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Priced out of therapy, students in South Korea turn to Skype

Students suffering from anxiety and depression in South Korea face a lack of affordable mental health support. Their solution? Therapy sessions over popular video-calling...
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1,600 foreign students ‘lost’ by Japanese university

The Tokyo University of Social Welfare has been found to have lost contact with over 1,600 foreign students, following a sudden surge in its...
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English-proficient students to make Mongolia safer for tourists

Mongolian students with good English skills have been recruited to help English-speaking tourists in the capital city of Ulan Bator, in a bid to...
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Australian student shares surprising insight into North Korean daily life

Given North Korea's reputation for horrific human rights abuses, and the highly-publicised death of American student Otto Warmbier - who fell into a coma...
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Law students panic as Turkmenistan clamps down on accepted degrees

Law is typically considered to be one of the most prestigious and rigorous academic disciplines – but in Turkmenistan, it will no longer be...
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The Vietnamese startup with big ideas for student wellbeing

Moving abroad to study in a different cultural setting can be a daunting experience and one that can lead to feelings of social isolation...
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Sanctions drive Iranian students in US to crowdfund tuition fees

Struggling to pay for tuition and living expenses due to a series of geopolitical crises back home, Iranian students studying in the US are...
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Accommodation theft precaution leads to tragedy in Chinese dorm fire

A door fitted to prevent the theft of students’ electric scooters from their accommodation was responsible for the death of five students in a fire in...
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