News Archive, June 2013


Setting benchmarks on higher education, Gulf News (UAE), 30 June 2013

China’s young adults: Directionless, unhappy, but unlikely to rebel, The Wichita Eagle, 30 June 2013

Venezuelan Universities March For and Against Strike, Venezuelanalysis.com, 30 June 2013

The higher-education business - Honours without profits?, The Economist, 29 June 2013

Young Afghans Flock to Higher Education, but Jobs Remain Scarce, Time, 28 June 2013

The humanities are not in crisis. It’s just that more people are going to college, Quartz, 28 June 2013

Senate immigration bill ‘a boost for US universities’, The Times Higher Education, 28 June 2013

Overseas students say 'UK immigration cap' makes them feel less welcome, Workpermit.com, 28 June 2013

The Great Reset-Higher Education, The Epoch Times, 25 June 2013

China’s new education reform: Reducing importance of test scores, The Washington Post, 25 June 2013

Brazil and African countries collaborate on higher education program, Open Equal Free, 25 June 2013

Make the U.S. Student Visa Process Painless, US News and World Report, 25 June 2013

Queen’s University Belfast announces new Indian Academy, Asian Image, 25 June 2013

Armenia, Jordan sign educational agreement, Public Radio of Armenia, 25 June 2013

Where U.S. stands in education internationally — new report, The Washington Post, 25 June 2013

The Emir Of Qatar Departs, The Council on Foreign Relations, 25 June 2013

A House Divided, Slate, 24 June 2013

4 Ways Higher Ed Has Changed, Post Recession, ABC News, 24 June 2013

Justices Step Up Scrutiny of Race in College Entry, The New York Times, 24 June 2013

Uganda: Consultants Fault Campuses On Quality, All Africa (East African Business Week, Uganda), 24 June 2013

Mexican students eye up UK universities as study destination, The Guardian, 24 June 2013

Local universities looking for challenges abroad, Macau Daily Times, 24 June 2013

U.S.-India Joint Fact Sheet: U.S.-India Cooperation In Higher Education, US State Dept (Press Release), 24 June 2013

Migrant cap discourages foreign students, finds poll, London 24, 24 June 2013

Top students shunning Japan, The Japan Times, 24 June 2013

Yale, NYU sacrifice academic freedom, The Washington Post, 24 June 2013

Australia Mines China Education Boom, The Wall Street Journal, 24 June 2013

Attack on female students’ bus shakes up Quetta, The Gulf Times, 23 June 2013

Pupils shun 'unfriendly and old-fashioned' Oxbridge for American universities, The Telegraph, 23 June 2013

Applying to US universities is a rigourous process, Gulf News, 23 June 2013

Studying abroad, challenging but rewarding experience, La Voix du Yemen, 23 June 2013

Unpaid Interns and the Law, BU Today, 21 June 2013

How Grad School Officials Evaluate International Applicants, US News and World Report, 21 June 2013

How online education can create a 'global classroom', CNN, 21 June 2013

New Visa Application Charge To Hit International Education And Tourism, eTravel Blackboard, 21 June 2013

How International Students Can Cope With Difficult Classes, US News and World Report, 20 June 2013

Higher education: a bridge between the two shores of the Mediterranean, The European Comission, 20 June 2013

Hong Kong universities can learn lesson from South Korea, South China Morning Post, 20 June 2013

Admissions quota for Uzbek universities left at last year's level, Trend.az (Azerbaijan), 20 June 2013

The next phase of China’s global soft power push is exporting higher education, Quartz, 19 June 2013

THE 100 Under 50 2013 world university rankings, The Times Higher Education, 19 June 2013

OAS and Brazilian Universities Coimbra Group Offer more than 300 Scholarships, The Bahamas Weekly, 19 June 2013

Terengganu defends move to send students to Jordan, New Straits Times, 19 June 2013

Brazil makes case for cut in visa fee, The Australian, 19 June 2013

India Kenya's largest Asian trading partner, SME Times (India), 19 June 2013

University of Tokyo may switch to quarters, The Japan Times, 19 June 2013

Carol Nicoll's vision for TEQSA, The Australian, 19 June 2013

IMF to offer edX Moocs, The Times Higher Education, 19 June 2013

NYU Case Spotlights Risk of China Tie-Ups, The Wall Street Journal, 18 June 2013

Upward Mobility in Brazil and the Quest for Higher Education, PRI's 'The World', 18 June 2013

EU high level group: train the professors to teach, European Commission, 18 June 2013

