News Archive, August 2012


London Metropolitan's recruitment offices in India shut down, The Guardian, 31 August 2012

125 Harvard students investigated for cheating, Daily Telegraph, 31 August 2012

The revenues look good, but are the customs sound?, Times Higher Education, 30 August 2012

London Met lost international student visa licence due to 'systemic failure', The Guardian, 30 August 2012

China: Incentives to attract foreign students, China.org.cn, 30 August 2012

Reaction split on Delhi's coolness towards foreign campuses, The Australian, 29 August 2012

Australia: More Indian students coming to campus, The Australian, 29 August 2012

Hacia la universidad multinacional, El Pais, 28 August 2012

Malaysia: An international hub for higher education?, Borneo Post, 28 August 2012

With Opening Near, Yale Defends Singapore Venture, New York Times, 27 August 2012

Defence claims sting by bogus student, New Zealand Herald, 24 August 2012

Student heading abroad? 3 remittance rules to know, Times of India, 24 August 2012

COTE D'IVOIRE: Universities reopen after political unrest, IRIN, 24 August 2012

The occupation universities, Haaretz, 23 August 2012

South Africans to Name New Universities, All Africa, 23 August 2012

Canada told to show more of itself to the world, The Times Higher Education, 23 August 2012

'University of Jordan strategy to improve ranking, address violence', Zawya, 22 August 2012

Global competition shakes up Australia, The Australian, 22 August 2012

Record EU students to get 'free' Scottish degree, The Telegraph, 22 August 2012

Sri Lanka government shuts down universities, BBC, 22 August 2012

India's New Rules for Foreign Universities Raise Questions at Home and Abroad, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 21 August 2012

Gold rush runs out of steam, WA Today (Australia), 21 August 2012

Romania murder raises questions for overseas internship programs, The Asahi Shinbun, 21 August 2012

Portuguese students plan to emigrate after graduating, Emigrate, 21 August 2012

Changes to come for international tertiary studies, The Gleaner, 21 August 2012

Know What You Can Buy With 529 Savings Plan Distributions, US News and World Report, 21 August 2012

Go8 and China 9 extend alliance to promote international student flow, The Conversation (Australia), 21 August 2012

Anger as Iran bans women from universities, The Telegraph, 20 August 2012

Border Agency raids Tesco over student visa claims, The Grocer, 20 August 2012

Winds of change blow strong in Cuban colleges, People's World, 20 August 2012

Junge Union fordert Korrekturen der Bologna-Reform, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 20 August 2012

What You Need to Know About MOOC's, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 20 August 2012

Universities failing to let students 'upgrade', The Telegraph, 20 August 2012

Unis face big tech changes, but not all good: US poll, The Australian, 20 August 2012

Tech universities to reopen, offer engineering degrees, Myanmar Times, 20 August 2012

Universities petition High Court against Ariel university, YnetNews.com, 20 August 2012

MIT Moves Away From 'No Loans', Inside Higher Ed, 20 August 2012

Universities in Iran Put Limits on Women's Options, The New York Times, 20 August 2012

Tough Talk as Canada tightents rules, The Standard (Hong Kong), 20 August 2012

To compete for foreign students, Canada needs to step up its game, The Globe and Mail, 19 August 2012

Indian and Western Colleges Set Up Joint Study Programs, The New York Times, 19 August 2012

Saudi students flock to US universities, Gulf News, 19 August 2012

The best years of their lives, The Economist, 18 August 2012

'Delhi varsities asked to prevent harassment of NE students', Business Standard India, 17 August 2012

Ireland: fast-track EFL visa for Chinese, The Pie News, 17 August 2012

More than student recruitment: developing international strategies, The Guardian, 17 August 2012

Studium in China Bloß nicht am Tisch die Nase putzen, Frankfurter Allgemeine, 17 August 2012

Union critical of plan to offer shorter master's degrees, Radio New Zealand, 17 August 2012

Riding the MOOC Wave, Inside Higher Ed, 17 August 2012

Lured by cheaper cost, many Indians opt Chinese medical colleges, The Times of India, 17 August 2012

Boom in students from Saudi Arabia studying at Adelaide universities, Adelaide Now, 17 August 2012

UNC system wants more emphasis on China, The Charlotte Observer, 17 August 2012

Students Protest Strike By Varsity Lecturers, The Nigerian Observer, 17 August 2012

Taiwan aiming to recruit more foreign university teachers, Focus Taiwan, 16 August 2012

Trinity College Dublin announces scholarships for postgraduate students in India, The Economic Times, 16 August 2012

