Canada Wants International Students to Stick Around
August 30, 2016

While many students seek out international study opportunities in Canada, few stay after graduation due to immigration obstacles. According to a recent announcement from Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship John McCallum, this situation is subject to change in the near future. This fall, the country will roll out new policies aimed at welcoming international students to remain in Canada to work following completion of their studies. Let’s take a closer look.

Scotland's University Admissions Hit Record Highs
August 26, 2016
Scottish students have a reason to celebrate! On 9 August the Scottish Qualifications Authority released this year's exam results and a record number of students qualified for university places. The results also show some positive developments for Scottish higher education, despite the uncertainty s...

Chinese-Russian Cooperation Reaches Historic Levels
August 19, 2016
Leaders from top academic institutions in China and Russia came together last month in Moscow with a singular agenda: to boost cooperation in the fields of science and education at universities in both countries, according to a press release from host university Lomonosov Moscow State University. He...

Research Gets a Major Boost in Greece
August 16, 2016
After years of struggling through the country’s debt crisis, researchers in Greece are finally in a position to celebrate thanks to the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) announcement of funding toward the formation of a new Greek research institute. Let’s take a closer look at the E...

No Visa, No Problem For Mexicans in Canada?
August 12, 2016
Canada’s government recently announced plans to lift visa requirements in order to bolster relations with Mexico, according to a press release from Canada’s office of the Prime Minister. When will the change take effect and what does it mean for students? Let’s take a closer look.

Québec Continues to Draw French Students Despite Tuition Hikes
August 9, 2016
Think tuition hikes for French students in Quebec would lead to a drop in enrollment numbers from France? Think again. Despite a near-tripling of tuition fees from 2014 to 2015, French higher education enrollments in Quebec are holding firm. Let’s take a closer look at the phenomenon, along wi...

Graduate Enrollment Up 900% in Australia
August 2, 2016
In Australia, more people are completing master's degrees than ever before, and according to the experts, these higher degrees are having a positive impact on employment and earnings...under certain conditions. So which Australians are benefiting from graduate studies and how can you maximize the po...

Canada Taps Nobel Laureates and Experts for Research-Funding Review
July 26, 2016
Canada is committed to funding research in higher education institutions and has selected a group of experts to review the country's research-funding systems. The focus of this panel of experts? Canada's evolving research environment that is increasingly cross-disciplinary, international, and collab...

Fighting Tuition Hikes at Russian Universities
July 19, 2016
The cost of higher education in Russia may skyrocket by as much as double in the year ahead, according to a report from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. And while this can hardly be construed as good news, a proposal from the Russian Student Union offers some hope of countering the eff...

A Mandate for Research Integrity in the Netherlands
July 15, 2016
With the research world beleaguered by a “reproducibility crisis,” and the Netherlands in particular challenged by a recent spate of buzzworthy fraud cases pertaining to scientific misconduct, the country is launching an effort to put an end to the troubling trend. Let’s take a clo...


March 16, 2018

You work. You work a lot. You produce papers, theses, prototypes, and lab results. You write about all of it. It's yours, right? The answer gets murk...

March 13, 2018

Art & Design is integrated into everything we see and do. It directly influences our perceptions of the world around us and how we interact with it. O...

March 9, 2018

Outdoor recreation contributed $373.3 billion to the US GDB in 2016 -- surpassing other industries like utilities and mining. Not only that, but it’...