News Archive, April 2013

Zweiter Hochschulranking-Report der europäischen Rektorenkonferenz, Studis Online (Germany), 30 April 2013

The role of state universities in the knowledge hub in Sri Lanka, The Island (Sri Lanka), 30 April 2013

Afghan Women Fearful of US Withdrawal, Diplomatic Courier, 30 April 2013

Scholarships Available for LCC Students Coming from Mexico, Pro 8 News, 30 April 2013

La Sorbonne fait-elle rêver les étudiants étrangers?, Melty Campus, 30 April 2013

You'll Be Shocked by How Many of the World's Top Students Are American, The Atlantic, 30 April 2013

Egypt’s Political Instability Pervades University Campuses, Al Monitor, 30 April 2013

Saudi students abroad: Experience matters, Saudi Gazette, 30 April 2013

Umfrage an Unis und FH - Studium ist zu stark verschult, General Anzeiger, 30 April 2013

Duke U.'s Undergraduate Faculty Derails Plan for Online Courses for Credit, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 30 April 2013

Prepare for an American College Roommate, US News and World Report, 30 April 2013

ASUU Begins Strike in Uniabuja, All Africa via Vanguard (Nigeria), 30 April 2013

Euro Mooc opens up for business, The Times Higher Educaiton, 29 April 2013

B-Schools welcome SC judgment relieving them from AICTE purview, Times of India, 29 April 2013

MOOCs, History and Context, Inside Higher Ed, 29 April 2013

Exposing dubious qualifications – you decide?, News 24, 29 April 2013

Computer says no: automated essay grading in the world of MOOCs, PC Tech and Authority, 29 April 2013

Does the College Major Matter? Not Really, The New York Times, 29 April 2013

Revamping Part-Time University Education in Nigeria, All Africa via Premium Times (Nigeria), 28 April 2013

First university in Solomon Islands cheaper option than studying abroad -academics, Radio New Zealand, 28 April 2013

Egypt students rally to demand sacking of higher education minister, Ahram Online, 28 April 2013

First British branch campus in West Africa announced, University World News, 27 April 2013

Youth unemployment - Generation jobless, The Economist, 27 April 2013

Taiwan must develop homegrown talent, Taiwan Today, 27 April 2013

Brazil Cooks The Numbers After Betting Big On Study Abroad Program, Worldcrunch via Folha de S. Paulo (Brazil), 26 April 2013

Challenging Opportunity, China Daily, 26 April 2013

To help Afghan women, keep sending the boys to school, Foreign Policy, 25 April 2013

Teaching abroad helped me to see my subject with fresh eyes, The Guardian, 25 April 2013

In Some Israeli Schools, It's Arabic in First Period and Hebrew in Second, The Atlantic, 25 April 2013

Russia calling, The Hindu, 25 April 2013

Indians Prop Up Foreign Applications to U.S. Grad Schools, India West, 25 April 2013

Leading creative industries programs for Asian students, Asian Correspondent, 25 April 2013

Japan's Fukui University opens branch in Bangkok, The Nation (Thailand), 25 April 2013

The World Is Not Flat, Inside Higher Education, 25 April 2013

Local players to see impact from delay in visa approvals, The Borneo Post, 25 April 2013

Fewer Hong Kong teens expect to complete university, South China Morning Post, 25 April 2013

Nationalists, Kurds clash at Turkey university, The Daily Star (Lebanon), 25 April 2013

Indian students can work for 6 yrs in the UK after graduation: James Bevan, DNA (India), 25 April 2013

'Advantage' for Chinese Applicants?, Inside Higher Ed, 25 April 2013

NCAAA certifies eight academic institutions, Arab News, 24 April 2013

What Can We Learn from China's College Murders?, The Atlantic, 24 April 2013

Uganda: How to Get That Much Needed Visa to Study Abroad, All Africa via The New Vision (Uganda), 24 April 2013

UIndy Cutting Back on Athens Campus, Inside Indiana Business, 24 April 2013

Universities Sign Cooperation Arrangement with Spain, Scoop News (New Zealand), 23 April 2013

Student seeking Kyoto flat told: No foreigners allowed, The Japan Times, 23 April 2013

Heriot-Watt University unveils PhD programme, Khaleej Times, 23 April 2013

University of New South Wales hops on the Gaokao bandwagon, Shanghaiist, 23 April 2013