Britain’s universities have to play it clever, The Telegraph, 18 June 2013

Technology to Keep International Students Connected, US News and World Report, 18 June 2013

How to check brain drain, by Osundare, The Guardian (Nigeria), 18 June 2013

Tax exemption withdrawal: Teachers, researchers threaten nationwide protests, demand reversal of decision, The Express Tribune (with the IHT), 18 June 2013

Asia’s rising frontier with Latin America, The Malaysian Insider, 18 June 2013

Universities facing dilemma?, The Barbados Advocate, 18 June 2013

Rupee fall to hit admissions to varsities abroad, The Hindu, 18 June 2013

US Education Slipping in Ranks Worldwide, Earns Poor Grades on CFR Scorecard, Council on Foreign Relations, 18 June 2013

'Many universities teach classes in English', The Local DE, 17 June 2013

Higher Education Available in Ukraine for International Students, SB Wire (Press Release), 17 June 2013

Unrest back home troubles Syrian students in US, USA Today, 17 June 2013

Tel Aviv University, Technion join global trend: Online courses, Haaretz, 17 June 2013

70% of Saudi high school students ‘must get technical training’, Arab News, 17 June 2013

FT Offers Education Customers Republishing Rights, The Asia Media Journal, 17 June 2013

Chinese Activist Says He's Being Forced out by NYU, ABC News, 17 June 2013

EU Mulls New Guidelines to Woo International Students, Silicon India, 17 June 2013

School's in for first overseas campus, China Daily USA, 17 June 2013

4 Dutch Suspects Arrested in Widening Exam Scandal, New York Times, 16 June 2013

Jamia Millia Islamia introduces a one-year programme in Chinese, The Times of India, 16 June 2013

Varsities buckle under cash crunch, The Mail and Globe (South Africa), 16 June 2013

Japan’s ‘Science Women’ Seek an Identity, New York Times, 16 June 2013

Irish universities forge R&D pact with Japanese drugs giant Shionogi, Silicon Republic, 14 June 2013

Asian universities are leaping up the league tables, but China is getting left behind, Quartz, 14 June 2013

Controversies over the pending amendments to the Law of Georgia on Higher Education continue, The Messenger (Republic of Georgia), 14 June 2013

India’s population to equal China’s by 2028, Livemint and the Wall Street Journal, 14 June 2013

UK, US launch global university partnership initiative, University World News, 14 June 2013

Not spooked by MOOC, The Australian, 14 June 2013

Foreign students under scanner in Bangladesh, Burma News International, 13 June 2013

Students 'must pay back loans sooner', The Telegraph, 13 June 2013

Shift on Agents, Inside Higher Ed, 13 June 2013

China globalising its higher education system (Audio), Radio Australia, 13 June 2013

'Govt Must Recognise Graduates Trained By Private Universities', All Africa (via Daily Trust, Nigeria), 13 June 2013

Google Seeks To Improve Internet Access In Ugandan Universities, Ventures Africa, 13 June 2013

Rankings agency QS targets league table guru Simon Marginson, The Australian, 12 June 2013

Bail out universities rather than banks?, BBC, 12 June 2013

Dream to study in US may crash over falling Rupee, The Times of India, 12 June 2013

Turkey's economic boom lures German workers, Deutsche Welle, 11 June 2013

Thousands more British students to study in China, The Telegraph, 11 June 2013

Count Them In Or Out? China's Next Generation Of Job Hunters, Worldcrunch, 11 June 2013

Au Revoir, Paris! More French Deciding To Study In US, Despite Much Higher Tuition Costs, International Business Times, 11 June 2013

5 Keys to Understanding Your American Classmates, US News and World Report, 11 June 2013

China Faces Ongoing Brain Drain, Epoch Times, 11 June 2013

Programme to establish 25 Technical Universities will be launched today, News.LK, 11 June 2013

School, government encouraging teens to study abroad, The Asahi Shimbun, 11 June 2013

China setting up first university campuses abroad, The Island Packet, 11 June 2013

Local, foreign university students to discuss international issues, Focus Taiwan, 11 June 2013

Indonesia’s Universities Fall Behind the Rest of Asia: Report, The Jakarta Globe, 11 June 2013

Gov’t urged to adopt German dual vocational system to fight unemployment, Inquirer (Philippines), 11 June 2013

Malawi science 'varsity' at Ndata ready for opening, Minister assures parliament, Nyasa Times (Malawi), 10 June 2013

