News Archive, March 2012


Rules for international students relaxed, The Press (New Zealand), 2 April 2012

Sibal regrets lack of movement on education bills, Zee News, 2 April 2012

39% Taiwanese hold degrees in higher education, Asia One, 1 April 2012

Asia more than competition: Marginson, The Australian, 30 March 2012

US-type flexible education may come to Nagpur University, The Times of India, 30 March 2012

Student protests, faculty pensions – connect the dots, The Globe and Mail, 30 March 2012

Asia more than competition: Marginson, The Australian, 30 March 2012

Higher learning, The Moscow News, 29 March 2012

First Sino-US joint university to start up, People's Daily, 29 March 2012

India's got talent - but too few places where it can grow, The Times Higher Education, 29 March 2012

International student fees rise to $732.3 million, The National Business Review (New Zealand), 29 March 2012

Most universities set to have fewer places, BBC, 29 March 2012

Nigerian Launches Online Varsity for African Students, All Africa via Vanguard, 29 March 2012

Studierende weltweit vor Hürden - In vielen Ländern steigen Unigebühren, während Stipendien gekürzt werden, Die Zeit, 28 March 2012

Relaxed visa regime steps away for Russia and EU – diplomats, RT, 28 March 2012

World as Classroom and Crash Course for Exchange Students, The New York Times, 28 March 2012

International, U.S. Students Interact Infrequently in Law School, Study Says, US News and World Report, 28 March 2012

Ministry's agencies to issue passes to foreign students, New Straits Times, 28 March 2012

Africa: Mamdani Blames World Bank for Poor Education Standards, All Africa via The New Vision (Uganda), 28 March 2012

Whose Yale College?, Inside Higher Ed, 28 March 2012

UK border force let in 50k fake students, The Times of India, 28 March 2012

International student numbers show quake impact, Voxy.co.nz, 28 March 2012

Blue card to Deutschland, Hindustan Times, 27 March 2012

Smart Shoppers in Global Market, The New York Times, 27 March 2012

UK student union speaks out against student immigration reforms, Workpermit.com, 27 March 2012

India faces challenge on higher education front: report, Business Standard (India), 27 March 2012

$460,000in funding from Italy, Hindustan Times, 27 March 2012

Student visa system criticised by NAOThe Times Higher Education, 27 March 2012

Malaysian varsities aim to woo Saudi studentsArab News, 27 March 2012

Forging TiesThe Times of India, 27 March 2012

How to recruit international students in ChinaThe Guardian, 27 March 2012

Universities extend global reachSwiss Info, 27 March 2012

Subsidy eyed to promote study abroad / 40 universities could receive 5-year grantsThe Daily Yomiuri (Japan), 26 March 2012

Students question English university lecturesThe Korea Herald, 26 March 2012

Made-to-order employees, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 26 March 2012

A large share for higher educationThe Hindu, 26 March 2012

Gov't still divided on how to treat Chinese studentsThe China Post, 26 March 2012

Russia Moves to Improve Its University RankingsThe New York Times, 26 March 2012

Accreditation for higher learning institutions a must: Kapil SibalDNA, 26 March 2012

M’sia set to be education hub, The Star Online (Malaysia), 25 March 2012

Canadian universities bridge foreign student tuition gap to attract thousands of Brazilian students, The Globe and Mail, 23 March 2012

Foreigners 'propping up' unis, Adelaide Now, 23 March 2012

Universities to have self-control rights, Viet Nam News, 23 March 2012

Duke votes for more programs at China campus, News & Record (US), 23 March 2012

Universities and students face grim financial future, University World News, 23 March 2012

Muhyiddin: Local varsities just as good, if not better, New Straits Times, 23 March 2012

Tschechische Kürzungsorgie - Bildungsminister kündigt Rücktritt an, Der Spiegel, 22 March 2012

Canadian universities’ Brazilian ambition, Macleans, 22 March 2012

An International Student's Guide to U.S. Scholarships, US News and World Report, 22 March 2012

Indiana’s Role In Afghanistan’s Higher Education Boom, State Impact, 22 March 2012

Pak MBAs head for Wall St, The Hindu, 22 March 2012

From a long way off they come to study, The Baltic Times, 22 March 2012

Meta University to be set up in Delhi, India Edu News, 22 March 2012

Hard lessons in academic freedom, South China Morning Post, 22 March 2012

Continental drift towards global alliances 'not in Africa's interests', The Times Higher Education, 22 March 2012

US$5m for Sandals staff education - Sandals Corporate University to operate on 20 campuses, Jamaica Observer, 22 March 2012

