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Screens or Print Text: Study Yields Insights into How Students Learn Best
November 12, 2017

Much has been written about the status of today’s students as the first generation of “digital natives.” However, does the fact that kids have grown up surrounded by technology mean that they learn best via smartphones, tablets, and e-readers? Not necessarily, according to recent evidence. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with key takeaways for teachers, parents and policymakers.


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The Tremendous Impact of Downtown Universities
November 8, 2017
Urban research universities have profound commercial outcomes compared to their suburban and rural counterparts, according to a new report. Read on to find out more about the study.

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Is this the Next Big Master’s Degree?
October 31, 2017
With the growth of remote, online work, more people are seeking ways to join the freelance economy. One university may have the solution. Let’s take a closer look.

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Ontario To Welcome More International Postgraduates
October 27, 2017
Good news for students who have studied in Ontario: if you’re looking to stay in Ontario, you may be able to. The government in Ontario recently reopened to popular streams for international postgraduates. Let’s take a closer look.

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Is Science About to Get a Big Spending Boost in France?
October 24, 2017
Presidential Emmanuel Macron recently announced his first draft budget for 2018. If voted into law, it will mean a big boost for French research funding. Here’s a closer look at the proposal.

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Will Germany Reverse Its Free Tuition for Non-EU Students?
October 23, 2017
For international students looking to study at Germany’s tuition-free public universities, you may need to act quickly. Two of Germany’s 16 states are in the process of charging non-EU students tuition. Let’s take a closer look.

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UK Women’s College Opens Doors to Transgender Students
October 17, 2017
As the controversies continue regarding transgenders and their rights, one women-only college in Cambridge is changing its admissions policy to accept transgender applicants who identify as women. Here’s a closer look at this groundbreaking decision by one of the University's colleges.

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What Does the Catalonian Debate Mean for Universities?
October 16, 2017
Did he or did he not declare independence for Catalonia? That is the question Spanish interior minister Juan Ignacio Zoido had asked Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to clarify by this morning. Obviously, a lot is riding on Puigdemont’s response. One group paying careful attention to the an...

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Space is Now Within Reach for Australian Students
October 13, 2017
Australia’s federal government recently announced plans to grow a domestic space industry, and the country’s students are exploring new opportunities as a result. Here’s a closer look at how Australian kids are dreaming bigger -- and yet closer to home -- since the news broke.

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Will Japan Change Residency Requirement for Creatives?
October 10, 2017
The Japanese government is currently weighing whether or not to relax residency requirements for international students studying anime, design and culinary professions. The aim? To make it easier for graduates in these fields to find work after graduating. Here’s a closer look at the proposal,...

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