News Archive, July 2012


How International Parents Can Research U.S. College Safety, US News and World Report, 31 July 2012

Uganda Islamic Varsity to Admit Christian Students From Nigeria, All Africa (via Daily Trust), 31 July 2012

A College for Undocumented Students Created in California, Fox News Latino, 31 July 2012

Putin orders development of criteria for rating universities, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 31 July 2012

Comment: Tory immigration policy is killing our higher education system, Politics.co.uk, 31 July 2012

Pan-African University opens doors in September, World and Media, 31 July 2012

Feds to crack down on fraud, human trafficking among international students, Canada.com, 31 July 2012

Ottawa plan to tighten rules for international student visas, Vancouver Sun, 31 July 2012

Academics and students join rally against ‘patriotic’ studies in schools, University World News, 31 July 2012

ME’s brain drain reversing, Khaleej Times, 31 July 2012

Bill allows closure of universities to cut spending, Ekathimerini, 30 July 2012

Roosevelt Island: New York’s New Tech Hub, Newsweek, 30 July 2012

Appeals Body for Would-Be Educators of Foreign Students, Center for Immigration Studies, 30 July 2012

Bulgarian Govt, Universities React Harshly to Turkey's Diploma Non-Recognition, Novinite (Bulgaria), 30 July 2012

Absurd U.S. Immigration Policies Amount To Economy Sapping Talent Drain, Forbes, 30 July 2012

Manchester Business School continues to attract top business talent, AME Info, 30 July 2012

British Council: new Student Insights report, The Pie News, 30 July 2012

Community colleges can be crucial to health of middle class, Auburn Citizen, 30 July 2012

Results Are In, Inside Higher Ed, July 30 2012

Higher Education 'widely accessible', Budapest Times, 30 July 2012

Korea becomes hot summer-school destination, The Jakarta Post, 30 July 2012

Israel's Bedouin are opting for West Bank universities, Haaretz, 29 July 2012

Throw the book at fake university degree scammers, The Star Online, 29 July 2012

‘Africa needs India for education’, Northern Voices Online, 29 July 2012

Erasmus Exchange Program Celebrates 25th Year, The New York Times, 29 July 2012

More students from Asia come to study in Holland, Eurogates, 29 July 2012

Canada ‘should cut’ foreign student fees, Gulf Times, 29 July 2012

Japanese Universities Go Global, but Slowly, The New York Times, 29 July 2012

Scholarship, Fellowship Opportunities, Greater Kashmir, 29 July 2012

Euro-Mediterranean University of Morocco to be opened in 2014, University World News, 29 July 2012

Training provider offers agents 70% sweeteners, The New Zealand Herald, 28 July 2012

Iran’s Secret University for Baha’i: Global and Underground, Pacific Standard, 27 July 2012

Reputation Race in Higher Education is Getting Bigger, but is it Getting Better?, Forbes, 27 July 2012

Ministers: Foreign students a lucrative business, The Copenhagen Post, 27 July 2012

Private college to award its own degrees, BBC, 27 July 2012

Australia increases protection for international students, AustraliaForum.com, 27 July 2012

525 sought over degree scam, The Star (Malaysia), 27 July 2012

Higher education: India lags behind China despite English language advantage, The Times of India, 27 July 2012

Leading US universities for Asian students, Asian Correspondent, 27 July 2012

Turkey: Bulgarian Education Like Organized Crime, HETQ, 26 July 2012

Quando il neo dottore parla inglese - La laurea in medicina è internazionale, La Repubblica, 26 July 2012

Considering What Canadian Universities Have to Offer, The New York Time, 26 July 2012

Wave of litigation expected as Supreme Court overturns visa rejection, The Times Higher Education, 26 July 2012

Forged Transcripts and Fake Essays: How Unscrupulous Agents Get Chinese Students into U.S. Schools, Time, 26 July 2012