Commotion on campus, Egyptian Gazette, 23 April 2013

Florida approves online-only public university education, Yahoo!News, 22 April 2013

Chile's President Names New Education Minister, ABC News, 22 April 2013

Technion-Cornell Institute Receives $133 Million From Qualcomm Founder, The Jewish Week, (NY, United States), 22 April 2013

Editorial: Degree of investment in education, Daily Press (VA, United States), 22 April 2013

Hong Kong MOOC Draws Students from Around the World, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 22 April 2013

How Far Is Belarusian Education from European Standards?, Belarus Digest, 22 April 2013

Tuition up in 451 colleges, The Manila Standard (Philippines), 22 April 2013

Zahl der Studenten in Ungarn sinkt auf 17-Jahres-Tief, Pester Lloyd (Hungary), 22 April 2013

Academics denied their place in debate on Hong Kong, South China Morning Post, 22 April 2013

Could an immigration overhaul keep more STEM graduates in the Washington area?, The Washington Post, 22 April 2013

Blackstone Group Creates $300 Million Scholarship Program for Study in China, The Diplomat, 22 April 2013

Violence rises in Jordan’s universities, The Daily Star (Lebanon), 22 April 2013

Ministers to woo Latin American students, BBC, 22 April 2013

The China Option, The American Lawyer, 22 April 2013

The right place to study, The Hindu, 21 April 2013

Colombian Gangs Force Children to Pay to Attend School, In Sight Crime, 20 April 2013

MIT classes cancelled today in wake of tragedy, MIT News, 19 April 2013

EdX Rejected, Inside Higher Ed, 19 April 2013

5-10 percent increase for Cebu private universities in June, Inquirer News via Cebu Daily News (Philippines), 19 April 2013

Adjustments in Dubai, Inside Higher Ed via The Times Higher Education, 19 April 2013

Amity University to expand its Dubai campus, The Times of India, 18 April 2013

Opening the door to university partnerships, Libya Herald, 18 April 2013

Islamists Target Tunisia's Universities - Freedom under Threat,, 18 April 2013

Universities Report 2013 Acceptance Rates, The New York Times, 18 April 2013

TOEFL or not TOEFL? For Abe, the answer is clear, Straits Times (Singapore), 18 April 2013

Examine credentials of foreign universities: Tamil Nadu Governor, The Times of India, 18 April 2013

How to Choose a US Graduate School, US News and World Report, 18 April 2013

Chile Senate Votes to Impeach Education Minister, ABC News, 18 April 2013

Australia university accused of bowing to China by barring Dalai Lama, Reuters, 18 April 2013

PhD system risks leaving overseas students in the cold, The Times Higher Education, 18 April 2013

New national University opens in the Solomon Islands, ABC Radio Australia, 18 April 2013

Canada hosts 16,000 Saudi students, says ambassador, Arab News, 18 April 2013

New Efficiency Rankings Validate a Changed Mindset, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 17 April 2013

MIT tops Leiden ranking as US dominates, The Times Higher Education, 17 April 2013

French universities court world’s brightest students, France 24, 17 April 2013

'Plan for degree courses in English is deluded', The Local (France), 17 April 2013

Diaspora talent plays coy about home lures, Thanh Nien News (Vietnam), 17 April 2013

Texas Tech System launches partnership with Nigerian university, Lubbock Avalanche Journal, 17 April 2013

Asia’s first MOOC draws students from around world, University World News, 17 April 2013

Austerity-led brain drain is killing Greek science, Nature, 17 April 2013

India, Germany plan joint vocational university,, 17 April 2013

For women of the Arab Spring, Iranian women provide a warning and a model, Hürriyet Daily News, 17 April 2013

One-third of country's expat students in Karnataka, The New Indian Express, 17 April 2013

China Mourns the Death of a Student in Boston Blast, The New York Times, 17 April 2013

"Everybody wants to be a mudir", Radio Netherlands, 16 April 2013

NIGERIA: Beware of Fake Universities, Codewit World News, 16 April 2013

The Rules You Need to Follow when Working with American Students, Voice of America, 16 April 2013

The First SAT Tested Students Using a Fake Language, The Atlantic, 16 April 2013

Students tops in taking a year off, News from Norway, 16 April 2013

Open varsity law needed: Expert, The Himalayan Times, 16 April 2013

China policy to help athletes enter universities under fire, may be reformed, UPI, 16 April 2013

