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UK's Student Loans Company Pays Out on Complaints
October 26, 2018
The UK’s Student Loans Company (SLC) processed more than 1.8 million applications, made more than seven million payments totaling £18.2 billion, and managed more than eight million customers with repayment obligations of approximately £117.8 billion during the 2017-2018 financial year. The organization also made mistakes during that time resulting in ex gratia compensation in more than 100 cases, according to its annual report. Here’s a closer look at the figures.

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Denmark Retains Its World-Class Position In Research
October 23, 2018
Want to study in one of the world's biggest research hubs? Consider Denmark. It has maintained its world-class position and looks to the future to aim even higher.

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US Parents Pushing Back on Steep Student Loans
October 19, 2018
A new survey from T. Rowe Price reveals parents in the US are less willing than they have been in the past to take on massive debt toward their kids’ education. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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German and North Korean Universities Commit to Exchange
October 16, 2018
Representatives from universities in Germany and North Korea came together last month in Pyongyang to sign a new protocol on exchange and co-operation. Here’s a closer look at the agreement.

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Women Now Lead at Half of Utah’s Public Universities
October 12, 2018
Last month, Ruth Watkins was inaugurated as the 16th president of one of Utah’s largest public universities. Not only was this significant because she was the first woman president in the school’s history, but also because it signified a major moment in higher education history: Watkins joined a...

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Groundbreaking Science Honored in This Year's Nobel Prize
October 7, 2018
The Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their "utterly pioneering" work in using evolution to create new antibodies and enzymes. Let's take a closer look.

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Higher Ed International Exchange is Alive and Well
October 5, 2018
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released its annual Education at a Glance report for 2018. The authoritative source on the state of global education, it offers a fresh look at international student numbers around the world. Here’s a closer look at key findings.

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Is Constructive Failure the Key to Innovation?
October 2, 2018
What can universities do to cultivate innovation-forward campuses? According to academic leaders of both European and Asian universities, the answer lies in an unlikely place: failure.

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Are Big Changes Ahead for Student Loans in the US?
September 28, 2018
The Trump administration has proposed several changes to student loans. Wondering whether it will impact you? Here’s a closer look at what to expect.

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Which STEM Degree Earns You the Most?
September 25, 2018
Get ready for a surprise. According to the results from a new Bankrate survey, the most lucrative STEM degree is...

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January 16, 2019

The 'skills gap' is a frequent topic of discussion for educators and employers alike. Which begs the question: are colleges sending their graduates ou...


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January 15, 2019

While many of the implications of Brexit remain unknown, education leaders from Scotland made one thing clear last month: the country will remain open...


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