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Dr. Teresa Sullivan on international student life at UVA

October 23, 2018 |
In an exclusive interview with BrainGain Magazine on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Dr Sullivan, President of the University of Virginia, discussed how international students can participate in UVA’s cutting-edge research, and the funding and work opportunities available to them. She also discussed how diversity enriches academic and cultural life at both the University of Virginia and the broader community of Charlottesville, and UVA’s response to the recent hate crimes in some parts of the United States. She also spoke about how research such as UVA’s Yamuna river project in India benefits the university’s students.

A simple guide to the higher education system in Germany

What’s the difference between a ‘university’ and a ‘university of applied science’? Can international students get scholarships? Do you need to know German? Do you need to take the GRE?

Maryam Mirzakhani, the genius in the Mathematics jungle

Educated in Iran and the US, this Stanford University professor blazed a trail for women in Mathematics.

Science research funding for international undergraduates in Canada

If you're enrolled for full-time study in Canada, here’s a chance to work with doctoral scholars in Germany

Liberal Arts are for science and business students too

October 23, 2018 |
Dr. Andrew Field, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at Duke Kunshan University, China, says students and parents need to understand why Liberal Arts undergraduate degrees are relevant even in a world of tech careers. He says that studying Liberal Arts is not time away from studying science, engineering, or business – rather, it makes you a better scientist, engineer, business leader. Duke Kunshan University, located in Kunshan city, near Shanghai, offers undergraduate students an education that meets the standards of Duke University in the US, culminating in a Duke University degree. Students have the opportunity to study and live in China and the US, which enriches their international perspective and increases their access to global opportunities.

Undergrads who depend on rote learning struggle with Chemistry

‘Abstraction learners’ who are more cerebral in their analysis do much better in higher-level chemistry courses

University of Southampton offers MSc in Environmental Pollution Control

The interdisciplinary science course aims to provide students with the practical and analytical skills required for a career in the environment sciences

A university-industry partnership in Canada is developing a low-cost fix for self-driving wheelchairs

Since its invention, the wheelchair has seen barely any technological improvements. Here’s how artificial intelligence experts at the University of Toronto and Cyberworks Robotics are changing all that.

3-Minute Mentor: How to convince a bank to give you a study loan

A US-based admissions expert answers BrainGain Magazine readers’ queries.

Participate in this Sustainability Challenge to win an internship in New Zealand

College students from 4 Indian states can team up and send in a proposal. The winning team will get to go on a three-week visit to participating New Zealand universities.

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