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class divide What the statistics don’t say about teachers’ salaries

How much does a schoolteacher earn in Switzerland? There are big differences between the cantons, and also a gap between theory and practice.

Indian student blog Adjusting to Swiss rules

Changing countries naturally involves getting acquainted with the rules of the new society.

Indian student blog Loneliness in Switzerland

Joining university at an odd time of year made it quite difficult for Devendra to make new friends.

University comparison series Getting in: University admissions in Switzerland, US and UK

Should you start planning your university admission strategy two years in advance?  The process can be complicated for international students.

Times Higher Education Swiss no longer in top ten in world university ranking

The Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich) remains the best university in continental Europe, despite slipping one place to 11th.

Indian student blog Welcomed by friendly Indian faces

Devendra received help when he was fresh off the plane in Switzerland. Six months later, he is given the opportunity to return the favour.

Refugee integration Solomon wants to start a new life

Like many refugees in Switzerland, Solomon Aklilu hasn’t got a job. But thanks to a government program, he can now do an internship and attend school.

A Swiss first Pupils must remain in education until 18 in Geneva

Young people in Geneva will have to stay in education until they are 18, so it's back to school or into an apprenticeship for some.