News Archive, January 2013


 Universities alliance to tap overseas opportunities, University World News, 1 February 2013

International students targetted by scammers for 'thousands of dollars', Courier Mail (Australia), 1 February 2013

New European university ranking: speeding-up quality of higher education, The Baltic Course, 1 February 2013

Finding More STEM Students, Inside Higher Ed, 1 February 2013

62% of Ugandan youth jobless - report, New Vision (Uganda), 1 February 2013

A different world, The Times Higher Education, 31 January 2013

Volksbegehren Studiengebühren Schlag für die CSU, Ohrfeige für Seehofer, Die Süddeutsche Zeitung, 31 January 2013

The Law School Crisis Could Crush 'Stand-Alone' Schools, Business Insider, 31 January 2013

Iranian Students Hit by Sanctions on Schools, Banks, National Iranian American Council (NIAC), 31 January 2013

Plan to streamline universities would reduce entrants by a third, Ekathimerini (Greece), 31 January 2013

Open Sesame - Canada's Lure for Nigeria's Students, All Africa (via Daily Trust, Nigeria), 31 January 2013

Foreigners, students & Jutland residents fuel growth in Copenhagen, Ice News, 31 January 2013

Cambodians Who Can Afford It Seek US Education, The Cambodia Daily, 31 January 2013

Strong dollar could persist, says Julia Gillard, The Australian, 31 January 2013

Florida Universities Must Consider Single Branding of Online Programs, Sunshine State News, 31 January 2013

Regulatory overkill threatens academic autonomy in South Africa, Business Day (South Africa), 31 January 2013

How genuine is that foreign university certificate?, The Nigeria Tribune, 31 January 2013

Leading MPs urge rethink on overseas student visas, Channel 4 News, 31 January 2013

Trends shaping higher education in the Middle East and North Africa (incl video), ICEF Monitor, 30 January 2013

A Guide to Getting One of Texas' $10,000 Degrees, MyHighPlains.com, 30 January 2013

New international university ranking launched in Dublin, Europa.eu, 30 January 2013

Universities see rise in applications, The Financial Times, 30 January 2013

Top British unis should go private to compete, The Autralian, 31 January 2013

U.S. immigration changes could lure foreign students away from Canada, The Globe and Mail, 30 January 2013

UCAS reveals a drop in Welsh students applying to universities, Wales Online, 30 January 2013

6th Davos Philanthropic Roundtable "RevolutiOnline.edu - Online Education Changing the World" (Video), Pinchuk Foundation, January 2013

Uruguay And Mexico To Boost Cooperation In Education, Trade, Bernama, 30 January 2013

Top 10 universities for Chinese study in China, China.org.cn, 30 January 2013

Two-year moratorium on new private tertiary institutions, The Star Online (Malaysia), 30 January 2013

Reform at the Top, Inside Higher Ed, 30 January 2013

Eight Brilliant Minds on the Future of Online Education, Harvard Business Review, 29 January 2013

Feds plan to clamp down on student visa fraud, Times Colonist, 29 January 2013

Social media sites help foreign students, Yahoo7 News, 29 January 2013

More UK students seeking places at Scots universities, BBC, 29 January 2013

Pulse: bar foreign students from stipend system, Times of Malta, 29 January 2013

Proposal seeks to stem ‘brain drain’, Global Times (China), 29 January 2013

Sanctions university to file a complaint to the EU, University World News, 29 January 2013

Blow to UK degree plea, The Telegraph India, 29 January 2013

D-Setara rating to evaluate universities' learning and teaching processes, New Straits Times, 29 January 2013

Moscow-Dubai-Berlin: the new education hub, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 29 January 2013

US bill named after Malala gets bipartisan support, Dawn.com (Pakistan), 29 January 2013

Education USA Building Bridges between Caribbean Students and U.S. Higher Education, ZIZ National Broadcasting, 29 January 2013

Top US unis little threat to Australian international enrolments, The Australian, 29 January 2013

Yemen seeks to raise education, research standards, Al-Shorfa, 28 January 2013

Universities complain of difficulty employing foreigners, The Copenhagen Post, 28 January 2013

NYU Stern interested in India campus, DNA India, 28 January 2013

Turkey, Iran to found joint university amid tensions, Trend.az, 28 January 2013

Strikers hits four Yemeni universities, The Yemen Times, 28 January 2013

No language barrier, The Times of India, 28 January 2013

We Need More Than STEM, Inside Higher Ed, 28 January 2013

More students opt to study overseas, The Hong Kong Standard, 28 January 2013

IIT Madras talks joint PhDs with US universities; move to improve profile of students, The Times of India, 28 January 2013

