News Archive, August 2011

FRANCE-CHINA: 'Classement de Shangaï : quand la France veut séduire les Chinois', Le Monde, 31 August 2001

Unis werfen Tausende Studenten raus, Spiegel, 31 August 2011

BRAZIL-USA: Abertas inscrições para primeiras bolsas no exterior, O Globo, 31 August 2011

US survey: Harvard is most discussed university on web, GMA News, 31 August 2011

For-Profits Eye British Market as Government Lays Out Welcome Mat, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 31 August 2011

Number's up on quality, The Australian, 31 August 2011

The consequences of increasing access to education, The Guardian, 31 August 2011

The Future of Higher-Education Internationalization, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 30 August 2011

Inside Higher Ed: Sociologists in Sin City, Times Higher Education, 30 August 2011


ARGENTINA: Sólo el 12% de jóvenes de clase baja va a la facultad, Clarín, 30 August 2011



Rural students can feel a class apart, China Daily, 29 August 2011

Gender a fine balancing act for international students, The Australian, 29 August 2011


Could Steve Jobs’s Stepping Down as Apple’s CEO Affect Higher Education?, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 25 August 2011

Universities will lose their way if they put commercial activities ahead of the education of students, The Irish Times, 26 August 2011


Majority do not believe a degree is worth £9k, opinion poll suggests, Times Higher Education, 26 August 2011


Kenya: Universities seek private investment,, 25 August 2011


Online Enterprises Gain Foothold as Path to a College Degree, New York Times, 25 August 2011


Uncertain fate: China's first "independent" university, China Daily, 25 August 2011


Demand for reservation in new bill,, 25 August 2011


Student protests may lead to a better Chile, Miami Herald, 25 August 2011

The internationalisation of higher education in Brazil, AngloHigher, Summer 2011


Putin urges modernization of Russian higher education, RiaNovosti, 24 August 2011 


Unpopular tuition fees could soon be history,, 24 August 2011


Third of Welsh applicants could miss out on university as four chase each remaining place,, 24 August 2011

EU universities offering scholarships, Daily Times, 24 August 2011


Immigration officials cancel 159 student visas after airport interviews, The Australian, 24 August 2011


Taiwan opens up, China Daily, 23 August 2011

HEC, BC to collaborate for promoting higher education, Pakistan Observer, 23 August 2011


The big shuffle, Business Today, 23 August 2011

East Africans Want University Tuition Fees Harmonized, All Africa, 22 August 2011

Turkmenistan: Turkish Schools Closed Amid Concerns of Spread of Nurchilar Movement,, 22 August 2011














New fees prompt fears of cuts at Swedish universities,, 22 August 2011

Brazil Education Sector Holds Enormous Growth Potential, SBWire, 22 August 2011

Iran to offer scholarships to university students, Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka), 22 August 2011

From Microsoft to Africa, a university built from the ground up, The Seattle Times, 21 August 2011

GREECE: Reforms to change the nature of universities, University World News, 21 August 2011

Unis: Die Ankunft der Anders-Gleichen, Kurier, 21 August 2011

SOUTH KOREA: Difficult decisions face branch campuses, University World News, 21 August 2011

Philippines has 26k foreign students, Inquirer Global Nation, 21 August 2011

ProUni: um em cada quatro alunos abandona o programa; a maioria abre mão da bolsa, mas continua estudos, diz MEC, O Globo, 20 August 2011

How Kabul British Council raid unfolded, BBC, 19 August 2011

NZ to streamline student visas, The Australian, 19 August 2011

New Data Confirms Long-Anticipated Rise in British Applications to US Universities, Fulbright Commission, 18 August 2011

New national policy on education coming, The Hindu, 18 August 2011

Malaysia Is 11th Most Sought After Country By International Students,, 18 August 2011

