News Archive, February 2012


More Courses Get You Ready to Face the World, The New York Times, 29 February 2012

New “Innovation” Campuses Merge Industry With Academics in the Midwest, College Classes, 29 February 2012

India-Africa ministerial meet on science starts Thursday, Manorama Online, 29 February 2012

Fighting breaks out in Barcelona as students protest over education cuts, The Guardian, 29 February 2012

Israel's Academy of the Hebrew Language declares war – on English, Haaretz, 29 February 2012

Settlement boost for PhD-level students, Times Higher Education, 29 February 2012

Report Calls For Universities To Be At Heart Of Economy, Egovmonitor.com, 29 February 2012

Deutschland gehen die Akademiker aus, Der Spiegel, 29 February 2012

Redesign 'key' to catching Asia, The Australian, 29 February 2012

Universities warn on overseas students income loss, BBC, 29 February 2012

Ireland launches full scholarship, Hindustan Times, 28 February 2012

The World's Best Cities for Students, The Atlantic Cities, 28 February 2012

U.S. House Votes to Ease Restrictions on For-Profit Colleges, Bloomberg, 28 February 2012

Forum for foreign students in Korea, The Korea Herald, 28 February 2012

Netherlands Still A Destination for Indonesian Business Students, Jakarta Globe, 28 February 2012

Australians go big on link ups: Top universities sign agreements with their Indian counterparts, The Daily Mail, 28 February 2012

Tokyo University says konnichiwa to Bangalore, Daily News & Analysis, 28 February 2012

Discrimination of foreign-born Koreans, The Korea Times, 28 February 2012

China embraces another foreign university, The Australian, 28 February 2012

Western ways woo Saudi women, The Jerusalem Post, 27 February 2012

College Co-Op Programs Go Global, Forbes, 27 February 2012

New security opportunities in higher education, Security Director News, 27 February 2012

To Judge International Branch Campuses, We Need to Know Their Goals, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 27 February 2012

American universities to explore opportunities in Botswana, The Monitor, 27 February 2012

My View: American universities can't be exported, CNN, 27 February 2012

Now Japanese universities woo Indian students, The Indian Express, 27 February 2012

More Americans to study abroad, The Australian, 27 February 2012

Most Foreign Students Satisfied with Estonian Universities, ERR News, 27 February 2012

Core Education in management tie-up with UAE institute, Business Standard (India), 27 February 2012

Scots seek ‘value for money’ at foreign universities, Scotsman, 26 February 2012

Foreign academics keen to join Presidency University, The Indian Express, 26 February 2012

‘Trust key for academic cooperation’, The Korea Herald, 26 February 2012

Asylum Concerns Haunt Western Exchange Programs For Afghan Students, Radio Free Europe, 25 February 2012

Kazakhstan: Elite Schools May Limit Opportunities, Eurasianet, 24 February 2012

Campusmaut in Österreich - Unis kündigen Rückkehr der Studiengebühren an, Der Spiegel, 24 February 2012

University mergers: Welsh Government report four years ago rejected the case for mergers, Wales Online, 24 February 2012

Number of Chinese students at Scottish universities soars, The Scotsman, 24 February 2012

UCF, China discuss possible campus there, Sun Sentinel, 23 February 2012

Canadians feud over 'attack' on academic freedom, Times Higher Ed, 23 February 2012

Private sector needed in higher education, The Hindu, 23 February 2012

Clogging the Drain, Inside Higher Ed, 23 February 2012

HEC announces ranking of Pakistani universities, The International News (Pakistan), 23 February 2012

Postgraduate study is neglected, say universities, BBC, 23 February 2012

Ma asks for overhaul of admissions policy for Chinese students, The China Post, 23 February 2012

Students ‘flee’ change to four-year degrees, University World News, 23 February 2012

Sydney Uni lowers entry levels to woo top Chinese, SMH (Australia), 23 February 2012

Govt urged to protect foreign students, 9 News (Australia), 23 February 2012

Think global or stay local? Finnish sector weighs its options, Times Higher Education, 23 February 2012

