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Volume 11, Issue 28; August 8, 2012

August 6th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Summer in America. Int’l students snag thousands of jobs.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

K-Pop props up student interest.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Dramatic reform urged for Australian university policy.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Travelling smart with your credit card.

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Volume 11, Issue 27; July 25, 2012

July 25th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Finding tough and reliable admission standards in the UK.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Tensions mount against the UK Border Agency.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

The dollars, doctor and degree debate on Canada’s west coast.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Eating safer away from home.

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Volume 11, Issue 26; July 11, 2012

July 11th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Why Qatar’s big spending?

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

UK report kicks up scandal involving foreign student grades.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

In Canada, a similar grades for money scandal.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Keeping your laptop happy.

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Volume 11, Issue 25; June 27, 2012

June 27th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

O Levels get an “A” for successful growth.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Calls to scrap Zimbabwe’s presidential scholarship scheme.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Thousands of Vietnamese graduates left in limbo.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Wanna get bumped?

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Volume 11, Issue 24; June 20, 2012

June 20th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Friendless in America: Foreign students lament.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Rosy or Rough? Different outlooks on int’l student market.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Controversy over South African attempt to crack down on foreign white students.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Cashing in on coins.

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Volume 11, Issue 23; June 13, 2012

June 13th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

More Chinese say “No” to college entrance exam.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

“Georgia” on the minds of many for study-abroad.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Update: India’s foreign university bill inches forward.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Picking the perfect carry-on.

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Volume 11, Issue 22; June 6, 2012

June 6th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Pressure mounts for Iran to uphold right to education.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Falling rupee, rising worry.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Warning: Be wary of Nigerian exodus to Ghana.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Get creative with your points.

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Volume 11, Issue 21; May 30, 2012

May 31st, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Buffet 101 for the academic world.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Warning to all India newbies: do your research well.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Pakistani campuses overwhelmed by clashing student groups.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Kill the delay time.

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Volume 11, Issue 20; May 23, 2012

May 23rd, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Incredibile! Italians say “sì” to teaching in English only.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

“The Russians are coming! … and going!”

3. OVER THE COUNTER

British clampdown to cost UK universities billions.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Dodging the germ route.

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Volume 11, Issue 19; May 16, 2012

May 16th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Much ado about recruiting in Japan.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Malaysia set for a new global campus experience.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Private school shortcomings in Vietnam.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Tips for taking a laptop on board.

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Volume 11, Issue 18; May 9, 2012

May 9th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Indian school shift. O and A Levels on the rise.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Plans to revive India’s ancient international university.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Australia continues to scare international students.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

City transport tips for business travelers.

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Volume 11, Issue 17; May 2, 2012

May 2nd, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

A boost for Arabic in Abu Dhabi.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

The outs and ins of Japanese international education.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

“The British are coming”. IDP crosses enemy lines.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Avoid learning lessons the hard way, Part II.

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Volume 11, Issue 16; April 25, 2012

April 24th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Excellence vs. Access: Debate grows in developing world.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Malaysia higher education ups its game.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Fair or Foul? Education fairs in Delhi and Dubai.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Avoid learning lessons the hard way, Part I.

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Volume 11, Issue 15; April 18, 2012

April 18th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Paying commissions and paying the price in the US.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Chinese scholarship and influence in West Africa.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Student, Professor, Spy? America on alert.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Prepare for the unlikely: earthquakes and tsunamis.

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Volume 11, Issue 14; April 11, 2012

April 11th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

New website ruffles some feathers in Australia.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Indian discontent over new UK laws.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Violence spreads across Pakistani campuses.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

New brochure offers big tips for big people.

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Volume 11, Issue 13; April 4, 2012

April 4th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

A first for Saudi women engineers.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Resort of University? How about both!

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Publish or Plagiarize? An Indonesian dilemma.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Make the most of your pre-travel doc trips.

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Volume 11, Issue 12; March 28, 2012

March 28th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Beirut gaining popularity for American study abroad.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Students angered by new Namibia campus.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Speaking out on shady agents in China.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Saving power during delays.

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Volume 11, Issue 11; March 21, 2012

March 21st, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Keeping an eye on the rankings in Asia.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

UK reputation ‘damaged by student riots’.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Cut costs? Longstanding U.S. program encourages travel and study abroad.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Picking the right online travel tools.

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Volume 11, Issue 10; March 14, 2012

March 14th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

For Canada, China is way ahead of India.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Growing tensions (and worry) hit California campuses.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Cut costs? Dropping $3 Billion Australian is good?

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Flight Rule #1: Try not to piss other people off (cont’d).

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Volume 11, Issue 9; March 7, 2012

March 9th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

American students head north.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Japan targets India.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Cut costs? Instead, how about just cut the time!.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Flight Rule #1: Try not to piss other people off.

