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Study shows university websites not keeping abreast of mobile device uptake

By Fri, Mar 20, 2015 2:09AM UTC 0 Comment

Earlier today Study International and the University of Salford Business School released their joint White Paper on Digital device trends among international students. The launch, which took place at the Radisson Hotel on Bloomsbury Street in London, brought together some of the top UK university decision makers and featured a presentation of the White Paper’s...

Crowd-funding university degrees: smart or sly?

By Tue, Dec 09, 2014 12:58PM UTC 0 Comment

It's been used to finance films, games, apps and even one man’s quest to make a potato salad, but now, with the eye-watering costs of higher education, some students are turning to crowd-funding as a way of paying for their studies....

More Indian graduates apply to US colleges as Chinese numbers stall

By Mon, Dec 08, 2014 12:19PM UTC 9 Comments

A report from the Council of Graduate Schools published this year reveals that the composition of this year’s international students at US colleges has changed, with an increase in admission to students from India coming alongside stagnation in the numbers of Chinese students admitted.The report was compiled by the Council of Graduate Schools in the CGS International Graduate Admissions Survey 2014, as part of a survey of 299 degree-awarding institutions in the US, which awarded 66% of the 109,000 total graduate degrees conferred to international students in the United States 2011-2012....

New web service to boost access to higher education for Asian students

By Thu, Dec 04, 2014 6:04PM UTC 9 Comments

A new web service launched this week is aiming to make international higher education more accessible and affordable for Asian students looking to earn their university degrees in the West....

Spotlight on research: A new dawn for polar bear genetics

By Wed, Jun 25, 2014 5:00AM UTC 0 Comment

The polar bear: from children’s books to grim tales of climate change, it is a species that captures the hearts and imaginations of humans. But where did these white, hardy bears come from? And how do they live on an extreme diet in an extreme environment? By analysing the DNA of polar bears, collaborative research...