Classement de Shanghaï : « Cela ne me préoccupe guère », assure Geneviève Fioraso, Le Monde, 16 August 2012

International students entitled to local benefits, Invest in Australia, 16 August 2012

How the Great Recession Proved, Beyond a Doubt, the Value of a College Degree, The Atlantic, 16 August 2012

How the Future of Higher Education Affects Businesses, US News and World Report, 16 August 2012

Scotland bucks UK trend as higher education admissions rise, The Scotsman, 16 August 2012

Nigeria: Minister Calls for Co-Operation Between Tertiary Institutions, Others, All Africa via Vanguard (Nigeria), 16 August 2012

Online open education: yes, this is the game changer, World News Australia, 16 August 2012

Study abroad and broaden your mind, The Guardian, 16 August 2012

"Sea Turtle" Chinese Students Turning into "Seaweed"? Cultural Shift Devalues Study Abroad?, Open Equal Free, 16 August 2012

Universities propose shorter masters degrees to attract foreign students, University World News, 16 August 2012

Foreign universities’ entry unlikely to stem love for colleges abroad, The Times of India, 16 August 2012

Programmers in Belarus: the Cream of Society, Belarus Digest, 16 August 2012

Sector responds to Hefce consultation over risk-based quality assurance, The Times Higher Education, 16 August 2012

Japan: Ageing demographic begs for workforce solution, Recruiter Magazine, 16 August 2012

As India plays hard to get, overseas suitors lose interest, The Times Higher Education, 16 August 2012

Home and away:growth on Australian offshore campuses, The Australian, 16 August 2012

In Mexico, Yo Soy 132 ponders next step, Los Angeles Times, 15 August 2012

More students from the South Europe apply to Dutch universities, Eurogates, 15 August 2012

Flawed exam system stops us competing in the world, says Gove, The Evening Standard, 15 August 2012

Singapore hospitality college plans to open institute in Delhi, IBNLive, 15 August 2012

Guardian university tuition fees league table, The Guardian, 15 August 2012

The Global Search for Education: International Thinking, Huffington Post, 15 August 2012

The World from Berlin German Universities 'Share Blame' for Problems, Der Spiegel, 15 August 2012

Solitary: Rahela’s Story of a Lonely First Year in America, Voice of America, 15 August 2012

University reforms struggle to make the grade, Deutsche Welle, 15 August 2012

Forty per cent of UAE tertiary students enrol in business-related courses, CPI Financial, 15 August 2012

Tech Schools Reopen in Rangoon and Mandalay, The Irrawaddy, 15 August 2012

UGC lists norms for tie-ups with foreign varsities, The Times of India, 15 August 2012

Foreign students favoured in 'two tier' university clearing, The Telegraph, 15 August 2012

Study in excellence as universities close on world's elite, The Australian, 15 August 2012

Brazil: Federal higher education at risk, Inside Higher Ed, 14 August 2012

El Ministerio de Educación reduce las becas a los repetidores, El Pais, 14 August 2012

University partnerships can be shaky, China Daily, 14 August 2012

Making Canada’s universities the world’s universities, Macleans, 14 August 2012

Foreign students are part of ‘soft power’, but targets are ambitious, University World News, 14 August 2012

Foreign students don’t displace Canadian students, UBC says, The Vancouver Sun, 14 August 2012

Check your varsity, The Deccan Herald, 14 August 2012

Web allows learning for all, The Korea Herald, 14 August 2012

This Is What's Wrong With Our Immigration Policy, The Huffington Post, 14 August 2012

United Kingdom: Visa Applicants in India Will Soon Be Subject to Pre-Entry TB Screening for Long Stays, TotallyExpat.com, 14 August 2012

Publisher Pearson launches UK degree course, BBC, 14 August 2012

Saudi- University that cares for students, MENAFN, 14 August 2012

Malaysian Qualification Agency to strengthen educational ties with NZ, The Malaysian Reserve, 14 August 2012

The future of education? Byte-sized, and free, Smart Planet, 14 August 2012

$2,500 Scholarship Available to Foreign Students, Global Atlanta, 13 August 2012

Cosmopolitan campus: foreign students account for 20 per cent of uni enrollments, The Australian, 14 August 2012

FState varsity wins against Nzimande, The Citizen (South Africa), 13 August 2012

Zambia Open University hikes fees, Times of Zambia, 13 August 2012

A rich research landscape, The Hindu, 13 August 2012

Last first day of school coming up for many Russian universities, Open Equal Free, 13 August 2012

Meta-varsity project to be launched in Hyderabad?, The Times of India, 13 August 2012