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Volume 11, Issue 8; February 29, 2012

February 29th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

It’s official – student applications drop in the UK.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Adding an option and integrity to admitting Chinese students.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Calling for a code for UK landlords.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Museums 101.

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Volume 11, Issue 7; February 22, 2012

February 22nd, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

U.S. unis increase international student numbers… but at what cost?

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

And the list continues… More new visa rules in the UK and Australia.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Growing number of US unis receive gifts from afar.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

The right people can make all the difference.

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Volume 11, Issue 6; February 15, 2012

February 15th, 2012

The Playing Field

Indian students going ‘public’ in the U.S..

Abroad Perspectives

Scottish application numbers re-fuel controversies over UK tuition decisions.

Over The Counter

Change the name, and they will come…?

Globe tipping

Protecting your laptop in hot climates.

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Volume 11, Issue 5; February 8, 2012

February 8th, 2012

1. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

European unis vie for Indian students.

2. OVER THE COUNTER

Recruitment trumps Registrars. Easing admission requirements for foreign students.

3. THE PLAYING FIELD

Obama proposes new plan to tackle America’s skyrocketing tuition rates.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

The run-down on travel shots.
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Volume 11, Issue 4; February 1, 2012

February 1st, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Chile’s students – protests and/or policy?

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Time in Thailand to tackle the English problem.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

The Chinese Cash Cow. Is the conspiracy of silence starting to crack?

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Perfecting “carry-on travel”.
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Volume 11, Issue 3; January 25, 2012

January 25th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

New Taiwan leader wants enhanced education links with the Mainland.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Student mobility: World shrinks. Choices Expand.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

LATIN AMERICA: Change demanded, but unlikely in 2012.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

For those Africa-bound… (Part Two)
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Volume 11, Issue 2; January 18, 2012

January 17th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

Indian Unis Go Green.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

In Asia, fewer students and growing competition.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

UK unis do damage control.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

For those Africa-bound… (Part One)
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Volume 11, Issue 1; January 11, 2012

January 4th, 2012

1. THE PLAYING FIELD

In the U.S., ‘public Ivies’ struggle their way into the New Year.

2. ABROAD PERSPECTIVES

Nuclear education and partnership: France and China.

3. OVER THE COUNTER

Libyan students in U.S. face uncertain future.

4. GLOBE TIPPING

Finding hidden deals.
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Volume 10, Issue 44; December 14, 2011

December 14th, 2011

The Playing Field

Vietnam gives ‘top students’ a free pass..

Abroad Perspectives

Taiwan tallies up its achievements.

Over The Counter

UK quickly becoming newest recruiting ground for overseas unis.

Globe Tipping

All about timing…

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Volume 10, Issue 43; December 7, 2011

December 7th, 2011

The Playing Field

Singapore at leading edge of Asia’s rise.

Abroad Perspectives

Thai unis battle to stay afloat as flood waters recede.

Over The Counter

Americans asking if recruiters give good advice or just interested in a quick buck?

Globe Tipping

VAT Demystified.

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Volume 10, Issue 42; November 30, 2011

November 30th, 2011

The Playing Field

Libyan funds trickle back to overseas scholars.

Abroad Perspectives

Opening up, Russia welcomes foreign degrees.

Over The Counter

China employment solution: Eliminate degrees.

Globe Tipping

The Guide to Guidebooks.
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Volume 10, Issue 41; November 23, 2011

November 23rd, 2011

The Playing Field

Online high schools. Rising cred, and eyebrows.

Abroad Perspectives

Hillary Clinton says “Sam” wants you to go! (and study abroad)

Over The Coutner

World Class or Bust? Does status blind a developing country’s education plans?

Globe Tipping

How to cope when you lose it all…

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Volume 10, Issue 40; November 16, 2011

November 16th, 2011

“The Edge”

Silence of the Deans.

Abroad Perspectives

From Oil to Institutes: Qatar prepares for the future.

Over The Counter

Online degrees gain popularity in East Africa, while officials warn of ‘fakes’.

Globe Tipping

Insurance explained.

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Volume 10, Issue 39; November 10, 2011

November 10th, 2011

The Playing Field

B-School accreditation: Long on excuses. Short on ethics.

Abroad Perspectives

New commitments and developments in East Africa.

Over The Counter

UK visa clampdown. Rediscovering integrity.

Globe Tipping

Packing disasters… solved.

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Volume 10, Issue 38; November 2, 2011

November 2nd, 2011

The Playing Field

Running out of room in the Netherlands.

Abroad Perspectives

A little publicity, a lot of reaction.

Over The Counter

University of Wales abolished after mounting scandals.

