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Cyprus Wants To Promote Research And Development
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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Which Countries Lead the World in English Proficiency?
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 Week to take a closer look at EF's newly released English Proficiency Index.

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Was There a Youth Wave in the Midterm Elections?
November 8, 2018
The 2018 midterm results are in, and while the Democrats’ “Blue Wave” took control of the US House of Representatives for the first time since 2010, it fell short in the Senate. Prior to the election, stakeholders insisted that a high turnout by youth voters could make a difference. All of whi...

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What a Hard Brexit Could Mean for UK Science
November 6, 2018
What is the fate of scientific research in the UK post-Brexit? According to a recent survey by leading UK biomedical research lab the Francis Crick Institute, many scientists believe that a hard Brexit could “cripple” UK science. The good news is they also believe close co-operation could preser...

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Silicon Valley’s Breakthrough Prize Takes on Hollywood Glam
November 2, 2018
Let’s face it: the words 'research' and 'glamorous' don’t usually go together. However, that may change soon -- at least if the Breakthrough Prize has anything to say about it. Here’s a closer look at this $3 million Silicon Valley-funded award aimed at raising the profile -- and prestige -- o...

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Undergraduates More Likely To Go To Grad School If Parents Did So, Says Study
October 30, 2018
If at least one of your parents attended graduate school it's likelier that you will, too. New data from a study conducted by the Association of American Law Schools and Gallup has the latest. Let's take a closer look.

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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 organ...

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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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November 15, 2018

If you are into fashion and business, the multibillion dollar industry of fashion management is the path for you. Fashion marketing managers have the ...


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November 15, 2018

Thinking of graduate school? Why not study abroad? Now's the perfect time. Here are six reasons why you should study abroad for graduate school.


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November 8, 2018

Looking for your first career job out of school? Here are the employee benefits you can receive and how you can get them.


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