Ban? What ban?, Pakistan Today, 13 August 2012

Brazil approves uni affirmative action, The Australian, 13 August 2012

New regional higher education initiatives under way, University World News, 12 August 2012

“Crossing your boundaries by making the unknown familiar”: international or intercultural experiences in the higher education sector in Belgium, Anglo Higher, 12 August 2012

US visa fraud institutions highlight regulatory gaps, loopholes, University World News, 12 August 2012

Shutting down schools for scandal, The Hindu, 11 August 2012

European Countries Compete to Attract, and Retain, Foreign Students, The New York Times, 11 August 2012

Simplifying Italy to Lure Global Graduates, The New York Times, 10 August 2012

How Online Education Has Turned Into a Game of Comparing Apples to Oranges, BostInno, 10 August 2012

The for-profit higher education industry, By the numbers, Galesburg Planet, 10 August 2012

Japan to organise education fair in Delhi, Bangalore, The Times of India, 10 August 2012

Will Britain’s “missing students” become expats?, The Telegraph, 10 August 2012

One state, two systems, The Economist, 11 August 2012

BJP raises heat on Sibal against accreditation Bill, The Pioneer, 10 August 2012

Nearly half EU students 'fail to repay loans', The Telegraph, 10 August 2012

Singapore - A New Destination for Education Abroad, The Times of India, 10 August 2012

The new multinational touchy, The China Daily, 10 August 2012

Diploma acceptance boosts career hopes in Kosovo, Serbia, SETimes.com, 9 August 2012

Coursera reaches 1 million users worldwide, ZDnet, 9 August 2012

Chileans Discover a World of Opportunities in Australia, I Love Chile, 9 August 2012

The contradictions of study abroad, The Economist, 9 August 2012

Paying For College: Financial Aid In America, In 2 Graphics, KUNC (NPR), 9 August 2012

Some students declare tuition truce, The Montreal Gazette, 9 August 2012

Chile rescinds accreditation of Apollo for-profit, The Times Higher Education, 9 August 2012

Tips and Tricks to Apply to US Universities, The Jakarta Globe, 9 August 2012

Internationalisation of universities, The Nation (Pakistan), 9 August 2012

ABA Votes against Foreign Law School Accreditation, JD Journal, 9 August 2012

Something rotten in the state of Spain, say whistleblowers, The Times Higher Education, 9 August 2012

Don’t let unis hike their fees, make them efficient, Financial Review (Australia), 9 August 2012

Old views are changing on overseas education, China Daily, 9 August 2012

Saudi- Foreign investment in higher education sought, MENAFN, 9 August 2012

So long UK, thanks for all the loans: we'll be in touch..., The Times Higher Education, 9 August 2012

3 Steps for International Students to Start Saving for College, US News and World Report, 8 August 2012

Eurozone crisis ‘driving students to British universities’, HR Review, 8 August 2012

Brazil approves affirmative action law for universities, BBC, 8 August 2012

Myth on overseas English languageg trainin, The Korea Times, 8 August 2012

VPD reaches out to Chinese students, The Vancouver Courier, 8 August 2012

HRD ministry not to push for Foreign Educational Institutions Bill in the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Times of India, 8 August 2012

Foreign students tempted by Finnish unis, yle UUTISET, 8 August 2012

HK as an 'education hub', China Daily, 8 August 2012

Study abroad, part-time or at a private university: different routes to a reputable degree, The Telegraph, 8 August 2012

Global research performance more important as export shrinks, The Australian, 8 August 2012

Canada must work quickly to make itself top destination for Asian students, Vancouver Sun, 7 August 2012

UK immigration staff to test foreign students' English skills, The Guardian, 7 August 2012

Huge rise in discrimination against women students and segregation, University World News, 7 August 2012

US tightens law on student visas, Deccan Chronicle, 7 August 2012

Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Urged to Reduce Student's Visa Fees, All Africa (via East African Business Week), 7 August 2012

House Approves Bill to Ban Foreign Students from Attending Unaccredited Schools, US News and World Report, 6 August 2012

Chinese Students A Growing US Business Commodity, Voice of America, 7 August 2012

Education in Romania - Does the Romanian school produce idiots?, The Economist, 7 August 2012

Lawmakers take over drafting of ministry’s education bill, Mizzima News, 7 August 2012

Poor ranking for Uruguay’s main university; Brazil and Chile top of Latam list, Merco Press, 6 August 2012

3 Savings Tips for Parents of Study Abroad Students, US News and World Report, 6 August 2012

A modern, wired university grows in Nigeria, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 August 2012