Globe Tipping

What to do when luggage gets lost.
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Volume 10, Issue 37, October 26, 2011

October 26th, 2011

The Playing Field

Academic integrity takes a breath in the thin air of rising revenue requirements

Abroad Perspectives

UK landscape. Fees: where they are coming from and going.

Over The Counter

Indians in the Ivy Leagues, spinning the story.

Globe Tipping

Eco-friendly travel.
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Volume 10, Issue 36, October 19, 2011

October 19th, 2011

The Playing Field

Working in the US: Are the ways about to change?

Abroad Perspectives

Major Growth Hits Asian MBAs.

Over The Counter

New deals at American institutions.

Globe Tipping

How to keep your digestive system happy while travelling.
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Volume 10, Issue 35; October 12, 2011

October 12th, 2011

The Playing Field

Harvard loses its lead.

Abroad Perspectives

A ‘College’ Solution.

Over The Counter

In China, it’s Hong Kong to the rescue!

Globe Tipping

Stop the Scammers. Part II.

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Volume 10, Issue 34; October 5, 2011

October 5th, 2011

The Playing Field

India: a higher education destination sneaking up from behind.

Abroad Perspectives

Heated accusations against new Scottish government plan.

Over The Counter

New student visa regulations down under.

Globe Tipping

Stop the Scammers. Part I.
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Volume 10, Issue 33; September 28, 2011

September 28th, 2011

The Edge

Canada’s Aussie coast line.

Abroad Perspectives

Breaking new ground in Central Africa

Over The Counter

Lessons and changes in Irish MBAs.

Globe Tipping

Recovering from those long flights

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Volume 10, Issue 32; September 21, 2011

September 21st, 2011

Aim Higher

Cheating in Toronto points to much bigger problem.

The Playing Field

New UK visa rules claim their first victims.

Abroad Perspectives

Korean island builds its own ‘education city’.

Globe Tipping

Top Hotel Booking Apps
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Volume 10, Issue 31; September 14, 2011

September 14th, 2011

The Playing Field

Identifying & Encouraging Tech Talent in Asia

Abroad Perspectives

International students react to UK riots.

Over The Counter

Fight it out at home or fly overseas: In the animal education kingdom, it’s a battle of the fittest.

Globe Tipping

Frequent flier tips for all frequent flier levels, Part II
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Volume 10, Issue 30; September 7, 2011

September 7th, 2011

The Edge

Foreign cheating begins right here at home.

Over The Counter

Do Nigerian Bombers Target Foreign Studies?

Abroad Perspectives

Shifting trends for Dubai MBAs

Globe Tipping

Frequent flier tips for all frequent flier levels, Part I
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Volume 10, Issue 29; August 24, 2011

August 24th, 2011

The Playing Field

In Singapore, its caps and raises time.

Abroad Perspectives

Korean unis to be tested.

Over The Counter

The un“healthy” way. More visa fraud in Punjab.

Globe Tipping

Eating Healthy, Away From Home.
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Volume 10, Issue 28; August 10, 2011

August 10th, 2011

The Playing Field

Chinese higher education: new developments and old battles.

Wanted. Engineers and Scientists in Brazil.

Abroad Perspectives

Over The Counter

Female Academics for Africa.

Globe Tipping

The new ‘it’ place to eat… The International Airport.
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Volume 10, Issue 27; July 27, 2011

July 27th, 2011

Abroad Perspectives

Brazilian tides, they are a-changing…

Globe Tipping

Summer Special: Tips for renting (and saving on) vehicles.
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Volume 10, Issue 26; July 13, 2011

July 13th, 2011

Abroad Perspectives

The changing face (and gender) of Saudi higher education.

Globe Tipping

Not pictures OF travel, pictures FOR travel!

Globe Tipping

Summer Travel Tips
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Volume 10, Issue 25; June 29, 2011

June 29th, 2011

The Playing Field

Filling seats in Sri Lanka, without Sri Lankans.

Abroad Perspectives

Attack in Bangladesh shocks Canadians. Sadly, story all too familiar in South Asia.

Over The Counter

Welsh university’s shame over discovered “bad partners”.

Globe Tipping

See the sites… without breaking the bank! Part II
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Volume 10, Issue 24; June 22, 2011

June 22nd, 2011

The Playing Field

A new Aussie campus – for those who can afford it

Abroad Perspectives

B-School Boom in China: the beginning… or the end?

Over The Counter

Too many here, too few there: worrying changes over the world’s PhD populations.

Globe Tipping

See the sites… without breaking the bank! Part I

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Volume 10, Issue 23; June 15, 2011

June 15th, 2011

The Playing Field

Flipping for the Philippines.

Abroad Perspectives

The Nigerian Student Market.

Over The Counter

In Korea, news of change is in the air…

Globe Tipping

Watching your body language: Part Two
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