News Archive, December 2011

Ministry: No enrollments for 3 colleges, universities; 4 schools stop unlicensed training, Saigon Giai Phong, 31 December 2011

Challenges to the internationalization of higher education, The Jakarta Post, 31 December 2011

Singapore, China varsities team up, Today Online, 31 December 2011

NZ universities must start thinking global, The Dominion Post, 30 December 2011

Bill on regulator for higher education introduced, The Times of India, 29 December 2011

Kuwait set to launch new state-run university, AME Info, 29 December 2011

Will higher education see a sea change?, Business Standard, 29 December 2011

Lure of Chinese Tuition Pushes Out Asian-Americans, Bloomberg, 28 December 2011

Minister wants action on stream of German students in Holland,, 28 December 2011

Tie-ups with Korea in higher education explored, Oman Daily Observer, 27 December 2011

Asian Institutions Turn to East for Higher Education, The New York Times, 25 December 2011

Fleeing Greeks bank on new Australian gold rush, The Guardian, 23 December 2011

Leiden lists top research unis: Australia does ok-ish, The Australian, 23 December 2011 

Guest post: Eight thoughts on higher education in 2012, Washington Post, 22 December 2011

Kean to Open China Campus, Wall Street Journal, 22 December 2011

New Land of Milk and Honey, Inside Higher Ed, 22 December 2011

Radical reform of higher education is inevitable, Houston Chronicle, 21 December 2011

Visa For Foreign Students Only After Study Offer, Bernama, 21 December 2011

Student Visa Program Under Fire, La gente dice, 21 December 2011

International Student Enrollments Increase at U.S Business Schools, Migration Expert, 21 December 2011

Korea to expand incentives to draw foreign education institutions, The Korea Herald, 21 December 2011

Ugandan President Chastises Universities Over 'Non-Marketable' Classes, Voice of America, 21 December 2011

Vietnamese universities losing best students?,, 21 December 2011

Jordan - Despite regional turmoil, US students still flock to Kingdom, MENAFN, 21 December 2011

Pressure on college resources sees flight of talent, Irish Examiner, 21 December 2011

DU, IIT, Jamia, JNU take first step to plan first meta university, Indian Express, 21 December 2011

Higher Education expansion in Malanje Province recommended, ANGOP, 21 December 2011

All I want for Christmas: the higher education wish list, The Guardian, 21 December 2011

Australian scholarships offered to Omani students,, 21 December 2011

University of Tokyo delays autumn enrollment discussions, The Mainichi Daily News, 21 December 2011

EHU: Belarusian University In Exile or For Exile?, Belarus Digest, 21 December 2011

Pursue a foreign degree from home now, India Today, 21 December 2011

Super education regulator gets cabinet approval, Hindustan Times, 21 December 2011

30,000 Pakistanis study in UK universities: Campbell, Pakistan Observer, 21 December 2011

UK blacklists medical graduates from 9 Nigerian universities, Daily Times Nigeria, 21 December 2011

Education Minister Leighton Andrews insists merger of universities will go ahead, Wales Online, 21 December 2011

GroupM Researches University Students In China, Asia Media Journal, 20 December 2011

New York Campus Signals Israeli University’s Global Ambitions, The Media Line, 20 December 2011

10 U.S. Colleges With Highest ESL Participation Rates, US News and World Report, 20 December 2011

President Komorowski invites Chinese to study in Poland, The News (Poland), 20 December 2011

Estonia- embracing educational change, Public Service, 20 December 2011

Bank of Taiwan issues international student debit card, Taiwan News, 20 December 2011

Focus on Thai educational strengths, govt told, The Nation (Thailand), 20 December 2011

Welsh education minister emphasises importance of mergers, Times Higher Education, 20 December 2011

India needs non-profit Educational institutions, IBN Live via Indian Express, 20 December 2011

A taste of India, Times of India, 20 December 2011

FDI low in education, finger at bar on profit, The Telegraph (India), 20 December 2011

Natalicio honored by Mexican government, El Paso Inc, 19 December 2011

Israeli university wins joint bid for new N.Y. science campus, Haaretz Daily, 19 December 2011

Foreign Enrollment Surges at U.S. B-Schools, Business Week, 19 December 2011

Higher education policy: what should we expect in 2012?, The Guardian, 19 December 2011

No More Federal Student Loans for Americans Attending College Overseas, Student Loans Blog, 19 December 2011

Australian scholarship for top Bahrain students, Trade Arabia, 19 December 2011

Inadequate funding of higher education causes brain drain in Africa, Next, 19 December 2011

350,000 Chinese students to study abroad in 2011, The People's Daily, 19 December 2011

Furcht vor der Fremde, Die Sueddeutsche Zeitung, 19 December 2011

Motivation for college study, The Japanese Times, 19 December 2011

Ein Bachelor, der keiner ist, Die Zeit, 18 December 2011

Russian Orthodox Church Asserts Role in Civil Society, The New York Times, 18 December 2011

Brazil’s plan to train students, The Star, 18 December 2011

Junior university staff to stage open-ended strike, The Jerusalem Post, 18 December 2011

