Asia Education

How to study law and avoid becoming a lawyer

By Thu, Dec 18, 2014 11:39PM UTC Pic: University of Waikato.

So, you want to study law? Great news! You’re about to buy yourself a one-way ticket to a long, long life as Atticus Finch. Or Elle Woods- whichever you’d prefer. Law is a great choice; it has such a stress-free career trajectory that you don’t even have to think about. Law students

Making Mathematics relevant in Southeast Asia

By Thu, Dec 18, 2014 10:55AM UTC Mathematics teachers attend a workshop in Northern Thailand. Pic: AP.

In Europe and North America there is a commonly held belief that Asian students are inherently good at Mathematics. This stereotype has been reinforced in recent years by the success of China, Singapore, Korea and Japan in international mathematics rankings compiled by PISA, the Programme for International Student Assessment.

More boom than bust in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

By Tue, Dec 16, 2014 6:07PM UTC Pic: Shutterstock.

Students of the humanities and social sciences, a breed usually plagued by nightmares of funding cuts and minimal employment prospects, have new cause to rejoice following the release of a graduate study conducted by the University of Ottawa. The study, which explores the labour market outcomes of 82,000 University of Ottawa attendees between 1998 and 2010,

Nobel peace laureate Malala: ‘Change is coming’

By Thu, Dec 11, 2014 7:32AM UTC Malala Yousafzai. Pic: AP.

OSLO, Norway (AP) -€” Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai says she hopes that her prize will inspire young girls all over the world to fight for their rights — and to step forward to lead.

5 things every international student should know about UK Foundation Programmes

By Tue, Dec 09, 2014 7:21PM UTC Pic: Shutterstock.

There’s little doubt about it: the spectrum of possible pathways through higher education available to today’s international students is broad. Keen learners all over the world are constantly told that they can ‘kick-start their futures with an IELTS’ qualification, ‘improve their prospects with a BTEC’ or ‘jump-start their university careers

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