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[4 Sep 2020 | Comments Off on Five Most Important Character-Building Benefits of Sports for Students | ]

Playing sports is a great opportunity for students to have a rest from academics and release the pent-up energy. It also helps them become happier since it has been proven that regular sports and fitness activities can provide not only physical benefits but also social and psychological benefits to students. In this article, we have compiled a list of the most important character-building benefits of sports for students.

Discipline

Playing sports requires mental, physical and tactical discipline, such as following rules, practicing restraint, obeying the coach, and more. They are all forms …

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[28 Jul 2020 | Comments Off on Canada may lift international student travel restrictions | ]

According to a letter that has been obtained by CIC News, Canada may lift travel restrictions for international students in time for the fall 2020 semester.

International students have not been able to enter Canada since March 18, unless they held a study permit that was valid as of that date. Students from the U.S. were added to the list of exemptions some days ago, although they have to meet certain criteria to be allowed to enter Canada.

The letter which is signed by Canada’s immigration minister Marco Mendicino, and health minister, …

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[7 Jul 2020 | Comments Off on Foreign students may have to leave the US if their universities transition to online-only courses | ]

Foreign students who are pursuing degrees in the US will need to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities transition to online-only learning, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The move might affect thousands of international students who come to the US to attend universities or take part in training programs, as well as vocational or non-academic studies.

Universities nationwide are starting to make the decision to transition to online courses as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. For example, at Harvard, all course instruction will be held online, including …

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[3 Jun 2020 | Comments Off on Physiological Benefits of playing sports for students | ]

Healthy growth

Physical stress caused by playing sports helps muscles, bones, ligaments, and tendons to become healthier and stronger. The bone density also increases, which helps in reducing the risk of osteoporosis – a condition which is known to make the bones porous and fragile.

Reduced risk of obesity

The more active a person is, the more calories he/she will burn. Fitness helps in preventing fat to be accumulated in the body as well as reducing the risk of obesity and obesity-related diseases.

Increased cardiovascular fitness

The heart is a muscle. And  like other muscles, …

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[10 May 2020 | Comments Off on Foreign students in Japan struggle to stay and study amid Covid-19 pandemic | ]

Japan had opened up to foreign students since it sought to expand its skilled workforce in the situation of an aging society. According to the Japan Student Services Organization, the number of foreign students in the country reached above 310,000 in 2019, up from 164,000 in 2011, and exceeding a national government goal of attracting 300,000 by 2020.

This rapid growth was almost achieved by the increase of self-supported students from other Asian countries, particularly from poor ones.

Now that the government policy is being tested as Covid-19 pandemic changes the retail …