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The Russian government has recently started a scheme to encourage its highest achieving students to continue their academic careers abroad. The catch? After completing their studies the participants of the scheme must return to Russia to work for at least 3 years, or face mammoth fines. The government has allocated 4.5 billion rubles from its […]

International students have long been attracted to education heavyweights like the United States, the UK and Australia.  Between 2002 and 2009 Canada saw a large increase in international student enrollment, according to a study by World Education Services. Enrollments increased by 67 percent, from 52,650 in 2002 to 87,798 in 2009. Attracting international students is […]

Sri Lanka is making a bid to become a “hub” for international education in Asia, reported Dinesh De Alwis of University World News, with the Ministry of Higher Education to award 150 students scholarships to study at local universities. De Alwis quoted Higher Education Minsiter SB Dissanayake, who said: Under this programme, foreign students get […]

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