News Archive, November 2012


How International Students Can Pay For College, Good Call, November 2012

Finding an Unexpected Israeli Identity, Jewish Daily Forward, 30 November 2012

Immigration Kumbaya hits reality in Congress, Politico, 30 November 2012

Youth unemployment - Europe's 'lost generation'?, Public Service Europe, 30 November 2012

Study Abroad: 'China made me independent, self-reliant', Rediff, 30 November 2012

Iraq unveils plan to revamp science infrastructure, SciDevNet, 29 November 2012

SA Business schools agree to set higher entrance requirements for MBA, Moneyweb, 29 November 2012

OECD suggests stricter accreditation for Chilean universities, The Santiago Times, 29 November 2012

Ireland has the most employable graduates in EU: Ciarán Cannon, Ireland’s minister for education and Skills, The Times of India, 29 November 2012

UK migration falls by a quarter as students and foreign workers stay away, The Telegraph, 29 November 2012

Outrageous Fees:Who Is To Blame?, Leadership Nigeria, 29 November 2012

Ireland universities eager to fund, recruit Indian students, The Hindustan Times, 29 November 2012

Lydon to be in charge of merged ‘super’ uni, Wales Online, 29 November 2012

10 most popular universities for foreign students, CBS News, 28 November 2012

Liberia: No Statistics On Chinese Universities, All Africa (via The New Dawn), 28 November 2012

Opportunities expand as Lebanese choose a wider range of destinations, ICEF Monitor, 28 November 2012

Speaking Out for International Students is a Step Forward, Huffington Post UK, 28 November 2012

Universities in Hong Kong, The Times of India, 28 November 2012

Vedder: Will state colleges become federal universities?, Newsday, 28 November 2012

Russia to allocate more money to train foreign students, Voice of Russia, 28 November 2012

Education data awaits audit, The Baltic Times, 28 November 2012

Canada needs an ‘educationn destination’ strategy to attract foreign students, The Vancouver Sun, 28 November 2012

Student exchanges hit by cutbacks, The Australian, 28 November 2012

International diversity, The Daily Princetonian, 28 November 2012

Japan's university education crisis, The Japan Times, 28 November 2012

January starts on the rise for UK undergraduates, The Telegraph, 28 November 2012

China Increases Oversight on Education Agencies, Open, Equal, Free, 27 November 2012

USNH, community colleges focus on tech grads, SF Gate, 27 November 2012

Willetts gives green light for 10 new universities, The Times Higher Education, 27 November 2012

Swiss hotel school Glion to launch in UK, Caterer and Hotelkeeper, 27 November 2012

Education ministry warns UAE students of unaccredited online degrees, The National, 27 November 2012

In Global Education Rankings, Asian Tigers Nip At Finland’s Heels, International Business Times, 27 November 2012

Boris Johnson warns UK of 'foreign universities eating our Indian lunch' over tough visa policies, News Track India, 27 November 2012

‘Partnerships in tertiary education hold tremendous potential’, The Hindustan Times, 27 November 2012

nternational students raise racism fears, The Herald Sun, 27 November 2012

Universities Ponder Accounting 101: How to Balance the Books, International Herald Tribune, 26 November 2012

Studying abroad in a war zone, Americans in Israel are shaken but undeterred, JTA News (Israel), 26 November 2012

Students jump at chance to learn abroad but cuts loom, The Budapest Times, 26 November 2012

Chilean university directors, The Santiago Times, 26 November 2012

A bridge so close: international students crossing the employment divide, The Montreal Gazette, 26 November 2012

Student visa crackdown sends out wrong signal, says Boris Johnson, The Guardian, 26 November 2012

Pricing Out the Humanities, Inside Higher Ed, 26 November 2012

Europe's Budget Crisis Hits Universities, The New York Times, 26 November 2012

Australian universities choose partnerships with China over USA, The Australian, 26 November 2012

UK university to set up college in Liaoning, South China Morning Post, 25 November 2012

