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Amazon Prime Day 2017: Everything you need to know about Amazon’s shopping extravaganza

Prime Day, Amazon’s summer shopping event, is back for its third appearance. On Monday, July 10, Amazon will offer deals for thirty hours on more than 100,000 products on its sites around the world. Bargain hunters can track all the action via the company’s Prime Day landing page. For those who’ve yet to check out Prime Day, the event’s purpose may seem ... Read More »

Jack M. Silverstein talks about the NBA past and present on Sports Feed

CHICAGO – At the moment, basketball fans in the Windy City can only look backwards to think fondly of an NBA “Superteam.” In fact, this week would be a good time to do so. Turning back the clock 20 years over the next few days will bring back a few great memories. Sunday marked exactly two decades since Michael Jordan’s ... Read More »

UK: Brexit raises concerns about Erasmus+ future

The impact of exiting the European Union on higher education inquiry, which was launched in September last year, received 191 written submissions of evidence from organisations and stakeholders in the UK HE sector. Concerns were raised over the impacts of Brexit on students and staff at higher education institutions, ensuring the UK remains competitive in the European higher education landscape, ... Read More »

UK: Brexit raises concerns about Erasmus+ future

The impact of exiting the European Union on higher education inquiry, which was launched in September last year, received 191 written submissions of evidence from organisations and stakeholders in the UK HE sector. Concerns were raised over the impacts of Brexit on students and staff at higher education institutions, ensuring the UK remains competitive in the European higher education landscape, ... Read More »

Trump’s tweet about Lockheed-Martin cuts $4bn in value as share prices fall

Donald Trump scolded military jet manufacturer Lockheed Martin on for “out of control” costs on Monday, sending the defence contractor’s stock plummeting. “Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th,” when he will officially take office, the president-elect wrote on Twitter. The subsequent share price drop cut $4bn from the company’s value ... Read More »

The technical side of international ed: let’s talk about tax, baby

In the world of international education, whether you’re a small business owner or the finance officer at a large organisation, the subject is made even more irksome with the added burden of navigating international sales tax. But as tax policies constantly change and international study offices are increasingly being asked to act like multinational companies, it’s important to talk about ... Read More »