Students today look for universities that provide an international experience and the opportunity to acquire a truly global higher education. Times Higher Education has compiled a list of the top 200 universities with the highest percentage of international students.
In a time when the academic job market is more competitive than ever, many Ph.D.s complete school after nearly 10 years of studies with significant debt and without the promise of a job. To address this issue, the US National Science Board has released an interactive infographic that explores 25 years of science, engineering and health doctoral pathways.
A new paper published by UNESCO shows that the number of university level students doubled to 207 million between 2000 and 2014. However, the access to higher education has expanded most rapidly in wealthier countries. How can we ensure higher education leaves no one behind?
There are numerous moments in a day that are typically wasted due to waiting, such as waiting for the elevator to arrive, wifi to connect, or an instant message to arrive. With that in mind, researchers from MIT's CSAIL have developed a series of apps that opens up new possibilities for micro-learning.
Now more than ever, educators are aware that accepting failure can help students inside and outside the classroom. But with tests season upon us, the word “failure” seems to have no place in the classroom.
University classes generally start at early morning, without regard to optimal functioning times for students with different chronotypes. But a new study indicates that starting classes at 11am or later benefits the greatest number of students.