University funding hike rejected, The Australian, 28 January 2013

Spaniens Studenten in der Euro-Krise: Adiós, Erasmus!, Der Spiegel, 27 January 2013

The new generation and the future of the broader Middle East, Open Democracy, 27 January 2013

Harvard tops the rankings, Financial Times, 27 January 2013

Private universities - A degree of frustration, The Economist, 26 January 2013

Mainstreaming MOOCs, Inside Higher Ed, 25 January 2013

Africa is most dynamic e-learning market on the planet, University World News, 25 January 2013

Top British students recuited by Israeli academy, The Jewish Chronicle, 25 January 2013

British students able to study in Ivy League through online courses, The Telegraph, 25 January 2013

In Hungary, Pay or Stay, The Times Higher Education, 25 January 2013

Jobless youngsters turn back on Portugal, Algarve Resident, 25 January 2013

US global education ranking is misleading, School of Education scholar argues, The Stanford Daily, 24 January 2013

In India, a Rise of Private Universities and Liberal Arts Programs, The New York Times, 24 January 2013

Copenhagen’s growth boosted by foreigners and Jutlanders, The Copenhagen Post, 24 January 2013

Deutsch-Russische Uni geplant, Lausitzer Rundschau, 24 January 2013

Syrian students in UK face expulsion after funding cut, Al Arabiya, 24 January 2013

EU rolls out university ranking, European Voice, 24 January 2013

Visa 'rhetoric' a sorry business for the UK, The Times Higher Education, 24 January 2013

Expanding 'an international medical school', Irish Medical Times, 24 January 2013

We need to build on our knowledge economy, Irish Times, 24 January 2013

Tufts Joins Berkeley in Application Surge From Foreign Students, Bloomberg, 24 January 2013

A Map of Two Chinas: Internet Penetration and Economic Development, The Atlantic, 23 January 2013

Boxer, Landrieu introduce bill to expand scholarship opportunities for women in Pakistan, Lake County News, 23 January 2013

Where to apply if you want to do a postgraduate course, Independent.ie, 23 January 2013

Business students from states to learn from foreign faculty, The Times of India, 23 January 2013

The 38 States That Have Slashed Higher Education Spending, The Atlantic, 23 January 2013

Visa probe a 'needless nightmare', The New Zealand Herald, 23 January 2013

SNP ministers want 'extensive' powers over universities, The Telegraph, 22 January 2013

The Doors I Closed When I Came to the US, Voice of America, 22 January 2013

5 Top Business Schools In America, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 January 2013

China launches first state-backed branch campus, The Pie News, 22 January 2013

British students escaping to universities in Sweden, Re:locate, 22 January 2013

Private Schools' Foreign Aid, Wall Street Journal, 22 January 2013

Two Views on Liberal Arts, International Herald Tribune, 22 January 2013

What's the Value of Foreign Degree in India?, Silicon India, 22 January 2013

5 Top Business Schools In America, SF Gate, 22 January 2013

De-politicization long way off for Chinese universities, China.org.cn, 22 January 2013

When studying abroad is the smart option, The Irish Times, 22 January 2013

RECHARGING JAPAN / Internationalization will help curb brain drain, The Daily Yomiuri (Japan), 22 January 2013

Student debt balloons to A$28 billion, report reveals, University World News, 22 January 2013

China varsity to be sited in Sepang, New Straits Times, 22 January 2013

Multinational MOOCs, Inside Higher Ed, 22 January 2013

New unit aims to boost education exports, The Times Higher Education, 21 January 2013

Could a university be the next HMV?, The Guardian, 21 January 2013

International students need not apply, Columbia Spectator, 21 January 2013

Profesores gratis y al alcance de un clic, El Confidencial Digital, 21 January 2013

North Korea llifts ban on use of cell phones by foreigners, Rapsi News (Russia), 21 January 2013

International students shun UK schools, The Financial Times, 21 January 2013

Xiamen University To Set Up First Overseas Campus In Malaysia, Bernama, 21 January 2013

Malaysia leapfrogs into the future, The Nation (Thailand), 21 January 2013

Assessing the Impact of Scholarships, Caribarena, 21 January 2013

Fellowship, Scholarship Opportunities, Greater Kashmir, 21 January 2013

Egypt rights group challenges new university students' charter, Ahram Online (Egypt), 20 January 2013

1+1 equals less than 2: Sustaining overseas programs, Inside Higher Ed, 20 January 2013

London College Steps Up to University Level, New York Times, 20 January 2013

Civil war traps indebted Syrian students, The Financial Times, 20 January 2013

Peru/WorldBank:  5.7 Million Students to Benefit from Improvements in Basic Education, The Financial, 18 January 2013

