Canada Endeavors to Increase International PhDs
March 1, 2018
Canadian universities have long been lobbying for more funding for international students. Now, following moves by two Ontario universities to make graduate school more affordable for international students by reducing or eliminating fees, insiders are predicting a significant shift in the degree to which the country’s universities can recruit and support the best and brightest international talent. Here’s a closer look at the latest developments.

Australia Wants to Attract More Indian PhDs
February 22, 2018
Australia wants to attract more Indian PhD candidates and has a plan to do it. Let's take a closer look at the plans of the Group of 8 -- Australia's top 8 universities.

More Indians Flock to the EU for Higher Education
October 27, 2016
While the U.S. is holding on to its standing as the top destination for Indians studying abroad, the EU is having a major moment, according to The Hindustan Times. Just how many Indians are heading to the EU and which countries do they favor? Let’s take a closer look.

Pakistan to Send 10,000 Scholars to US for Ph.D. Studies
September 28, 2016
The Government of Pakistan will send 10,000 students to the United States next year for Ph.D. studies.  The goal? To boost higher education opportunities in Pakistan, and to strengthen the recently launched US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor.  Read on to learn more.

Just How Much Does Science Matter in Australia?
March 7, 2016
While the general value of science toward advancing society is well-known, can a precise number be put on its contributions to the economy, public health and environment? Yes, according to a recent report. Let’s take a closer look at the report, which underscores just how much science matters ...

Japan Aims for 50 Percent Boost in Foreign Students
October 16, 2015
The Japanese government recently unveiled plans aimed at attracting more international students to work in Japan. Just how significant are the country’s revitalization goals for inbound international exchange? The Japanese Cabinet Office is aiming for a 50 percent increase in foreign students ...


March 22, 2018

New data suggests that the UK's push for new university staff to have a doctorate has helped increase the number of PhD by over a third in six years. ...

March 16, 2018

The latest figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) are in, with promising news about women in the sciences: Not only do women now c...

March 9, 2018

The continent of Africa continues to break barriers in the research. At a recent awards ceremony for South African academics Professor Madla Makhanya ...