25 septembre 2017

Will Your Next College Care Package Be Delivered By Robot?

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018Coordinating deliveries in and around universities can be a massive logistical undertaking. Now, several universities in China have some extra “manpower” when it comes to getting things where they need to go: Robot deliveries. Read on for a closer look at the application of this technology on Chinese college campuses, as recently reported by China Money Network. More...

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Ghana Sees Rise in University Enrollment

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018According to UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report, 157,626 students enrolled in higher education in Ghana in 2014—more than twice that in 2005.  20 percent of Ghana’s wealthiest students attend university, while less than 1 percent of Ghana’s poorest do. More...

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Can Japanese Gamblers Help Fund Higher Ed?

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018According to the Japan Times, Tadamasa Fukiura, chairman of a nonprofit has connected with six pachinko parlors to offer the “pp Shogakukin” scholarship fund.
How does it work?  Customers at any of the six parlors can donate their steel balls from their winnings to help put needy students through university. More...

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Increased University Enrollment for China’s Rural Poor

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018For students who formerly had little to no chance of making it into China's best universities, there's hope. A sweeping change to China's higher education system has allowed many of China's rural poor students the same university opportunities once afforded only to China's wealthiest. More...

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Record Donations to UK Universities

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018For the first time, philanthropic income to British universities surpassed £1bn, or about $1.3bn. 
The Ross-Case survey of higher education, completed by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Europe, reflected a 23 percent increase in one year.
Why?  Brexit. More...

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Canada’s PhD Grads Take Different Paths

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018Not all of Canada’s PhD students are taking the conventional route into academia after graduation, according to a recent report from the University of British Columbia. Where are they going instead, and what’s influencing their trajectories? Here’s a closer look. More...

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Japanese Princess to Study at UK University

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018In recent years, Japan has set its sights on attracting and retaining more international students.  But Japan’s international education isn’t one-sided. Last year, a study showed that Japanese students saw big benefits in studying abroad.  And the benefits of international education even apply to Japanese royalty.  In September, Princess Kako of Japan will head to the University of Leeds as an exchange student. More...

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The Rise and Fall of Degrees in Australia

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018The world has changed a lot over the past quarter of a century. According to a recent report from The Sydney Morning Herald, the most popular university degrees have changed along with it. Which degrees have skyrocketed and which have fallen between when the Department of Education began tracking commencing enrollments in 1989 and the latest figures from 2015? Here’s a closer look, based on an analysis by Fairfax Media. More...

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This is the Best Time to Apply for a Job

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018According to LinkedIn data from 2016, most college graduates who apply for jobs and get hired apply between April and June.
More than 10 percent of graduates earned job offers to positions to which they applied in June 2016. More...

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Foreign Funding Exceeds Domestic Funding for UK University-Business Partnerships

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018Foreign investment for UK universities to support university-business partnerships exceeded domestic investment—four times.  Foreign businesses invested £1.3 billion, or $1.7 billion. More...

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