1,100 to take doctoral training in foreign countries in 2013, Vietnam.net Bridge, 18 January 2013

Hebrew University Embraces English, Tablet Mag, 18 January 2013

China bets big on college graduates, Today Online, 18 January 2013

Columbia opens latest Global Centre in Nairobi, University World News, 18 January 2013

What good is a U.S. diploma without a visa to stay?, Silicon Valley Business Journal, 18 January 2013

Why MOOCs are like Farmville, Educause, 17 January 2013

President demands to grant autonomy to universities, ForUm-ua.com, 17 January 2013

College, U.S. culture through the eyes of an international student, The Daily Illini, 17 January 2013

Ministerial statement: yes to stability, no to net migrant recount, The Times Higher Education, 17 January 2013

Pak, Jordan agree to coop in higher education, Pakistan Observer, 17 January 2013

Low chance for a new law on universities, Hürriet Daily News, 17 January 2013

Ten new technical universities this year, Daily News (Sri Lanka), 17 January 2013

4 Online Education Program Considerations for International Students, US News and World Report, 16 January 2013

Russia drafts 3-year foreign PR plan based on soft power, Russia Today, 16 January 2013

METI taps foreign students as content envoys, Japan Times Online, 16 January 2013

Coursera to fight online cheating – but do biometrics even work?, The Conversation (Australia), 16 January 2013

Website for International Students Launched in Canada, FutureGov.asia, 16 January 2013

Baku Oil School establishes cooperation with leading universities of Italy, News.az, 16 January 2013

EU Provide Higher Education Opportunities for Libyan Students, The Tripoli Post, 16 January 2013

Flaws in visa system are costing us dearly, The Australian, 16 January 2013

'Debasing the Brand', Inside Higher Ed, 16 January 2013

Beca 18 Grants Foreign Scholarships to 174 Peruvian Students, The Peruvian Times, 15 January 2013

Canada wants to bring in more Pinoy students, GMA News (Philippines), 15 January 2013

Dozens Killed as Explosions Hit Syrian University, New York Times, 15 January 2013

Budget cuts stall program to reverse Israeli 'brain drain', Haaretz (Israel), 15 January 2013

Online courses need human element to educate, CNN, 15 January 2013

Paris University Scandal Clouds Esteemed Past, The New York Times, 15 January 2013

Connect with France, Hindustan Times, 15 January 2013

New year, new academic job: education opportunities in the far east, The Guardian, 15 January 2013

Online Startup Plans To Create 'Ivy Caliber' Education For Half The Price, The Business Insider, 14 January 2013

University Life in the Former East Germany, The New York Times, 14 January 2013

Columbia University establishes first center for Africa in Nairobi, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, 14 January 2013

What Can the Arab Educated Sierra Leoneans Do?, The Patriotic Vanguard, 14 January 2013

Taiwan is mulling recognizing diplomas from more Chinese universities, Focus Taiwan, 14 January 2013

Syrian Students In UK Face 'Deportation, Torture, Death' As Cannot Pay Tuition Fees, Huffington Post, 14 January 2013

Silicon valleys for Slovakia?, Slovak Spectator, 14 January 2013

MOOCs Assessed, Modestly, Inside Higher Ed, 14 January 2013

New federal guidelines to protect international students, fight fraud, The Varsity (Canada), 14 January 2013

Feeless Education, Nagarik News (Nepal), 14 January 2013

US university ends tie-up with Singapore institute, Global Times, 14 January 2013

Warwick joins universities delivering Futurelearn offering, TheBusinessDesk.com, 14 January 2013

Les facs françaises se lancent dans la bataille du numérique, Le Figaro, 13 January 2013

Remembering Aaron Swartz - Commons man, The Economist, 13 January 2013

German University Builds Bridge to Eastern Europe, The New York Times, 13 January 2013

Missed opportunities for university-business partnerships, University World News, 12 January 2013

Indigenous Latin Americans Eligible For EU Scholarships, Indian Country, 11 January 2013

Einflussreich und umstritten: Die Macht der Hochschulrankings, Der Standard (Austria), 11 January 2013

Thai university opens exchange programme for Asean youths, New Straits Times, 11 January 2013

Academic found guilty of fraud on ‘unprecedented’ scale, University World News, 11 January 2013

Universities propose regional cluster plan, Irish Times, 11 January 2013

Al-Qaeda announces formation of its student wing in top Sudan university, The Sudan Tribune, 11 January 2013

Malian Schools in Capital Close Amid Tensions, Voice of America, 11 January 2013

Top 100 Chinese universities in 2013, China.org.cn, 11 January 2013

Universities say UK immigration is deterring foreign students, Workpermit.com, 11 January 2013

B-School News Roundup: MBA Pay Falters at Many Schools, Business Week, 10 January 2013

