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How is Brexit Affecting Higher Education in The UK?
October 5, 2018
Earlier this year, the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) released data for the 2016-2017 year. While significant in and of itself, the report was particularly significant for one reason: the 2016-2017 academic year was the first to fall entirely post-Brexit. Here’s a closer look at the figures, along with recent insights from one EU academic in the UK.

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An Indian Institute Recruits Hundreds of PhD Students
August 23, 2018
One Indian Institute is bucking the trend of Indian PhDs heading abroad to complete their studies. This year, they have recruited hundreds. Let's take a closer look.

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China To Invest More Money Into Its Top Universities
June 22, 2018
As China looks to continue its path towards technological innovation, it will invest about $17.2 billion by 2020 to assist the nation's top 42 universities in becoming world-class institutions. They'll also create 137 universities with first-class rankings in specific fields. Let's take a closer loo...

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Is the Brexit Brain Drain Already Underway?
March 29, 2018
Stakeholders have been wondering what Brexit might mean for international mobility since the UK opted out of the EU. Now comes news that the much-dreaded “brain drain” has already begun, with top universities reporting a drop in PhD applications from European students. Here’s a closer look at ...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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October 11, 2018

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa recently announced his government has committed one percent of gross domestic product (GDP) to research and deve...


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October 5, 2018

Earlier this year, the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) released data for the 2016-2017 year. While significant in and of itself, the ...


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September 27, 2018

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