News Archive, October 2012


Leadership and the Challenges of Higher Education in Nigeria, Nigerian Muse, 31 October 2012

Attracting Saudi Students to US Universities, Melodika.net, 31 October 2012

International campus a possibility, London Free Press, 31 October 2012

Immigration levels to stay the same in 2013, but more foreign students expected, Global TV, 31 Octoer 2012

3 Steps for International Students to Make U.S. Tuition Payments, US News and World Report, 31 October 2012

Intl education-exchange firms may be banned, China Daily, 31 October 2012

Call to base foreign ties on the European model, The Australian, 31 October 2012

Diploma Mills, Crienglish.com, 31 October 2012

Lower costs lure U.S. college students to Canada, UK, Kansas.com (via The Wichita Eagle), 30 October 2012

As Education Level Rises, More Young People Over Qualified for Jobs, Arirang TV (ROK), 30 October 2012

Overseas students to get discounted public transport, The Sydney Morning Herald, 30 October 2012

Universities already engaged in Asia, The Australian, 30 October 2012

Russia, China, Iran close ranks in Tajikistan, Pravda, 30 October 2012

Hallucinatory realism of open education, China Daily, 30 October 2012

York student Emily Jones stabbed in Mexico mugging, York Press, 30 October 2012

Raju says he will carry forward ‘good work’ done by Sibal, The Hindu, 28 October 2012

Syrische Studenten Krieg daheim, Not in Deutschland, Der Spiegel, 28 October 2012

Saudis to build major Islamic centre in Afghanistan, France 24, 29 October 2012

Why we need the world's best, The Montreal Gazette, 29 October 2012

Tent university highlights campus plight, The Financial Times, 29 October 2012

University of Tokyo reach out to Super30, AOL Cool Age, 28 October 2012

The Higher Education Law: Challenges and prospects, The Jakarta Post, 27 October 2012

Immigration department to keep track of foreign students in Chennai, The Times of India, 26 October 2012

Bloated universities must trim fat to perform better, The Australian, 26 October 2012

500 bogus colleges closed in UK in 18 months, IBN Live, 25 October 2012

Asian Business Schools Jump in Rank, The New York Times, 25 October 2012

Canada's take on UK Met case: a tough act to follow, The Times Higher Education, 25 October 2012

Super 30 programme for underprivileged students inspires Japan to go for a Global 30, The Daily Mail, 24 October 2012

World's Best Universities: US News And World Report List, Huffington Post, 24 October 2012

Minister slams unis' 'elitist' view, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 October 2012

Universities to struggle; report, SBS, 24 October 2012

More applications for universities, The Sowetan, 24 October 2012

Report warns university postgraduate system is failing UK students, The Upcoming, 24 October 2012

Erasmus fehlen 90 Millionen, Der Standard, 23 October 2012

Improving Arab education, The Jerusalem Post, 23 October 2012

SAT, ACT Test Prep Tips for International Students, US News and World Report, 23 October 2012

Australian universities won't survive under current business model, Ernst & Young report warns, Herald Sun, 24 October 2012

Top International Universities Offer Student Savings, US News and World Report, 23 October 2012

Some Hard Realities of Studying Abroad as an Afghan Student: Muhammad’s Story, Voice of America, 23 October 2012

British graduates being put off high-level qualifications, report warns, The Telegraph, 23 October 2012

10-15% rise in students going abroad for education, The Times of India, 23 October 2012

Canadian universities set sights on students from India, The Province, 23 October 2012

World's Best Universities: About the Rankings, US News and World Report, 23 October 2012

An Englishwoman in Montana: studying at an American university, The Independent, 23 October 2012

Study abroad programmes are under scrutiny following concerns over Norwegian higher education institutions’ practises, The Foreigner, 22 October 2012

'Indian students in Germany need not pay to study', Zee News, 21 October 2012

Why so few universities in Israel?, The Jerusalem Post, 21 October 2012

Expanding higher education systems are ready for partnerships, University World News, 21 October 2012

Universities demand cash for foreign students, SwissInfo.ch, 21 October 2012

Israelis pursuing the undergraduate dream in America, Haaretz News, 21 October 2012

Immigration and business - A harder road, The Economist, 20 October 2012

The elephant in the chat room: will international students stay at home?, The Conversation, 19 October 2012

Romania, France forge agreement to recognise higher education diplomas, Act Media, 19 October 2012

Nice publicity, shame about the pedagogy, The Times Higher Education, 18 October 2012

