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Students’ debt to be paid off by donations at Atlanta College

Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia has declared the introduction of a programme where graduates' student debt can be paid off solely by donations, to...
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Spanish students respond to economic crisis with entrepreneurial spirit

Spanish university students are more entrepreneurial than their predecessors, according to a new study sponsored by the Axa Foundation and Educa 20.20. The survey...
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Computer Science students most likely to drop out in UK

Computer Science students are less likely to complete their course in the subject than any others, according to HESA figures for the UK published...
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‘Welcome to France’ – and its higher fees for international students

International students in France this year face an increase of up to 15 times the previous level of tuition fees, following a new government...
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Certificates withheld from disadvantaged South African students

Some South African universities are withholding students' qualification certificates on account of outstanding fees - in part because the universities are unwilling to implement...
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UK students’ uni options limited by expensive train costs for open days

Prospective students are being priced out of far-flung universities due to the high cost of cross-country train travel, limiting the choices of disadvantaged students. Social...
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1,600 foreign students ‘lost’ by Japanese university

The Tokyo University of Social Welfare has been found to have lost contact with over 1,600 foreign students, following a sudden surge in its...
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English-proficient students to make Mongolia safer for tourists

Mongolian students with good English skills have been recruited to help English-speaking tourists in the capital city of Ulan Bator, in a bid to...
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The boom in African students studying abroad

Home to 16% of the world’s population and spreading over one fifth of the planet, Africa is the world's second largest and second most...
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Law students panic as Turkmenistan clamps down on accepted degrees

Law is typically considered to be one of the most prestigious and rigorous academic disciplines – but in Turkmenistan, it will no longer be...
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