GLOBAL: Plan to grow Arab-South American links, University World News, 18 December 2011

OS students hurt by lack of English, The Age, 18 December 2011

Cebu has potential to be destination for international students: CBC head, Sun Star, 18 December 2011

VIETNAM: Struggling to attract international students, University World News, 18 December 2011

Cyprus poor in overseas study participation, Cyprus Mail, 17 December 2011

Jordan - Activists to demand higher education reform, MENAFN-Jordan Times, 17 December 2011

Students change plans to study abroad as rupee falls, Indian Express, 17 December 2011

‘Super university’ reveals new vision to boost economy, Wales Online, 16 December 2011

NIGERIA: Striking academics close public universities, University World News, 16 December 2011

Three Reasons Why Belarus Should Be A Part of the Bologna Process, Belarus Digest, 16 December 2011

Centre may help allay fears over foreign varsities' invasion, The Times of India, 16 December 2011

Komplettes Studium in einem anderen Land Worauf Auslandsstudenten achten müssen, Die Sueddeutsche Zeitung, 16 December 2011

Education loan growth slows rupee fall may add to woes, The Business Standard (India), 16 December 2011

5 Bodies Found at Mexican Student Group Office, ABC News, 16 December 2011

Arab educators highlight need for clear benchmarks, Gulf News, 16 December 2011

EU-Russia Summit (Brussels, 15 December 2011), IEWY News, 15 December 2011

Changes to UK visa system are putting off international students, poll suggests, Expat Forum, 16 December 2011

New Bills for Higher Education violate Constitution - Former Chief Justices, India Edu News, 16 December 2011

NORWAY: State to fund more study abroad in BRICs, University World News, 15 December 2011

Harvard's grand experiment: Send 900 biz students abroad, CNN Money, 15 December 2011

Program to bring 100 Indian post-doc students to Israel, Jerusalem Post, 15 December 2011

Double degrees offered with French, German universities, News Maker, 15 December 2011

Over 70% secondary school leavers not fit for varsities –Rufai, The Sun (Nigeria), 15 December 2011

Students: 'Don't let Belarus join EU education area', EU Observer, 15 December 2011

Tunisia: Fundamentalists Disrupting College Campuses, IEWY News, 15 December 2011

Meta - University by July 2012, India Education News, 15 December 2011

Reading hopes Malaysia branch will bear fruit, Times Higher Education, 15 December 2011

International education trade falls amid uncertainty, The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 December 2011

15 nabbed in pro-academic freedom protest, The Sun Daily (Malaysia), 15 December 2011

Universities helping the economy and insular British graduates: first or fail?, The Guardian, 15 December 2011

African Union prepares to launch Pan African University, Star Africa, 14 December 2011

Recruiting international students crucial to Carleton’s future, says provost, Ottawa Citizen, 14 December 2011

Six Turkish universities among world's best 500 universities, World Bulletin, 14 December 2011

Sri Lanka is to submit a Non-governmental University Bill to Parliament expeditiously, Asian Tribune, 14 December 2011

Chilean academics call for changes to university entrance test, The Santiago Times, 14 December 2011

SDA Bocconi to open business school in India, Financial Times, 14 December 2011

Higher Education in Nepal: Challenges and Way Forward, Telegraph Nepal, 14 December 2011

Study in Holland?, Student Times, 14 December 2011

As US Makes Student Visas Harder, Australia Says Come Study Here, Fox News Latino, 13 December 2011

Keeping First Generation College Kids On Track, NPR, 13 December 2011

Yale lures Insead and NUS to join its network of top schools, Financial Times, 13 December 2011

Reforms in higher education be linked with global changes, says KSHEC Vice Chairman, The Hindu, 13 December 2011

Now, study more, pay less in the US, Deccan Chronicle, 13 December 2011

GERMANY: Foreign students need special support, University World News, 13 December 2011

2 new graduate schools to open at Nazarbayev University, Caspionet, 12 December 2011

The pitfalls of cutting college tuition in half, The Korea Herald, 12 December 2011

New YÖK head vows to make Turkish universities globally competitive, World Bulletin, 12 December 2011

New Site Features Scholarship and Educational Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean, Digital Journal, 12 December 2011

Clash of Civilizations: The Confusion of Being a Chinese Student in America, The Atlantic, 12 December 2011

Madrid aims to become education hub of Europe, Arab News, 12 December 2011

More Afghans seek higher education, Online International News Network (Pakistan), 12 December 2011

Universities cautioned on non-marketable courses, New Vision, 12 December 2011

Education: our students are our most valuable export, The News (Pakistan), 12 December 2011

Higher education lags despite clear plusses, The Budapest Times, 12 December 2011

Higher education in Taiwan too homogenized: tourism industry guru, Taiwan News, 11 December 2011

U.S. opens its doors to Iraqi students, USA Today, 11 December 2011

Heads Of Medical Schools Urge Iran To Release Jailed Baha’i Educators, Eurasia Review, 11 December 2011

Be wary of 25,000 African ‘students, The Borneo Post, 11 December 2011

INDIA: New destinations for students heading abroad, University World News, 11 December 2011

