Read on for the specifics, along with why the plan is being met with praise from st...

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A Landmark Year for U.S. International Studies
January 27, 2017
While the future of international studies in the U.S. may be uncertain due to the change in administration, new data from the Institution of International Education (IIE)’s Open Doors 2016 report paints a positive picture of significant growth over the past year. Here’s a closer look at ...

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Hong Kong Universities Need to Increase Diversity, Report Says
January 24, 2017
According to the Hong Kong government’s Audit Commission, universities in Hong Kong needs to improve their diversity.  Find out the results of the report—and what universities in Hong Kong intend to do to increase their international student populations. 

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Nigeria’s National Universities Commission Undertakes Ranking Project
January 20, 2017
The Nigerian University System will create a new university ranking system to help launch Nigerian universities onto the global stage.  Read more about this exciting project and why it’s happening. 

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February 23, 2017

We often rave over the many reason to study abroad. And they’re all true: From learning a second language to enriching your global perspective, ...


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February 16, 2017

Soon-to-be cutting edge post grads, listen up: as traditional career trajectories change and shift with the growing needs and interests of a global ec...


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February 14, 2017

Sports management, the business side of the sports industry, requires the same qualities that an Olympic athlete has: commitment, tenacity, drive, a q...