News Archive, September 2012


New graduates face tougher struggle in their search for jobs, The Observer, 29 September 2012

Canada's foreign recruitment drive may backfire, Times Higher Education, 27 September 2012

National student survey: UK student satisfaction reaches new record, The Telegraph, 27 September 2012

Profit-making in higher education crucial to realising India's demographic dividend, The Times of India, 26 September 2012

IRELAND: A radical vision for third level?, Irish Times, 26 September 2012

Dubai: Will demand meet supply?, Khaleej Times, 25 September 2012

UAE Federal higher education institutions create history with mobile learning launch, AMEinfo, 25 September 2012

University gender segregation move sparks controversy, University World News, 21 September 2012

A University’s Mission: Preparing Mongolia for the Future, International Herald Tribune, 21 September 2012

Pakistani universities: Holland keen to offer fellowship programmes for faculty, students, Business Recorder, 21 September 2012

Iran embassy closure has big implications for Iranian students in Canada, Canadian University Press, 20 September 2012

US House nixes bill to increase visas for foreign scientists, Nature News, 20 September 2012

More grants for students from outside Europe, University World News, 20 September 2012

Universities 'using foreign students as cash cows', The Telegraph, 20 September 2012

Pennsylvania-American Center for Education Opens in India to Assist Students Interested in Attending PA Colleges and Universities, The Herald, 20 September 2012

Kenya: Educators Want Independent Body to Rate Universities, All Africa (via The Star, Kenya), 20 September 2012

Australia finally "discovers" Latin America; time now to forge relationships, The Conversation, 20 September 2012

Iranians Denied U.S. Visas Hit by Political Crossfire, Bloomberg Businessweek, 20 September 2012

Congress looks to increase number of highly skilled immigrants, New York Daily News, 20 September 2012

Monash close to China kick-off, The Sydney Morning Herald, 20 September 2012

Rifts Over Global Test of Learning, Inside Higher Ed, 20 September 2012

Quality and accreditation body goes global, University World News, 19 September 2012

Infographic: 5 Colleges That Award International Students the Most Financial Aid, US News and World Report, 19 September 2012

Private universities thrive as public schools suffer during recession, The Sun (San Bernardino, CA, US), 18 September 2012

Sweden to boost foreign student scholarships, The Local (Sweden), 19 September 2012

New-world business degree unites USC, Hong Kong and Italy, Los Angeles Times, 19 September 2012

New Push on Green Cards for Foreign STEM Graduates, Inside Higher Ed, 19 September 2012

Focus on quality, universities in Dubai's free zones warned, The National (UAE), 19 September 2012

Student visas face scrutiny, The Australian, 19 September 2012

MOOC Host Expands, Inside Higher Ed, 19 September 2012

Mary McAleese named chair of European review group on higher education, Business and Leadership, 19 September 2012

Consider Study Abroad to Save Money on College, US News and World Report, 18 September 2012

Education Pays Off, Copenhagen Capacity, 18 September 2012

Education: India, China ‘closing in’ on US, The Indian Express, 18 September 2012

Over 10 thousand foreign students study in Kazakhstan universities, Tengri News, 18 September 2012

Disaggregated figures to be released on student migration, says Willetts, Information Daily, 18 September 2012

A different world view, The Age, 18 September 2012

Zahl ausländischer Absolventen steigt an, Der Spiegel, 17 September 2012

Learning Curve: With a Push, Japan’s Universities Go Global, Time, 17 September 2012

Time to review the state of our higher education, Myanmar Times, 17 September 2012

GCSE change: Unis and firms 'will adapt to shake-up', BBC, 17 September 2012

Greek professors discovering new prospects in Balkans and Middle East, Ekathimerini, 17 September 2012

Crisis Pushes Greek Students to Bulgaria, Romania, Novinite.com, 17 September 2012

Scottish government blocks free education for Irish passport holders from Northern Ireland, Belfast Telegraph, 17 September 2012

‘Game-Changers’ in Global Ed, Inside Higher Ed, 17 September 2012

70% want limit on foreign students, UKPA, 17 September 2012

 UK minister asks government to not slash visas for foreign students in bid to control immigration, Newstrack India, 17 September 2012

New-look rankings show the unstoppable rise of student mobility, The Times of India, 17 September 2012

International students angered by London Met debacle, University World News, 16 September 2012

Reforms to Canada Experience Class are sensible, The Globe and Mail, 16 September 2012

Russia - most educated nation, The Voice of Russia, 16 September 2012

English language university to be established in Turkmenistan, Trend.az, 15 September 2012

Higher education in Brazil: The mortarboard boom, The Economist, 15 September 2012

