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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 closer look at this first-of-its-kind initiative, along with why some people are voicing concerns about the changes.

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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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The State of International Education in Switzerland
January 16, 2018
International students love Switzerland—particularly at high levels of education and if they’re studying natural sciences. Let’s take a closer look at the state of international education in Switzerland.

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Will North Korea Welcome More International Students?
January 15, 2018
A major North Korean university has plans to open its doors to more international students, according to a North Korea-facing Japanese news source. Here’s a closer look at this possible development on the international education scene.

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UK Launches New Scheme to Make Student Visas Easier for Grads
January 10, 2018
The UK government launched year two of a pilot designed to make the visa process easier for international students seeking graduate degrees. Let’s take a closer look.

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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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