UAE Higher-Education Power Shifts: Phase 2, Al Fanar (UAE), 16 April 2013

Public colleges offer 160,000 places, The New Straits Times, 16 April 2013

UK’s Lancaster University to set up campus in Ghana, Ghana Business News, 16 April 2013

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst „Bundeshilfen statt Gebühren für Ausländer“, Der Tagesspiegel, 16 April 2013

Part of the community, The Standard (Hong Kong), 16 April 2013

Indian students opt for overseas education as admissions in local universities get tough, The Economic Times, 16 April 2013

Private universities offer alternative to govt schools, Arab News, 16 April 2013

Studied Abroad And Returned To Vietnam: Startups that Defy the Brain Drain, Tech in Asia, 16 April 2013

Skills shortage could hamper Africa growth surge, Canadian HR Reporter, 15 April 2013

American humanities PhDs ‘better for employable graduates’, The Times Higher Education, 15 April 2013

Proposal would expand online courses across state lines, USA Today, 15 April 2013

Canada can't protect its workers from the world’s educated masses, The Globe and Mail, 15 Apri 2013

Starbucks, Wal-Mart offering classes - for college credit, Hartford Business, 15 April 2013

DREAMers in Mexico: FOrmer Immigrants Struggle in their Home Country, Politics 365, 15 April 2013

A disregard for business schools, The Financial Times, 15 April 2013

Darts and sciences, South China Morning Post, 15 April 2013

Enthusiasm and Caution in Myanmar, Inside Higher Ed, 15 April 2013

European universities for the EU’s internationalisation strategy, The Baltic Course, 15 April 2013

Foreign students need fair exchange, The Fiancial Times, 15 April 2013

Students to pay the price for reduced university funding, The Brisbane Times, 15 April 2013

Foreign students: Benefit or burden to Norway?, The Foreigner, 14 April 2013

France looks to tie-up with Goa in higher education, The Hindu, 14 April 2013

Dubai's education hubs in demand, The National (UAE), 14 April 2013

LSE professors 'at risk' over BBC's film on North Korea, The Telegraph, 14 April 2013

Education sector can promote bilateral relationship between M'sia and Germany, New Straits Times, 12 April 2013

Uni raises tuition fees for non-EU foreigners, The Local (Germany), 12 April 2013

Kenya’s running pipeline to US schools is strong, The Boston Globe, 12 April 2013

Balkan students, universities benefit from Turkish scholarships, Southeast European Times, 11 April 2013

Higher education leaders move to ease online rules, The Washington Post, 11 April 2013

Speech: Opening up higher education to the world and the new university ranking, U-Multirank, Europa, 11 April 2013

Gambia-Taiwan Relations - a Symbol of Real Diplomacy, All Africa via The Daily Observer (Gambia), 11 April 2013

37 million Euro spent on Tempus program in Kazakhstan, Tengri News (Kazakhstan), 11 April 2013

Universities to step up international efforts – Survey, University World News, 11 April 2013

Foreign students want more support systems, Arirang News (ROK), 11 April 2013

Students face uphill battle to become masters, Deutsche Welle, 11 April 2013

Japan leads in new Asia top 100 university rankings, University World News, 11 April 2013

Clinton says Moocs may be key to a more efficient US system, The Times Higher Education, 11 April 2013

ROC, Japan, Thailand ink higher education pact, Taiwan Today, 11 April 2013

New 'metropolitan university to rival any in the UK' launches today, Wales Online, 11 April 2013

Taking on Accreditors and Professors, Inside Higher Ed, 11 April 2013

Arab Universities Grapple With U.S. Accreditation's Focus on Academic Freedom, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 10 April 2013

In U.S. immigration debate, some query skilled-worker shortage, Business Standard (India), 10 April 2013

Brain Drain: 120,000 Professionals Leave Greece Amid Crisis, Der Spiegel (Germany), 10 April 2013

Digital learning finds a bigger home in California’s state university system, Venture Beat, 10 April 2013

Online and Traditional Education Through the Eyes of an Undergrad, Diverse Education, 10 April 2013

How universities will compete: appeal to elites, move online, The Globe and Mail, 10 April 2013