Increase in number of EU students at Scots universities, BBC, 10 January 2013

Nigeria: Future of Nigeria Education Lies With Private Varsities - Prof Mafiana, NUC Director, All Africa via Vanguard, 10 January 2013

Philosophical element completes comprehensive overhaul, The Times Higher Education, 10 January 2013

Universities seek copyright law reform to enable MOOCs, The Conversation, 10 January 2013

Surgery no obstacle for Kilis, The Baltic Times, 10 January 2013

China move may open floodgates, The Times Higher Education, 10 January 2013

NYU Shanghai to welcome US faculty, China Daily USA, 10 January 2013

Education as strategy in Afghanistan, Foreign Policy, 9 January 2013

Corruption runs deep in Turkish universities, hacker group shows, Hürriet Daily News (Turkey), 9 January 2013

Colleges Lose Pricing Power, Wall Street Journal, 9 January 2013

University Governance project comes to Anbar University, Al Shorfa, 9 January 2013

Would You Pay $100 for a Free Online College Course?, Slate, 9 January 2013

Academics want think tank to back away, South China Morning Post, 9 January 2013

Top ten predictions for online learning in 2013, Smart Planet, 9 January 2013

Why British students are heading to Germany, The Telegraph, 9 January 2013

UK immigration issues advice for London Metropolitan University students, Workpermit.com, 9 January 2013

How to Prepare for Graduate School in Canada, Say Campus Life, 9 January 2013

11 top UK universities partner with FutureLearn of the Open University to launch free online courses, NNE's India Edunews.net, 9 January 2013

Jilting Liberal Arts Can Hurt the US, to a Degree, The Fiscal Times, 9 January 2013

Immigration crackdown deterring foreign students, says universities chief, The Guardian, 9 January 2013

International students under threat in Finland, New Europe, 8 January 2013

Immigration reforms are key to winning the global race for talent, The Boston Globe, 8 January 2013

Coursera Takes A Big Step Toward Monetization, Now Lets Students Earn “Verified Certificates” For A Fee, Tech Crunch, 8 January 2013

Decline in international students studying in Australia, AustraliaForum.com, 8 January 2013

Saudi Arabia Faces New Challenge From Its Restive Youth, Al Monitor, 7 January 2013

Class Of 2012: Diploma Dilemma For Europe Grads, NPR, 7 January 2013

2013 Sri Lanka’s First Priority: Education, Education, Education – OpEd, Eurasia Review, 7 January 2013

The State and higher education, Manila Standard Today, 7 January 2013

Bahais cannot enroll in public schools, education minister says, Egypt Independent, 6 January 2013

Region could get first foreign branch campus this year, University World News, 6 January 2013

Schools of Design Extend Their Reach Into Asia, The New York Times, 6 January 2013

Column: Higher education crises and how to beat them, USA Today, 6 January 2013

Open access publishing way to bridge the knowledge gap in higher education, Business Daily Africa (Kenya), 6 January 2013

Mining the benefits of internationalisation, University World News, 6 January 2013

Foreign universities - Campus collaboration, The Economist, 5 January 2013

Tribal buys education Specialist, Daily Research News Online - MrWeb, 4 January 2013

Universities body orders review of campus safety after rape uproar, University World News, 4 January 2013

University rankings a flawed tool, The Globe and Mail (South Africa), 4 January 2013

Billions of dollars outflows to fund Vietnamese students’ studies overseas, Vietnam Net Bridge, 4 January 2013

The Erasmus Programme and Its Future, Huffington Post UK, 4 January 2013

UK policy on Romanian, Bulgarian students is illegal, Euractiv, 4 January 2013

Lebanon joins EU innovation project, Al Shorfa, 3 January 2013

The Real College Crisis Isn't High Costs, It's Low Information, The Atlantic, 3 January 2013

Govt 'to let universities use quarter system soon', Daily Yomiuri, 3 January 2013

Saudi students search for seats at Indian universities, MENAFN, 3 January 2013

Taboo on Premarital Sex Can Lead to Tragedy in Changing Oman, Jakarta Globe, 3 January 2013

Why is the UK Biased Against Students from Romania and Bulgaria, Novinite, 3 January 2013

Insurance against UK Border raids 'essential', The Times Higher Education, 3 January 2013

Conditionally Yours, Inside Higher Ed, 3 January 2013

Education in Colombia: Is There a Role for the Private Sector?, Knowledge @ Wharton, 2 January 2013

Ariel University here to stay, education minister says at inaugural event, The Times of Israel, 2 January 2012

Duke Kunshan University, China Campus, Marks Government Approval, Announces Next Steps, Huffington Post, 1 January 2013