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How Britain’s Brexit Could Benefit Universities Elsewhere

A new survey suggests that prospective international students are already reconsidering whether to study in Britain. 

Virtual University of Uganda ‘Changing Mindsets’

Sub-Saharan Africa’s first online university will help other institutions in the region to embrace technology. 

The Variables Governing the ‘Rise and Fall of Nations’

The method that Sharma follows in his economic forecasting makes for an entertaining read. 

Paddle to the Medal

In Third Attempt at Making Olympic Team, Undergrad to Kayak in Rio. 

Israel Boycott Row ‘Destroying Relationships’ in US Universities

Scholar argues that discussion could benefit from more light and less heat. 

Turkey's Fraying International Ties

A crackdown on Turkey’s higher education sector after a failed coup has far-reaching effects for academic collaboration. 

China: What Are the Lessons of Expansion

New report indicates that more doesn’t always mean more equal. 

Improve Language Training for Syrian Refugees, Report Urges

Speaking additional languages including French, English and Turkish can help Syrian refugees to access higher education and employment. 

The Big Chill

Robert Legvold gives a succinct, lucid, fairly dispassionate and almost incessantly even-handed presentation of relations between the US & Russia. 

UK: No Let-Up for Student Migrants, Says May

Theresa May, is reportedly planning a further crackdown on international student visas. 

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