Вузы хотят заменить интернет-обучением, Donetsk, 10 April 2013

Open University Not Accredited to Run Law Programme, All Africa via This Day (Nigeria), 10 April 2013

Baku to host first Azerbaijani-French forum of universities,, 10 April 2013

Help for those AsiaBound, The Australian, 10 April 2013

Universities in Wales see increased funding despite marked reduction in public funding, Wales Online, 10 April 2013

America’s Foreign Students and Immigration Reform, Brookings Institute, 9 April 2013

4 Ways International Students Can Explore the U.S., US News and World Report, 9 April 2013

Internet, ¿la Universidad del futuro?, El Mundo (Spain), 9 April 2013

Universities call for relief from excessive regulation, University World News, 9 April 2013

Oxford may have snubbed Margaret Thatcher – but higher education owes her a debt, The Telegraph, 9 April 2013

Vorbereitung auf das Auslandsstudium, Neue Presse, 9 April 2013

The new QAA review: a risky business or leveling the playing field?, The Guardian, 9 April 2013

London Met visa ban lifted, The Times Higher Education, 9 April 2013

Rejecting Consumerism in Study Abroad, Inside Higher Ed, 9 April 2013

Many American Students Interested in Gaining Experience in China, US News and World Report, 8 April 2013

The Looming Threat for South Korean Law Grads? Unemployment, The American Lawyer, 8 April 2013

To Lift Afghan Women, Educate All, Yale Global, 8 April 2013

Chinese Demand For U.S. High School Education On The Rise, Albany Tribune, 8 April 2013

Chinese students set for NZ visa fast-track, Business Spectator (New Zealand), 8 April 2013

An Old Ally Sends Droves of Students to U.S., The New York Times, 8 April 2013

International students in Greece to learn about crisis, The Saudi Gazette, 8 April 2013

London School of International Studies to open in Korea in 2014, Arirang, 8 April 2013

Where do Canada’s foreign students go? Not Saskatchewan or PEI, The Globe and Mail, 8 April 2013

Challenges of being an education hub, South China Morning Post, 8 April 2013

112 MoUs signed at global education meet, The Times of India, 8 April 2013

Universities tested by foreign student influx,, 7 April 2013

Growth Rate Slowing for International Applications for Grad School, Diverse Education, 7 April 2013

International MBA Graduates in UK get a Year to Stay on for Work, India Times, 7 April 2013

IIMs want foreign students with degrees and international accreditation, Business Standard, 7 April 2013

Yale-NUS releases curriculum report, Yale Daily News, 5 April 2013

Universities told to get quality staff from abroad, Guardian (Trinidad & Tobago), 5 April 2013

„Wir wollen mehr ausländische Studenten“, Oberbayerisches Volksblatt, 5 April 2013

Opposition to opening universities to ‘other languages’, University World News, 5 April 2013

Graduate Glut Spells Underused Skills and Dissatisfaction for Many, Science Daily, 4 April 2013

Leading law schools for Asian students, Asian Correspondent, 4 April 2013

Academic Group Calls on State Dept. to Grant Visas to Cuban Scholars, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 April 2013

China-Europe research centre opening in Copenhagen, The Copenhagen Post, 4 April 2013

For International Students, College Checklists for April, The New York Times, 4 April 2013

Big majority of postgrads want to study abroad, The Portugal News, 4 April 2013

Iran and Armenia, in favor of increasing university partnerships, Pravda, 4 April 2013

Higher Education Reform in Post-Revolution Egypt, Egypt Independent, 4 April 2013

Chinese alumni 'contribute $100m', The Australian, 4 April 2013

Egypt: Students win a round, The Times of Israel, 4 April 2013

Universities fined for having too many foreign students, The Copenhagen Post, 4 April 2013

Accreditors Without Borders, Inside Higher Ed, 3 April 2013

A semester abroad does not qualify as “going global”, Quartz, 3 April 2013

Internet takes education to new level: Will universities make the grade?, NBC, 3 April 2013

A Few Crazy College Fees That Are Driving Education Online, Tech Crunch, 3 April 2013

Chinese Deluge U.S. Master's Programs, The Wall Street Journal, 3 April 2013

Class2Go to merge with edX, The Stanford Daily, 2 April 2013

College admissions: Ivy League acceptance rates decline, Time, 2 April 2013

Poland: Europe's new university destination?, The Guardian, 2 April 2013