News Archive, February 2013

 Work website for international students launched,, 28 February 2013

Citizenship for top foreign academics planned, Zawya (KSA), 28 February 2013

Phil-Aussie agency opens Oz scholarship program for Pinoys, Philippine Information Agency, 28 February 2013

British Council spies overseas 'hotspot' activity, The Times Higher Education, 28 February 2013

Student enrolment at Dubai Universities increases by 11%, AME Info, 28 February 2013

Abbott plan to help unis boost online education, The Australian, 28 February 2013

US 'ethical crisis' over foreign recruitment, The Times Higher Education, 28 February 2013

Bahá'í student expelled from Iranian university 'on grounds of religion', The Guardian, 27 February 2013

South African medical students face deportation over strike, New York Amsterdam News, 27 February 2013

B-schools join hands for growth, Business Standard, 27 February 2013

Outspoken Singapore journalism professor denied tenure, sparking debate over academic freedom, Montreal Gazette, 27 February 2013

Over 300 foreign students apply to join local universities, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development (Sri Lanka), 27 February 2013

Rate My MOOCs, Inside Higher Ed, 27 February 2013

Site helps foreigners get stipend to study in city,, 27 February 2013

More international students to head down under: report, Sidney Morning Herald, 27 February 2013

China: The next hottest education destination, The Borneo Post (Malaysia), 27 February 2013

Uyghur Scholar Faces Heart Problems After Grilling, Radio Free Asia, 26 February 2013

Over 60,000 foreign students annually pay Hr 4.3 billion for studies in Ukraine, Kiyev Post, 26 February 2013

10 Colleges Where the Most Students Study Abroad, US News and World Report, 26 February 2013

Government refuses to budge on net migrant count, The Times Higher Education, 26 February 2013

Support for foreign students to stay in Australia: study, Sydney Morning Herald, 26 February 2013

UN advised to act on discrimination against women in Iran, National Council of Resistance for Iran, 26 February 2013

Universities refuse autonomy in enrolment, Bridge, 26 February 2013

Firms go abroad by hiring foreign students here, The Japan Times, 25 February 2013

Students from abroad double in ten years, Hürriyet Daily News, 25 February 2013

Time for leapfrogging reforms in higher education, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 25 February 2013

Kurdistan to have three polytechnic universities, The Kurdish Globe, 25 February 2013

Canada’s international student population surpasses 100,000 for first time in 2012,, 25 February 2013

Visa issuance to Indian students by the US doubled in 2012, The Times of India, 25 February 2013

Japan's Hope: If You Build It, They Will Come, The New York Times, 25 February 2013

Foreign students are wary of the Hyderabad, The New Indian Express, 25 February 2013

Nigeria: British Council, Certified Agents to Combat Fake UK Varsity Admissions, All Africa (Daily Trust, Nigeria), 25 February 2013

Even in China, College Graduates Can’t Find Jobs, Care2Causes, 25 February 2013

Advocating for Arab Higher Education, The New York Times, 25 February 2013

Labour to establish partnerships with 18 foreign universities, Malta Today, 25 February 2013

Surge in number of students doing UK degrees overseas, Varsity, 25 February 2013

15 foreign varsities eye branch campuses here, The New Straits Times, 25 February 2013

Universities UK Welcomes Indian Partnerships, The New York Times, 25 February 2013

Academic Freedom and the Challenges of Going Global: LSE Cancels Conference in UAE, Duck of Minerva, 22 February 2013

To Pay In UK Or Not To Pay In France? French University students decide, Student Times, 22 February 2013

The case for liberal arts universities in India, Mutiny India, 22 February 2013

Italy’s best are emigrating at time of crisis, South China Morning Post, 22 February 2013

Fake doctorates: Russia to crack down on academic fraud, The Hindu, 21 February 2013

DA seeks help for SA students held in Cuba, IOL News (South Africa), 22 February 2013

Divorce rate swells among Saudi scholarship students, Saudi Gazette, 21 February 2013

Hong Kong universities to recruit Taiwan students, Focus Taiwan, 21 February 2013

Turkey, longing for Africa, Balcan e Caucaso, 21 February 2013

Afghans, Tajiks discuss education co-operation, Central Asia Online, 21 February 2013

Kyutech to open Japan's first overseas campus in Malaysia, The Star (Malaysia), 21 February 2013