Faculty Pay, Around the World, Inside Higher Ed, 22 March 2012

Stanford Center Opens in Beijing, China Daily, 22 March 2012

Taking students out of immigration tally would be ‘nonsense’, The Times Higher Education, 21 March 2012

Shady Agents Help Chinese Students Enter US Universities, Voice of America, 21 March 2012

New foreign Varsity, international school coming, New Vision (Uganda), 21 March 2012

Saudis recruit to hijack rankings, The Australian, 21 March 2012

Skolkovo to get Russia's biggest development fund, RT.com, 21 March 2012

Big Sydney: bid to boost number of migrants, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 March 2012

Pop! Goes the Law School Bubble, The Atlantic, 20 March 2012

Free health insurance for international students, The Manitoban, 20 March 2012

A Global Test For U.S. Schools, Coucil on Foreign Relations, 20 March 2012

Numbers of young scientists declining in Japan, Nature, 20 March 2012

Canadian province targets 50% increase in international students, Vietnam Net, 20 March 2012

UGC to devise AICTE-like rules for foreign varsity tie-ups, The Indian Express, 20 March 2012

Quaid-i-Azam University hit by plagiarism menace again, The International News, 20 March 2012

10 colleges to be made centres of excellence, The Hindu, 20 March 2012

State University of New York opens Korea campus, The Korea Herald, 19 March 2012

Arab uprisings push U.S. students from Egypt to Lebanon, USA Today (via Inside Higher Ed), 19 March 2012

Current Government Threatens Academic Freedom in Ukraine, Bradenton Herald, 19 March 2012

Uganda: Turkish Prof. Warns Country On EducationAll Africa, 19 March 2012

Secretary General hails establishment of Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda / Urges East African students to take up available scholarship offerStar Africa, 19 March 2012

EU to help Malaysia become a higher education hubMalaysia Reserve, 19 March 2012

Foreign students face challenges away from homeThe Korea Herald, 19 March 2012

Quality concerns over burgeoning private universities, University World News, 18 March 2012

‘Garage Universities’ Are Bracing for School ReformThe New York Times, 18 March 2012

Number of international students increasing in Turkish universitiesToday's Zaman, 18 March 2012

The impact of the economic crisis on higher educationUniversity World News, 18 March 2012

Studying Islam amid the strife in Yemen, Gulf News, 17 March 2012

Education in Brazil - Studying the worldThe Economist, 17 March 2012

Help Wanted, Foreign Policy Magazine, 16 March 2012

Uganda shifts from public universities to private onesRadio Netherlands Worldwide, 16 March 2012

Spence's South American roadshowThe Australian, 16 March 2012

30,000 Nigerians to study in UK by 2015The Nation (Nigeria), 16 March 2012

Australia to lengthen foreign students' work, English.Eastday.com, 16 March 2012

US generic skills test won't translate, The Australian, 16 March 2012

Singapore Universities Rise Through the Ranks, Jakarta Globe (Indonesia), 16 March 2012

Downturn could be worse than $3.3bn, The Australian, 16 March 2012

Russell calls for action to halt foreign student ban, The Herald Scotland, 16 March 2012

Six Scottish colleges face ban on recruiting foreign students, BBC, 15 March 2012

The shared burden, Nature, 15 March 2012

How much do they learn? Answer unsettles colleges, The Bulletin, 15 March 2012

India: Budget 2012-13: Preview by Firstcall Research, Money Control, 15 March 2012

StudyAbroad: Do you want to study in Germany?, Rediff, 15 March 2012

Not all foreign partnerships are good quality – Top ministry official, University World News, 15 March 2012

World Reputation Rankings 2012, The Times Higher Education, 15 March 2012

Top-Notch University? Not in 2011, The Moscow Times, 15 March 2012

Korea Challenges Nigerian Varsities on Cooperation, This Day Live (Nigeria), 15 March 2012

World 'reputation' rankings: US universities in lead, BBC, 15 March 2012

Brazil and beyond: inside Birmingham and Nottingham universities' research partnership, The Guardian, 15 March 2012

Reputation of British universities 'damaged by student riots', The Telegraph, 15 March 2012

Hefce expects more marriages of financial convenience in the sector, The Times Higher Education, 15 March 2012

Global universities must be passport-blind: Havard professor, The Korea Herald, 15 March 2012

Indians increasingly relying on personal savings and parental support to study MBA abroad, PaGalGuY.com, 14 March 2012

Law school rankings: The results are out, but do they really matter?, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 March 2012

Education for business, MENAFN, 14 March 2012

The World's Most Reputable Universities, Forbes, 14 March 2012

Malaysia, Russia to sign visa-free travel agreement, New Straits Times, 14 March 2012

