News Archive, January 2012


"In Osteuropa gibt es auch gute Unis", Die Sueddeutsche Zeitung, 31 January 2012

The Harvard of Hong Kong, and 8 Other Great International Schools, Foreign Policy Magazine, 31 January 2012

Fees bring flurry of 'fake' colleges to Sweden, The Local (Sweden), 31 January 2012

Going places, Times of India, 31 January 2012

Outsource Your Kid, Foreign Policy Magazine, 31 January 2012

Boom town for higher education, New Straits Times, 31 January 2012

France on fast track: The 2012 Campus Admission Tour promises instant admission to 200 students in 25 top French institutions, The Daily Mail, 31 January 2012

Higher fees aren't going to stop soaring demand for higher education. But they will move it around, The Daily Telegraph, 31 January 2012

International students lead rise in applications to Scottish universities, The Courier, 31 January 2012

Mystery of Cambridge University's £3.7 million Chinese benefactors, The Telegraph, 30 January 2012

CU-Boulder drops SAT requirements for international students, The Daily Camera, 30 January 2012

Frequently Asked Questions: Erasmus Programme, IEWY News, 30 January 2012

Coast loses $1b in foreign student slump, Gold Coast, 30 January 2012

Jung, frei und auf einem exzellenten Platz, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 30 January 2012

Minister for Universities welcomes talks to develop a Kurdistan scholarship programme, Fresh Business Thinking, 30 January 2012

Moving targets, Financial Times, 30 January 2012

Are Koreans overeducated?, The Korea Herald, 30 January 2012

Visa crackdown is ‘devastating’ private colleges, Times Higher Ed, 30 January 2012

'Gainful' Comes to the Nonprofits, Inside Higher Ed, 30 January 2012

عليم عال بلا حدود , Al Watan, 29 January 2012

E.U. Students Gain From Open Borders, but Some Host Nations See Burden, New York Times, 29 January 2012

Exclusion from European higher education area must continue, University World News, 29 January 2012

Indian Firm to Set Up Campus in Country, All Africa via The New Times, 28 January 2012

50,000 Saudis to graduate from top 500 universities by 2020, Saudi Gazette, 28 January 2012

Far Eastern University’s new programmes in English will attract Indian students - Ambassador, Russia and India Report, 27 January 2012

Dutch gov’t involved in 16 education projects in Mozambique, Coastweek, 27 January 2012

Broken schools breed South Africa's "lost generation", Reuters, 27 January 2012

Unwelcome 1980s revival threatens Hungary's academy, Times Higher Ed, 26 January 2012

Warning over university reforms, UKPA, 26 January 2012

Colleges under probe for admission fraud, The Korea Times, 26 January 2012

Drop students from migrant tally, says UUK, Times Higher Ed, 26 January 2012

Qatar University opts for Arabic teaching medium, AME Info, 26 January 2012

Possibility of Establishing Branch of Iranian al-Mustafa University in Syria Discussed, Syrian Arab News Agency, 25 January 2012

An Indian Student’s Guide to the SAT and ACT Admissions Exams, The New York Times, 25 January 2012

Higher education: Students forced to play numbers game, Financial Times, 25 January 2012

GMIT to anchor Ireland’s biggest uni, Galway Independent, 25 January 2012

New service to help universities internationalise, Times Higher Ed, 25 January 2012

Study abroad: Beyond the US and UK, Hindustan Times, 24 January 2012

Studying in Canada, Hindustan Times, 24 January 2012

 海外擴分校從中東轉向東亞, World Journal, 24 January 2012

Universities: Rumours of private sector's death greatly exaggerated, Education Investor, 24 January 2012

PE’s love affair with Brazilian classrooms, Financial Times, 24 January 2012

'Flow of Kuwaiti students to US will continue, increase'-Dr Al-Omar, Brueni FM, 24 January 2012

Universities are the first test for Tunisian secularism, The Daily Star (Lebanon), 24 January 2012

