News Archive, May 2012


Rankings rivals slug it out over new universities, University World News, 31 May 2012

In Germany, Vorsprung durch Technik is still key to higher education success, The Guardian, 31 May 2012

Distance learning online 'will revolutionise higher education', Virtual College, 31 May 2012

Why do the French excel at maths? Thank the écoles normales supérieures, The Guardian, 31 May 2012

英語化教學 義大利也淪陷, Yam News, 31 May 2012

Bologna-Prozess Baustelle Bachelor, Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), 31 May 2012

Education for All?, The Hankyoreh (ROK), 31 May 2012

Architects of a nation have to lay down solid foundations, The Times Higher Education, 31 May 2012

High college cut-offs trigger exodus for foreign degrees, Times of India, 31 May 2012

New Rules on US Summer Jobs for Foreign Students, Voice of America, 31 May 2012

Rankings Without Reason, Inside Higher Ed, 31 May 2012

Universities fear massive losses in migrants clamp, The Yorkshire Post, 31 May 2012

International educators see South America as a red-hot market, University World News, 31 May 2012

Poised to become global education hub, Star Online (Malaysia), 31 May 2012

THE 100 Under 50: From zero to hero, The Times Higher Education, 31 May 2012

UK unis told: expand abroad to cut immigration, The Australian, 31 May 2012

System Tests Afghan Graduates' Resistance To Radicalism, Radio Free Europe, 30 May 2012

AGs write Congress over Higher Education Act, Legal Newsline, 30 May 2012

Kyrgyzstan: Trying To Systematize University Admissions, Curbing Corruption, Eurasia Review, 30 May 2012

Imperial University, The Huffington Post, 30 May 2012

In a fight over a name, Nigeria university students also protest longtime government failings, The Washington Post, 30 May 2012

University chancellors urge prime minister to review approach to international students, Universities UK, 30 May 2012

Latin Americans challenge international rankings, University World News, 30 May 2012

UK rejects appeal on student visa curbs, The Hindustan Times, 30 May 2012

Europe, Asia campuses lure more outbound Aussies, The Australian, 30 May 2012

Minister rejects claim that immigration curbs will damage higher education, The Guardian, 30 May 2012

Belarusian Graduates Dissatisfied with Their Work, Telegraf.by, 30 May 2012

Anger as medical graduates miss out on internships, The Sydney Morning Herald, 30 May 2012

Why is Qatar investing so much in education?, BBC, 30 May 2012

Cut in budget to be detrimental for higher education: Dr Laghari, The International News (Pakistan), 30 May 2012

Overseas students are expected to return, The Australian, 30 May 2012

Immigration crackdown will damage universities, PM told, The Telegraph, 30 May 2012

Stuart McCutcheon: International students not answer to uni funding, New Zealand Herald, 30 May 2012

Korean Academic Publications Hold Up Poorly, The Chosunilbo, 30 May 2012

New university to venture in world standard, Daily News (Tanzania), 30 May 2012

For Japanese Job Seekers, Overseas Study Can Be a Deal Killer — Really, The New York Times, 29 May 2012

Abu Dhabi takes part in the first ever global study to assess higher education learning outcomes, WAM, 29 May 2012

Online Universities: The Future of Elite Education, Policymic, 29 May 2012

B-schools must prepare for online onslaught, The Times of India, 29 May 2012

Knowledge economies still elusive in Islamic world, New Straits Times, 29 May 2012

Private colleges: Watch out for these red flags, The Citizen (Tanzania), 29 May 2012

3 Korean Universities Among Asia's Top 10, The Chosunilbo (Korea), 29 May 2012

The QS top 50 Asian universities, The Guardian, 29 May 2012

Europeans turn to study as refuge in tough times, The Australian, 29 May 2012

New QS Rankings Point to Next Generation of Elite Universities, The Sacramento Bees, 28 May 2012

Quid du projet de "Silicon Valley" à la française sur le plateau de Saclay?, Le Monde, 28 May 2012

Une nouvelle loi sur l'autonomie des universités pour début 2013, Le Monde, 28 May 2012

BC Government Spends Millions on Recruiting Global Students, CTV News, 28 May 2012

