News Archive, June 2012


Canada facing increasing competition for international students, Examiner (Canada), 30 June 2012

Chennai colleges attracting more foreign students, The Hindu, 30 June 2012

Ont. universities need flexibility: paper, The Toronto Sun, 30 June 2012

Malaysia education bureau wants end to racial quotas, Bikyamasr, 29 June 2012

Campus Review: Strewth! Institutions must mind students’ language, The Times Higher Education, 29 June 2012

Watch Out for Fake Colleges, Inside Higher Ed, 29 June 2012

Will UGC norms review help 44 deemed universities escape de-recognition?, The Hindu, 29 June 2012

NZ universities rank highly in new global lists, The New Zealand Herald, 29 June 2012

MQA finalising details with Taiwan counterparts, The Star Online (Malaysia), 29 June 2012

NZ minister takes education push into Southeast Asia, Global Times, 29 June 2012

US universities seek Israeli students; will they come home when school’s out?, The Times of Israel, 28 June 2012

PM seeks high-standard TU education, The Himalayan Times, 28 June 2012

Gutachten - Hochschulen müssen internationaler werden, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 28 June 2012

Myanmar Pays Price for 'Lost Generation, ABC News, 28 June 2012

British Students 'Love the arts', Foreign Students, 28 June 2012

Malaysia recognises 820 China varsities, New Straits Times, 28 June 2012

Islands of autonomy without accountability, The Hindu, 28 June 2012

Morocco mission aims to build bridges and silence scepticism, The Times Higher Education, 28 June 2012

New website offers “transparent” ESL marketplace, The Pie News, 28 June 2012

Canada’s hunt for foreign students just got fiercer, The Globe and Mail, 28 June 2012

Cardiff University hits back at newspaper claims, Wales Online, 28 June 2012

Globalization: Words and Actions,Inside Higher Ed, 28 June 2012

If Colleges Want Federal Funds, They'll Have to Prove Students Get Jobs, The Atlantic, 27 June 2012

Warning to universities in foreign student grades scandal, The Telegraph, 27 June 2012

Israel's university heads oppose upgrade of West Bank education center, Haaretz, 27 June 2012

'It's the economy, clever,' says New York, BBC, 27 June 2012

Shifting education east, Minnesota Daily, 27 June 2012

What's Driving College Costs Higher?, National Public Radio (US), 26 June 2012

‘Me Too, Me Too!’, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 26 June 2012

Secularist academic jailed in Turkey, Nature, 26 June 2012

Getting a Swedish degree, The Himalayan Times, 26 June 2012

Saudi Arabia’s Study Abroad Program, Council of Foreign Relations, 26 June 2012

Rankings don't tell the whole story – Handle them with care, University World News, 26 June 2012

Analysis: money is driving force of rise in foreign students seeking UK degree, The Telegraph, 26 June 2012

Damian Green tells foreign students: Please come to UK, BBC, 26 June 2012

Best Colleges 2012: Rankings by India Today, India Today, 26 June 2012

Ousted Head of University Is Reinstated in Virginia, The New York Times, 26 June 2012

Foreign students can jump university queue with lower grades, The Telegraph, 26 June 2012

10 Engineering Schools With the Most International Students, US News and World Report, 26 June 2012

Hub aims to make business links pay off, The Times Higher Education, 26 June 2012

Cautious Optimism in Cairo, Inside Higher Ed, 26 June 2012

School fees for non-Singaporeans to go up, Channel News Asia, 26 June 2012

Foreign nationals played a role in three out of four patents in US, The Times of India, 26 June 2012

Turkey emphasizing education, The Jakarta Post, 26 June 2012

University of New England to open campus in Morocco, Bangor Daily, 25 June 2012

Preparing for study abroad: not just test scores, China.org, 25 June 2012

Afghan students will be checked by psychologists and special services prior to entering Kazakhstan universities, Tengri News, 25 June 2012

International help to upgrade Burma's neglected university sector, University World News, 25 June 2012

'Internationalisation is not just about revenues, it is a political strategy', The Guardian, 25 June 2012

Delay in release of funds brings universities on verge of closure, The International News, 25 June 2012

After Australia Ends College Aid Limit, Enrollment Rises, The New York Times, 25 June 2012

German university to stream subtitled lectures, Deutsche Welle, 25 June 2012

Afghan brain drain fears as Karzai urges education reforms, PakTribune, 25 June 2012

Macquarie named Australia's best young university, Straits Times, 25 June 2012

Two universities from the east among five winning elite status, University World News, 24 June 2012

A shift in student mobility from China and India by 2015?, University World News, 24 June 2012

Seeing the forest beyond the branch (campus), University World News, 24 June 2012

Should Tenure for College Professors Be Abolished?, The Wall Street Journal, 24 June 2012

International Students: The UK Is Losing Out On The 'Best And Brightest', Science 2.0, 23 June 2012

