News Archive, March 2013

Un certificado europeo para validar los talentos, El Pais, 30 March 2013 

‘Important’ UK universities said to be planning Brazilian offices, Times Higher Education, 28 March 2013

Does Europe need its own Mooc?, The Guardian, 28 March 2013

Taiwan to continue to ease restrictions on Chinese students, Focus Taiwan, 28 March 2013

New five year plan for Australia universities, Australia Forum, 28 March 2013

US Trends in Indonesian Student Enrollment, Jakarta Globe, 28 March 2013

New study destinations beckon aspirants, The Deccan Herald, 28 March 2013

Changes to 485 visa make it easier for students to stay, SBS News, 28 March 2013

Dia a dia, bit a bit - uma revolução no ensino superior?, Terra Magazine (Brazil), 27 March 2013

South Africa: Partnerships in Manufacturing Vital for Brics Success - Davies, All Africa (via Biz-Community, SA), 27 March 2013

Mexico reforms its public school system, VOXXI, 27 March 2013

Namibia: Study Loans for Students Studying Abroad Put On Hold, All Africa (via Namibia Economist), 27 March 2013

A Global Jesuit University?, Inside Higher Ed, 27 March 2013

New program helps foreign BA students with Chinese, Taiwan Today, 27 March 2013

Chinese Students Struggle for Returns on Education in US, The Wall Street Journal, 27 March 2013

Indian expats explore higher education options in Saudi Arabia, Arab News, 27 March 2013

Plan augurs student influx, The Australian, 27 March 2013

IIMs plan to conduct road shows abroad to attract foreign students, The Times of India, 27 March 2013

Plotting the next Silicon Valley -- you'll never guess where, CNET, 26 March 2013

In China, Executives Flock Back to School for Unfinished Business, The New York Times, 26 March 2013

Brazil is in the market for immigrants — millions of them, McClatchy DC, 26 March 2013

Red tape hinders Asia exchange plan, The Australian, 27 March 2013

EU courts foreign students with new visa rules, Deutsche Welle, 26 March 2013

Kazakhstan to leave only 100 universities in 2 years, Tengri News, 26 March 2013

Harvard Dean on Ethics and Global Education, The New York Times, 26 March 2013

EC: Bureaucracy Impedes Non-EU Students From Living in Estonia, Estonian Public Broadcasting, 26 March 2013

Why International Students Should Befriend Professors, US News and World Report, 26 March 2013

Foreign scholarship students will get spouse allowance, Arab News, 26 March 2013

Chinese College Graduates Play It Safe and Lose Out, The Wall Street Journal, 25 March 2013

Foreign tertiary institutions to come under scrutiny, New Era (Namibia), 25 March 2013

Phongthep backs student visas, with longer stay till graduation, The Nation (Thailand), 25 March 2013

Abe wants TOEFL to be key exam, The Japan Times, 25 March 2013

Palestinian Platform Helps Arab Students Find International Scholarships, Wamda, 25 March 2013

Professing income: Russian education minister orders all rectors to declare earnings, RT, 25 March 2013

Uganda registers new private university, New Vision (Uganda), 25 March 2013

Clearer and more consistent rules for non-EU nationals coming to the EU for studies, scientific research and other exchanges, Europa, 25 March 2013

International students find Jeju cold, but comfortable, Jeju Weekly, 25 March 2013

Graduation in a foreign land, Sun Star Online (Philippines), 24 March 2013

Jesuits Stalled in China, The Hoya, 22 March 2013

PG programme for Chinese students, The Hindu, 22 March 2013

College students get global outlook in dorm life, The Japan Times, 22 March 2013

Learning from other education systems, New Straits Times, 22 March 2013

In The Global Competition For Smart Minds, Germany Grows Its Catch, Science Careers, 22 March 2013

Why Do Indians Study Abroad?, Asian Scientist, 22 March 2013

Ecuador Strengthens Prometheus Project Seeking University Excellence, Prensa Latina, 21 March 2013

English-speaking foreigners earn degrees in Russia, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 21 March 2013

Leading engineering schools for Asian students, Asian Correspondent, 21 March 2013

