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Elon University’s Purposeful Plan to Link Education Abroad & Student Career Development

<b>I’m pleased to share this guest post by Kristen Aquilino, International Career Fellow in the Elon Student Professional Development Center.</b> <b>Elon is one</b> …

Is This The Most Dangerous School Run In The World?

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Internationalization, more than revenue

Internationalization should be much more than student recruitment to generate revenue.

Existential Migration: The Inner Call to Leave Home

I have experienced reverse culture shock first-hand, having recently returned to Brighton in the U.K. after spending seven years in Asia as a yoga therapist. While abroad, I worked mostly with expatriate clients, and the combination of yoga, meditation and coaching I provided regularly opened …

Americans are Self-Centered but Friendly? 60 Opinions from International Students

Over the past few days we've learned more than we ever wanted to know about how Americans see their international classmates. Thanks to an anonymous …

The Study-Abroad Solution

In the Internet age, the world feels far smaller than it used to. But many Americans still know little about the rest of the world and may be more …

Rectors gather to establish BRICS Network University

A memorandum establishing the BRICS Network University will be signed by the rectors of the 12 participating universities at the first conference of …

"Doctoral pedagogy: What do international PhD students in Australia think about it?"

Why Studying Abroad Is Safer Than You May Think

A student is more likely to die on campus than overseas, a new report finds. But the perception that international study comes with risk is …

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New moves in push to Open Access to scholarly journals

Two important steps were taken last week in the drive to support the conversion of the majority of today’s scholarly journals from subscription only …

International Education News l The PIE News l US confirms STEM OPT work rights extension to 24 months

This means that all appropriately qualified STEM graduates can stay and work in the US for up to three years, as the extension rule is on top of the …

Essential reading list | Resources for international educators

Top 10 absolute must-reads for international higher education professionals<p><b>New publications on internationalisation of higher education come out</b> …

Is there a ‘special sauce’ for university innovation?

Cornell University is partnering with the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology on its new technology-oriented Cornell Tech campus in New York …

Surge of Chinese Students Studying Abroad Could Ebb

By<p>February 12, 2016<p>Universities have banked on a steady influx of wealthy Chinese students ever since enrollment numbers began rising about eight …

Americans are moving to Europe for free college degrees

Chelsea Workman went to Ohio State University because it was her cheapest option. But she still had to take out student loans and work to make ends meet.<p>By the middle of her sophomore year, she'd had enough. She dropped out and moved to Germany to finish her degree where college is free.<p>Hunter …

Large rise in income from international education

Australia’s international education is continuing to expand rapidly, according to preliminary data released on 3 February showing export income from …

Tips for Being an Exemplary Teaching Assistant - Dr. Amid Ahmadzadeh

NEXT: Adjusting to the US

American students often relate to faculty in ways that are unfamiliar to international educators or they appear less prepared for university level …

International Teaching Assistants Guide

<i>by Stacey Kizer, former CFT Program Coordinator</i><p>Faculty and graduate student teaching assistants from different parts of the world often find much …

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