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Top 5 Post Study Abroad Careers | GoOverseas.com

Top 5 Post Study Abroad Careers | GoOverseas.com | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
So you’ve studied abroad – but now what? Learn about the top 5 careers that will get back out into the world, exploring all its wonders.
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Did you love studying abroad? Here is an article to get you started searching for a career abroad. 

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Memo to Board of Trustees re: Thomas Friedman’s ‘Revolution Hits the Universities’ in Sunday’s New York Times

Memo to Board of Trustees re: Thomas Friedman’s ‘Revolution Hits the Universities’ in Sunday’s New York Times | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
Link here for the Inside Higher Ed version of this entry. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 27 January 2013 Dear [hypothetical] colleagues, I am sure you, or some of your fellow trustees, noticed Thomas Friedman’s ...
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Here is another perspective to Thomas Freidman's article in Sunday's NYT. 

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Career Services Resource Center

Career Services Resource Center | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
At LinkedIn, we support colleges in their efforts to help students succeed on the path to fulfilling careers. Visit our site to download free handouts, Powerpoint presentations, and videos, and join the conversation.
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I love LinkedIn's Career Services Resources Center.  They have a wide-range of handouts and resources for students and job seekers.  

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Fewer students 'costs billions'

Fewer students 'costs billions' | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
If student numbers in the UK have fallen by 30,000 this year, it will have cost the economy £6.6bn in the long term, according to researchers.
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With Uni applications falling and costs rising this will be an interesting time for change. 

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Youth Are Central to Shaping Global Education Policy

Youth Are Central to Shaping Global Education Policy | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
Lauren Greubel and Jenny Perlman Robinson discuss the post-2015 education debate, and argue that youth are central to shaping global education policy.
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Affirmative action in Higher Education in Brazil: São Paulo’s turn | Inside Higher Ed

Affirmative action in Higher Education in Brazil: São Paulo’s turn | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
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An interesting read, especially as more attention is being focused on Brazil's higher education system.

 

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50 Higher Education Technology Infographics We Loved in 2012

50 Higher Education Technology Infographics We Loved in 2012 | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
A visual snapshot of education technology used by students, professors, universities and IT departments this year.
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Great list of infographics focused on Higher Ed.

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Articulate Study Abroad Experience During Interviews | Eye of the Intern

Articulate Study Abroad Experience During Interviews | Eye of the Intern | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
Unless you can articulate the value of studying abroad during your job interviews; you won’t be using the experience to your full advantage.
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A good reminder from @internships.com and @studyabroad about how to use your experience abroad to succed in an interview. 

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CIRP-FreshmanSurveyInfographic-2012.pdf

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Great infographic about what to know about first-year students 

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What good is a U.S. diploma without a visa to stay? - Silicon Valley Business Journal

What good is a U.S. diploma without a visa to stay? - Silicon Valley Business Journal | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
The intersection of the U.S. higher education system and immigration policy causes...
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Languages That Give You The Best Chance To Broaden Your Career

Languages That Give You The Best Chance To Broaden Your Career | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
Being bilingual or trilingual can be a great career booster. Here are the languages that will help you get ahead in the business world.
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How the Americas can secure much needed ‘game-changing’ global expansion in higher education

How the Americas can secure much needed ‘game-changing’ global expansion in higher education | Higher Education + International Education | Scoop.it
By Anka Mulder - Over the next decade, it is estimated by the World Economic Forum (WEF) that the global economy will need to create some 600 million new jobs to preserve social cohesion, and ensure sustainable growth.
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"UNESCO estimates that, by 2025, there will be at least an additional 80 million more people than now seeking higher education."  How are unis addressing this growing need?

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A good read about increasing students Global Competence

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I totally agree that students " need to learn with and from others, not just about them".

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