More varsities coming, New Straits Times, 23 February 2012

One-in-four university degree courses axed 'to save cash', The Telegraph, 23 February 2012

Universities plot course for China, PS News, 23 February 2012

How To Build 50,000 New Colleges, Forbes, 22 February 2012

10 Colleges That Offer International Students Most Financial Aid: Nearly 800 U.S. colleges report they awarded money to international students in 2010; these gave the most, Chicago Tribune, 22 February 2012

Expo on studies in Germany, The Hindu, 22 February 2012

Visas: Foreign students may shun UK, report warns, BBC, 22 February 2012

Iraq seeks to educate more students in U.S., USA Today, 22 February 2012

Fulbright Scholarships Available to Study at Globe Theater in London, Market Watch WSJ, 22 February 2012

Australian universities losing their appeal in "Asian century". The Conversation, 22 February 2012

NA committee seeks funding for students of war-affected areas, Daily Times (Pakistan), 22 February 2012

Of mini-skirts and morals: social control in Nigeria, Open Demorcracy, 22 February 2012

East Asia Soars Ahead in Global Education, The Chosunilbo, 22 February 2012

Transnational Education – Is the bubble going to burst?, International Focus, 21 February 2012

Leading UK colleges for Asian students, Asian Correspondent, 21 Februray 2012

Australian Visa Changes Criticized by Colleges, Voice of America, 21 February 2012

Asia in the hunt for top students to study there, New Zealand Herald, 21 February 2012

British Council, Universities UK oppose student visa changes, First Post, 21 February 2012

Northeast India opens doors to private universities with a Rs 300 cr investment, The Economic Times (India), 21 February 2012

State higher education gets Australian boost, Deccan Chronicle, 21 February 2012

Minister signs historic higher education agreement with Cuba, The Skills Portal, 21 February 2012

Emerging Education Hub in Asia-Pacific, Tempo (Philippines), 20 February 2012

Foreign Students in North Dakota Given Unearned College Degrees, College Classes, 20 February 2012

Australian school accepts gaokao for admissions, China Daily, 20 February 2012

Educational institutions ignore harassment, Dawn.com (Pakistan), 20 February 2012

HEM to stop issuing visa and social visit pass for foreign students, MYsinchew.com, 20 February 2012

ADIB and Canadian University of Dubai in education & financial services deal, CPI Financial News, 20 February 2012

Social transformation through higher education, The Sowetan, 20 February 2012

Chinese internet censors erase news of £3.7 million donation to Cambridge, The Daily Telegraph, 19 February 2012

Unis fürchten Professoren-Abwanderung, Financial Times (Germany), 19 February 2012

Ministers press ahead with plans to reduce academic power, University World News, 19 February 2012

India offers higher education expertise to Lanka, Zee News, 19 February 2012

Pan-African University campus to open in September, University World News, 19 February 2012

Five schools targeted in crackdown, New Zealand Herald, 18 February 2012

Landeskinderregelungen bei Auslandsstipendien, Rechtslupe, 17 February 2012

Helping students learn key to better results, The Australian, 18 February 2012

Travel risk behaviours and uptake of pre-travel health preventions by university students in Australia, 7th Space Interactive, 17 February 2012

Warning of 'mediocrity' if higher education not funded, The Irish Times, 17 February 2012

To meet global trends in higher education:  Universities will be subjected to radical changes - Minister Dissanayake, Daily News (Sri Lanka), 17 February 2012

Why China Isn't Winning: American Higher Ed Is Still Much, Much Better, The Atlantic, 16 February 2012

Vietnam campus outnumbers world universities’ overseas branches, VNN News (Vietnam), 16 February 2012

Want to Study Business in the United States? Some Suggestions on How to Get Started, The New York Times, 16 February 2012

The International Knowledge Centre scholarships, The Times of India, 16 February 2012

New international student visa measures for Australia, ABC Radio Australia, 16 February 2012

US varsities offer grants to tap regional student market, Gulf News, 16 February 2012

