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British universities see big jump in Chinese undergraduate applicants

The number of Chinese students applying to U.K. universities surges by 30 percent.

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British universities confront fast-approaching Brexit deadline

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As the date for the U.K.'s planned withdrawal from the European Union approaches, universities plan for a "no-deal" Brexit while hoping that won't happen.

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Foreign-born professors account for U.S. Nobel haul

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All six U.S.-based Nobel Prize winners so far this year hail from outside the U.S., with five of the six coming from the U.K.

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British universities brace for likely drop in E.U. students

Following the Brexit vote, many anticipate a drop in the number of E.U. students at U.K. universities. Could American institutions attract some of them?

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With Brexit win, universities face 'significant challenges'

Decision to leave E.U. reflects divisions in nation but goes against wishes of university leaders and many professors.

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What's at stake for higher ed in the Brexit vote

British citizens vote in a referendum on the U.K.'s continued membership in the E.U. Thursday. What's at stake for higher education?

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Oxford activists issue new demands after university announces it won't remove statue of Rhodes

After U of Oxford rejects student demands to remove a statue of Cecil John Rhodes, protesters issue a new set of demands related to racial issues on campus.

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Should universities worry about radical Islam on their campuses?

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University leaders at international conference reject idea that their campuses have become incubators for violence -- and urge governments to stop viewing higher education in this way.

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New report on cross-border higher education

A new report from the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education argues that colleges should consider cross-border operations if they want to secure a spot in fast-changing higher education systems.

U.K. Cracks Down on Student Visa, English Language Testing Fraud

The Home Office revokes the right to host foreign students for 3 universities and 57 private colleges and launches a criminal investigation into widespread English language testing fraud at Educational Testing Service centers.

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