Afghan Clash Raises Sectarian Fears, Wall Street Journal, 25 November 2012

Arkansas State mulls opening campus in Mexico, KTBS, 25 November 2012

US international student growth rates unsustainable, University World News, 25 November 2012

US$3.3 million pledged to support Syrian academics and students, University World News, 25 November 2012

Soziale Gerechtigkeit: Wir brauchen die Studiengebühren!, Die Zeit, 24 November 2012

The Ivy League marches East (Video), Reuters, 23 November 2012

Authorities seek to revamp education system, Russia Beyond The Headlines, 23 November 2012

Foreign student intake suspended, NZ Stuff, 23 November 2012

Revolution's aftershocks still rattling Egyptian universities, Nature, 22 November 2012

Universities in US and Chile See Dramatic Spike in Enrollment, I Love Chile, 22 November 2012

UK approves first for-profit university, Financial Times, 22 November 2012

Academic link with Brazil a boon for Ireland, The Irish Times, 22 November 2012

More students lured to overseas studies, The Hong Kong Standard, 22 November 2012

US student imports and exports hit record levels, The Times Higher Education, 22 November 2012

Work visas may prevent foreign student exodus, The Local (Sweden), 21 November 2012

Jordanian professor dismissed for supervising sexual harassment film project, Al Arabiya, 22 November 2012

State universities’ online offerings cut into for-profit institutions’ bottom line, Bend Bulletin, 21 November 2012

Who Says MOOCs Will Cause the Death of Universities?, Forbes, 21 November 2012

US Universities Launch Higher Education Initiative for Burma, The Irrawaddy, 21 November 2012

Plan could open way for thousands of Asian students, The Sunshine Coast Daily, 21 November 2012

US universities launch digital learning to community colleges, Virtual College, 21 November 2012

Is India the new destination to study abroad?, Rediff, 21 November 2012

USEFP celebrates International Education Week, The News International (Pakistan), 21 November 2012

Should International Students Take the ACT?, US News and World Report, 21 November 2012

Consumer protection body revealed, The Australian, 21 November 2012

Tajikistan moves to snuff out classroom dissent ahead of vote, EuroNews, 20 November 2012

Poland attracting more foreign students, Polskie Radio, 20 November 2012

Africa: Keep Soldiers Out of Schools and Universities - Military Use Risks Students Lives, Safety, Education, All Africa, 20 November 2012

Universities Bill will stifle the innovation we need, Irish Times, 20 November 2012

UK tops higher education destination: Edukex, Khaleej Times, 20 November 2012

Microsoft's call for more H-1B visas and green cards draws ire, InfoWorld, 20 November 2012

Universities rise to Asian Century challenge, The Australian, 20 November 2012

Erasmus y el misterio español, El Pais, 19 November 2012

Government plans helpline to rescue students in trouble abroad, The Daily Mail, 19 November 2012

Uncertainty Abounds as MOOCs Move Toward Credit, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 19 November 2012

College of Future Could Be Come One, Come All, The New York Times, 19 November 2012

Student visa difficulties easing, agent survey indicates, The Times Higher Education, 19 November 2012

Make Japanese universities more or less like sumo world, The Japan Times, 19 November 2012

Foreign students throng India, Hindustan Times, 19 November 2012

Canada’s reputation abroad falters in higher education, The Varsity, 19 November 2012

Aligning Kazakhstan's higher education institutions to the West, Open Equal Free, 19 November 2012

Malaysian universities fed up – Yemeni government fails to pay students’ fees, The Yemen Times, 19 November 2012

Govt okays 7 more private universities, The Daily Star (Bangladesh), 19 November 2012

Over 70 per cent overseas Chinese students return home: Report, The Times of India, 19 November 2012

Blue Card wird zum Ladenhüter: Fachkräfte wollen nicht nach Deutschland kommen, Focus, 18 November 2012

Education: Funding squeeze causes college blues, Financial Times, 18 November 2012

Can cheating be prevented when courses are taken online?, Smart Planet, 18 November 2012