New QS University Rankings Point to Rise of Asia's Young Universities, PR Newswire, 28 May 2012

Universities in Europe take a turn for the corporate, Metro (NY), 28 May 2012

Stay Hungry (and Stay Foolish) but Watch Your Plate, All Africa via The New Times (of Rwanda), 28 May 2012

Private schools found to offer fake degrees, Vietnam Net, 28 May 2012

Extremists Targeting Students via Social Media, Says Report, EIN News (Portugal), 28 May 2012

Money transfer: Contribution of international students to economies, Express Tribune (Pakistan), 28 May 2012

2,000 foreign students want a seat at DU, The Indian Express, 27 May 2012

B.C. sets sights on 47,000 international students, Vancouver Sun, 27 May 2012

Growth in foreign degrees – But are they worth it?, University World News, 27 May 2012

210 Foreign Universities' Diplomas Recognized, The Moscow Times, 27 May 2012

Claims of sectarian discrimination in higher education surface, University World News, 27 May 2012

Immigration figures will put universities at risk, NOUSE (NYU), 27 May 2012

No.1: Harvard University - The world's top 10 universities, The Telegraph, 27 May 2012

Rangoon Uni Letter ‘Not from President’s Office’, The Irrawaddy, 25 May 2012

Where students go, real estate follows, New Straits Times, 25 May 2012

Investing in student housing spikes, New Straits Times, 25 May 2012

Israeli peace movement to launch online university for Israeli and Arab students, The Washington Post, 24 May 2012

Lawmaker Proposes Limiting Out-of-State Enrollment at University of California Schools, The New York Times, 24 May 2012

62% drop in UK student visas, The Economic Times (India), 24 May 2012

The Ultimate Erasmus-Orgasmus Experience, The Oxford Student, 24 May 2012

PM secures more scholarships for technical assistance from Taiwan, Solomon Star (Solomon Islands), 24 May 2012

U.S. Rule Puts Confucius Schools Under Spotlight, The Wall Street Journal, 24 May 2012

Call for Indian Expats, Inside Higher Ed, 24 May 2012

Look East Policy Has Benefited Malaysia, Japan, Bernama (Malaysia), 24 May 2012

BIS considers private role in overseas growth, The Times Higher Education, 24 May 2012

Between Harvard and Yale, a World of Difference, The Harvard Crimson, 24 May 2012

UK varsities deny drop in students from India, Zee News (India), 24 May 2012

Budget 'confirms central role of universities' for growth, Voxy (New Zealand), 24 May 2012

Euro billion up for grabs: any takers?, The Times Higher Education, 24 May 2012

Belarus and Russia to create joint scientific and technical university consortium, TVR (Belarus), 23 May 2012

New bill on innovation universities to boost research, collaboration, University World News, 23 May 2012

Uni boycotts rankings system, The Australian, 23 May 2012

Singapore wants creativity not cramming, BBC, 23 May 2012

Foreign student told to go home for birth, The Australian, 23 May 2012

Education Ministry lifts restrictions on dual nationality students, Focus Taiwan, 23 May 2012

Russian universities await Indian students, Russia & India Report, 23 May 2012

VIDEO REPORT: Thousands Of Foreign Students Come To the Dells For Work, WMTV - Madison, Wisconsin, 22 May 2012

Youth taken hostage by tuition fees, The Korea Times, 23 May 2012

Business education: Employers sceptical of value of an MBA, Financial Times, 22 May 2012

U.S. Sees Other Countries Luring Expatriates to Return, The New York Times, 22 May 2012

‘State operatives disrupt students’, News Day (Zimbabwe), 22 May 2012

Tight British visas driving Indian students to Australia, Economic Times, 22 May 2012

College Crackup and the Online Future, Bloomberg, 22 May 2012

Is the College Cave Age about to end?, Today Online, 22 May 2012

Teachers’ boycott at PU damaging image of Pak varsities, Pakistan Today, 22 May 2012

An online opportunity for Canadian universities, The Globe and Mail, 22 May 2012

Spain teachers, students strike over spending cuts, Atlanta Journal Constitution, 22 May 2012