The U15 responds to 2013 federal budget, McGill, 21 March 2013

Came for Grad Work, Rose to Top, Inside Higher Ed, 21 March 2013

MOOCs: вторая жизнь высшего образова, Computer Era (Russia), 21 March 2013

Italian University System To Go International, Ghana Government, 21 March 2013

UKBA’s ‘one-size-fits-all’ visa service fee may squeeze small universities, The Times Higher Education, 21 March 2013

Research universities to establish global network, University World News, 21 March 2013

Start-up Nation: pointing students to college options abroad, The Irish Times, 21 March 2013

Rankings Boycott in Germany, The Times Higher Education, 21 March 2013

New leaders sworn in but continuity in higher education expected, University World News, 21 March 2013

International patterns and competitiveness for the new Latvian Higher Education System, The Baltic Times, 20 March 2013

Kenya in Dire Need of Lecturers to Stop Higher Education Decline, All Africa (via The Star, Kenya), 20 March 2013

A Truly Devastating Graph on State Higher Education Spending, The Atlantic, 20 March 2013

West should send scientists to China, Financial Times, 20 March 2013

First online portal for higher education in Mideast unveiled, Zawya, 20 March 2013

SUNY Signals Major Push Toward MOOCs and Other New Educational Models, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 20 March 2013

Push to spread streamlined visas, The Australian, 20 March 2013

Universities can drive economic growth if they focus on their primary mission of education, The Globe and Mail, 19 March 2013

Purdue University to slash government lobbying, The Center for Public Integrity, 19 March 2013

Harvard Expands Reach in Asia, The Wall Street Journal, 19 March 2013

Manage Your Academic Workload as an International Student, US News and World Report, 19 March 2013

Songdo campus-intl colleges, Global Post, 19 March 2013

Immigration taken to task over visa risk management, The New Zealand Herald, 19 March 2013

Taiwan recognizes more mainland universities, China Daily, 19 March 2013

Trying to tap into the Chinese commitment to learning, The Irish Times, 19 March 2013

Indonesia outlook uncertain for branch campuses, The Australian, 19 March 2013

Università bandita a chi non sa l’inglese - La Ca’ Foscari: così facciamo selezione, La Stampa, 18 March 2013

Leaders of top Iranian universities to be fired, Payvand Iran News, 18 March 2013

Hacking Higher Education: Dale Stephens and Unschooling, Forbes, 18 March 2013

International alumni: enhancing universities' recruitment overseas, The Guardian, 18 March 2013

Russia gauges universities by graduate employment, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 18 March 2013

CPPCC member calls for Taiwan university-mainland connection, China Daily, 18 March 2013

The End Run, Inside Higher Ed, 18 March 2013

Chemistry is right with overseas learning, The Age, 18 March 2013

Intern scholarship scheme, Times of India, 18 March 2013

English dropped from top Chinese varsity exams,, 18 March 2013

2013 Brown Center Report on American Education: How Well Are American Students Learning?, Brookings Institute, 18 March 2013

UK varsity set to open Muscat hub, The Times of Oman, 17 March 2013

U.A.E. Makes Huge Investment in Education and Technology, The New York Times, 17 March 2013

At Foreign Schools in the Gulf, a More Local Push, The New York Times, 17 March 2013

Sub-agent model offers strong benefits for institutions and agents alike, ICEF Monitor, 15 March 2013

In the Developing World, MOOCs Start to Get Real, MIT Technology Review, 15 March 2013

Turkey to pay university expenses of Rohingya Muslim students, World Bulletin, 15 March 2013

Student union elections echo political rivalries, University World News, 15 March 2013

Iran: Women with higher education have harder time finding employment, Open Equal Free, 15 March 2013

Leading science programs for Asian students, Asian Correspondent, 15 March 2013

University of Utah moves ahead with South Korea campus, Salt Lake City Tribune, 14 March 2013

Plug brain drain by giving talent a chance to flourish, Gulf News, 14 March 2013

Greek Students Protest University Reforms, Greek Reporter, 14 March 2013

Regional unis want to entice OS students, The Australian, 15 March 2013

4 Ways International Students Can Budget For Grad School, US News and World Report, 14 March 2013

International students flock to Dutch research universities, Eurogates, 14 March 2013