International student city in the works, The Copenhagen Post, 17 November 2012

Record Number of UK Students Study or Work Abroad in Europe with Erasmus, British Council, 16 November 2012

US branch campus demise is a cautionary tale for Asian ambitions, University World News, 16 November 2012

Seeing is Believing, Inside Higher Ed, 16 November 2012

Consortium to support students from Syria, Gulf Times, 16 November 2012

Death of the Degree? Not So Fast, Inside Higher Ed, 16 November 2012

2U One-Ups MOOCs, Coursera, Now Offers Online Undergrad Courses From Top Schools For Credit, Tech Crunch, 15 November 2012

Competing for skilled immigrants, Ottawa Citizen, 15 November 2012

Swaziland: Limkokwing Reduces Minister to Tears, All Africa (via Swazi Media Commentary), 15 November 2012

OAS and Mexico Launch New Scholarship Program, The Bahamas Weekly, 15 November 2012

Academics strike over poor conditions, lack of reform, University World News, 15 November 2012

Bad language skills, mechanism hinder Vietnam’s education integration, Vietnam.net, 15 November 2012

Well-meaning dons could set education back 400 years, The Telegraph, 15 November 2012

India needs foreign aid for 'islands in sea of mediocrity', The Times Higher Education, 15 November 2012

Iranian female students face setback, Finanical Times, 14 November 2012

Burmese University, Awaiting Obama, Patches Over a Long Neglect, The New York Times, 14 November 2012

Xi Jinping takes helm in China; new Communist party ruling circle named, McClatchy News, 14 November 2012

Focus groups find efforts to woo foreign students failing, CBC News, 14 November 2012

New push to sell benefits of study travel, The Australian, 14 November 2012

China to train university presidents overseas, The Hindu, 14 November 2012

State should butt out of our universities, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 November 2012

China’s new leaders: leak or bluff?, Financial Times (BeyondBrics Blog), 14 November 2012

Behind the Boom in Chinese Students at U.S. Colleges, The National Journal, 13 November 2012

ADB: Universities must get ahead of the curve, GMA News, 13 November 2012

Canada failing to attract foreign students, Ottawa’s own study says, The Globe and Mail, 13 November 2012

American Council on Education May Recommend Some Coursera Offerings for College Credit, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 13 November 2012

Education is a great British export industry, The Telegraph, 13 November 2012

UK universities failing to bridge culture gap for foreign students, The Guardian, 13 November 2012

Iranian student crisis demands response, The Australian, 14 November 2012

Higher education sector needs more FDI: Deloitte report, The Hindu, 13 November 2012

UK cabinet split on immigration policy, Workpermit.com, 13 November 2012

University fees push inflation to five-month high in October, Reuters, 13 November 2012

NZ China's International students to pay in RMB, Voxy, 13 November 2012

Have Degree, Will Work, Inside Higher Ed, 13 November 2012

Indian students pull back from US; China races ahead, The Times of India, 13 November 2012

China to spend 1 bln yuan to award outstanding graduate students, Global Times, 13 November 2012

Britain faces 'brain drain' as jobs dry up, The Economic Times, 12 November 2012

Younger universities take over as top-ranked research institutions, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 12 November 2012

Parsons to Re-Establish Presence in Paris, The New York Times, 12 November 2012

Open Doors: international market worth $22bn to US, The Pie News, 12 November 2012

Sanctions impoverish students from Iran, The Australian, 12 November 2012

Expat youth face difficulties pursuing higher education in Saudi Arabia, MENAFN, 12 November 2012

Studying in Australia Becomes a Squeeze for International Students, Jakarta Globe, 12 November 2012

Record number of foreign students in U.S., USA Today, 12 November 2012

Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities, Greater Kashmir, 12 November 2012

MBRF, UNDP launch "State of Education in Jordan" report, Emirates News Agency, 11 November 2012

Universities paying £10,000 to sign up bright students, The Telegraph, 11 November 2012

Do online courses spell the end for the traditional university?, The Guardian, 11 November 2012

