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Do Law Students Study More Than Art Students?
July 5, 2016

It sounds like the beginning of a lawyer joke: who works harder – law students or art students? But it's not a joke. For the second time in two years, a survey of students suggests that law students spend less time studying than art students. Let's break down the survey and see who has the hardest course load.


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Law Firms Across America Announce Long-Awaited Raises
June 28, 2016
Earlier this month, one of biggest law firms in the US announced a base salary increase for its associates. The news rocked the American legal sector, where salaries have been stagnant for nearly a decade. Let's break down the raise and see what's in store for recent and future law graduates.

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OECD Wants 'Global Competence' Added to PISA Requirements
June 21, 2016
For more than a decade countries and schools around the world have used PISA, an international student assessment tool, to determine students' comprehension of math, science, and reading. Now, the OECD, which administers PISA, has proposed some new additions to the test aimed at determining whether ...

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Survey Reveals What Motivates Students to Study Abroad
June 14, 2016
Millions of students from all over the world opt to pursue international studies every year. What compels them to seek out these opportunities? Hobsons Solutions’ annual International Student Survey (ISS) takes an in-depth look at what motivates students to look outside of their home countries...

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A Last Minute Retrieve on Australia’s Backpacker Tax?
June 7, 2016
Looking to take a break from your law studies and hit the road? If so, you’re not alone: Backpacking abroad is a rite of passage for many international students. And while Australia has perennially topped list after list of ultimate backpacker destinations, its status as a mecca for students t...

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More Australian Law Degrees Set for Recognition in Singapore
May 31, 2016
Law degrees are one of several degree fields set for increased recognition as part of the Singapore-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership (CSP). How will this agreement impact bilateral mobility and the field of law? Let’s take a closer look.

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Australia Finds International Education Even More Valuable Than Suspected
May 25, 2016
In Australia, international education tops nearly every other sector for growth and development. Now a new report shows just how important international students really are to Australia's economy. Spoiler alert: students from abroad bring in billions! Let's take a closer look at the report and see h...

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Don’t Like Your Country’s Political Parties? Make Like Hong Kong Students and Start Your Own
May 17, 2016
In leading 2014’s pro-democracy “Umbrella Movement,” Hong Kong students may have gotten a taste for politics. They’ve since gone on to establish their own new political parties aimed at making good on their goals of changing the region’s political landscape. Let’s...

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In the US, Foreign Students Less Likely to Experience Violent Crime
May 10, 2016
International students in the United States experience lower rates of violent crime than their American counterparts. That's the takeaway from a new study published in March. But why do foreign students encounter less crime? And do these rates apply to all students from abroad? Let's take a closer l...

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BRICS Network University Hosts First Forum
May 3, 2016
University delegates and Ministries of Education representatives from Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa came together last month in Ekaterinburg, Russia for the inaugural meeting of the BRICS Network University. What can we expect moving forward from this collective of educational instit...

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January 17, 2019

Attending law school is a pivotal step on the journey to becoming a legal professional. But the reality is it's not all sunshine and roses. In additio...


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January 1, 2019

Today is not just New Year’s Day, it’s also Copyright Law Day. And while it may not be as well-known as its shared holiday, it’s still important...


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December 19, 2018

Whether you’re a law student or a law graduate, you have probably got a lot of commitments in your life. Adding another item to your to-do list may ...