College has licence to teach international students withdrawn, STV News, 14 March 2012

Indians increasingly relying on personal savings and parental support to study MBA abroad, PaGalGuY.com, 14 March 2012

Law school rankings: The results are out, but do they really matter?, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 March 2012

Education for business, MENAFN, 14 March 2012

Best Brazilian students targeted by Australian universities, Adelaide Now, 14 March 2012

Maybe Not So Flat, Inside Higher Ed, 14 March 2012

Hospital intern plan risks exodus of foreign students, The Australian, 14 March 2012

Education council scholarships online, CayCompass, 14 March 2012

College business programs aim to create job-ready grads, The Globe and Mail, 13 March 2012

U.S. Partnership With Brazil, Voice of America, 13 March 2012

Overseas Turkish students can apply for YÖKS, World Bulletin, 13 March 2012

Why do you want to study abroad?, Hindustan Times, 13 March 2012

Minding the Gap Year, Wall Street Journal, 13 March 2012

India Plans To Create 12 Times The Number Of Colleges As The U.S. By 2020, Singularity Hub, 13 March 2012

Over half of Emiratis seek education in private universities, Emirates 24/7, 13 March 2012

Finland is too small for some: astronomer left home for better observing sites abroad, Helsingin Sanomat, 13 March 2012

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Announces $500 Scholarships for Students From Canada Enrolling in Medical School and Other Full Degree Programs of Australian Partners, Digital Journal, 13 March 2012

'Indian students not ready for jobs immediately after college', The Times of India, 13 March 2012

Many Saudis send children to international schools, Arab News, 13 March 2012

Rise in private universities in India: report, Hindustan Times, 13 March 2012

Overseas students 'to increase in UK universities', BBC, 13 March 2012

International student numbers will fall unless UK loosens visa restrictions, The Guardian, 13 March 2012

UK-China ventures shape education landscape, China Daily, 13 March 2012

Study Abroad, Goof Off and Fool Your Future Boss: Richard Vedder, Bloomberg, 12 March 2012

Russell Group expansion leaves 1994 Group short, The Times Higher Education, 12 March 2012

British Council accused of undermining Government immigration policy, The Telegraph, 12 March 2012

Pinoy execs in Macau promoting PHL as ideal destination for college education, GMA News, 12 March 2012

Delhi University to send profs to foreign varsities, The Times of India, 12 March 2012

Emo" and gay kids targeted, killed in Iraq, CBS News, 11 March 2012

Collaboration is the next step for Dubai's private universities, Gulf News, 11 March 2012

Chinese Universities Send Big Signals to Foreigners, The New York Times, 11 March 2012

Greece’s College Students Fighting Stray Dogs as Austerity Deepens Despair, Bloomberg, 11 March 2012

International students say the focus on economic impact undermines their real value to Australia, The Australian, 10 March 2012

Risk-based audits look second rate to outsiders, The Australian, 10 March 2012

Pretty polys, The Economist, 10 March 2012

Stimmungstest - Hochschulchefs blicken pessimistisch nach vorn, Der Spiegel, 9 March 2012

South Africa: Higher Education to Take Over Management of Fets, All Africa, 9 March 2012

President defends tuition during debate with students, Prague Daily Monitor, 9 March 2012

Australia education revenue slumps heavily on declining foreign students, The Times of India, 9 March 2012

'World-Class' vs. Mass Education, Inside Higher Ed, 9 March 2012

Quality the big challenge for private education hubs, University World News, 9 March 2012

Welsh university mergers 'an attack on freedom', claims top academic, Wales Online, 9 March 2012

Foreign students say some Australian universities are dumb, Herald Chronicle (Australia), 9 March 2012

Women 'injured' in Saudi university protest, BBC, 8 March 2012

Bhar El-Ghazel University Students Witness Massive Discontinuation from Colleges, Ground Report, 8 March 2012

UI officials split on whether U.S. visa standards contribute to increased international higher education enrollment, The Daily Iowan, 8 March 2012

Universities face new world of fierce competition, University World News, 8 March 2012

South Africa: Govt looking into tertiary education- Motlanthe, 7th Space, 8 March 2012

Insight: Public schools sell empty classroom seats abroad, Reuters, 8 March 2012

Kazakhstan goes West, but only so far, The Times Higher Education, 8 March 2012

China must free academia to spur innovation, Xinhua, 8 March 2012

Another MMC decision that boggles the mind, Free Malaysia Today, 8 March 2012

Fee cap frozen for English universities, The Times Higher Education, 8 March 2012