Twice as Many MOOCs, Inside Higher Ed, 21 February 2013

British aim to forge UK-Israel links, The Times Higher Education, 21 February 2013

The Case for Creativity in Asian Schools, The Wall Street Journal, 21 February 2013

Münchner Uni bietet Online-Kurse an, Die Welt (Germany), 21 February 2013

Money, money, money – US universities attract donors and international students, The Telegraph, 21 February 2013

Scholarships for overseas study are an investment in Hong Kong, South China Morning Post, 21 February 2013

European University Institute's renaissance thinking, The Times Higher Education, 21 February 2013

The China Game, The Eye Mag, 20 February 2013

Iranian, Russian Universities Sign Cooperation MoU, FARS (Iran), 20 February 2013

Streamlining credentials, The Star Phoenix (Canada), 20 February 2013

Surge in students studying for UK degrees abroad, Republica (Nepal), 20 February 2013

Signs of the future, The Hindu, 20 February 2013

Why staff ratings are vital for UAE's universities, The National (UAE), 20 February 2013

Reforms at stake in Italian election, Nature, 20 February 2013

Growth in international students tipped to be flat or worse in 2013, The Australian, 20 February 2013

China scholar and university reformer Nakajima dies at 76, The Asahi Shimbun, 20 February 2013

The Chicken and Egg of Skills and Jobs in the Arab World, Council on Foreign Relations, 19 February 2013

Nonprofit Aims to Help Syrians Reach MBA Dreams, Business Week, 19 February 2013

India partnerships launched on Cameron visit, Times Higher Ed, 19 February 2013

Saudi Arabia: We want obedient workers, not critical thinkers, Al Babwa, 19 February 2013

Nigeria: FG Justifies Establishment of New Federal Universities, All Africa (via This Day, Nigeria), 19 February 2013

Other countries court skilled immigrants frustrated by U.S. visa laws, The Washington Post, 19 February 2013

Private higher education must improve to compete: VP, The Jakarta Post, 19 February 2013

New horizon in Look East Policy, New Straits Times, 19 February 2013

HEC-French scholarships for IoBM, The News Tribe, 19 February 2013

UK MOOCs Alliance, Futurelearn, Adds Five More Universities And The British Library — Now Backed By 18 Partners, Tech Crunch, 19 February 2013

On My Mind: Tackling Israeli-Arab education, The Jerusalem Post, 18 February 2013

India, UK bridge degree gap, The Telegraph India, 18 February 2013

Greece Spends 95,000 Euros Per Student, The Greek Reporter, 18 February 2013

Indian commencements dive again, The Australian, 19 February 2013

Globe trotter: Emerging destinations overseas, The Times of India, 18 February 2013

Not What They Signed Up For?, Inside Higher Ed, 18 February 2013

Singapore's approach to endowments rare in region, Pensions & Investments, 18 February 2013

Saudi-Japan trade hits SR 212 bn, Arab News, 18 February 2013

Europeans Take a More Cautious Approach Toward Online Courses, The New York Times, 17 February 2013

Vietnam gets to grips with its business schools, The Financial Times, 17 February 2013

Silicon Valley talent dream tied to immigrant hopes, France 24, 17 February 2013

Revolution hinders education of Golan university students, Al Arabiya News, 17 February 2013

Students Receive Subsidized Studies in Hungary — for a Price, The New York Times, 17 February 2013

Head of Russian degree-awarding regulator arrested, Chemistry World, 15 February 2013

UT System Pushing 4-Year Tuition Option, CBS DFW, 15 February 2013

Indian universities crying for better leadership, say 90% academics, The Times of India, 15 February 2013

East Turkestan: China Criticised Over Travel Ban For Uyghur Academic, Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), 15 February 2013

Surge in students studying for UK degrees abroad, The Guardian, 15 February 2013

Accreditation in higher education why and how, The New Indian Express, 15 February 2013

Indiana University Gateway opens in Gurgaon, Indus Business Journal, 14 February 2013

On learning online, Financial Mail, 14 February 2013

Will Nalanda University Be A Success?, Asian Scientist, 14 February 2013

Will Moocs fail to give students help they need?, The Times Higher Education, 14 February 2013

New destinations for studies, Deccan Herald, 14 February 2013

Massive challenge beckons with MOOCS, The Australian, 14 February 2013

Scholarship students get help to cope with culture shocks, The Saudi Gazette, 13 February 2013