Tunisia: Fundamentalists Disrupting College Campuses, Human Rights Watch, 9 December 2011

Letter Bomb Stirs Up Fears of Mexican 'Unabombers', In Sight, 9 December 2011

8 Campus Resources for International Students, US News and World Report, 8 December 2011

Kaplan International Colleges help students enter UK varsities, Borneo Post Online, 8 December 2011

British students reject twinning with Israel's Hebrew University, Middle East Monitor, 8 December 2011

Chinese Students and Fitting In, The Diplomant, 8 December 2011

Lack of clarity worries foreign varsities: Report, Times of India, 8 December 2011

Changing the learning paradigm, China Daily, 8 December 2011

Questions raised on Arab education,, 8 December 2011

Student leader in ‘no merger’ plea to Carwyn, Wales Online, 8 December 2011

Top US and European colleges mop up India’s university rejects, RT (Russia), 8 December 2011

Private Universities Growing, Unevenly: Researcher, VOA News, 7 December 2011

Tunisia: Ministry of Higher Education Offers Scholarships to Study in Canada, All Africa via Tunisia Live, 7 December 2011

U.S. Education Mission to Poland and Czech Republic Warsaw, Poland and Prague, Czech Republic, April 15-19, 2012, MENAFN Business, 7 December 2011

For-Profit Education Needs a Semester Abroad, The Motley Fool, 7 December 2011

Solving problems at Punjab University, The Friday Times (Pakistan), 8 December 2011

Professors warn over expansion of private universities, The Telegraph, 7 December 2011

Sharad Pawar: India, US need to work together on higher education, The Times of India, 7 December 2011

Dubai for higher education?,, 6 December 2011

Saudi education ministry to welcome back students from crisis hit Arab countries,, 6 December 2011

Survey finds foreign students affected by recent UK visa changes,, 6 December 2011

MOE recruitment drive lands overseas students, Taiwan Today, 6 December 2011

Journal receives positive feedback, ASU Herald, 5 December 2011

France To Its Foreign Graduates: Here's Your Degree, Now Bon Voyage, via Le Nouvel Observateur, 5 December 2011

Three universities to open Karongi campuses, The New Times (Rwanda), 5 December 201

Over Regulation Keeps Foreign Universities Out of India, Forbes India, 5 December 2011

Universities stop running PhD courses,, 5 December 2011

Kolossal fremd, seltsam vertraut, Neue Zuericher Zeitung, 5 December 2011

More Welsh universities 'at risk of collapse' than a year ago, says review, Wales Online, 5 December 2011

Lecturers cripple universities, begin indefinite strike, Vanguard, 4 December 2011

Staff Cuts in Australia Worry Academics and Students, NY Times, 4 December 2011

Israeli Entrepreneur Opens Online University in West Bank, NY Times, 4 December 2011

Field of dreams, The Economist, 3 December 2011

South Sudan: Review of Higher Education in Country, Via The Citizen (Juba), 3 December 2011

Herhold: Peter Thiel's take on American higher education, San Jose Mercury News, 3 December 2011

Practice of recruiting international students comes under scrutiny, The Joplin Globe, 2 December 2011

Indian School of Business gets AACSB accreditation, The Economic Times, 2 December 2011

Corruption in tertiary colleges reaches alarming levels, NewsDay (Zimbabwe), 2 December 2011

Ausländische Studierende mit deutschem Abitur: viele studieren, zu viele hören auf, Informationsdienst Wissenschaft, 2 December 2011

Tuition fees: Last-minute changes approved, BBC, 2 December 2011

Historic agreement between the Holy See and Taiwan on the recognition of university degrees, Asia News, 2 December 2011

Lessons from America: British Universities in a Climate of Austerity, The Platform, 2 December 2011

The Higher Education White Paper: A University Whitewash?, Huffington Post UK, 2 December 2011

Duke's aims in China upheld, News Observer, 2 December 2011

A for effort, The Friday Times (Pakistan), 2 December 2011

Cardiff Metropolitan University governor slams plans to merge three universities, Wales Online, 2 December 2011

Asia to crack top university ranks, China Daily, 2 December 2011

Mexican, Indian Students Hungrier for STEM, US News and World Report, 1 December 2011

David Willetts is in danger of creating a 'squeezed middle’ of universities, The Telegraph, 1 December 2011

Time to recognise that universities have a central role in UK growth strategy, The Guardian, 1 December 2011

Open Access in the Balkans: Old Mountains and a Wishing Well?,, 1 December 2011

Forschende Fachhochschulen - Vorsicht Unis, jetzt kommen wir, Der Spiegel, 1 December 2011

Remove Politics From Education, Leadership, 1 December 2011

Photos confirm mobilization of college students at N.K. construction sites, Yonhap News Agency, 1 December 2011

UK students switch to US universities, BBC, 1 December 2011

Government accepts GMAT to globalize business education, LiveMint, 1 December 2011

LSE's Professor Craig Calhoun and mature students: first or fail?, The Guardian, 1 December 2011