Tuition looms for foreign students, Norway News, 14 September 2012

Scottish government to close EU tuition fees loophole, BBC, 14 September 2012

Australia: Chinese study applications leap 20pc, The Australian, 11 September 2012 

California needs a new Master Plan, Los Angeles Times, 11 September 2012

Vice-Chancellor warns against immigration laws, Exepose, 11 September 2012

QS World University Rankings: Cambridge loses top spot to... America's Cambridge, The Independent, 10 September 2012 

China has become preferred destination for medical education, University World News, 9 September 2012

South Africa: Government to draft an internationalisation policy, University World News, 9 September 2012

Taiwan gears up to tackle talent drain, Taiwan Today, 7 September 2012

Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, NAFSA.com, 7 September 2012

Gloomy job outlook for graduates, The Japan Times, 7 September 2012

Retiring uni chief warns of student number caps, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 September 2012

When an education means emigration, The Irish Times, 7 September 2012

Government pledges £10 million to aid open-access move, Times Higher Education, 7 September 2012

Will MOOC’s Take Down Branch Campuses? We Don’t Think So, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 6 September 2012

Liberia: U.S.$150,000 Scholarship for Master's Program Offered, All Africa via The News (Liberia), 6 September 2012

The Debt-Free College Degree, Bloomberg Business Week, 6 September 2012

What do transnational education students really want?, University World News, 6 September 2012

£30m upgrade for UK's pan-university research network, ZD Net, 6 September 2012

Problems with visas causing 'tension' for many TRU international students, Kamloops News, 6 September 2012

Indian and Brazilians vie to study in UK, Financial Times, 6 September 2012

For International Students, College Checklists for September, New York Times, 6 September 2012

Vice-chancellors warn on immigration curbs, Financial Times, 6 September 2012

President promises freedom of activity for university students, University World News, 6 September 2012

Now university dons, staff go on strike, Capital FM News (Kenya), 6 September 2012

London's Metropolitan University: is higher-ed door too easy to open?, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 September 2012

President Mugabe Calls For Education Reforms In Zimbabwe, Bernama, 6 September 2012

What Can Indonesian Education System Learn From the US?, The Jakarta Globe, 6 September 2012

Dublin University offering scholarships, DNA, 6 September 2012

Policy encouraged migrants to pose as students, The Australian, 6 September 2012

The UK government's move to deport foreign students is hurting its image, The Times of India, 6 September 2012

Exclude overseas students from migration count, say MPs, BBC, 6 September 2012

British Higher Ed's Immigration Tensions, Inside Higher Ed, 6 September 2012

Professional development: how to become a global researcher, The Guardian, 5 September 2012

DeVry Buys FAVIP, Expands in Brazil, Zacks Investment Research, 5 September 2012

Corrupt colleges, crooked students, Malay Mail, 5 September 2012

Wave of U.S. students studying in China, Inside Bay Area, 5 September 2012

Colombia's cities brace for student protests, Colombia Reports, 5 September 2012

Germany's 'Blue Card' lures foreign students, Deutsche Welle, 5 September 2012

Not everyone should go to universities, Nazarbayev told school students, Tengri News, 5 September 2012

PM backs university visas action, Press Association, 5 September 2012

Private universities, students call for admissions reform, University World News, 5 September 2012

LMU launches legal action over loss of licence, The Hindu, 5 September 2012

Universities under-rated as mega-export industries, Chronicle Herald, 5 September 2012

Academicians oppose overseas campuses of foreign universities, The Indian Express, 5 September 2012

New initiative to boost international students in Chch, Voxy, 5 September 2012

Dips welcome international education report, Embassy, 5 September 2012

Political battlelines form in the fight over fees, The Australian, 5 September 2012

Hunger strikes in Hong Kong over new Chinese 'patriotism' classes, The Telegraph, 4 September 2012

Low levels of English language among non-EU students in UK down to 'low motivation', Muscat Daily, 4 September 2012

Forex outflow of over Rs. 95,000 crore for higher education: ASSOCHAM, India Education Diary, 4 September 2012

London Met takes legal action over visa licence, The Times Higher Education, 4 September 2012

Sungkyunkwan rises in business, high tech fields, The Korea Herald, 4 September 2012

UK Border Agency criticised over student visas, The Guardian, 4 September 2012

The castle system in Higher Education, Huffington Post, 4 September 2012

Forex outflow of over Rs. 95,000 crore for higher education, The Times of India, 3 September 2012

Visa restrictions are a blight on the UK’s future, Financial Times, 3 September 2012

MOOCs challenge higher education’s business models, University World News, 2 September 2012

USA: Muslims From Abroad Are Thriving in Catholic Colleges, New York Times, 2 September 2012