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QS Best Student Cities in the World 2018

Climbing two places from last year’s cities ranking, London is now the top student city in the world according to this year’s QS Best Student Cities ranking, followed by Tokyo and Melbourne in second and third position respectively. Barcelona in 31st position and Madrid 32nd, are the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list. Home to several leading universities, …
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PISA 2015 Results: Excellence and Equity in Education

The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has just published the “PISA 2015 Results: Excellence and Equity in Education”. PISA evaluates, every three years, what 15-year-old students know and can do in science, reading, and mathematics. It focuses on students’ attitudes towards learning science, including their expectations of working in science-related careers. Singapore ranked 1st …
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QS Best Student Cities in the World 2016

Paris is the best city for students for the third year in a row, according to this year’s QS world university rankings, followed by Melbourne and Tokyo in second and third position respectively. Madrid in 22nd position and Barcelona 30th, the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list. Compiled before November’s terrorist attack on the city, …
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QS Best Student Cities in the World 2015

Paris is the best city for students for the third year in a row, according to this year’s QS world university rankings, followed by Melbourne and London in second and third position respectively. Barcelona in 19th position and Madrid 39th, the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list. The report points out …
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PISA 2012 Results: Students and Money

The OECD PISA 2012 “Students and Money: Financial Literacy Skills for the 21st Century” results examines 15-year-old students’ performance in financial literacy in the 18 countries and economies. According to the study around one in seven students are unable to make even simple decisions about everyday spending, and only one in ten can solve complex …
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QS Best Student Cities in the World 2012

The higher education consultancy QS has produced a new ranking of the world’s best student cities. The ranking covers cities across the world and placesBarcelona in 11th position andMadrid 16th, the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list. Paris and London take the top two positions in the ranking, with very large …
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