Canadian Universities to start offices in India, The Times of India, 16 February 2012

SA varsities feeling the pinch - HESA, The Sowetan, 16 February 2012

Students protest against Leeds-Metropolitan University, The Hindu, 15 February 2012

Study abroad? Why American students head north, Reuters, 15 February 2012

Colleges cry foul at cap on international athletes, The Globe and Mail, 15 February 2012

Business attacks curbs on foreign students, Financial Times, 15 February 2012

Peru, Mexico work on free-visa agreement for students, academics and entrepreneurs, Andina, 15 February 2012

UK Immigration: Coalition tweaks student visa rules to retain "best and brightest”, The Information Daily, 15 February 2012

London 'second to Paris in best student cities', BBC, 15 February 2012

Changes to international student visas good news for economy, The Telegraph (Australia), 15 February 2012

International College Students: New Issues for a New Normal, Huffington Post, 14 February 2012

Dispatches from Qatar: branch campuses aren't poaching students, The Guardian, 14 February 2012

Shortchanging higher education means lost jobs, Crosscut, 14 February 2012

Guarding the Hen House, Inside Higher Ed, 14 February 2012

RMIT Vietnam tops int’l univ. campuses in student numbers: Britain report, Saigon Giai Phong, 13 February 2012

Saudi ministry offers scholarships to Filipino students, AME Info, 13 February 2012

In China, private colleges, universities multiply to meet higher-education demand, The Hechinger Report, 13 February 2012

Xavier Prats, Director general de Educación de la Comisión Europea: "La crisis disparará las diferencias entre los sistemas educativos", El Pais, 13 February 2012

In Albania, can a U.S. diploma deliver?, New York Times, 12 February 2012

Việt Nam dẫn đầu danh sách toàn cầu về các cơ sở đại học quốc tế, Hanoi Moi, 11 February 2012

L'université s'interroge sur ses droits d'entrée, Le Monde, 11 February 2012

Students in Taiwan, China looking to other side for higher education, Focus Taiwan, 10 February 2012

Number of S'poreans studying in US at 10-year high, Asia One News, 10 February 2012

American Sheikhs: a university in Beirut, but not of it, The National, 10 February 2012

Top varsities may open centres in Kerala, Deccan Chronicle, 10 February 2012

The Story of Higher Education in Brazil: Too Many Openings, Too Few Good Schools, Brazzil, 10 February 2012

EU funding for foreign students, EuroNews, 10 February 2012

Time To Seek Alternative Funding For Nigerian Universities, PM News (Nigeria), 9 February 2012

Young British students dodging debt by going Dutch at Maastricht University, The Guardian, 9 February 2012

FE college expands into India, as UCLan launches in Cyprus, Education Investor, 9 February 2012

International bright young things, The Independent, 9 February 2012

Taiwan’s ICDF 2012 Int’l Higher Education Scholarship Programme opens for application, The Point, 9 February 2012

Australian university planning campus in Gujarat, The Times of India, 9 February 2012

Die Entwicklung des Österreichischen Hochschulraums 2007 - 2010, Studium AT, 9 Februar 2012

Now on offer: Engineering studies in French, Daily News & Analysis, 9 February 2012

Kurdistan’s Higher Ed Reforms Remain Controversial, Rudaw, 9 February 2012

Long, cold financial winter lies ahead for Europe's academy, Times Higher Education, 9 February 2012

British Council director calls for 'urgent review' of visa policy, Times Higher Education, 9 February 2012

10 Ways Being a Student in the US is Different Than in Russia, Voice of America, 8 February 2012

NUS submits proposal for tuition fee changes, Channel News Asia, 8 February 2012

Studying in France: what you need to know, The Local (France), 8 February 2012

Norway announces major scholarship program, Mizzima, 8 February 2012

The limits of college rankings 'racket', CNN, 8 February 2012

GRE records new high, The Times of India, 8 February 2012

Japan finds a key to unlock philanthropy, Nature, 8 February 2012

North American pathway programs for Asian students, Asian Correspondent, 8 February 2012

