News Archive, May 2013


The High Price of a Free College Education in Sweden, The Atlantic, 31 May 2013

The push to attract American students to Canadian universities, The Globe and Mail, 31 May 2013

The New For-Profits, Inside Higher Ed, 31 May 2013

Italian court rules in favor of linguistic protectionism, Deutsche Welle, 31 May 2013

Turkey's first Kurdish university coming soon, World Bulletin, 31 May 2013

Virtual universities coming to Nambia soon, New Straits Times, 31 May 2013

Research Studying in the U.S. With Online Resources, US News and World Report, 31 May 2013

Irish medical campus in Bahrain challenged, BBC, 30 May 2013

Colleges Report 2013 Admission Yields and Wait-List Offers, The New York Times, 2013

Department of Education to create Technological Universities, RTE, 30 May 2013

Should first year count towards your degree?, The Guardian, 30 May 2013

China in soft power push with foreign students, CNN, 29 May 2013

Arguments Heat Up Over New Undergraduate Degree Program at University of Delhi, DiverseIssues in Higher Education, 29 May 2013

Dutch institutions to provide thousands of scholarships for international tech students, Euro Gates, 29 May 2013

Boris Johnson: Cutting the number of foreign students will harm the UK,The Telegraph, 29 May 2013

Mongolia: Russian Universities Beckon Again to Young Scholars, Eurasianet, 29 May 2013

Outsourced Lectures Raise Concerns About Academic Freedom, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 28 May 2013

Proposal calls for wooing foreign teachers, students - Education panel touts more global approach, The Japan Times, 29 May 2013

Karolinska becomes first university in Sweden to offer massive open online courses for a global student audience, Science - Business, 29 May 2013

Full cost model: important driver, Science Guide, 29 May 2013

Teachers face politics classes, The Global Times, 29 May 2013

Cable criticises any gloating over immigration figures, Times Higher Education, 29 May 2013

India's ancient university returns to life, BBC, 29 May 2013

Education panel touts more global approach, The Japan Times, 29 May 2013

Few academic jobs, but Canada’s need for PhDs grows, The Globe and Mail, 29 May 2013

Abused expat lecturers in Italy: 'Europe must act', The Telegraph, 29 May 2013

Vienna aims to halt influx of German students, Press Europe, 28 May 2013

Malta, China agree on mutual recognition of degrees, diplomas, Times of Malta, 28 May 2013

Europe's prosperity envy, UPI, 28 May 2013

A league of their own: MENA's education focus, Zawya, 28 May 2013

Why Turkey is thriving, Stabroek News, 28 May 2013

Duma Lawmaker Wants "Anti-corruption" Lessons in Schools, The Moscow Times, 28 May 2013

Online Education: No Longer Lost In Translation, Forbes, 28 May 2013

Australia opens visa gate for students, The Telegraph, 28 May 2013

South by south what? an academic’s report from SXSWEdu, OUPblog, 27 May 2013

Govt plans global entrance exam for foreign students, Livemint, 27 May 2013

Studium in Fernost - Chinesische Enttäuschungen, Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitung, 27 May 2013

Finance for UAE varsities discussed, Khaleej Times, 27 May 2013

China: Is education leading Beijing’s soft power push?, Asian Correspondent, 27 May 2013

S.Korean cram schools probed over US test scandal, Y7 News, 27 May 2013

Beijing’s Latest Worry: College Grads, The Wall Street Journal, 27 May 2013

Think-tank calls for cap on full-time degrees, Public Finance, 27 May 2013

A foreign backdoor to university, People's Daily Online, 27 May 2013

Higher Education in India – Past & Present, One India, 27 May 2013

'Heavy hand' of TEQSA, The Australian, 27 May 2013

Ivorian students anger mounts over university revamp, The Borneo Post, 27 May 2013

The importance of engaging alumni overseas, The Financial Times, 26 May 2013

Government plans to attract foreign postgraduates, University World News, 25 May 2013

Cooperation is Key to Growth for Latin America, The Diplomatic Courier (blog), 24 May 2013