No Shortcut, Inside Higher Ed, 26 July 2012

Uzbekistan raises college tuition fee, UZ News, 26 July 2012

Aust universities sit on a 'precipice', The Canberra Times, 26 July 2012

International Students are Good for the UK, Huffington Post, 26 July 2012

Global learning: still too expensive?, The Guardian, 26 July 2012

Lords concerned over student visa curbs, Zee News, 25 July 2012

Africa: Only Six Nigerian Varsities Make Top 100 in Africa, All Africa, 25 July 2012

Proposal to Liberalize Indonesia's University Sector Draws Criticisms, Jakarta Globe, 25 July 2012

Telephone scam targets international students, Liverpool John Moores University, 25 July 2012

Catholic University to build 'hallyu' research hub, The Korea Times, 25 July 2012

Private college offering subsidies, The Australian, 25 July 2012

Tri-Valley scam: US watchdog slams Department of Homeland Security, The India Times, 24 July 2012

University Of New Haven Opening Satellite Campus In Italy, The Hartford Courant, 24 July 2012

Moroccan University joins UNCTAD's Virtual Institute network, UNCTAD, 24 July 2012

Top 100 Producers of Minority Degrees 2012, Diverse Magazine, 24 July 2012

In defence of university careers services, The Guardian, 24 July 2012

Où en est le programme Erasmus?, Le Monde, 23 July 2012
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Students and Professors in Chile Call for New Demonstrations, Prensa Latina, 23 July 2012

Students should be excluded from net migration stats, say MPs, The Times Higher Education, 23 July 2012

Australia's international students miss out on medical internships, ABC Radio, 23 July 2012

UC Berkeley joins edX, MIT News, 24 July 2012

Fake students multiplied as visa checks relaxed: insider, The New Zealand Herald, 24 July 2012

Science graduates 'lack skills needed by business', BBC, 24 July 2012

2 Unique Challenges of Applying to Law School as an International Student, US News and World Report, 23 July 2012

U.K. student visa: meeting the new criteria, The Hindu, 23 July 2012

Overseas students ‘concerned by employment prospects’, World News Australia, 23 July 2012

Tech key to education hub, New Straits Times, 23 July 2012

Taking on corruption in international higher education, University World News, 22 July 2012

Chinese firms pitch in to boost Africa's human capital, Asia One, 21 July 2012

France to provide 90 scholarships, Daily Times (Pakistan), 21 July 2012

Ban on university recruiting foreign students, The Telegraph, 21 July 2012

Studying abroad? Here’s why you should skip Europe, USA Today, 20 July 2012

Debunking the myths about international student migration, The Guardian, 20 July 2012

West Bank college gets uni status, The Australian, 20 July 2012

When courses are free online, what’s left for universities to sell?, The Conversation, 20 July 2012

EIT eyes Asian growth, The New Zealand Herald, 20 July 2012

Foreign institutions role lauded, The News International, 20 July 2012

A New Direction for Higher Education in Sierra Leone: Reform and Growth, Sierra Express, 20 July 2012

Undergraduate Employment Rate Beats Postgraduate, CriEnglish, 20 July 2012

A Skills Mismatch Makes French Unemployment Worse, Bloomberg Businessweek, 19 July 2012

Top 10 universities for getting a job, The Telegraph, 19 July 2012

International students fuel uni halls investments, Financial Times, 19 July 2012

Human Rights Watch blasts Yale for Singapore rules, Foreign Policy, 19 July 2012

Thousands from India failing student visa bids, The New Zealand Herald, 19 July 2012

Tighter entry rules for foreign students, The Star (Malaysia), 19 July 2012

Cash-strapped US universities eye Gulf students, Arabian Business, 19 July 2012

Transparency needed in international education cooperation, Vietnam Net, 19 July 2012

A boom in private higher education for Mexico’s middle class, Smart Planet, 18 July 2012

Overseas students 'cannot leave or stay' in visa delays, BBC, 18 July 2012

Education service offers scholarships for studying abroad, Taipei Times, 18 July 2012

Male students with lower scores now being admitted into Shanghai International Studies Uni, Shanghaist, 18 July 2012