New York terror case: Is recruitment process for foreign students flawed?, Christian Science Monitor, 18 October 2012

University of Phoenix Closing 115 Locations; 13,000 Students Affected, Consumer Affairs, 18 October 2012

From India, Hoping to Find a U.S. College That ‘Feels Right’, The New York Times (The Choice blog), 18 October 2012

Nice publicity, shame about the pedagogy, The Times Higher Education, 18 October 2012

Bangalore an ideal place to become education hub, DNA, 18 October 2012

Universities' assault on humanities signals a society going backwards, Brisbane Times, 18 October 2012

Botswana universities open opportunities for Malawians, The Daily Times (Malawi), 17 October 2012

Higher education: learn from Brazil and let the private sector play its part, Business Day, 17 October 2012

Coursera uptake figures 'astonishing', The Australian, 17 October 2012

The secret of Harvard’s success: alumni, The Globe and Mail, 17 October 2012

London university in visa storm loses students, University World News, 17 October 2012

Duped, shamed and scared, they live on the edge, Hindustan Times, 17 October 2012

Research universities agree to improve ‘learning infrastructure’, The Korea Herald, 16 October 2012

MBA standards in UK being lowered for foreign students?, First Post India, 16 October 2012

Best Journalism and Media Universities for Asian Students, Asian Correspondent, 16 October 2012

Studies at new university, college next year, Kuwait News Agency, 16 October 2012

Online universities keep growing, BBC, 16 October 2012

Relief for Indian students in Russia, The Times of India, 16 October 2012

65 firms, four schools in student scam probe, The New Zealand Herald, 16 October 2012

End the blame game on internships for international students, The Australian, 16 October 2012

Safety preys on students' minds, The Age, 16 October 2012

Academic battle with the East looms for British universities, The Telegraph, 16 October 2012

Lecturer claims pressure to accept substandard work from overseas students, BBC, 16 October 2012

Mexico Raids Seized Campuses, Battle Protesters, Time, 15 October 2012

More freedom in Libya universities but little change, Al Arabiya News, 15 October 2012

Where in the world are Canada’s universities?, The Globe and Mail, 15 October 2012

Number of foreign university students rising in N.S., CBC News, 15 October 2012

God and woman in Iran, The Korea Herald, 15 October 2012

Auslandsstudium in China "Hey Ausländer, willst du eine Wohnung?", Der Spiegel, 15 October 2012

Syrian Students' Risky Journey, Chicago Sun Times, 15 October 2012

Inside Higher Ed: Disappearing Liberal Arts Colleges, The Times Higher Education, 15 October 2012

China's first Sino-US university founded, China Daily, 15 October 2012

Rising in the east, Financial Times, 15 October 2012

Bogus varsities prey on Indian students, The Hindustan Times, 14 October 2012

MOOCs and the Rest of 'Online', Inside Higher Ed, 12 October 2012

Meta-university project misses its deadline, likely to take off in Jan, Express India, 12 october 2012

Higher education staff to strike, MSN UK, 12 October 2012

Rankings warning from expert, The Australian, 12 October 2012

Foreign univs keep India entry plans in the freezer, Business Standard, 11 October 2012

Dissatisfaction is guaranteed, The Times Higher Education, 11 October 2012

Some 66 foreign-affiliated colleges closed for deceiving students, AsiaNews.it, 11 October 2012

Australia joins the online higher education boom, Radio Australia, 11 October 2012

Our Time to Lead-Open borders, lifelong learning, The Globe and Mail, 11 October 2012

Conmen selling foreign education dreams for a price, The Times of India, 11 October 2012

Foreign student numbers drop sharply after climbing steadily, The Straits Times (Singapore), 10 October 2012

Higher education: Pakistan, Bosnia to promote academic cooperation, Express Tribune (Pakistan), 10 October 2012

Promoting the rights of international students, University World News, 10 October 2012

International Students Struggle for Visas, Political Fiber, 10 October 2012

Private schools the choice of 58% Emiratis, Gulf News, 9 October 2012

New guidelines to stop exploitation of Asian students in Australia, Radio Australia, 9 October 2012

Future challenges for universities in Zambia, The Zambia Daily Mail, 9 October 2012

What agents seldom tell you, The Standard (China), 9 October 2012

Dubai World Leader in Number of International University Campuses, Dubai Chronicle, 9 October 2012