French MPs vote bill for lectures in English at French universitiesRFI, 23 May 2013

Unbridled success: Germany’s fee foes claim victoryThe Times Higher Education, 23 May 2013

Higher Ed in 2018, Inside Higher Ed, 23 May 2013

Under Hamas, No More Coed Classes in Gaza, The Atlantic, 23 May 2013

Higher Education Push Hinders Academic CollaborationChina Digital Times, 22 May 2013

Seven subjects China does not want Duke to teachTriangle Business Journal, 22 May 2013

Emirati students urged to major in fields with job demandGulf News, 22 May 2013

Nazarbayev suggests transferring public universities to foreign managementTengri News (Kazakhstan), 22 May 2013

Education Briefing: Bribery Act 2010 Claims Third IndividualEversheds, 22 May 2013

Will Think Tanks Become The Universities Of The 21st Century?Forbes, 22 May 2013

China plans to support central, western universitiesXinhua, 22 May 2013

EU university ranking may ‘harm’ higher education, University World News, 22 May 2013

Gov’t under attack for plan to allow non-local students to work in Macau, Macau Daily Times, 22 May 2013

Chinese Students Adjust to American Education, BU Today, 22 May 2013

Turkish government offers scholarships, Times of Swaziland, 22 May 2013

Kyoto University becomes first Japanese institution to join online learning platform edX, Japan Daily Press, 22 May 2013

Going Gangnam style with MOOC rankings, The Australian, 22 May 2013

Stop trying to make the next Silicon Valley happen. It's not going to happen!, Foreign Policy, 21 May 2013

Podcast 59: Nayereh Tohidi on Women and Higher Education in Iran, International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, 21 May 2013

Glion Institute to open London campus, Breaking Travel News, 21 May 2013

To Foreigners Seeking Degrees In Australian Universities: Cough Up At Least $200,000, International Business Times, 21 May 2013

Immigration: A wider better welcome mat, The LA Times, 21 May 2013

NYU, NUS to scrap dual graduate law degree, Channel News Asia, 21 May 2013

Top global university courses to be available in Arabic for free, Al Arabiya, 20 May 2013

China’s Entrenched Gender Gap, The New York Times, 20 May 2013

EHU: How Belarusian is the Belarusian University in Exile?, Belarus Digest, 20 May 2013

5 Facts About Indian Universities Revealed!, Silicon India, 20 May 2013

Japan considers English specialist unis, The Australian, 20 May 2013

Azerbaijani Education Ministry releases list of foreign universities for student admission through state program, APA English (Azerbaijan), 20 May 2013

For a more ‘friendly’ Japan, The Japan Times, 20 May 2013

6.99 mln grads hit market, China.org.com, 20 May 2013

European project links universities to boost innovation, University World News, 20 May 2013

UAE in talks to ease visa requirements to Australia, Arabian Business, 20 May 2013

Number of foreign students at an all-time high, The Indian Express, 20 May 2013

NZ to compete for foreign students, The Australian, 20 May 2013

Chinese university in talks to open UK campus at former BBC site, The Telegraph, 19 May 2013

U.S. Campuses Wrestle With Safety Perceptions, The New York Times, 19 May 2013

NH-licensed Italian college gets extension to grant degrees, Union Leader, 19 May 2013

In France, some suffer malaise as universities offer English-language courses, The Washington Post, 18 May 2013

More on the Costs of Higher Education, Outside the Beltway, 17 May 2013

An American's experience with Russian education, culture and red tape, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 17 May 2013

Report Explores Opportunities for Syrian Refugee Students and Scholars, Inside Higher Ed, 17 May 2013

HEC releases list of unrecognised universities, The International News (Pakistan), 17 May 2013

Saudis 4th largest group of foreign students in US, Arab News, 17 May 2013

More places at elite universities for rural students, People's Daily (China), 17 May 2013

Tertiary sector still 'squeezed', Otago Daily Times, 17 May 2013

Colleges offer discounts, but you have to look, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 May 2013

