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“A Year in Provence” or “A Year in the Merde”? It is up to you

Study abroad and learning about a new culture

This year four million lucky students will have an international experience in a foreign higher education institution. The success of this experience will depend on many things, but mostly on their ability to adapt to the new culture.

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The Shanghai Jiaotong Academic Ranking of World Universities 2012…and the winners are….

Last week a group of young researchers at the Shanghai Jiaotong university were busy compiling the 9th version of the Academic Ranking of World Universities. This was first compiled in 2003 and was greeted like a bombshell in France as well as in several other countries.  

The 2012 once again confirmed the supremacy of American universities where more than half of the top 100 being from the USA.  9 years on the winners are….the USA (though with warning signs), China, Australia, New Zealand and Saudi Arabia. And the losers? Japan, Germany and perhaps India.

Top 500  2003-2012 Ups and Downs

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Sex… Past, Present and Future: Confusing your Xs and your Ys

(c) Ciaran Griffin - Stockbyte / ThinkstockAcross Europe, Business Schools are now getting in the full swing of the new academic year. Time to deal with subject that is on all business students’ minds and to wonder whether they are really that different to previous generations. Continue reading

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