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What Does the Catalonian Debate Mean for Universities?
October 16, 2017

Did he or did he not declare independence for Catalonia? That is the question Spanish interior minister Juan Ignacio Zoido had asked Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to clarify by this morning. Obviously, a lot is riding on Puigdemont’s response. One group paying careful attention to the announcement? Students. Here’s a closer look at what the Catalonian political crisis means for higher education.


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Space is Now Within Reach for Australian Students
October 13, 2017
Australia’s federal government recently announced plans to grow a domestic space industry, and the country’s students are exploring new opportunities as a result. Here’s a closer look at how Australian kids are dreaming bigger -- and yet closer to home -- since the news broke.

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Will Japan Change Residency Requirement for Creatives?
October 10, 2017
The Japanese government is currently weighing whether or not to relax residency requirements for international students studying anime, design and culinary professions. The aim? To make it easier for graduates in these fields to find work after graduating. Here’s a closer look at the proposal,...

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Germany Joins France in Making the Planet Great Again
October 6, 2017
France and Germany have officially team up to support international climate research, according to recent news from the 19th Franco-German Council of Ministers in Paris. Here’s a closer look at the joint initiative.

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Higher Education Changes on the Horizon, Says May
October 5, 2017
While coughing fits and pranks might have garnered the majority of media buzz following Theresa May’s 2018 party conference address, there were also useful takeaways on several fronts, including higher education. Here’s a closer look at what May had to say about the Conservative party&rs...

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Brazilian Students Keener to Study Abroad
October 3, 2017
A new market survey reveals that Brazilian students are more likely to study abroad than they were in 2015.  Let’s take a closer look to find out why.

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In New Zealand, University Entrance Requirements May Be Tightened
September 29, 2017
New Zealand may change its university entrance requirements in literacy.  Why?  Let’s find out. 

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Japan’s Financial Uncertainty Triggers Research Sector Woes
September 26, 2017
RIKEN, Japan’s leading scientific research institution, was once a bastion of scientific research thanks to generous government funding. However, the effects of the nation’s ongoing financial crisis are trickling down into the research sector. Here’s a closer look at the issue, alo...

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In Israel, Less Than One Third of Computer Science Students Are Women
September 22, 2017
If you’re a woman interested in computer science, consider studying in Israel.  Last week, we reported that Israel is looking for more international students, and this week we learned that Israel needs more women in computer science.

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International Students Bring Millions to Hawaii’s Economy
September 19, 2017
Aloha! International students brought $500 million to the Hawaiian economy last year, in the form of direct spending and job creation.  Let’s take a closer look at the positive economic impact that international students bring to the state.

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October 12, 2017

Austria may be overshadowed by other Western European countries when it comes to international study destinations. However, while this history-packed ...


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October 5, 2017

Got education? Good. Happy World Teachers’ Day.  Thank a teacher today—or even better, become one.  Thinking about joining the n...


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October 3, 2017

Sweden has long been an attractive destination for international students from all over the world and inbound exchange has been on the upswing in...