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US named “top country for higher education”

For the third year in a row, the United States has been named “top country for higher education” by the U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems. Sweden has maintained its second place, while Canada and Denmark rose to take joint third from their respective forth and fifth place positions in 2013. Finland rounds out the top five.

UNE opens Morocco’s first US-run HE campus

The University of New England (UNE) has opened a campus in Tangier - Morocco's first US-run university branch campus. An inauguration ceremony took place last month after the campus welcomed its first cohort of 23 students in January. "No US university, to my knowledge, has done this before," said the manager of the project.