Educational News

By Joanna Hughes January 30, 2019

Recently published data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) reveals that Scottish universities are making strides toward equal access in higher education. Here’s a closer look at the figures, along with what higher education leaders have to say about them, according to a Scottish Government press release.

On the Rise

Just under 16 percent of students entering Scottish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the 2017/2018 academic year were from the region's 20 percent most deprived areas. This falls just shy of the government’s target for 2021.

Enrollments also increased across a numbe...

By Joanna Hughes January 22, 2019
New Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) figures reveal optimistic news about the number of foreign students in the UK: the overall number in the...
By Joanna Hughes January 22, 2019
Zambia’s government recently announced it plans to provide 1,000 scholarships to five additional public universities. The funds are the result of loan...
By Joanna Hughes 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...
By Joanna Hughes 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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By Alyssa Walker February 14, 2019
Located just off the southern coast of India, Sri Lanka is a diverse and beautiful island nation with a long history and unique culture. With tourism ...
By Joanna Hughes February 11, 2019
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By G. John Cole February 6, 2019
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