News Archive, July 2013


Will The American University System Follow In The Wake of Our Merchant Fleet?, The Huffington Post, 31 July 2013

Relocating: Middle Eastern promise, Nature, 31 July 2013

Ghana: Mahama's Colleges of Education Shot Down, All Africa, 31 July 2013

Threat to Israeli participation in EU science programme, Chemistry World, 31 July 2013

Bamu panel identifies 26 fake universities across the country, The Times of India, 31 July 2013

Does equality come at the cost of quality in universities? Let’s look at the evidence, The Conversation, 31 July 2013

Yangon university set to reopen, The Myanmar Times, 31 July 2013

Visa delays as student figures rise, The Australian, 31 July 2013

HEC to introduce online learning scheme in higher education institutions, says Laghari, The News International (Pakistan), 31 July 2013

Koller's Course(ra) Ahead, edSurge, 30 July 2013

Universities: Immigration law hurts enrolment, Chronicle Herald (Canada), 30 July 2013

Private university tax will be on profit – GRA, Ghana Business News, 30 July 2013

Nigeria’s Decaying Varsities, Leadership NG (Nigeria), 30 July 2013

Now, MSU students can study abroad with no loss of marks, attendance, The Indian Express, 30 July 2013

What’s Causing the Increase in U.S. and Mexico University Alliances?, Nearshore Americas, 29 July 2013

Universities, tourism sector worry as foreign visa officers walk off job, Canada.com, 29 July 2013

US Funds Buy No Love at Afghan College,The Wall Street Journal (Europe Ed), 29 July 2013

Without jobs growth, China will break education’s promise, McClatchy DC, 29 July 2013

Our students in America: An official perspective, Saudi Gazette, 29 July 2013

Oman's MoHE announces 1,643 foreign scholarships, Muscat Daily, 29 July 2013

Annual Report: More International Students Coming to Estonia, ERR (Estonia), 29 July 2013

Foreign recruitment agents 'paid £120m' by universities, The Telegraph, 29 July 2013

Quack lecturers flood universities, The Daily Monitor (Uganda), 29 July2013

Abeducation: New Opportunity for US-Japan Ties?, The Diplomat, 29 July 2013

Top B-school alliances, The New Indian Express, 29 July 2013

Economic Lesson of the week: Exporting Education, Financial (Rep of Georgia), 29 July 2013

Brain drain may be world's worst, China Daily, 29 July 2013

Chinese Offshore Branch Campuses: China's Latest Exports, Inside Higher Ed, 28 July 2013

Top US Colleges Looking for Costa Rican Enrollments, The Costa Rica Star, 28 July 2013

Delivering a Jolt to India's Teacher Training, The New York Times, 28 July 2013

Gambia: Mahatma Gandhi University to Start Operations in the Gambia, All Africa (via The point, The Gambia), 26 July 2013

Various Scholarship Programs for African Students, African Brains, 26 July 2013

Free Russian language schools to open worldwide, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 26 July 2013

The MOOC question, Forbes India, 26 July 2013

Ohec labels 12 universities bogus, Bangkok Post, 26 July 2013

Russia should extend a red carpet to Indian tech talent, The Russia & India Report, 26 July 2013

$45m for Creation of Pan African University for Science, Technology and Innovation, Joy Online (Ghana), 26 July 2013

Unveiling Nigeria’s Most Influential Old Students’ Network, Leadership (Nigeria), 26 July 2013

Time for a common university entrance exam?, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 26 July 2013

Las Vegas university may set-up in Macau, Macau Business Daily, 25 July 2013

UK and Mexico to continue their collaboration on higher education, Open Equal Free, 25 July 2013

Hong Kong businessman makes largest single gift from Asia to UCLA, UCLA Newsroom, 25 July 2013

Migrants win concession on third level education fees, The Irish Times, 25 July 2013

Burka Avenger Fights For Girls' Education, Yahoo News (via Sky News), 25 July 2013

Red tape bars many students from China's top colleges, The LA Times, 25 July 2013

Call for effective solutions to university placement issue, Malaysia Chronicle, 25 July 2013