Young, jobless Malaysian grads a RM500m strain on taxpayers, The Malaysian Insider, 9 October 2012

Government of Norway : Education given high priority: NOK 1.9 billion in extra funding, For Trader, 8 November 2012

Broaden your horizons abroad, The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 October 2012

UK university science projects receive £200 million funding boost, Wired UK, 8 October 2012

Latin America's education promise, The Australian, 9 October 2012

Bulgarian Labor Expert: Higher Education Gets Outdated in 5-6 Years, Novinite.com, 8 October 2012

Overseas students: No more night queues to register, BBC, 8 October 2012

Total number of PhDs reaches 8,142 in Pakistan, The News (Pakistan), 8 October 2012

The digital overhaul of higher education, Technology Spectator, 8 October 2012

Missing the Indonesian chance, The Australian, 8 October 2012

Women in China Face Rising University Entry Barriers, The New York Times, 7 October 2012

Student population in GCC to reach 11.3 million by 2020, Gulf News, 7 October 2012

A Tokyo University Looks to Foreign Students to Raise Its Profile, The New York Times, 7 October 2012

MOOCs – BlackBerry’s lesson for higher education, University World News, 7 October 2012

Immigration crackdown: over 10,000 student visas revoked, The Age, 6 October 2012

Universities woo foreign students with lucrative courses, The Japan Daily Press, 5 October 2012

Foreign students will desert Britain as Asian universities rise, vice-chancellor warns, The Telegraph, 5 October 2012

Out in the cold, Dawn.com, 5 October 2012

Why International Students Should Consider Community Colleges, US News and World Report, 4 October 2012

Uganda: Brick or Click Universities?, All Africa (via The Independent/Uganda), 4 October 2012

For International Students, College Checklists for October, The New York Times, 4 October 2012

We Hear you got a first but what else have you done?, The Times Higher Education, 4 October 2012

Student mobility threatened by cash crisis, University World News, 4 October 2012

Developing Nations' Ph.D. Push, Inside Higher Ed, 4 October 2012

Boom of Czech private universities, colleges declining, Prague Monitor, 4 October 2012

Top 200 world universities – THE rankings, The Telegraph, 4 October 2012

Universities struggling to go global, The Japan Times, 4 October 2012

FIU's China outposts enhance Miami's economic outlook, Miami Today, 4 October 2012

All Eyes on Brazil, Inside Higher Education, 4 October 2012

If the State can't bankroll higher education, the students must, The Independent (Ireland), 4 October 2012

Australia colleges to shut but Indians offered cover, The Times of India, 4 October 2012

A UK higher education in a nutshell, The Jakarta Post, 4 October 2012

Why Ukraine keeps falling behind educationally, economically, Kyiv Post, 3 October 2012

Saudi largest donor from Islamic states to British universities, Daily FT (Sri Lanka), 3 October 2012

Penn.-American Center for Education Opens in India, India West, 3 October 2012

University rankings: UK risks 'global mediocrity', The Telegraph, 3 October 2012

Todai is No. 1 in Asia but others slip, The Japan Times, 3 October 2012

Afghan students offered full US college scholarships, The Frontier Post (Pakistan), 3 October 2012

Students to be issued with graduation 'report cards', The Telegraph, 3 October 2012

Nigeria attack: Mubi students' killings investigated, BBC, 3 October 2012

UK Border Agency issues guidance for students at London Metropolitan, Workpermit.com, 3 October 2012

When rankings and research rules, students come last, The Conversation, 3 October 2012

Re:education: Mapping Canada's 21st Century University System, Canada Newswire, 2 October 2012

U.S. higher education program marks 30 years in Zimbabwe, The Zimbabwean, 2 October 2012

EU has no cash for Erasmus student fund, EU Business, 2 October 2012

Chinese drifting towards a US market eager to please, The Australian, 3 October 2012

University rankings: How significant are they?, Egypt Independent, 2 October 2012

Dispatches from Qatar: first term at a new branch campus, The Guardian, 2 October 2012

International students queue all night to register with police, The Guardian, 2 October 2012

China down, India up in student stakes, The Australian, 2 October 2012

Piñera aumenta el gasto educativo para frenar la protesta estudiantil, El Pais, 1 October 2012

Dubai International Academic City's geography lesson, The National, 1 October 2012

Brown looks to further globalization efforts via Watson & study abroad, The Brown Daily Herald, 1 October 2012

International students with scholarships to get priority to study in Malaysia, The Star, 1 October 2012