How competition is killing higher education, The Korea Herald, 22 May 2012

Concern over international academic misconduct cases, NOUSE, 22 May 2012

Welcome to Guardian Students, The Guardian, 22 May 2012

Washington Post peers into princelings educated abroad, Shanghaiist, 21 May 2012

Copenhagen lags behind as a student destination, The Copenhagen Post, 21 May 2012

For International Students, Early 2012 College Admissions Yields and Wait-List Data, The New York Times, 21 May 2012

Now, Oxford, Cambridge can set up innovation varsities in India, The Tribune (India), 21 May 2012

Australia to benefit as Indians shun UK universities, The Australian, 21 May 2012

Travel Tips for International Students in America, Voice of America, 21 May 2012

Canada, South-East Asia now popular among students, The Hindu, 21 May 2012

Guardian University Guide 2013: students' top tips on choosing a course, The Guardian, 21 May 2012

Politics crippling Latin American universities, The Miami Herald, 21 May 2012

Admissions Officer System revamps college entrance, Korea Times, 21 May 2012

Germany more welcoming, The Times of India, 21 May 2012

Falling rupee: Pay more to study abroad, IBN Live, 21 May 2012

Monash VC calls for fee deregulation in universities, The Conversation, 21 May 2012

Foreign degree: Will it get you a job in India?, DNA, 21 May 2012

Unis told tougher times lie ahead, The West Australian, 21 May 2012

Migration rules take students away from UK, The Telegraph (India), 21 May 2012

Many courses, many classes, The Times of India, 21 May 2012

Erasmus at 25: what is the future for international student mobility?, The Guardian, 21 May 2012

Building prosperity through higher education connections with Brazil, University World News, 20 May 2012

Andrew Robb predicts 10 million international students within 10 years, The Australian, 19 May 2012

Q&A with President of American University in Iraq-Sulaimani (AUI-S), Rudaw, 18 May 2012

No info relating to influx of foreign varsities available: govt, The Indian Express, 18 May 2012

South Sudan: Closure of Private Universities - Is It a Destruction or Development?, All Africa (via The Citizen, South Sudan), 18 May 2012

List ranks colleges by prominent alumni, China Daily, 18 May 2012

Iran first among Islamic countries for number of students, Trend (Azerbaijan), 18 May 2012

One of China’s top varsities may set up branch in Sarawak, Borneo Post, 18 May 2012

Nigeria: Ghanaian Universities - How Nigerians Are Swindled, All Africa (via Daily Trust), 17 May 2012

Immigration Clampdown: Universities Could Lose Millions Under Changes For International Students, Huffington Post UK, 17 May 2012

U.S. Leaders Look to Foreign Students to Fill STEM Positions, US News and World Report, 17 May 2012

S. Korean "goose fathers" so lonely they keep flies, Reuters, 17 May 2012

US bill to hike visas for science grads; Indian students to gain, First Post, 17 May 2012

Pinoy scholars seek to improve welfare of int'l students in S.Korea, ABS CBN News, 16 May 2012

Saudi Arabian University Pays Big Bucks To Recruit Brazil's Best And Brightest, World Crunch, 16 May 2012

Q&A with Allan Goodman: The rising tide of international students, The Hechinger Report, 16 May 2012

Universities and foreign companies in Cuba are shrinking, Miami Herald, 16 May 2012

North Dakota higher ed board tightens international student policies, InForum, 16 May 2012

Canada axes $5M foreign studies program, Montreal CTV, 16 May 2012

Chilean student movement carries out second march of the year, The Santiago Times, 16 May 2012

Minister calls for broader view of overseas study, Focus Taiwan, 16 May 2012

Yonsei to compete with Ivy League, The Korea Times, 16 May 2012

New Brazilian educational programme opens for Pakistan, Pakistan Observer, 16 May 2012

