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Are You Investing and Earning While in Grad School?
January 3, 2017

From astronomy to zoology, the fields of study pursued by graduate students are very different. But today’s diverse students all share at least one thing in common: They will eventually complete their degrees; enter the “real world;” and have to support themselves -- a daunting prospect for many. But you don’t have to wait until graduation to start thinking about your financial future thanks to a new program aimed at increasing financial literacy in academia. Here’s a closer look.


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NSF Urges STEM Students to Make a Difference
December 20, 2016
National Science Foundation Research Fellowship encourage students to make a positive impact on the world today—with a focus on innovative solutions to real-world problems.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Does Big Data Hold the Key to International Student Enrollments?
December 20, 2016
Big data is everywhere you turn these days. Is it all that surprising that it’s now penetrating the world of international student recruitment at the world’s colleges and universities? According to recent news from Times Higher Education,  big data and predictive analytics are poise...

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London Loudly Beckons to UK Grads
December 16, 2016
Grads have their pick of destinations in which to seek employment upon completion of their degrees. In the UK, however, a whopping 24 percent of them head to one city in particular, according to a recent report from the Centre for Cities: London. Let’s take a closer look at the data, why it&rs...

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Residency Applications Changing for Grad Students in Canada
December 13, 2016
Canada’s graduate international students who succeed economically in Canada do not currently have an easy path to Canadian residency.  A new process, to be released in the coming months, will change that.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Canada’s International Student Population Increases by 8 Percent
December 9, 2016
Canada’s international student population rose by 8 percent in 2014-2015, according to the latest report by the Canadian Bureau for International Education.  Despite the increase, Canadian officials are worried—progress is slower than expected.  Take a closer look to find out w...

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Science Gets Major Funding Boost in the Czech Republic
December 6, 2016
Spending on research and development in the Czech Republic last year increased by a whopping 3.6 billion crowns, according to a report from the Prague Monitor Daily based on recently released data from the Czech Statistical Office (CSU). Just how much is being spent and where is it going? Here&rsquo...

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Giving to University Sees Spike in Australia and New Zealand
December 2, 2016
Where are Australians and New Zealanders donating their money these days? An increasing number of them are embracing philanthropy to the higher education sector, according to recent data from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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China Seeks More Students from Southeast Asia
November 29, 2016
The Chinese government recently announced a plan attract more international students from Southeast Asian countries.  Find out why and learn more about higher education initiatives in China. 

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Myanmar to Build New University in Nay Pyi Taw
November 25, 2016
Myanmar continues its quest to boost the reputation of its higher education system on the international stage with news of plans to open a new university in its capital, according to a report from The Myanmar Times. Here’s a closer look at the initiative, along with why students and parents in...

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July 19, 2018

Just because you’re in school doesn’t mean you can’t give back. In fact, students have a lot to offer when it comes to helping their communities...


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July 12, 2018

Dream of starting your own business? Why wait? You can launch your startup while you're still a student. Here's how.


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July 10, 2018

Want to find a study location with a booming economy, phenomenal landscape, great lifestyle, and STEM industries are poised to be the next bastion of ...