Asia’s excellence in the fields of math and science is internationally recognized. According to a study conducted by Trends in International Mathematical Study (TIMSS) and published at the end of 2012, fourth- and eighth-grade students in Asia are well ahead of their peers in the US and Europe when it comes to academic performance in...
The Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney is research focused and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees of exceptional quality. The faculty is made up of seven Schools – Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Statistics, Molecular Bioscience, Psychology and Geosciences – plus the Unit for the History and Philosophy of Science. Academics in...
In 2011, Forbes magazine published an article by Norm Augustine, an aerospace businessman and government advisor. He outlined an interesting comparison between China and the United States. When the article was published, eight out of the nine top political posts in China were held by engineers. By contrast, virtually no high-ranking politicians in the US...
Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney is Australia’s oldest university and continues to be one of the most popular places for Asian students to earn engineering credentials. With that in mind, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies is highly competitive, with a full roster of ambitious, international students enrolled. With so much talent...
A few years ago, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce conducted a study to determine the value of a university degree. This included a look at the boost in income students could expect to see with postgraduate credentials. In summary, the study found that professionals with a postgraduate degree made an average of...
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