The Top 10 Universities in Africa (Part I), Africa.com, 9 November 2012

Scholarships: 'Indian students stand a better chance', Rediff, 9 November 2012

Report: 1 of 3 Int’l Grad Students in U.S. Now From China, The Wall Street Journal, 9 November 2012

Concordia University students want probe of foreign-student recruiters, The Toronto Star, 8 November 2012

Feds make room for more foreign students but freeze immigration levels for seventh straight year, The Montreal Gazette, 8 November 2012

Country could do more to attract Indian students, says critic, University World News, 8 November 2012

Germany woos students with cheap and quality education, The Times of India, 8 November 2012

You're the boss of me now, but one day I'll go it alone, The Times Higher Education, 8 November 2012

Number of UAE students going to UK for higher education is rising, despite tightened visa regulations, AME Info News, 8 October 2012

Unis urged to seek private partners in online Asia push, The Australian, 8 November 2012

All about MOOCs, University Affairs, 7 November 2012

Tips for International Students Considering U.S. Public Colleges, US News and World Report, 7 November 2012

Taking the university to the people: The politics of higher education in Venezuela, VenezuelaAnalysis.com, 7 November 2012

China's Hot New Commodity: Higher Education For Foreigners, International Business Times, 7 November 2012

Credit for MOOCs presents challenges in Australia, The Conversation, 7 November 2012

University delegates from Sweden woo local students, The Hindu, 7 November 2012

Strengthen Indian higher education sector: Experts, The Times of India, 7 November 2012

Foreign universities invited to set up campuses at HPTP, MY Sinchew (Malaysia), 7 November 2012

Chinese Students Don’t “Get” British Education, The Economic Observer, 7 November 2012

Exporting Education, Financial Post, 6 November 2012

Russia targets top spots in university league tables, Chemistry World, 6 November 2012

Cleaning Up the Overseas Education Agencies, Business Insider, 6 November 2012

Try, Try Again, Inside Higher Ed, 6 November 2012

The preferred choice among Saudis for quality education, The Saudi Gazette, 6 November 2012

International friendship clubs return to universities, Russia and India Report, 6 November 2012

Hefce fears sector finances could be 'poorer than anticipated', The Times Higher Education, 6 November 2012

Japanese officials steamed by education minister's rejection of new universities, The Japan Times, 6 November 2012

A new joint venture in China for The University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham, 5 November 2012

From Brazil to South Korea to learn science, Open Equal Free, 5 November 2012

Landlords lure London students with iPads as university fees bite, Reuters, 5 November 2012

Too many universities in Japan due to lax regulations, The Japan Daily Press, 5 November 2012

Why the US election matters for Australian higher education, The Conversation, 5 November 2012

'Universities not producing well-educated graduates', Zee News, 5 November 2012

Enough With the Globalization Hype, Huffington Post, 4 November 2012

University exams - Fighting for privilege, The Economist, 3 November 2012

Ningbo Campus SU: Domestic Students Should Not Live With A Curfew, Impact Magazine, 2 November 2012

About 24,000 young Bulgarians study abroad, Focus News Agency (Bulgaria), 2 November 2012

Pros and Cons of Opening Top-Tier US Universities in Indonesia, Jakarta Globe, 2 November 2012

No reason to fear growth of foreign students, The Vancouver Sun, 2 November 2012

U.S. Answer to Confucius Institutes, Inside Higher Ed, 2 November 2012

Foreign diplomats can now study in India, Hindustan Times, 1 November 2012

Tajik Students Warned Off "Foreign" Events, Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 1 November 2012

Fix U.K.'s irrational visa policy, The Japan Times, 1 November 2012

Youths who study overseas struggle to find work abroad and in Korea, The Hankyoreh (ROK), 1 November 2012

Four new Scotland-India education projects announced, The Times of India, 1 November 2012

Islamic liberal arts past seen as key to regional revival, The Times Higher Education, 1 November 2012

Over half of young Britons wish they had moved abroad, The Telegraph, 1 November 2012