OS school students heading home, The Australian, 23 June 2012

Israel welcomes idea of opening branches of largest Russian universities in Israel, Vestnik Kavkaza, 22 June 2012

Willetts seeks private finance for overseas expansion, The Times Higher Education, 22 June 2012

Indian students eye Ivy League universities like Cambridge, Harvard and Oxford despite rupee depreciation, The Times of India, 22 June 2012

Some Immigrant Students Still Dreaming Of Clarity, NPR (US), 22 June 2012

Faster student visa processing in New Zealand announced, Expat Forum, 22 June 2012

International Baccalaureate students in a fix, The Hindustan Times, 22 June 2012

New British university campus for Nicosia, The Cyprus Mail, 21 June 2012

Tanzania: Italian Varsity Blacklisted, All Africa via Tanzania Daily News, 21 June 2012

Proposal: Two-Tiered Education Of 'Super League' Universities And Everyone Else, Science 2.0, 21 June 2012

First campus of Manipal university gets Rajasthan government's clearance, The Times of India, 21 June 2012

Top 20 scholarships in Singapore, Edvantage, 21 June 2012

Hundreds of uni degrees in doubt, VietnamNet, 21 June 2012

Tough new O-levels to replace GCSEs under Gove plan, BBC, 21 June 2012

Where there is rivalry, let us bring harmony, The Times Higher Education, 21 June 2012

Capturing the Educational Moments in International Education, The Huffington Post, 21 June 2012

O-levels and social mobility, Financial Times, 21 June 2012

David Willetts’s keynote speech on international higher education, The Information Daily, 21 June 2012

More Party influence in higher education institutions urged, Xinhua, 20 June 2012

Malaysia fears brain drain with new Australia visa policy, Bikyamasr, 20 June 2012

How Skilled Immigrants Create Jobs, Wall Street Journal, 20 June 2012

Germany relaxes job rules for students, Deccan Chronicle, 20 June 2012

Students To Seek Accurate Information On Study Visas - US Embassy, Leadership, 20 June 2012

60+ Opinions From American Students About Their International Classmates, Voice of America, 20 June 2012

YouTube’s revenge: Mexican students upend election race, Macleans, 20 June 2012

Study-abroad language barrier lowered, The Daily Yomiuri, 20 June 2012

Sudanese student protesters bypass 'censorship' with social media, Storyful, 19 June 2012

Top US universities put their reputations online, BBC, 20 June 2012

UK Universities urged to seek new global opportunities as International student market slows down, Re:Locate, 20 June 2012

UAE universities maintain high quality education, Nahyan tells FNC, Gulf News, 20 June 2012

Canadian universities, colleges confront questions about Chinese ties, The Globe and Mail, 19 June 2012

Why Aren’t Americans and International Students Becoming Friends?, Voice of America, 19 June 2012

Odds stacked against Canadians studying medicine abroad if they want to return for residency training, The Vancouver Sun, 19 June 2012

New higher education law approved, but sparks criticism, University World News, 19 June 2012

UoP moots test centres abroad to draw PhD students, The Indian Express, 19 June 2012

Emiratis in conflict areas exempted from attending classes, The National (UAE), 19 June 2012

New Asian immigrants to US now surpass Hispanics, CBS News, 19 June 2012

Visa changes won’t affect students: UK, The Times of India, 19 June 2012

CE promises more dedication to tertiary education, Macau Daily Times, 19 June 2012

Staying in the SAR, The Standard (Hong Kong), 19 June 2012

The Truth: Americans Reveal What They Really Think of International Students, Voice of America, 18 June 2012

Pak to raise number of scholarship for Afghan students: Sadiq, Pakistan Observer, 18 June 2012

Rajiv Gandhi Education City - an Education hub at Haryana, MBA Universe, 18 June 2012

New rules to allow foreign graduates to work in Australia, Borneo Post, 18 June 2012

University admissions centre opens doors to private college applications, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 June 2012

Universities meet higher standards, The National (UAE), 18 June 2012

Iranian team visits Bahria University, The News (Pakistan), 18 June 2012

Sport-Stipendien im Ausland Ticket zum Studium, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 17 June 2012

First meta university project likely to miss July deadline, The Indian Express, 17 June 2012

For Lecturers, Trouble in an Italian Paradise, The New York Times, 17 June 2012

Weak euro pulls students West, TheStar (Malaysia), 17 June 2012

Farewell drinks as Greeks seek work, education abroad, France 24, 17 June 2012

Going beyond the borders, The Star (Malaysia), 17 June 2012

Universities key to Rio+20 despite countrywide strike, University World News, 17 June 2012

Foreign students' visa win fuels jobs row, The Australian, 16 June 2012

Foreign universities won’t change overall education quality: Experts, The Times of India, 15 June 2012

Zimbabwe: Presidential Scholarship Programme in Crisis, All Africa (via Financia Gazette, Zimbabwe), 15 June 2012

Fitch updates international colleges and universities rating criteria, Reuters, 15 June 2012