Zuma names two new universities, Mail and Guardian (South Africa), 25 July 2013

To Graduate, Chinese Students Fake Their Job Contracts, Epoch Times, 24 July

Cheaper than London, costlier than Delhi, The Hindu, 24 July 2013

Ensure quality of education: Study, Coolage.in (India), 24 July 2013

'No hidden agenda in India-Africa engagement', The Business Standard (India), 24 July 2013

Studie: Studium hilft gegen Arbeitslosigkeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), 24 July 2013

Vietnam higher education laid low, Than Nien News (Vietnam), 24 July 2013

World Bank to give more funds for universities, Dhaka Tribune (Bangladesh), 24 July 2013

Students in Egypt face civil war, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 24 July 2013

China needs workers more than academics, Nature, 23 July 2013

MOOCs Are Going to Ruin Your College Education, PolicyMic, 23 July 2013

State to woo foreign students with Kalaripayattu, Ayurveda, The Hindu, 23 July 2013

University visa service opens for business, The Times Higher Education, 23 July 2013

Education: Future trends and ongoing development, The Times of Oman, 23 July 2013

University of Northern Virginia's Approval to Operate Revoked, Inside Higher Ed, 23 July 2013

WHAT MERITOCRACY? University intake is now even "more quote than quota" - Kit Siang, The Malaysia Chronicle, 23 July 2013

The Underpriviledged 'Ghosts' Haunting French Universities, Worldcrunch (via Le Monde), 22 July 2013

Singapore’s Loss of Top MBA Program Threatens Education Ambition, Bloomberg, 22 July 2013

The US is Not a Land of Opportunity For International Students, Polymic, 22 July 2013

Russian universities ignore economic demands, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 22 July 2013

Comment: Immigration policy could end Britain's higher education supremacy for good, Politics.co.uk, 22 July 2013

You say Colombo ..., The Australian, 22 July 2013

Students To Study In Ukraine Universities, Government of Ghana, 22 July 2013

England vs Scotland: Competing school reform visions, The Washington Post, 22 July 2013

NYU Shanghai attracts elite mix of students, Ecns.cn (China), 22 July 2013

US Online Course Provider Tries to Enter China Market, The New York Times, 21 July 2013

Panameños estudiarán en Taiwán, La Estrella (Panama), 21 July 2013

Unpaid Interns: Silent No More, The New York Times, 20 July 2013

The attack of the MOOCs, The Economist, 20 July 2013

Autumn enrollment at universities must be continuously studied, The Japan News, 19 July 2013

Cash-Strapped Universities Turn to Corporate-Style Consolidation, Time, 19 July 2013

Beijing suspends for-profit study tours after Asiana crash, South China Morning Post, 19 July 2013

Edinburgh Napier’s Hong Kong plans lose financial backing, The Times Higher Education, 18 July 2013

Taliban's letter to Malala Yousafzai: this is why we tried to kill you, The Guardian, 18 July 2013

Fresh challenge to Italy on foreign lecturers' pay, European Voice, 18 July 2013

Desperately seeking Africa’s scientific independence, African Brains, 18 July 2013

Millions join the education free-for-all on the internet, The Irish Times, 18 July 2013

Tier 4 sponsors spend £67m extra in 2012-13 to meet new UK immigration rules, Work Permit (UK), 18 July 2013

For Brazil, What’s The Right Higher Education Equation?, International Business Times, 18 July 2013

New Danish innovation centres strengthen ties with international partners, Copenhagen Capacity (Denmark), 18 July 2013

Bye-bye Deutschland Das Studium komplett im Ausland machen, N24 (Germany), 18 July 2013

SA universities battle for relevance as global competition intensifies, Business Day Live (South Africa), 18 July 2013

Is Higher Ed the Next Target of Corporate ‘Reformers’?, In These Times Mag, 18 July 2013

600 Postgraduate Scholarships to Students from the Americas offered by Mexico and OAS, The Bahamas Weekly, 17 July 2013

BPP's uni bid put at risk by US parent woes, The Lawyer, 17 July 2013

Mexico and UK strengthen higher education relationship, The Online Financial, 17 July 2013

Italian universities get report cards, Nature Magazine, 17 July 2013

Moocs: Students tune in to lectures as classrooms vanish, The Financial Times, 17 July 2013