Going Global delegates debate post-conflict education, The Times Higher Education, 14 March 2013

International Students Risk Losing Visa If City College Closes, America Media, 14 March 2013

MEPs reject seven-year EU ‘austerity budget’, Public Finance International, 14 March 2013

UK student immigration rules eased, Kuwait News Agency, 14 March 2013

TNE “hotspots” identified by British Council, The PIE News, 14 March 2013

Massive Open Online Courses, aka MOOCs, Transform Higher Education and Science, Scientific American, 13 March 2013

The Emir of NYU: John Sexton's Abu Dhabi Debacle, The Atlantic, 13 March 2013

Universities to boost classes in English, The Japan Times, 13 March 2013

One student, two countries, two degrees, The Globe and Mail, 13 March 2013

Tuition fees and living costs for overseas students rise 166 per cent, The Australian, 13 March 2013

A big ‘no’ to Saudization of teaching jobs at universities, Saudi Gazette, 13 March 2013

California Bill Seeks Campus Credit for Online Study, The New York Times, 12 March 2013

Iraq’s ivory tower under siege: The academics at war, The Journal of Turkish Weekly, 12 March 2013

African students often victims of racism, stereotyping, The Deccan Herald, 12 March 2013

Technical Colleges Looking Abroad, Rome News-Tribune (US), 12 March 2013

Analysis – Resilient Latvia ready for euro but reforms needed, Euronews, 12 March 2013

Cameron rules out overseas student change, The Times Higher Education, 12 March 2013

Is there enough transparency at US universities?, Transparency International, 12 March 2013

University reform splits coalition, Ekathimerini, 12 March 2013

Belarus Needs A Strategic Vision in Higher Education Management, Belarus Digest, 12 March 2013

Brazil and NZ to ramp up education cooperation, Scoop (New Zealand), 12 March 2013

Japan is committed to aiding African development, IOL News (South Africa), 12 March 2013

Understanding the spirit of accreditation, The Hindu, 12 March 2013

Tunisian Universities Become Literal and Ideological Battlegrounds, Tunisia Live, 11 March 2013

The Dark Side of Studying Abroad -- and How to Address It, The Huffington Post, 11 March 2013

Frequently Asked Questions: Best Graduate Schools Rankings, US News and World Report, 11 March 2013

Five key education reform Bills likely to get Parliamentary nod, Livemint, 11 March 2013

Japan to offer scholarships for Malaysians, New Straits Times, 11 March 2013

Berlin-Based iversity Relaunches As MOOCs Platform, Sets Its Sights On Becoming The Coursera Of Europe, Tech Crunch, 11 March 2013

A global language for a global Kingdom, The Saudi Gazette, 11 March 2013

Global Ambitions, Inside Higher Ed, 11 March 2013

Education Memo: Education Evolution 2.0 - Online education's false promises, The Globe and Mail, 11 March 2013

If College Leads to Jobs, Why Are So Many Young College Grads Unemployed?, The Atlantic, 11 March 2013

AsiaBound open for business, The Australian, 11 March 2013

Reputation at stake, The Times of India, 11 March 2013

Bigger Proportion of U.S. Students Interested in Going Overseas, The New York Times, 11 March 2013

Stifling academic freedom in Gulf countries, Al Ahram (Egypt), 10 March 2013

Moocs are no panacea for universities, The Financial Times, 10 March 2013

The Promise and Peril of India’s Youth Bulge, The Diplomat, 10 March 2013

Caught Between Hong Kong’s Two Systems, The New York Times, 10 March 2013

English-language invasion troubles Finnish academia, Yle Uutiset (Finland), 10 March 2013

Britain’s immigration crackdown - No entry, The Economist, 9 March 2013

New study visas in big drop despite Govt fixes, The New Zealand Herald, 8 March 2013

Students head abroad to get ahead, Queen's Journal (Canada), 8 March 2013

For many Pakistanis, China is ‘the new West’, (Pakistan), 8 March 2013

Measuring the MOOC Dropout Rate, Inside Higher Ed, 8 March 2013

One African Man's North Korean Juche Adventure, NK News, 7 March 2013

Brazil’s academic capitalism vs Venezuela’s populism, University World News, 7 March 2013

