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Destination: US and Canada
What are the motivations and preferences of international students who want to study in the US and Canada? We’ve analyzed the perspectives of over 41,000 students interested in the US...
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QS Insights Magazine – July 2024
Human recruiters or AI chatbots? This edition of QS Insights Magazine explores the pros and cons other stories, including:  The innovation trap: The pursuit of improvement can lead to innovation...
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Destination: UK – report
What are the motivations and preferences of international students who want to study in the UK? We’ve analysed the perspectives of over 68,000 respondents to the QS International Student Survey...
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QS Insight Magazine features essays by and interviews with higher education leaders and global employers, as well as in-depth analysis of the rankings and articles on the latest hot topics in higher education.

In the latest QS Insights Magazine, we explore how universities are able to maintain their commitment to uplifting the community in the face of anti-DEI sentiment. Other stories featured in the edition delve into the challenges of research funding, what Gen Alpha is looking for in their higher ed journey, as well as how universities are helping cities and regions transform into knowledge economies. 

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