Korean universities lower tuition fee, The Korea Herald, 24 January 2012

Funding To Put English Higher Education At The Heart Of Social Change, eGov Monitor, 24 January 2012

Full Sail in the Spotlight, Inside Higher Ed, 24 January 2012

Government set to drop private universities plan, The Guardian, 24 January 2012

Foreign LLM: To Be or Not To Be, Bar & Bench, 24 January 2012

China emerging as top medical studies centre for India, world, The Economic Times (India), 24 January 2012

Iran changes rules of recognition of Azerbaijani diplomas, Trend, 23 January 2012

Higher education in 2012: a global perspective, The Guardian, 23 January 2012

Free courses may shake universities’ monopoly on credit, The Hechinger Report, 23 January 2012

Official Talks Session between Sultanate & Palestine in Higher Education Field, Oman News, 23 January 2012

Goalpost — Maastricht: an opportunity for self-study, The Hindu, 23 January 2012

A university for Chitral can do wonders, The Nation (Pakistan), 23 January 2012

Foreign students security tightened, Pakistan Observer, 23 January 2012

Yair Lapid's admission to graduate program being probed, Haaretz (Israel), 23 January 2012

Crescono i campus universitari stranieri in Asia, Contro Campus (Italy), 23 January 2012

Indian students prefer to live in India while being enrolled in UK institutions, The Economic Times, 22 January 2012

International branch campuses expanding, geopolitical landscape changing, University World News, 22 January 2012

China to evaluate foreign university presence and prepare guidelines, University World News, 22 January 2012

Foreign student numbers almost double since 2007, Taipei Times, 22 January 2012

India raises educational aid to Lanka, Khaleej Times, 22 January 2012

Free Education vs. Freedom of Education, The Island, 22 January 2012

$120m for Uganda’s higher education, The East African, 22 January 2012

Int'l students prefer business courses: MOE, The China Post, 21 January 2012

Education in South Africa - Still dysfunctional, The Economist, 21 January 2012

The 21st-Century Education, The New York Times, 20 January 2012

Are International Students Still Welcomed to Britain?, Huffington Post UK, 20 January 2012

Adiós a la Torre de la Música, El Pais, 20 January 2012

Universitätsbericht: Universitäten 2011 im Überblick, Studium, 20 Januar 2012

The world leaders of tomorrow are being taught on Jeju, The Jeju Weekly, 20 January 2012

India ranks 72 in 'global educational survey', The Times of India, 20 January 2012

Eastern Promises, Inside Higher Ed, 20 January 2012

GCU to set up centre for China studies, The News (Pakistan), 20 January 2012

Neighbourly lessons in education, Mail and Guardian (South Africa), 20 January 2012

Other universities may follow Todai's lead, The Daily Yomiuri, 20 January 2012

Education Bill discussed in ‘surreal’ atmosphere, The Malta Independent, 20 January 2012

Kellogg dean seeks expansions here and abroad, The Northwestern, 19 January 2012

Foreign applications to Swedish unis rebound, The Local (Sweden), 19 January 2012

Quality deficit in higher education, The Hindu, 19 January 2012

India’s B-schools need a reality check. They’re not the only ones, First Post, 19 January 2012

University professors, students protest reforms, Czech Position, 19 January 2012

University of Tokyo has int'l competition in sights with shift to autumn start, The Mainichi Daily News, 19 January 2012

University seeks to re-open study abroad programs in Egypt, Student Life, 19 January 2012

Has Knight arrived in time to rescue Australia's academy?, Times Higher Education, 19 January 2012

Study abroad before it’s lost to budget cuts, Daily Wildcat, 19 January 2012

One-sixth of UK degree students prefer to have the best of British abroad, Times Higher Education, 19 January 2012

Universities of India - An Education Portal promoting Top Universities and Education Institutions, The Open Press, 19 January 2012