Let more foreign students in - Bligh, The Australian, 17 August 2011

Sri Lanka in talks with AIT for campus, Lanka Business Online, 17 August 2011

Warning as universities operate 'two-tier' clearing system, The Telegraph, 17 August 2011

Britons snubbed as universities target overseas recruits who pay £20,000 per year to come here, The Daily Mail Online, 17 August 2011

Was sie von Deutschland erwarten Umfragen unter ausländischen Studenten, Der Tagesspiegel, 16 August 2011

Overseas study not a handicap / Companies strive to facilitate job hunt for returning students, The Daiy Yomiuri, 16 August 2011

Carr hails success as Australian unis join the global elite, The Australian, 17 August 2011

Singapore unis say foreign students pull up standards, MENAFN News, 16 August 2011

Acceptances Up for Foreign Applicants, Inside Higher Ed, 16 August 2011

Universities to be checked for overseas student facilities, The Korea Herald, 15 August 2011

For-Profits and the False Claims Act, Inside Higher Ed, 15 August 2011

BRAZIL: What is holding higher education back?, University World News, 14 August 2011

RAK to improve education image, The National, 14 August 2011

Oman to fund record 28,400 scholarships this year, Gulf News, 14 August 2011

Cuban Higher Education Reaches Over 100 Countries, Radio Cadena Agramonte, 13 August 2011

Hunt on for college bosses in visas row,, 12 August 2011

Student debt ‘to double’ under new fee regime, Times Higher Education, 12 August 2011

Protests Demand Deeper Reforms of Unequal Education System in Chile, Upside Down World 11 August 2011

Korruptionsverdacht in Russland: Uni ließ Hunderte Phantomstudenten zu, Der Spiegel, 11 August 2011

China Banning U.S. Professors Elicits Silence From Colleges Employing Them, Bloomberg, 11 August 2011

Centre to address foreign university bill corpus hurdle, Business Standard, 11 August 2011

Oz study rules out racism as cause for attacks on Indian students,, 11 August 2011

Schiller shuts UK campus after student visa cuts, EducationInvestor, 11 August 2011

Zimbabwe To Have Its First Military University, Radio VOP, 10 August 2011

Studieren in Ungarn: alles nur gekauft?, DocCheck News, 10 August 2011

London riots: victim in YouTube video is Malaysian student, The Guardian, 10 August 2011

University mergers will mean a restructuring of those at the top,, 9 August 2011

Bringing Education in Canada to the World, Bringing the World to Canada:
An International Education Marketing Action Plan for Provinces and Territories
, The Council of the Federation/Ken Steele's Academia Top Ten List, 9 August 2011

Número de brasileiros estudando em universidades e faculdades fora cresceu 14% em um ano, O Globo, 8 August 2011

US, UK no longer top educational destinations, New Indian Express, 8 August 2011

Analysis: Indonesia: Increased spending, international focus, The Jakarta Post, 8 August 2011

Why overseas postgrads should be encouraged to stay, The Australian, 8 August 2011

Gender segregation underway in 20 Iranian universities, Payvand Iran News, 7 August 2011

For-profit colleges respond to increased scrutiny, Associated Press, 7 August 2011

NUS: Asian perspectives, global education, China Daily, 5 August 2011

Academic Colonialism, False Consciousness, and the Western University Ideal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 August 2011

Half of universities predict student numbers will fall, The Guardian, 4 August 2011

Radical plan to integrate EAC varsity courses, Daily Nation, 4 August 2011

'Genuine' students will reboot international education, The Australian, 4 August 2011

Students flock to Canada instead of Aust, 9News, 2 August 2011

High Australian dollar, visa rules push foreign students to Canada, The Australian, 2 August 2011

Explainer: What are 'wholly overseas students'?, The Guardian, 1 August 2011

New regulator watches unis, 9news, 1 August 2011

Offshore applications still spiralling out of control, The Australian, 1 August 2011

Adequate investment vital to improve education system, Pakistan Observer, 1 August 2011