Monash, Warwick tie-up a sign of things to come, The Australian, 8 February 2012

Time to check credentials of advisors on overseas education, The Hindu, 7 February 2012

Improved Job Opportunities for Foreign Students in Australia, Migration Expert, 7 February 2012

University Education Unlocks Doors in East Africa, WJII Times Observer, 7 February 2012

Power, knowledge and the universities, Al Jazeera English, 7 February 2012

Canada eyes China to bolster a key export: education, The Globe and Mail, 7 February 2012

Key concern of foreign Universities entering India would be to protect their 'brand': Ron Somers, President, USIBC, MBA Universe, 7 February 2012

UK: Welcome to the university of the future, The Australian, 7 February 2012

Education Minister faces parliament over student grants, The Zimbabwean, 7 February 2012

Visa option paper puts onus on providers, The Australian, 7 February 2012

Sinologe kritisiert Kooperation deutscher Forscher mit Konfuzius-Instituten, Deutschlandradio, 6 February 2012

University of Wollongong to establish a 72-acre campus in Ahmedabad, Education Sun, 6 February 2012

Guest post: A nontraditional university for nontraditional students, The Washington Post, 6 February 2012

Dutch and foreign students: working together, socialising separately, RNW, 6 February 2012

PlastIndia International University joins hands with University of Wisconsin and University of Massachusetts, India Education Diary, 6 February 2012

Chinese struggle with Korean college fees, The Korea Herald, 6 February 2012

Bologna fails to deliver on uniform education, The Australian, 6 February 2012

Research and Markets: Industry Insight - Higher Education in India - the Government Has Set the Target of 15% GER by 2015 in the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-2012), Sun Herald, 6 February 2012

Canada woos international students, Oman Daily Observer, 6 February 2012

Delhi University admission details for foriegn students, The Times of India, 6 February 2012

Universities must make an impact, The Star (Malaysia), 5 February 2012

Network promotes higher education to make country a regional hub, Gulf News, 5 February 2012

Sneaking Into Class From China, The International Herald Tribune, 5 February 2012

Illegal in U.S., Paid Agents Overseas Help American Colleges Recruit Students, The New York Times, 4 February 2012

Faulty planning may be to blame for HCC Qatar campus's problems, Houston Chronicle, 4 February 2012

Meta-university may start from next academic session: Sibal, The Times of India, 4 February 2012

Pile them high, The Economist, 4 February 2012

Why do Chinese students outperform Indians?, Deccan Chronicle, 3 February 2012

Higher education space in for a shakeout, The Economic Times (India), 3 February 2012

The Debt Crisis and Higher Education Reforms in Greece: A Catalyst for Change, Anglo Higher, 3 February 2012

International students lament high cost of earning Canadian education, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 February 2012

Economy Slows Applications to Europe's Business Schools, The Wall Street Journal, 2 February 2012

First International Student Film Festival London, Creative Boom Magazine, 2 February 2012

Government planners need to bring more international students into areas outside Metro Vancouver, Georgia Straight, 2 February 2012

Rethinking University Accreditation in Ghana, Ghana Web, 2 February 2012

A Pékin, Centrale vend son modèle d'ingénieur à la française, Le Monde, 2 February 2012

India, Iran in student expulsion war, Hindustan Times, 2 February 2012

US initiative on education may soften strained ties, Pakistan Observer, 2 February 2012

Warwick and Monash team up for global strategy, Times Higher Ed, 2 February 2012

World-Class Design Institute Opens Doors To Filipinos, Manila Bulletin, 1 February 2012

Why a Liberal Arts Education Matters, The New York Times, 1 February 2012

Company Banned in Effort to Protect Foreign Students From Exploitation, The New York Times, 1 February 2012

OBHE report on international branch campuses, NUFFIC, 1 February 2012

More Indians students opting for public universities in US, Economic Times, 1 February 2012

The do’s and don’ts of higher education abroad, DAWN.com, 1 February 2012