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Five Fields of Study to Help Refugees and Asylum Seekers
June 20, 2018
It's World Refugee Day. Held every year on June 20, today is a day to "commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees." According to the UN's website, "World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee." With refugee and asylum-seeker crises at the forefront of global socio-political attentions, it's even more important to take this year's World Refugee Day to find constructive ways to help and support displaced people. Let's take a closer look at how you can get involved.

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Four Reasons Why African Students Should Get a Master's Degree
June 18, 2018
So you’ve completed all of your coursework, donned a graduation cap and gown, twisted the honoured tassel, and crossed the stage to claim your well-deserved Bachelor degree. You certainly have earned the right to pat yourself on the back for a job well-done, but this may not be the last stop on yo...

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6 Study Abroad Destinations for World Cup Enthusiasts
June 14, 2018
Soccer - or football is at is commonly known outside of the US - starts at the 2018 World Cup championship in Russia today, June 14. Where should you and your fellow World Cup enthusiasts study abroad? Let's take a closer look.

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Are You Ready for the Digital Disruption?
June 7, 2018
Google the words “digital disruption,” and more than a million hits come back. Google it again tomorrow, and the results will likely have multiplied. Why? Because we’re living in an age of digital disruption, and its potential is growing bigger by the day. While this is an exciting time for i...

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How To Succeed As A Student Parent
May 31, 2018
It's not uncommon to have a child and be a student at the same time. Let's take a closer look at five strategies you can use to succeed at both.

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Everything You Need To Know About Graduate Student Unions
May 30, 2018
Graduate student unions are in the news again, with campuses across the US deciding to allow--and not to allow--graduate students to unionize. In October 2016, we reported that National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would require private universities to bargain with graduate student labor unions on c...

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Why Your Diplomacy Degree Needs to be International
May 28, 2018
With billions of people crossing borders every year, multinational corporations on the upswing, and technology increasingly breaking down conventional geographic boundaries, our world is more interconnected than ever before. In order to make the most of this interconnectedness, however, something el...

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Should You Choose a Full Master's Degree or Postgraduate Qualifications?
May 26, 2018
When many people think of continuing their studies beyond the undergraduate years, they think of master’s degrees. After all, this advanced qualification is the subsequent step. But it’s not the only step -- particularly if you’re short on time, money, or inclination. The good news if you find...

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How to Prep Your Smartphone for Your Study Abroad
May 14, 2018
If you're getting ready to study abroad, there's one thing you don't want to forget. No, it's not your toothbrush. It's your smartphone. Let's take a closer look at five strategies for preparing yourself--and your smartphone--for your study abroad journey.

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Will You Make a Difference Like These Young Journalists?
May 3, 2018
Columnist and critic Christopher Hitchens once said, “I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.” Indeed, most journalists live their lives in pursuit of the truth -- and some of them even find it. Wondering if you’ve got what it takes? We can think of ...

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September 18, 2018

The humanities are in bad shape. Let's take a closer look at a recent analysis of the downturn of humanities studies since 2008.


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September 14, 2018

Scotland is working to end "period poverty" for girls and women. Thanks to a $6.8 million influx from the Scottish government, students at schools, co...


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