International MBA Students May Soon Finance Education with Help From Alumni, US News and World Report, 7 March 2012

Chile awards 6,000 scholarships for English language programs, The Santiago Times, 7 March 2012

For International Students, a College Admissions Checklist for March, The New York Times, 7 March 2012

Higher education immigration update, Lexology, 7 March 2012

Australian students urged to pursue part of tertiary studies in Asia, Radio Australia, 7 March 2012

Kyrgyzstan: American University Grapples with Broken Government Promise, Eurasia Net, 7 March 2012

Whose Fault is it When American and International Students Don’t Mix?, Voice of America, 7 March 2012

Uzbekistan all out to reform education, The Korea Times, 7 March 2012

EU Aided Projects Help to Modernise Turkey, Turkish Weekly, 7 March 2012

$3bn hit to economy as foreign students slump, The Australian, 7 March 2012

Hochschulabsolventen - Der Master ist das neue Diplom, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 6 March 2012

Where the foreign students settle, Macleans, 6 March 2012

Hundreds of newcomers flock to career fair, The Chronicle Herald, 6 March 2012

India an attractive education destination for foreign students, The Indian Express, 6 March 2012

French polish, The Standard (Hong Kong), 6 March 2012

Turkey to provide scholarship for Macedonian students, World Bulletin, 6 March 2012

Japanese govt offers scholarships to Malaysians, The Sun Daily, 6 March 2012

Academics hit back at mainland criticism, RTHK, 6 March 2012

Reframing the Agent Debate, Inside Higher Ed, 6 March 2012

Petrobras to Provide 5,000 Scholarships to Brazilian Students, Latin American Herald Tribune, 6 March 2012

Catching up with Western standards of education, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 6 March 2012

Deputy PM urges focus on scientific research, Vietnam Net, 6 March 2012

Indonesian Language Schools Note More Diverse Mix of Foreign Interest, Jakarta Globe, 6 March 2012

Out of Community Colleges and Into For-Profits, The New York Times, 5 March 2012

Times of India launches Guide to Higher Education 2012, The Times of India, 5 March 2012

Students propose another plan for free education in Chile, The Santiago Times, 5 March 2012

Tuition assurance schemes replaced, The Australian, 6 March 2012

Columbia University prepares to open Global Center in Santiago, The Santiago Times, 5 March 2012

Employment is key for universities, The Journal, 5 March 2012

New Academic Cooperation Program with India & China, Port 2 Port, 5 March 2012

Critics Worry About Influence of Chinese Institutes on U.S. Campuses, The New York Times, 4 March 2012

Semester shift to align universities globally means major overhaul, University World News, 4 March 2012

Instruction for Masses Knocks Down Campus Walls, The New York Times, 4 March 2012

The current higher education language war, The Jerusalem Post, 4 March 2012

Hungarian Students Decry State Sponsorship Cuts and Other Changes, The New York Times, 4 March 2012

First educational TV channel expands higher education access, University World News, 4 March 2012

Singapore University Says It Welcomes Discussion With Yale, Bloomberg, 3 March 2012

University reaches out to keep foreign students, Calgary Herald, 3 March 2012

We need to attract foreign students: Education minister, The Times of India, 3 March 2012

S. Africa may make academics work to 80, Yahoo 7 News, 3 March 2012

Pearson to launch Mexican online university, Education Investor, 2 March 2012

The Age of Education, The European, 2 March 2012

Homeland Security Agency Forms Academic Advisory Panel, Inside Higher Ed, 2 March 2012

World Bank calls for university autonomy, branch campuses, research, University World News, 2 March 2012

Work opportunities still open for Indian students: Prof Thomas, The Times of India, 2 March 2012

UK urged to encourage international enrolments, The Australian, 2 March 2012

Where the Jobs Are, the Training May Not Be, The New York Times, 1 March 2012

Finding Work Experience in the US: What I Learned (and What I Wish I’d Known), Voice of America, 1 March 2012

For-Profit Lessons for All, Inside Higher Ed, 1 March 2012

A three-year degree will shortchange students, The Globe and Mail, 1 March 2012

Philippines Needs to Reform Higher Education System to Boost Growth, Xinhua, 1 March 2012

‘Govt seeks to promote higher education among citizens’ – Presentation held on academic prospects in US, Kuwait Times, 1 March 2012

Biggest states hold out on travel concessions for overseas students, The Australian, 1 March 2012

Shadow education minister warns that forced university mergers are ‘doomed to fail’, Wales Online, 1 March 2012

African leader wants end to 'slave trade' in education, Times Higher Education, 1 March 2012