African Students Abroad Returning Home For Fast Career Growth, Atlanta Black Star, 13 February 2013

Burma's universities open for business but still seeking academic autonomy, The Guardian, 13 February 2013

Money makes the McUniversity, Mail and Guardian (South Africa), 13 February 2013

Immigration: David Cameron urges Indians to come to 'welcoming' Britain, The Telegraph, 13 February 2013

Where corruption thrives: Public universities in Egypt, Daily News Egypt, 13 February 2013

Budget 2013: FICCI demands grants to universities for faculty development, The Times of India, 13 February 2013

Duke faces setbacks in opening campus in China, The Daily Tar Heel, 13 February 2013

5 education ideas from the State of the Union, CNN, 13 February 2013

Moscow to Set Up Volunteer Patrols to Enforce Immigration Law, Ria Novosti, 13 February 2013

Immigration and Innovation, The New York Times, 12 February 2013

Italy’s universities – the way out, Euronews, 12 February 2013

Visa scam warning for foreign students studying in Australia, The Information Daily (Australia), 12 February 2013

Scoring higher on education, The Hindu, 12 February 2013

Harvard Won't Get Any Cheaper by Buying the World's Best Professors, The Atlantic, 11 February 2013

Super 30 is outstanding, says Japan. We concur, India Today, 11 February 2013

Universities shun Shodhganga; class goes for a toss, The Hindu, 11 February 2013

Varsities may be made to stick to specialties, Daily Nation (Kenya), 11 February 2013

Students stranded in Turkey, Ghana Web, 11 February 2013

Canadian B-Schools Join Forces, Bloomberg Businessweek, 11 February 2013

EU research budget proposals welcomed, The Times Higher Education, 11 February 2013

Scots universities criticise UK immigration laws, The Scotsman, 11 February 2013

EU long term committment for Myanmar universities, Eleven Myanmar, 11 February 2013

In France, Seasonal Workers With a Ph.D., The New York Times, 10 February 2013

Scotland and Europe - Where Do Students Stand?, The Huffington Post UK, 9 February 2013

State kicks off plans for world-class universities, University World News, 9 February 2013

US backs push for open access text books in Arabic, The Conversation, 7 February 2013

Universities pull out of EU's 'unjustifiable' U-Multirank, The Times Higher Education, 7 February 2013

American Council on Education Recommends 5 MOOCs for Credit, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 7 February 2013

Swiss universities try to catch the MOOC wave, Swiss Info, 7 February 2013

Higher Education Commission — under renewed threat, The Express Tribune (Pakistan), 6 February 2013

Chilean watchdog auditor to oversee shutdown of problem university, The Santiago Times, 6 February 2013

The UK doesn't want its foreign students – Germany does. So why do they keep coming here?, The Telegraph, 6 February 2013

Extra Help for Foreign M.B.A.s, The Wall Street Journal, 6 February 2013

Foreign graduates push locals out of jobs, University World News, 6 February 2013

“Universitywatch”: a wiki to name undue corporate influence at universities in Germany, Transparency International, 5 February 2013

Malala Yousafzai and Girls’ Education in Pakistan, The Council on Foreign Relations, 5 February 2013

Canadian students must go far, far away from home, The Globe and Mail, 4 February 2013

Higher Education in Belarus: Burdened by Soviet Traditions, Belarus Digest, 4 February 2013

Gender segregation in higher education, MENAFN, 4 February 2013

Springtime for Chinese education, The Malaysian Insider, 4 February 2013

OECD Warns German Economic Growth Depends on Migration, The Wall Street Journal, 4 February 2013

International Talents are Wasted in Norway, The Nordic Page, 4 February 2013

Rights group says prime minister had no right to pass student bylaws, The Egypt Independent, 4 February 2013

Fewer students applying to UK, but new rules bring hope, The Hindu, 4 February 2013

211 foreign students in Mumbai University, a 5-year high, The Times of India, 4 February 2013

Online learning in Pakistan leaps ahead with US partnership, The News Tribe, 4 February 2013

America's brain drain dilemma: immigrant students who leave, CNN, 4 February 2013

To curb rape, Muslim group calls for end to co-ed schools in India, Christian Science Monitor, 3 February 2013

The MOOC juggernaut rolls on – And on, University World News, 2 February 2013