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Are EU Students Rushing UK Applications Before Brexit?
February 24, 2018
The UK reports an uptick in international applications--specifically those from the UK and the EU. Are students rushing to study in the UK before Brexit? Let's take a closer look.

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Global Education Conference Pledges $2.7B for International Education
February 19, 2018
Earlier this month, the international community helped raise $2.7 billion for the Global Partnership for International Education, an international education fund that supports basic education for children in developing countries. Let's take a closer look.

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Brazil Joins World’s Math Research Elite
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 earned a spot in Group 5, the international mathematics elite group. Here’s a closer look at the story, along with what the means for the imperiled...

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Oxford University Tackles Gender Gap in Controversial Way
February 8, 2018
Oxford University took controversial measures to correct a gender gap in math and computer science exam results: Students were given 15 extra minutes to take their tests based on the assertion that “female candidates might be more likely to be adversely affected by time pressure.” Here’s a clo...

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International Students in Northern Ireland Worth £170m
February 5, 2018
We know that international students contribute significantly to the economy in the UK. What's new? Northern Ireland. Let's take a closer look.

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Controversy in Kazakhstan: An Autocrat, an Alphabet and An Excess of Apostrophes
February 1, 2018
Kazakhstan president Nursultan A. Nazarbayev announced his intent to replace the Russian-inherited alphabet with a newly created Latin alphabet-based script by the year 2025. The challenge? “How to write down a tongue that has no alphabet of its own but has always used scripts imported from the ou...

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Is a Master’s in Masculinity in Your Future?
January 29, 2018
The conversation about gender equality has been going on for generations, and -- given the onslaught of sexual assault allegations currently rocking the United States -- shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. Now, some academics are calling for an unexpected demographic to add their voices to the ...

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New Scholarship Opportunities for Filipino Students in France
January 24, 2018
The Embassy of France to the Philippines is aiming to encourage more students from the Philippines to pursue graduate studies in France with two calls for applications falling under the PhilFrance Scholarship Program for the next academic year. Here’s a closer look at the initiative.

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Survey Says, Hire a Female Graduate
January 24, 2018
While women continue to fight for equal pay in the workplace, a new employer satisfaction survey backs their case. Here’s a closer look at this and other findings from Australian survey.

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Dreamer Students to Benefit from $33 Million Scholarship Fund
January 17, 2018
Many Dreamers just got a big step closer to their college dreams. Here’s a closer look at a newly announced $33 million scholarship grant funded by Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos aimed at supporting Dreamers in pursuing university degrees. Here's what we know about this generous scholarship and how it w...

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November 20, 2018

Australia's Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, recently pledged an extra A$135 million for regional universities, study hubs, and scholarships for studen...


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November 16, 2018

Last month, the Cyprus Mail reported on a new national research and innovation council in Cyprus. Let's take a closer look.


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November 13, 2018

Which countries shine when it comes to the English language, and why does it matter so much? There’s no better time than International Education Wee...


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