International Branch Campuses: One Definition To Rule Them All?, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 18 January 2012

Master zum Mitnehmen, Die Zeit, 18 January 2012

Report on International Students Provided to U.S. Congress, Migration Expert, 18 January 2012

Bildung: Jeder zweite deutsche Student soll ins Ausland, Focus, 18 January 2012

Not so international education, The Australian, 19 January 2012

India priority for Irish varsities, The Hindu, 18 January 2012

China’s poorest get sceptical about higher education, Financial Times, 18 January 2012

Kuwait expects new university to open by 2013, AME Info, 18 January 2012

Why Now is the Time for Online Higher Education, International Business Times, 18 January 2012

Pak-China educational institutions can establish extended collaboration, Pakistan Observer, 18 January 2012

Indian enrolments soar in Germany, Hindustan Times, 17 January 2012

SWEDEN: 'Balance' rules hit Danish exchanges, University World News, 17 January 2012

Pursuing a Swiss degree, The Himalayan Times, 17 January 2012

Bertelsmann Sets Up $100 Million Fund for Education Investments, Bloomberg, 17 January 2012

Studying with ERASMUS, Asian Correspondent, 17 January 2012

Internationaler mit weniger Partnern DAAD-Präsidentin plant neues Programm für Unis, Tagesspiegel, 17 January 2012

In India, the challenge of building 50,000 colleges, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 January 2012

Putin praises Russia’s ‘educational revolution’, RIA Novosti, 16 January 2012

Overseas student numbers down again, industry losing billions, ABC News, 16 January 2012

Cabinet okays three women universities, Pakistan Today, 16 January 2012

University vice-chancellors take average £9,700 pay rise, The Guardian, 16 January 2012

Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia Aim to Raise Their Higher Education Profile, New York Times, 15 January 2012

EU Wants To Further Cooperate With Malaysia In Higher Education Sector, Bernama, 14 January 2012

Class Notes: The Power of Good Teachers and Other Education News, Time, 13 January 2012

GLOBAL: Branch campus growth has moved to Asia, University World News, 13 January 2012

Desperate for higher education, Indian students turn to high-tech cheating, The Globe and Mail, 12 January 2012

UK university to open campus in Thailand, BBC, 12 January 2012

Higher education 'not only in universities', South Africa, 12 January 2012

PhD- a slow study?, PublicService.co.uk, 12 January 2012

Vietnam’s higher education lacks international connection, Vietnam Bridge, 12 January 2012

Belarusian Universities may Cut Time for Specialist Training, Telegraf (Belarus), 12 January 2012

Branch campuses spread East to meet Asian demand, Times Higher Education, 12 January 2012

Colleges Slower to Branch Out Abroad, The New York Times, 12 January 2012

Price resistance hits English universities, The Australian, 12 January 2012

Chinese applications to U.S. schools skyrocket, MSNBC, 11 January 2012

Afghan students win scholarships to study in Turkey, NATO, 11 January 2012

Hong Kong Struggle Sessions, The Wall Street Journal, 11 January 2012

Many Foreign Students Stay On in Korea, The Chosunilbo, 11 January 2012

In India, The Pressure Cooker Of College Admissions, National Public Radio (US), 11 January 2012

INDIA: Student access soars, but challenges remain, University World News, 11 January 2012

Libyan students hopeful for continued funding, CBC News, 11 January 2012

‘Don’t link student rights to politics’, Free Malaysia Today, 10 January 2012

Grants up for grabs, Hindustan Times, 10 January 2012

Why Young Belarusians Go to Russia, Not Europe, Belarus Digest, 10 January 2012

Purdue to announce details of trimester calendar for quicker degrees, more opportunities, Chicago Tribune, 10 January 2012

Higher education dept could halt last-minute applications, Times Live (South Africa), 10 January 2012

US launches global push to share ELT skills, The Guardian, 10 January 2012

Academics Oppose Internet Filter at Universities, Bianet (Turkey), 10 January 2012