Italian university switches to English, BBC, 16 May 2012

Student spend falls as fees rise, The Australian, 16 May 2012

Pakistan bucks student trend, The Australian, 16 May 2012

Steven Joyce: Cashing in on overseas students, New Zealand Herald, 16 May 2012

Cuban universities cut student intake by 26 pct, Fox News Latino, 15 May 2012

Test yourself before going abroad, The Himalayan, 15 May 2012

10 Business Schools With the Most International Students, US News and World Report, 15 May 2012

Britain’s pointless cap on talent, The Financial Times, 15 May 2012

Academicians vow to fight for academic freedom, India Today, 15 May 2012

Could you cope in Copenhagen?, The Guardian, 15 May 2012

Quebec’s student protest over university tuition increases has gone off the rails, The Toronto Star, 15 May 2012

Chinese university wins degree of freedom, Nature, 15 May 2012

Tim Hazledine: Downsizing will ensure top quality, New Zealand Herald, 15 May 2012

Number of international students in NZ drops, News Talk ZB, 15 May 2012

University Of Luxembourg Jumps Into Open Access, Science 2.0, 14 May 2012

Canada in top three in international ranking of colleges and universities, The Toronto Star, 14 May 2012

How the Government is punishing universities in a pointless attempt to cheat on its immigration pledge, The Telegraph, 14 May 2012

Iran Prohibits Use of Foreign Email Addresses, PC Magazine, 14 May 2012

How free is academic freedom?, The Globe and Mail, 14 May 2012

India attracts more foreign students than China, IBN Live, 14 May 2012

Foreign student numbers increase, BizCommunity.com (South Africa), 14 May 2012

Foreign students are key to UK prosperity, Financial Times, 14 May 2012

Passport to new age skills, Times of India, 14 May 2012

Student Visa Restrictions Damaging & Badly Communicated, Huffington Post UK, 14 May 2012

การศึกษาข้ามชาติ กำลังจะบุกเอเชีย, The Nation (Thailand), 13 May 2012

Emirates hosts the most international branch campuses worldwide: Report, The Gulf Today, 13 May 2012

South Sudan education minister “orders closure” of private institutions, Sudan Tribune, 13 May 2012

PERSPECTIVE: Rethink internationalisation, New Straits Times, 13 May 2012

US expands STEM degree programmes for foreign students, The Economic Times, 13 May 2012

Diamonds are higher education’s best friend, University World News, 13 May 2012

Corruption schemes in Ukrainian education system, Kyiv Post, 11 May 2012

Duke, University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon partner with Nazarbayey University, Baltimore Post Examiner, 11 May 2012

Struggling to study in Korea, The Korea Times, 11 May 2012

Distance education in Saudi Arabia, The Nation (Pakistan), 11 May 2012

New ranking system rates ‘best’ countries not universities, University World News, 11 May 2012

For International Students, a Guide to U.S. Community Colleges, The New York Times, 10 May 2012

A Blog With Answers for Foreign Students, Voice of America, 10 May 2012

OBHE event charts rampant growth of IBCs, The Pie News, 10 May

2012Universitas 21 Top Countries For Higher Education, Science 2.0, 10 May 2012

New socialist president pledges to help poor and foreign students, University World News, 10 May 2012

Study in the Netherlands Guide for international students, Eurogates, 10 May 2012

Korea to attract more foreign students, Korea Times, 10 May 2012

Korea Foundation to bolster ‘soft power’ on global stage, Korea Herald, 10 May 2012

Japan scholarships for Qatari students, Gulf Times, 10 May 2012

More Cypriots joining Erasmus programme, Cyprus Mail, 10 May 2012

German leaders, not students, reject charges, The Times Higher Education, 10 May 2012

Fund for postgraduate studies opens for applications, The National (UAE), 10 May 2012

Class of 2010, but no degree certificates yet, The Times of India, 9 May 2012

‘Ivy League Spring’ spreads; 4 more universities join free global classroom movement, Smart Planet, 9 May 2012

Students with European heritage could study for free in Scotland, The Telegraph, 9 May 2012

"Printemps érable" : les étudiants québécois reconduisent la grève, Le Monde, 9 May 2012

'I believe in power of education', The Korea Times, 9 May 2012

Multicultural element boon for international students, Gulf Times, 9 May 2012

Hefce proposes closer scrutiny of overseas partnerships, The Times Higher Education, 9 May 2012

