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Top 10 best value universities in the US

By Tue, Oct 19, 2010 7:55PM UTC Top 10 best value universities in the US

By Gavin Atkins Okay, we’re just going to give this to you straight. In the US, tuition, room and board at a university will typically cost anywhere from $15,000 to $40,000 a year, depending on the place you choose to go – but the good news is that there are things

International enrollments plummet in Australia

By Tue, Oct 19, 2010 1:51PM UTC

Against the backdrop of a slew of attacks  on Indian university students in Australia, the international students’ enrollment in major higher education establishments has been dented across the country. Melbourne University’s vice chancellor Glyn Davis has said that the fall in applications from countries like India are predicting at around

Barcamp Bangkok 4 preview interview with John Berns

By Tue, Oct 19, 2010 11:30AM UTC Barcamp Bangkok 4 preview interview with John Berns

Barcamp Bangkok takes place this weekend, starting Saturday, October 23. Having failed to attend any of the three previous events I’m hoping to make amends and get to my first BarcampBKK. I caught up with John Berns (@jfxberns), one of the men well known for spearheading the event, who shared his thoughts on

The gender debate alive and well

By Mon, Oct 18, 2010 11:31AM UTC

Completing a half marathon run on the weekend has given me plenty to think about. There is not much else to be done for the little over two hours of running other than listening to my favourite band on my iPod and to contemplate life’s deeper issues.   The Melbourne

100-year-old Indian freedom fighter pursues PhD

By Mon, Oct 18, 2010 9:39AM UTC

  Indian freedom fighter Bholaram Das marked his 100th birthday this weekend by announcing he was going back to school. Das has enrolled in a PhD program at Gauhati University in the northeastern state of Assam — making him perhaps the oldest university student in this country of 1 billion.

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