In India’s Northern Desert, Universities Bloom, The New York Times, 18 July 2012

Studium im Ausland,Süddeutsche Zeitung, 18 July 2012

Teaching and the future in universities, The Australian, 18 July 2012

Australia, India must look beyond lost decade, The Conversation, 18 July 2012

10 things I wish I had known about … getting a student visa, The Telegraph, 17 July 2012

Big jump in foreign students at Hungarian universities, Caboodle.hu, 17 July 2012

University in Ariel gets green light, Ynet News, 17 July 2012

Sweden 'at risk' of losing global battle for talent, The Local, 17 July 2012

States should be ranked on student aid, says report, The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 July 2012

Malaysia to earn RM6 bln from 200,000 international students by 2020, Borneo Post, 17 July 2012

Universities Reshaping Education on the Web, The New York Times, 17 July 2012

Undergraduate Focus: Branching out in education, New Straits Times, 17 July 2012

Russia invites more Indian students to study medicine at its universities, The Times of India, 16 July 2012

Singapore's Venture With Yale to Limit Protests, Wall Street Journal, 16 July 2012

3 Tips for International Students Applying to U.S. Medical Schools, US News and World Report, 16 July 2012

Criteria and conditions for foreign universities to set up branch campus here, My.Sinchew.com, 16 July 2012

India: Higher education and research bill opposed, The Times of India, 15 July 2012

A world-class education for free, Toledo Blade (USA), 15 July 2012

The Korean connection: University of Utah explores branch campus outside Seoul, The Salt Lake Tribune, 14 July 2012

Ecuador's gambit: Study abroad, apply at home, WGME 13 (USA), 13 July 2012

University of Tokyo plans 'elite' linguistic education, The Jakarta Post, 13 July 2012

Michigan masters a return to form, The National (UAE), 13 July 2012

Critics and Advocates Weigh Faults and Merits of Higher Education Bill, The Jakarta Globe, 13 July 2012

Wie sich Unis die besten Studenten herauspicken, Die Welt, 12 July 2012

Thailand to get its first British University, Asia One, 12 July 2012

The Recruitment-Agent Debate Goes Another Round, The Chronicle, 12 July 2012

Muskens: Competition tough to attract foreign students to Canada, Kelowna Capital News (Canada), 12 July 2012

Australian students should go to Asia, Education Review Australia, 12 July 2012

Violence in a Jordan University sparked by ‘tribalism’, Daily News Egypt, 12 July 2012

Flying down to Rio fuels new North-South romance, The Times Higher Education, 12 July 2012

City kids opting for foreign undergraduate education, The Times of India, 12 July 2012

Education could bridge gap between China, Taiwan, says academic, Radio Australia, 12 July 2012

Global Education Shifts, Inside Higher Ed, 12 July 2012

Local difficulties: are UK PhDs really second-rate?, The Times Higher Education, 12 July 2012

Ireland could do better; European Research Council, RTE News (Ireland), 11 July 2012

Cuba Graduates 11,000 National, Foreign Physicians, Prensa Latina, 11 July 2012

Illegal student visas uncovered, New Zealand Herald, 11 July 2012

Coventry University: good international partnerships start at home, The Guardian, 11 July 2012

End of empire for Western universities?, BBC, 11 July 2012

Ease curbs to give Taiwan a bigger slice of student pie, The Australian, 11 July 2012

Coventry University: good international partnerships start at home, The Guardian, 11 July 2012

End of empire for Western universities?, BBC, 11 July 2012

European university to open in Batumi, Trend, 10 July 2012

720 Tajiks studying abroad; new entrance exams in 2014, Central Asia Online, 10 July 2012

State to Sponsor Students Abroad, With a Catch, The Moscow Times, 10 July 2012

Malaysian, Indonesian dons meet to enhance academic cooperation, New Straits Times, 10 July 2012

Krakau statt Cambridge, Die Zeit, 10 July 2012

ASEAN is an open door for Canada, The Globe and Mail, 10 July 2012

All is not well with higher education in India, The Telegraph (India), 10 July 2012

