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Malaysian Government Launches New Funding Formula
January 8, 2016

It looks like the Malaysian government has also made some new resolutions. The Malaysian university system will see some big changes this year in the way that the government distributes funding. The government's plans aim to improve the country's standard of education, so let's take a closer look at what the coming year has in store for students in Malaysia.


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New Zealand Celebrates Increase in Maori Grads
January 5, 2016
Maori, New Zealand’s indigenous population, are experiencing unprecedented success in higher education, according to findings from Otago's National Centre for Lifecourse Research. Let’s take a look at the numbers, along with why this news is cause for celebration.

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Report on Place of Women in Tertiary Education Is Out
December 29, 2015
2015 has been a promising year when it comes to gender equality. Now, a new report on gender equality in higher education shows that in some countries, the gender gap is not only closing but that women are more likely than men to have post-secondary degrees and qualifications. But the front-runners ...

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The UK’s Commonwealth Work Visa Offers Allure to Indian Students
December 15, 2015
With students from India highly sought-after within the international higher education sector, London mayor Boris Johnson recently proposed a new visa scheme intended to draw more Indian students to British universities. What is involved in this inaugural initiative, and how do students and countrie...

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BRICS Countries Agree to Research Collaboration
December 11, 2015
In our increasingly globalized world, collaboration and cooperation are the keys to success. Now Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (aka BRICS) countries have announced plans for a multi-national education cooperative that aims to bolster economies and support academic excellence. Read o...

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India Internships for 1,000 British Graduates
December 8, 2015
Great news for students in the UK! Starting in 2016, the British Consulate and Tata Consultancy Services will partner to provide internship opportunities for British students in India. The agreement is part of several initiatives to increase cooperation between the UK and India, so let's take a clos...

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Gender Pay Gap Shrinks in UK Higher Education
December 4, 2015
There's more good news for women in the UK. A new study published last month shows that the Gender Pay Gap (GPG) is shrinking in one professional sector. Here's what the study shows and what it means for women in higher education

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German Universities Unite to Fight Xenophobia
December 1, 2015
The refugee and migrant crisis currently facing Europe is one of the most pressing humanitarian issues in recent years. Countries like Germany are rising to the challenge and accepting record numbers of displaced persons, but the influx of refugees has also triggered a backlash of xenophobia and ant...

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New Zealand Universities to Publish Job Success Info For Grads
November 20, 2015
One of the top things today’s students are looking for when choosing a university? Positioning themselves for future success on the job market. Thanks to a new government initiative in New Zealand which will require universities to reveal employment status and earnings about their graduates, N...

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International Education to Drive Economic Growth in New Zealand,
November 17, 2015
New Zealand revealed its Business Growth Agenda last month, and the ambitious economic plans include some great news for international students. Let's take a closer look at New Zealand's new Agenda and what it means for students around the globe.

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February 19, 2018

Earlier this month, the international community helped raise $2.7 billion for the Global Partnership for International Education, an international edu...


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February 15, 2018

Funding challenges and an exodus of researchers have left science in Brazil in a precarious position. Now comes news of a bright spot: the country has...