Education Off the Beaten Path, Economy Watch, 15 June 2012

More universities take education to villages, Coast Week (Kenya), 15 June 2012

‘Joint degree programme by India-US universities soon', The Hindu, 15 June 2012

Taiwan to send scholars abroad for overseas training, Taiwan Today, 15 June 2012

U.S., France to aid Burmese universities, Mizzima, 15 June 2012

We'll build firm foundations for academic independence, The Times Higher Education, 14 June 2012

Australia looking to bring over vocational courses to India, The Hindu, 14 June 2012

Panel to facilitate foreign varsities, Deccan Herald, 14 June 2012

EU Court Strikes Down Dutch Restrictions on Grants to Study Abroad, Loan Safe, 14 June 2012

Universities Feel the Heat Amid Cuts, The Wall Street Journal, 14 June 2012

No more free degrees for Northern Ireland students in Republic, The Belfast Telegraph, 14 June 2012

Rwanda: Govt Scholarship Applications to End With June, All Africa (via Rwanda Express), 14 June 2012

Universities face sharp decline in international student growth rate, University World News, 14 June 2012

University chief: fight attempt to dumb down admissions, The Telegraph, 14 June 2012

Kapil Sibal trying to persuade deemed universities to adopt the new common entrance examination, The Times of India, 14 June 2012

CLA relaxes work rules for foreign grads in Taiwan, Taiwan Today, 14 June 2012

Charting Russia's Future, Zambia Daily Mail, 14 June 2012

Students prefer NUS & NTU scholarships: survey, Channel News Asia, 14 June 2012

Fiscal 2012-13: Higher education hobbled by funding crunch, Express Tribune, 14 June 2012

Foreign universities must be allowed to operate in India, The Daily Pioneer, 14 June 2012

Reiche Unis im Norden, arme im Süden, Die Zeit, 13 June 2012

A College Education on the Cheap? Tech Start-Ups Take on Higher Ed, CNBC, 13 June 2012

University entrance exams - Testing times, The Economist, 13 June 2012

Europe’s economic crisis threatens continental rift, The Times Higher Education, 13 June 2012

Indian varsities and the foreign hand, Financial Chronicle (India), 13 June 2012

QS University Rankings: Latin America™ Reveals the Excellent Institutions Across the Region, PR Newswire, 13 June 2012

5 PH schools in Asia’s top 300 universities, ABS CBN News (Philippines), 13 June 2012

Business and Management Education Gears Up for Globalization, The Moscow Times, 13 June 2012

Student migrant route is 'wide-open' door to Britain, ministers warned, The Telegraph, 13 June 2012

Tohoku University, imec Collaborate on Common Research Fields, Azonano, 13 June 2012

Iran-Pakistan Ink MoUs To Promote Education, Bernama, 13 June 2012

Higher education lagging behind burgeoning Asia, The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 June 2012

University of California now caters to the rich and foreign, San Jose Mercury News, 12 June 2012

Russia cuts red tape for foreign graduates, The Telegraph, 12 June 2012

Singapore, new B-school hub, Business Standard (India), 12 June 2012

IIT test: Sibal rejects criticism, rules out rollback, The Hindustan Times, 12 June 2012

Israel to decide on settlement university, CBS News, 12 June 2012

Battling to Preserve Arabic From English's Onslaught, The New York Times, 12 June 2012

Japanese student rises from whoa to go, Manawatu Standard, 12 June 2012

Studieren im Ausland - Warum sich Erasmus und Bologna nicht vertragen, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 11 June 2012

South Korea's Graduate Glut, Asia Sentinel, 11 June 2012

France Repeals Measure Limiting Students' Stay, The New York Times, 11 June 2012

Morning Brief: Corporations Helping to Shape University Curricula, Council on Foreign Relations, 11 June 2012

Manipal University mulls first Indian campus in China, The Hindu, 8 June 2012

Concern as Finch group declines to set guidelines on open-access fees, Times Higher Education, 7 June 2012

INDIA: Lawyers to protest against higher education & research bill, The Times of India, 7 June 2012

SPAIN: Subidón de tasas sin las cuentas claras, El Pais, 7 June 2012

FRANCE: Enseignement supérieur et recherche : virage ou mirage?, Le Monde, 7 June 2012

JAPAN: Beyond those shores, Times Higher Education, 7 June 2012

Southern Africa: Higher Education Looks to ICT for Transformation, All Africa, 6 June 2012

Private Higher Education in South Sudan: Lessons from Africa, Sudan Tribune, 6 June 2012

In India, Path to Partnerships, Inside Higher Ed, 5 June 2012

UK's 'safety' an increased draw for overseas students, Times Higher Education, 5 June 2012

Biden and College Presidents Talk About Paying the Bills, New York Times, 5 June 2012

RUSSIA: Foreign degrees to be recognised, to attract foreign and ex-pat talent, University World News, 3 June 2012