Declining Student Ability - Student count, knowledge sliding, Japan Times, 10 January 2012

Asian Companies Turn to Western Business Schools, Jakarta Globe, 10 January 2012

UK’s top engineering varsity opens first Malaysia campus, The Borneo Post, 10 January 2012

International education a triple-A investment in your child's — and Japan's — future, The Japan Times, 10 January 2012

Listing Toward Order, Inside Higher Ed, 10 January 2012

Top Online Bachelor’s Programs, US News and World Report, January 2012

INSIGHT: Poor management of SA education the real killer, Dispatch (South Africa), 10 January 2012

Peruvians to access 1370 grants to study in universities, institutes, Andina, 9 January 2012

The Problem Of #Pakistan: Teaching Intolerance And Violence, Forbes, 9 January 2012

Sri Lanka protesting university students evicted, BBC, 9 January 2012

Zulassungschaos an deutschen Unis im 19. Semester, Die Welt, 9 January 2012

The “Blackberry” agency, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 9 January 2012

BCI to protest against Higher Education and Research Bill, IBN Live, 9 January 2012

UPDATE: Mexican Government Backs Higher Education Loan Program, Capital.gr, 9 January 2012

Midyear exams start in Russian universities, The Voice of Russia, 9 January 2012

Inter-Islamic virtual universities launched in Tehran, Press TV, 9 January 2012

Chinese students abroad getting younger, People's Daily, 9 January 2012

Australia’s International Islamic College suing Saudi Arabia, Bikyamasr, 9 January 2012

Universities wrestling with new lecturers, campuses, Tuoi Tre News (Vietnam), 9 January 2012

SA education in a political mess, Business Live, 9 January 2012

Kreationismus auf Koreanisch, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 9 January 2012

Police raj label on education - Central bills stir fears, The Telegraph (India), 9 January 2012

GLOBAL: Are branch campuses serving students well?, University World News, 9 January 2012

Right approach, The Times of India, 9 January 2012

Dutch reel from German students' invasion, EurActiv, 9 January 2012

Is it safe to send your children to UK universities?, Daily News & Analysis, 9 January 2012

What does 2012 hold for higher education policy?, The Guardian, 9 January 2012

Students in the lurch as ministry orders stop to training programs, Thanh Nien Daily (Vietnam), 8 January 2012

EAST ASIA: Demographic decline hits universities, University World News, 8 January 2012

‘Higher education system needs both reform and modernization’, Today's Zaman, 8 January 2012

INDIA: New focus is on quality in higher education, University World News, 8 January 2012

Community college makeover, LA Times, 8 January 2012

Indian students are safe in Australia: Vasan Srinivasan, Daily News and Analysis, 8 January 2012

Saudi academics say preacher’s statements about students’ drug and alcohol use are faulty, Al Arabiya News, 8 January 2012

Over 300 Jordanians studying in Syria look to relocate to local universities, Jordan Times, 6 January 2012

Tuition fees change Sweden's student population, The Local, 6 January 2012

Klagen über zu viele deutsche Studenten im EU-Ausland, Euractiv.de, 6 January 2012

Why a new science university isn't going to stop a decline in research, The Guardian, 6 January 2012

Tunisia's student Salafis, Foreign Policy, 6 January 2012

Kasujja reversing brain drain, New Vision (Uganda), 6 January 2012

Spurt in gross enrolment ratio raises question, The Times of India, 6 January 2012

Rural teachers undergo advanced training courses as part of CSR policy, Caspionet, 6 January 2012

Still time to apply for higher education, The Sowetan, 6 January 2012

FRANCE: New circular to clarify foreign student rules, University World News, 6 January 2012

Thought control called for at universities, China News Watch, 5 January 2012

Beendet Bologna! Nicht Einheitlichkeit, sondern Vielfalt präge die Universität!, Die Presse (Austria), 5 January 2012