Nazarbayev University to start graduate programs, plans new construction surge, Tengri News (Kazakhstan), 9 May 2012

Education travel to Indonesia may get easier, The Australian, 9 May 2012

Melbourne's knowledge hub powers national policy, The Australian, 9 May 2012

China launches plan to promote universities' innovation ability, People's Daily, 9 May 2012

The Erasmus programme in 2010-11: the figures explained, Europa Press, 8 May 2012

China's Soft Power Deficit, The Wall Street Journal, 8 May 2012

España es el país que más estudiantes Erasmus envía y recibe, El Pais, 8 May 2012

Rediscovering joys of Russian education, Russia and India Report, 8 May 2012

International student numbers on the rise again in Australia, Business Standard (India), 8 May 2012

Inside Educity Iskandar: a university partnership in Malaysia, The Guardian, 8 May 2012

MoU to boost international student numbers, Voxy, 8 May 2012

China and Israel Step Up Collaboration in Education, CRI English, 8 May 2012

Mandatory Placement: A Soviet Remnant of Belarusian Higher Education, Belarus Digest, 7 May 2012

HIS-Studie - Bologna-Reform lässt Anteil der Studienabbrecher steigen, Die Zeit, 7 May 2012

Universities must adapt to financial realities, Financial Times, 7 May 2012

Loss of visa offices costly to B.C., NDP says, Times Colonist, 7 May 2012

Bologna not to taste of German critics, The Times Higher Education, 6 May 2012

UAE hosts highest number of International Branch Campuses worldwide according to the Observatory Report, AME Info, 5 May 2012

Japanese Universities Asked to Increase Study Abroad, The New York Times, 4 May 2012

The Money of Study Abroad, Inside Higher Ed, 4 May 2012

Russia to ease qualification vetting bureaucracy, Chemistry World, 3 May 2012

Visa delays will impact foreign students, schools fear, CBC News, 3 May 2012

 Oxford’s International Affairs, Cherwell.org, 3 May 2012

For International Students, a College Admissions Checklist for May, The New York Times, 3 May 2012

Activists: Syrian troops storm university, arrest hundreds, CNN International, 3 May 2012

International student fees create inequities between districts, BCTF report says, Vancouver Sun, 3 May 2012

University offers scholarship for entrepreneurship degree programme, Ningbo Life, 3 May 2012

Willetts pledges partial grant to encourage overseas study, The Times Higher Education, 3 May 2012

10 Most Censored Countries, Comittee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), 2 May 2012

The American University in Cairo Heya Student Initiative empowers Egyptian women, Bikya Masr, 2 May 2012

Colleges suffer losses from investments, The Korea Times, 2 May 2012

Do you need a BA, MA, MBA, JD, and PhD?, CNN, 2 May 2012

MIT and Harvard launch a ‘revolution in education’, MITnews, 2 May 2012

Conglomerate’s lawsuit sends a chill through academia, University World News, 2 May 2012

How Colleges Fight For Top Students, National Public Radio (US), 2 May 2012

Qualifying made easier for graduates from unrecognised foreign universities, The Star (Malaysia), 2 May 2012

Nigeria Islamist video warns of more attacks on media, Canada.com, 1 May 2012

EU program seeks to modernize higher education in Middle East and North Africa, Al Arabiya, 1 May 2012

Cooper: Bureaucrats have taken control of universities, Calgary Herald, 1 May 2012

Newcastle University India Scholarships 2012, The Hindustan Times, 1 May 2012

Wikipedia founder to help in government's research scheme, The Guardian, 1 May 2012

Polycom's Marci Powell Inducted Into United States Distance Learning Association Hall of Fame, Market Watch, 1 May 2012

Why foreign study is taking off, The Guardian, 1 May 2012

China Fuels Growth of Foreign Students at U.S. Graduate Schools, India West, 1 May 2012

2 key education Bills passed by RS as Sibal tones down, The Times of India, 1 May 2012

UK PG degree not recognised in India, The Hindu, 1 May 2012

Foreign universities seek China growth benefits, China.org, 1 May 2012

Durham to recruit overseas professors, The Australian, 1 May 2012