Rechnungshof fordert Aufnahmelimit für Nicht-EU-Studenten und Studiengebühren, Migazin (Germany), 17 July 2013

Heriot-Watt University expansion in Dubai almost complete, Gulf News (UAE), 17 July 2013

Tsinghua launches global MBA program, China.org (PRC), 17 July 2013

Toronto school board opens Beijing office in attempt to lure more foreign students, The National Post (Canada), 17 July 2013

Govt may tweak rules to open doors for foreign varsities, The Hindu, 16 July 2013

4 Challenges International Graduate Students May Face, US News and World Report, 16 July 2013

Jordanians look to US for children’s higher education, Ammon News (Jordan), 16 July 2013

Universities Face a Rising Barrage of Cyberattacks, The New York Times, 16 July 2013

Economic hopes lie behind cash carrot for foreign students, The Budapest Times, 16 July 2013

Crossing back to Israel from war-torn Syria, university students face tough choices, Haaretz (Israel), 16 July 2013

Raffles celebrates 3 years of operations in Sri Lanka, Lanka Business Today, 16 July 2013

Saudi youth eye digital channels for academic, business success, Arab News (KSA), 16 July 2013

Indian students in Australia influenced by migration policy: Study, The Times of India, 16 July 2013

International Students Are 70% Of EE Grad Students In US, Forbes, 15 July 2013

Russia and Germany Popular with Georgian Students, The Financial (Rep of Georgia), 15 July 2013

Visa slowdown could hurt Canadian universities, CBC News (Canada), 15 July 2013

A revolution in the making, The Week (India), 15 July 2013

Kuwaiti scholarships to Ireland set to cover many more majors, KUNA (Kuwait), 15 July 2013

Are international students adapting to Korea?, The Korea Herald, 15 July 2013

TAFE's student enrolments in freefall, The Australian, 15 July 2013

Emirati youngsters get chance to study in Japan, The National (UAE), 15 July 2013

Tory MPs want overseas students cap, The Times Higher Education, 15 July 2013

Universities ink deal, The Fiji Times, 15 July 2013

University of Macau Moves Over the China Border, The New York Times, 14 July 2013

Going to UK for education? Higher studies in Germany & France may be cheaper & easier, The Times of India, 14 July 2013

Tenure system stifles business schools, The Financial Times, 14 July 2013

Emmanuel Tyokumbur: On the ASUU strike, The Daily Post (Nigeria), 14 July 2013

Pakistani Schoolgirl Brings Message to the UN, The Wall Street Journal, 12 July 2013

Sector cools on QAA plans to use foreign reviewers, The Times Higher Education, 11 July 2013

PPP, ANP join hands against HEC on fake degrees issue, The News International (Pakistan), 11 July 2013

US constructing three new faculty of education buildings for Sindh, The News International (Pakistan), 11 July 2013

Costa Rica Signed a Loan for $200 million for Education, The Costa Rica News, 10 July 2013

14,000 foreign students studying in Iran, The Tehran Times, 10 July 2013

Indian students take a new way to extend their stay in UK, Business Standard (India), 10 July 2013

MOOC mania: when technology and higher education collide, Public Service Europe, 10 July 2013

India keen to tie up with Australia on vocational training, The Economic Times (India), 10 July 2013

PNG govt pours K500mil into universities, Islands Business, 10 July 2013

Innocents Abroad: The Erasmus Program Helps European Students Study And Train For Jobs, International Business Times, 9 July 2013

Humanities in Business Education: Who's Getting a Move on Here?, The Huffington Post, 9 July 2013

Joining the community, The Standard (Hong Kong), 9 July 2013

Taksim protests spill into higher education conference, University World News, 9 July 2013

Russian university entrance exams to become available abroad, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 9 July 2013

Police detain 31 at university protest, E Net English (Greece), 8 July 2013

Oregon Tuition Plan: New Plan Could Revolutionize Higher Education, PolicyMic, 8 July 2013

