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Crowd-funding university degrees: smart or sly?

By Tue, Dec 09, 2014 12:58PM UTC Comments Off Image via StudyInternational.com.

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 Comments Off Indian students work on their computers on the quad at the University of Alabama. Pic: AP.

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 Comments Off The Study International website.

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....

Discover the secret weapon of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

By Thu, Oct 02, 2014 6:51PM UTC Comments Off Discover the secret weapon of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The juxtaposition of a recent surge of graduate employment in science and engineering with funding cuts and decreased support for disciplines such as the arts could leave students pondering why they would risk their futures by studying anything other than science or technology. Countless budding artists, historians and sociologists worldwide have fallen prey to the...

Foundation Programmes: kick-starting Higher Education

By Tue, Sep 16, 2014 12:03AM UTC Comments Off Pic: Students can use Foundation programmes to kick-start Higher Education

Given the influence of today’s increasingly international marketplace, with developments in areas ranging from sustainable business to overseas investment opportunities, there is little doubt that education in business, law and social science is fundamental to students’ success in the corporate sphere. Fording the experiential river separating school and university may appear daunting and unmanageable to students...

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