Six Best Places to Study Abroad, The Huffington Post, 7 March 2013

After the Arab Spring, Inside Higher Ed, 7 March 2013

Studying Abroad in Singapore, The Deccan Herald (India), 7 March 2013

Latest News Private educational institutions require new policies, People Daily, 7 March 2013

Study abroad agencies see drop in clients, Global Times (China), 7 March 2013

Coursera credentials today, full Coursera-powered degrees tomorrow?, GIGAOM, 7 March 2013

China Focus: Educational Reform (Audio),, 7 March 2013

La UDIMA lanza sus cursos MOOC, Universia, 7 March 2013

Call for help for HE in nations emerging from conflict, University World News, 7 March 2013

Public College Costs Up, State and Local Support Down, The Council on Foreign Relations, 6 March 2013

Indonesia:  State Universities Lower School Fees, Open Equal Free, 6 March 2013

Are India’s Higher Education Standards Lagging Its Asian Peers?, International Business Times, 6 March 2013

Online courses gain popularity at Chinese universities, Global Times (China), 6 March 2013

Bilingual education crucial for the UAE, The National (UAE), 6 March 2013

Egypt: Brothers get routed in student elections,, 6 March 2013

Locked in a bloody fight, Oman Observer, 6 March 2013

Jewish business school celebrates 10 years in Europe, The Times of Israel, 6 March 2013

Varsities in UAE to get rankings, Khaleej Times, 6 March 2013

The shape of things to come 2: The evolution of transnational education, launched atGoing Global, 6 March 2013

Central joint fund vital to spur student mobility, The Australian, 6 March 2013

Peru university broadens low-income students' access to higher education, Agencia Andina, 5 March 2013

Anatomy Of A Failed Campus: What Happened At Tisch Asia?, NYU Local, 5 March 2013

UAE Seen as One of the World's Top Five Education Destinations, MENAFN, 5 March 2013

Can Latin American higher education go global without English?, The Guardian, 5 March 2013

Launching the first online portal for higher education in the Middle East, Zawya, 5 March 2013

Indians among top 4 sources for business studies in US, The Times of India, 5 March 2013

UK business secretary calls for relaxation of visa rules, The Hindu, 5 March 2013

US most preferred destination for Saudi students: Ministry, MENAFN, 5 March 2013

World's top 100 universities 2013: their reputations ranked by Times Higher Education, The Guardian, 5 March 2013

Should Top U.S. Colleges Expand Overseas?, Newsweek, 5 March 2013

Branch Anxieties, Inside Higher Ed, 5 March 2013

商学教育在越南- 荐读- FT中文网, Financial Times (China ed), 5 March 2013

French or not, college students have same benefits in France, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 4 March 2013

Reputation rankings show 'super-brands' escaping chasing pack, The Times Higher Education, 4 March 2013

Bar foreign universities, says House panel, The New Indian Express, 4 March 2013

Liberian women battle against 'sex for grades' at universities, The Guardian, 4 March 2013

Irish varsities woo City students with scholarships, The Deccan Herald, 4 March 2013

Syrian students 'should study at UK universities for free', The Telegraph, 4 March 2013

China students barred in visa clamp, The New Zealand Herald, 4 March 2013

World-wide quest for Aussie scholarships, PS News, 4 March 2013

Competition for local university places heats up, South China Morning Post, 4 March 2013

Barred lecturer issues UAE warning, The Times Higher Education, 2 March 2013

Presidential decree creates first Chinese university, University World News, 2 March 2013

MOOCs open top universities to the world, Deutsche Welle, 1 March 2013

Thai Embassy in Beijing warns Thai students not to use brokers, The Nation (Thailand), 1 March 2013

Qatar Foundation Twitter, Facebook accounts hacked by Assad supporters, Doha Times, 1 March 2013

January 2013 Euro area unemployment rate at 11.9%, Eurostat, 1 March 2013

Varsity opens JB campus, New Straits Times, 1 March 2013

Interior minister suggests private investment in Greek public universities, Ekathimerini, 1 March 2013

China approves 1,780 internationally cooperative education projects, Global Times (China), 1 March 2013