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What Does Germany’s New Government Mean for Higher Ed?
March 5, 2018
Now that Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) have approved the grand coalition with German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party (CSU), ongoing uncertainty about Germany’s political leadership has come to an end. However, questions remain, including in the higher education sector. While German states will maintain responsibility for a significant amount of decision-making in the sector, here’s a closer look at what to expect moving forward.

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One Third of Northern Irish Students Study Abroad
March 2, 2018
Over a third of Northern Irish students study abroad. Let's take a closer look.

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International Enrollments at Dutch Tech Schools Reach All-Time High
February 27, 2018
More international students than ever before are choosing to pursue engineering and technical degrees in the Netherlands, according to a report from international education body Nuffic.

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Are EU Students Rushing UK Applications Before Brexit?
February 24, 2018
The UK reports an uptick in international applications--specifically those from the UK and the EU. Are students rushing to study in the UK before Brexit? Let's take a closer look.

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Global Education Conference Pledges $2.7B for International Education
February 19, 2018
Earlier this month, the international community helped raise $2.7 billion for the Global Partnership for International Education, an international education fund that supports basic education for children in developing countries. Let's take a closer look.

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Brazil Joins World’s Math Research Elite
February 15, 2018
Funding challenges and an exodus of researchers have left science in Brazil in a precarious position. Now comes news of a bright spot: the country has earned a spot in Group 5, the international mathematics elite group. Here’s a closer look at the story, along with what the means for the imperiled...

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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 clo...

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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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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-...


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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 ...


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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 multipli...