Mar 052015
 

“Yes, but…,” is the answer to this frequently asked question. Swiss universities all have formal recognition policies for the International Baccalaureate Diploma but those policies only recognize a subset of IB courses, require certain courses to be taken at higher level, and state a minimum number of total points (before bonus points) that the student must attain.

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Mar 152012
 

It is easy to get caught up in college and university rankings, or league tables as they are called in the UK, so it is always important to understand just how a set of rankings compares institutions. University World News recently published this article on what the rankings do and do not measure: Eight years of ranking: What have we learned? Lynn O’Shaugnessy, who writes for CBS Money Watch as well as her own College

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Mar 072012
 

As fees for universities in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland increase, more students from the EU are heading to Scotland which has not raised its fees.  BBC News – Rise in EU students applying to Scottish universities. At the same time that fees are increasing, the available number and range of course options is declining. One in four university courses axed in England but few cut in Scotland. Conversely, more students from Scotland are going

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