Chinese graduates in job dilemma, The Korea Herald, 10 June 2013

Overseas students taking months to find a place to call home, The Herald Sun, 10 June 2013

Liberia: Supporting Higher Education in Liberia - China Donates Books, Other Items to UL, All Africa (via Front Page Africa - Liberia), 10 June 2013

The long view:  Pakistan turns eastward, The Africa Report, 10 June 2013

Berlin’s iversity wants to play ‘evangelist’ for MOOCs in Europe, Giga Om, 10 June 2013

Scholars as 'Foreign Agents', Inside Higher Ed, 10 June 2013

Top Salaries For Indian Academics, But Few Takers, Asian Scientist, 10 June 2013

German tie-up, The Hindu, 9 June 2013

La Dolce Vita Eludes Italian Students Found Unemployable, Bloomberg, 9 June 2013

EU backs pan-African quality assurance initiatives, University World News, 8 June 2013

KHDA aims to improve US Education in Dubai, Dubai Chronicle, 8 June 2013

51,000 foreign students apply for Turkey scholarships, World Bulletin, 8 June 2013

U-Multirank passes university recruitment goal of 500, University World News, 8 June 2013

Work of rebuilding Syria will fall to a 'lost generation', Foreign Policy, 7 June 2013

New China-Nordic centre to boost Arctic research, University World News, 7 June 2013

In Afghanistan, higher education could make a difference, Star Tribune (US), 7 June 2013

Student Loan Rates Might Be About to Double, So Here's What It'll Cost You, The Atlantic, 6 June 2013

China Talent Outflow Highest in the World, People’s Daily Says, Bloomberg, 6 June 2013

Official: Demand high for Malaysian varsities, The Peninsula (Qatar), 6 June 2013

Nigeria: What! Another ASUU Strike in the Making?, All Africa via Daily Trust (Nigeria), 6 June 2013

Higher education, The News International (Pakistan), 6 June 2013

Strong Starts:  Academic and Professinoal Opps for Young Olim, Jewish Press, 5 June 2013

Much-Amended Online Education Bill Passes in California Senate: This Is Not a Bad Thing, Technapex, 5 June 2013

Overseas recruitment continuing to suffer, suggests UUK report, The Times Higher Education, 5 June 2013

Canada should bolster Africa’s universities, not drain their best students, The Globe and Mail, 4 June 2013

Chinese see increased value in American humanities education, Medill Reports Chicago, 4 June 2013

Jordan Universities Become 'Battlefields', Al Monitor, 4 June 2013

A new offering for Mexico’s hopeful college grads: student loans, Smart Planet, 4 June 2013

EU awards scholarships to Pakistani students, Pakistan Observer, 4 June 2013

Students head to US in record numbers for a better value of degree, The Telegraph, 4 June 2013

Syrian academics ‘must be helped just like those who fled the Nazis’, London Evening Standard, 4 June 2013

Move to register all tertiary institutions, Jamaica Observer, 4 June 2013

Female students banned from engineering fields, Human Rights Activists News Agency, 3 June 2013

Istanbul universities offer support to Turkish protesters, The Journal, 3 June 2013

Higher Education Problems Could Slow Brazil's Development, Open Equal Free, 3 June 2013

The Unintended Consequences of China's Ultra High-Stakes College Entrance Exam, Bloomberg Businessweek, 3 June 2013

Student Debt 2013: Can Vocational Education Solve it?, PolicyMic, 3 June 2013

Sussex tumbles down Guardian league table of universities, The Guardian, 3 June 2013

Kuwaiti MPs push for reinstating co-education, Gulf News, 3 June 2013

Where's the Evidence?, Inside Higher Ed, 3 June 2013

Afghan students flock to India's universities, Al Jazeera, 3 June 2013

Want to know where to get a cheap education? A degree at Cambridge and Bristol costs the most while Liverpool costs £6,000 less, The Daily Mail, 3 Jun 13

It's now Job-hunting Season, CriEnglish.com, 3 June 2013

National Strategy for Education set, OmanNet, 3 June 2013

Studieren in englischer Sprache Kleve International Universität, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 3 June 2013

If Employment Game Has Changed, Who's Teaching The Rules?, NPR (Text & Audio), 2 June 2013

Professors Are About to Get an Online Education, The Wall Street Journal, 2 June 2013

Filling India’s Huge Need for Vocational Training, The New York Times, 2 June 2013

How are we doing higher education internationalisation?, University World News, 1 June 2013

More life in overseas student market, The Australian, 1 June 2013