Study Abroad, Graduate on Time, Inside Higher Ed, 10 July 2012

Going abroad for foreign education? Ensure you have the right insurance deal, Business Standard (India), 10 July 2012

French Education System in Lebanon: Universite Saint-Joseph, Macropolis, 9 July 2012

Should Russian universities pay much attention to rankings?, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 9 July 2012

Studying with class enemies - Chinese in Taiwan, Deutsche Welle, 9 July 2012

Speaking of reforming Japanese universities, Japan Daily Press, 9 July 2012

Prestigious post will point to French education future, The New Zealand Herald, 9 July 2012

Visa screening for foreign students, UK Press Association, 9 July 2012

Fear and Frustration Reign in British Tuition Overhaul, The New York Times, 8 July 2012

A Cop Walking the Beat of Global Higher Education, New York Times, 8 July 2012

UK to relax curbs on student visas, Zee News (India), 8 July 2012

PhDs – What model works for developing countries?, University World News, 8 July 2012

Survey: 58.8% university students welcome foreign classmates; 7.4% oppose, The Asahi Shimbun, 7 July 2012

Weak Rupee hits foreign education aspirants hard, DNA (India), 7 July 2012

Look before you leap, The Hindustan Times, 6 July 2012

University of Agricultural Sciences top draw among foreign students, The Times of India, 6 July 2012

Foreign Universities Consider Gaokao Scores, Crienglish.com, 6 July 2012

Foreign tertiary student numbers rise in Taiwan, Taiwan Today, 5 July 2012

Is Sebastian Thrun's Udacity the future of higher education?, CNN, 5 June 2012

Kaplan International Colleges launches merit-based scholarships for Nigerian students wanting to study in the UK, Business Wire, 5 July 2012

How do overseas students feel? Milked and bilked, The Times Higher Education, 5 July 2012

70 per cent of Japan universities give credits for work experience, Asia One, 5 July 2012

Funding cuts divide Europe's universities, European Voice, 5 July 2012

Grand fee paid for each foreign student, The Times Higher Education, 5 July 2012

Top Universities Top-heavy With Bureaucrats, Crienglish, 4 July 2012

Publishing: Foreign tongues, Nature, 4 July 2012

Reforming Japan's universities, The Japan Times, 4 July 2012

International panel supports plans to broaden university pathways, Today Online (Singapore), 4 July 2012

Israel Rejects Settlement University in West Bank, ABC News, 4 July 2012

Turkey cracks down on academic freedom, Nature, 3 July 2012

Turkish Universities Reach out to International Students, Open Equal Free, 3 July 2012

Education Trends Put Investment Potential at Risk, The Moscow Times, 3 July 2012

Foreign varsities woo state with tie-ups, DNA (India), 3 July 2012

Reemerging populism - Proposal to abolish SNU needs calm discussion, The Korea Times, 3 July 2012

Marketing Uganda Higher Education in Rwanda, Uganda Media Centre, 3 July 2012

WA calls for crack down on overseas university campuses, student recruiters, WA Today (Australia), 3 July 2012

Ministry of Higher Education announced to the public a list of Accredited Programmes, Gulf News, 3 July 2012

Free Tuition and Free Speech: A Guide to Chile's Student Protest Movement, The Atlantic, 2 July 2012

China agents ask $24k for fake qualifications, The New Zealand Herald, 2 July 2012

Some Thai universities plan to push back opening dates in 2014, Asia One (Singapore), 2 July 2014

Two-way imperative for student trade, The Australian, 2 July 2012

Colleges, universities reopen today after summer vacation, The Times of India, 2 July 2012

Power and responsibility – The growing influence of global rankings, University World News, 1 July 2012

Foreign Interest Grows at Hong Kong Universities, The New York Times, 1 July 2012

Pan-African University starts recruiting students in three countries, University World News, 1 July 2012

Fort Hays State outsources rising tuition costs to China, Kansas City Star, 1 July 2012

Francophone university agency opens bureau in Morocco, University World News, 1 July 2012