Higher fees are not deterring students from applying to university. Too bad – we have too many graduates already, The Telegraph, 5 January 2012

Universitas semper reformanda - Die Universität des 21. Jahrhunderts wird keine staatliche Anstalt sein, Wiener Zeitung, 5 Januar 2012

Cost of foreign education rises as rupee falls, Business Standard (India), 5 January 2012

Universities reject higher education reform, Prague Daily Monitor, 5 January 2012

Welcome to Brazil's Science Without Borders Scholarship Recipients, US State Department, 5 January 2012

Prestigious US Research University Opens Rwanda Campus, Voice of America, 5 January 2012

Don't Blame For-Profit Colleges for the Higher-Ed Lobbying Epidemic, The Atlantic, 5 January

Eleventh-hour rush by Scots to study at ‘home’ universities, Scotsman, 5 January 2012

Israel acts to plug brain-drain, The Jerusalem Post, 5 January 2012

Zim students flock to USA, The Herald Online, 5 January 2012

Bibliometrics and the Leiden Ranking, Significance Magazine, 5 January 2012

Higher education in 2012: leaders in the sector look ahead, The Guardian, 5 January 2012

Choosing China, European Voice, 5 January 2012

Tunisian universities face pressure from Salafists, Ahram Online, 4 January 2012

10 Questions for the Dean of Admissions of the University of Pennsylvania, The New York Times, 4 January 2012

Wenn die Abinote nicht reicht - Medizinstudium im Ausland als Alternative, Deutschlandfunk, 4 January 2012

France eases tightening of foreign student visas, The Washington Post, 4 January 2012

Kyrgyzstan: China Expanding Influence, One Student at a Time, Eurasianet.org, 4 January 2012

Anuj Bidve killing: UK universities reassure Indian students, NDTV, 4 January 2012

University entrance exam reveals continuing inequality in Chile, The Santiago Times, 4 January 2012

Pitching U.S. liberal arts in China, Washington Post, 4 January 2012

Indian students eye Canada, South Asian Focus, 4 January 2012

Two Ealing foreign student colleges are 'closed', Ealing Gazette, 4 January 2012

''What really matters is long-term growth'', PublicService.co.uk, 4 January 2012

SOUTH KOREA: Foreign student ban on 11 institutions, University World News, 4 January 2012

David Willetts To Announce Plan For Privately Financed Science Universities, Huffington Post UK, 4 January 2012

Internationalisation of higher education has expanded dramatically: Prof. Jane Knight, The Hindu, 4 January 2012

Privately-funded science university plan, BBC News, 4 January 2012

Elite Asian students cheat like mad on US college applications, Global Post, 4 January 2012

USA und England sinken in der Gunst indischer Studenten, Zeit Online, 3 January 2012

Baby bust in Polish universities, cogo news, 3 January 2012

Will a Shortage of Qualified Labor Derail the Brazilian Economy?, Knowledge@Wharton, 3 January 2012

Uni Basel: Gleichbehandlung bleibt, Aargauer Zeitung (Switzerland), 3 January 2012

Antennas up!, Hindustan Times, 3 January 2012

For many, it’s a matter of degrees, The Phnom Penh Post, 3 January 2012

Sieben Millionen Euro für Stipendien verfallen, Der Spiegel, 2 January 2012

Tanzania: AFDB Grants $15.6 Million for Virtual Varsity, All Africa via The Citizen (Tanzania), 2 January 2012

A global university rises in one of India’s most remote corners, The Hetchinger Report, 2 January 2012

US universities report increase in enrollment of foreign students on F-1 student visas, Workpermit.com, 2 January 2012

Local Options Help Slow Africa's Brain Drain, The New York Times, 1 January 2012

Foreign students’ admission: PMDC ‘faces pressure’ to bend rules, Dawn.com, 1 January 2012

Pan African University officially launched, The East African, 1 January 2012