New Kenyan universities set for failure, warns firm, Standard Kenya, 8 July 2013

Spain remains top choice for Erasmus students, The Local (Spain), 8 July 2013

13 Percent of International Students in the U.S. are Indians, Silicon India, 8 July 2013

Rich US universities looking at investment strategies in Africa, Business Day Live (South Africa), 8 July 2013

Palestine's Women Head To College, The Daily Beast, 8 July 2013

Liberal Peking University professor threatened with expulsion, The South China Morning Post, 8 July 2013

The perks of a foreign degree, New Indian Express, 8 July 2013

A University's Offer of Credit for a MOOC Gets No Takers, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 July 2013

‘Every German university is autonomous’, The Hindu, 7 July 2013

Are we producing graduates fit enough for the job market?, The Times of Oman, 7 July 2013

For Roma, a Steppingstone to Graduate School, The New York Times, 7 July 2013

Uganda: University Education - the New World Bank Darling, All Africa (via The New Vision, Uganda), 6 July 2013

International mobility of African students – Report, University World News, 6 July 2013

Lanka, the hub of international education by 2020, Sunday Observer (Sri Lanka), 6 July 2013

Make Way For MOOCs: How Free, Online Courses Could Revolutionize Education, Radio Free Europe, 6 July 2013

Are More Chinese Teenagers Reconsidering College?, The Atlantic, 5 July 2013

Caste quota keeps corporates away from starting unaided universities, Hindustan Times, 5 July 2013

No evidence of education-linked brain drain in Kazakhstan, says Nazarbayev Varsity Provost, Newstrack India, 5 July 2013

Peru clashes over proposed reforms, The Irish Times, 5 July 2013

France welcomes Indian students for higher studies, IndiaEduNews.net, 5 July 2013

Event for outgoing students, The News International (Pakistan), 5 July 2013

Cameron letter reveals thinking on international students, The Times Higher Education, 4 July 2013

Do international students need better English skills?, Macleans Canada, 4 July 2013

Rs.1.15 crore for an MBA in US! Depreciating rupee hits students hard, India Today, 4 July 2013

Universities seek more control over mobility, European Voice, 4 July 2013

Should Colleges Charge Engineers More Than English Majors?, The Atlantic, 3 July 2013

Educating for global employability, Mmegi Online (Botswana), 3 July 2013

Dispatch from Cairo - What It's Like to Be an American in Cairo Right Now, Conde Naste Traveler, 3 July 2013

Foreign service strike slowing down visa applications, CBC News (Canada), 3 July 2013

'Migrant health levy' planned for overseas students, The Times Higher Education, 3 July 2013

Nigeria University Lecturers Begin Nationwide Strike, International Business Times (UK), 3 July 2013

Hong Kongers Demand Self-Determination—Will Beijing Listen?, The Atlantic, 3 July 2013

Mugabe admits scholarship scheme not paying fees, New Zimbabwe, 3 July 2013

Russia looks to attract EU students, Chemistry World, 3 July 2013

Russia to recognise degrees from 11 Chinese universities, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 3 July 2013

Kuwait urges citizens to leave Egypt immediately, The Hindu, 3 July 2013

Pinoy officials promote PHL universities in Sichuan, China, GMA News (Philippines), 3 July 2013

Indifferent outcomes for Chinese graduates, The Australian, 3 July 2013

The plight of Latin America's teachers, The Orlando Sentinel, 2 July 2013

Cities they love, The Hindustan Times, 2 July 2013

UAE education market seen at $7.3bn, Trade Arabia, 2 July 2013

Japan's top 13 varsities to teach in English, New Straits Times, 2 July 2013

Leverage International Roots for US Grad School Applications, US News and World Report, 2 July 2013

Vietnam bans new universities in Hanoi, HCMC, Tuổi Trẻ News (Vietnam), 2 July 2013

Unisza to set up KL, China campuses, New Straits Times, 2 July 2013

Eyes on Egypt, Inside Higher Ed, 2 July 2013

Student Loan Interest Rates Double, CBS, 1 July 2013

Overseas students at school warrant tracking study, The Australian, 1 July 2013

The world is my oyster, The Times of India, 1 July 2013

More students opt for foreign varsities, unusual courses, The Mumbai Mirror, 1 July 2013

Malaysia as centre of education, Asia One, 1 July 2013