The Economy, Outsourcing Jobs and Higher Education, Huffington Post, 6 August 2012

Britain, where you can get a flat-pack campus, The Guardian, 6 August 2012

HECS architect says Grattan Institute fee proposal will be seen as ‘unfair’, The Conversation, 6 August 2012

Advice On Applying to Top U.S. Colleges Via Early Decision or Early Action, Forbes, 6 August 2012

Do courses prepare students for jobs?, Khaleej Times, 6 August 2012

Bulgarian Official Blames Turkey for Fake Diploma Scandal, Novinite.com, 6 August 2012

Studentenflucht aus Krisenländern - Hörsaal fern der Heimat, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 6 August 2012

Brokers thrive in state, The Deccan Chronicle, 6 August 2012

US university opens online courses for illegal immigrants, Workpermit.com, 6 August 2012

In search of Africa's Einstein, Wired, 6 August 2012

Spread your wings and help Britain, students urged, The Australian, 6 August 2012

Students face housing squeeze, Views and News from Norway, 6 August 2012

Reps reject bill, call for independent universities, Myanmar Times, 6 August 2012

University subsidies: do graduate winners need another prize?, The Conversation, 6 August 2012

We want more Indian students in universities, not vocational training, LiveMint.com, 6 August 2012

Are Parents and Universities Failing Our Young People By Ignoring Social Media?, Huffington Post UK, 6 August 2012

lite colleges transform online higher education, KFVS 12, 5 August 2012

The rise of the multinational university, University World News, 5 August 2012

Could MOOCs lead to the decline of branch campuses?, University World News, 5 August 2012

International students desert South Australia, Adelaide Now, 3 August 2012

5 Questions to Ask During MBA Admissions Interviews, US News and World Report, 3 August 2012

Collaboration in Academic R&D: A Decade of Growth in Pass-Through Funding, National Science Foundation, 3 August 2012

Some Russian universities to close, Russia and India Report, 3 August 2012

University Course Finder – how it works, The Telegraph, 3 August 2012

The college-cost calamity, The Economist, 4 August 2012

Brazil tops 2012 Latin America rankings, University World News, 3 August 2012

The online learning revolution, The Telegraph, 3 August 2012

Requirements, Restrictions and Benefits of Studying in Australia, Asian Correspondent, 3 August 2012

Growing numbers of foreign students head for Holland, Dutch News NL, 3 August 2012

A YouTube Introduction to U.S. Colleges, by Just Clicking Play, The New York Times, 2 August 2012

VPD and Chinese consultate launch safety plan to protect international students, The Province, 2 August 2012

Who's The Best? How Universities Stack Up, NPR News, 2 August 2012

Drop in overseas students costs $1bn, The Australian, 3 August 2012

Abroad101 Launches Scholarship Resources for College Students and Post-Graduates Looking to Study or Teach Abroad, Virtual Strategy, 2 August 2012

EU students say permit delays are putting degrees at risk, The Guardian, 2 August 2012

After economy, UK sees dip in Indian students, Daily News & Analysis (India), 2 August 2012

Some Russian universities to close, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 2 August 2012

Top-5 popular Ukrainian universities named, forUM, 2 August 2012

Brazil's brightest head to US after failing UK language test, The Times Higher Education, 2 August 2012

China: The paradox of foreign education, BBC, 2 August 2012

Eurozone crisis 'driving students to British universities', The Telegraph, 2 August 2012

Serial Blasts Rock Oxford of the East, Little India, 2 August 2012

Australia needs to 'innovate or perish' in international education market, Radio Australia News, 2 August 2012

'Tough part of job is getting a visa', China Daily, 2 August 2012

Forbes Publishes Rankings of America's Top Colleges: Princeton University is No. 1, Market Watch, 1 August 2012

Education Cuts Force Spain's Students To Study Abroad, Fox News Latino, 1 August 2012

Corruption Is Ruining Cross-Border Education, The Moscow Times, 1 August 2012

Overseas agents: cleaning up recruitment from the bottom up, The Guardian, 1 August 2012

‘Taiwan’s future hub for Indian students’, Daily Pioneer (India), 1 August 2012

At least several hundred foreign students in the Netherlands have been fined for not having sufficient health insurance, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 1 August 2012

Indian students' enrolments drop by 24% in Australia during January-June 2012: Government, Times of India, 1 August 2012

Studium im Ausland, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 1 August 2012

US universities see future in Asia, The Australian, 1 August 2012

British Council to host Going Global conference, Gulf Times, 1 August 2012

Overhaul the export strategy or fall behind, The Australian, 1 August 2012