Questioning the Count in Brazil, Inside Higher Ed, 16 May 2013

India education fair starts in Nigeria, The Times of India, 16 May 2013

Power Grab Trumps Nanotechnology in Putin’s Russia, Bloomberg View, 16 May 2013

Kovalyova: CIS Network University facilitates academic mobility, Belarusian Telegraph Agency, 16 May 2013

Extreme measures to “protect” daughters in India, Reuters, 16 May 2013

A giant leap for education, Ekantipur (Nepal), 16 May 2013

Rise in number of Indian students going to Russia, The Hindu, 16 May 2013

Increased education opportunities between Tunisia and EU, African Brains, 16 May 2013

UK research in danger of losing young blood to German universities, The Guardian, 15 May 2013

US targets to send 15000 American students to India every year, The Hindu, 16 May 2013

New Zealand plans to woo more foreign students from India, China, Times of India, 16 May 2013

NUC Names 41 Illegal Universities, Leadership Nigeria, 16 May 2013

A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries, The Washington Post, 15 May 2013

Education Woes Seen as Achilles' Heel of Brazil, ABC News, 15 May 2013

Universities in England get £50m in bid to drive growth, BBC, 15 May 2013

French MPs ward off English 'invasion' of universities, France 24, 15 May 2013

Mixed signals and smokescreens: Kunming’s government responds to Anti-PX protests, East by Southeast, 14 May 2013

Senate Panel Weighs Student Visa Amendments, Inside Higher Ed, 15 May 2013

In blurring of online courses, traditional, Georgia Tech to offer full open online master’s, The Washington Post, 15 May 2013

NASA Internships Now Open To All Nationalities Studying In UAE Universities, Dubai City Guide, 15 May 2013

The New Case for Liberal Arts, International Herald Tribune, 14 May 2013

Transnational education ‘brain drain’ warning, The Times Higher Education, 14 May 2013

International student enrollment increases in Ukraine, Shanghai Daily (via Xinhua), 14 May 2013

Students go abroad to immerse themselves in a new culture, The Guardian, 14 May 2013

L’enseignement à distance séduit les hautes écoles, Largeur.com, 14 May 2013

Kenya: 53,000 Students to Join Public Varsities, All Africa (via The Star, Kenya), 14 May 2013

Senators to debate immigration-bill amendment on foreign students, The Washington Post, 14 May 2013

UK wants student loan money back, Cyprus Mail, 14 May 2013

Intake of international students at S'pore universities at 16%: Education Minister, Channel News Asia, 14 May 2013

Interviews required for Chinese Tier 4 applicants, China Daily USA, 14 May 2013

India worries for its students in US, Hindustan Times, 14 May 2013

Ethiopian branch of Indian college barred from registering new students, Daijiworld.com, 14 May 2013

Asem to help boost recognition of qualifications, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 14 May 2013

India seeks academic collaborations with US to build global workforce, The Times of India, 14 May 2013

Dalai Lama’s visit prompts unease among Chinese students, The Daily Emerald, 13 May 2013

Low costs lure US students abroad, Gulf Times, 13 May 2013

India's Amity to launch $54.5m campus in Abu Dhabi, ConstructionWeekOnline.com, 13 May 2013

How China is educating Africa – and what it means for the west, The Guardian, 13 May 2013

Sri Lanka: The Spring Of Reconciliation In Higher Education – Analysis, Eurasia Review, 13 May 2013

Norway Education Minister proposes fresh higher education reform, The Foreigner (Norway), 13 May 2013

Japanese study options on offer, The New Indian Express, 13 May 2013

International agents: how can students and universities tell good from bad?, The Guardian, 13 May 2013

Peak education bodies call for action, The Australian, 13 May 2013

In Britain, a Return to the Idea of the Liberal Arts, The New York Times, 12 May 2013

Is there an identity crisis in international education?, University World News, 11 May 2013

Brazil's Multi-Billion Dollar Education Industry: Shaping Futures, Changing Lives, and Minting Billionaires, Forbes, 10 May 2013

Social Mobility in Mexico, Council on Foreign Relations, 9 May 2013

Opportunities for foreign students in local universities, Daily News (Sri Lanka), 9 May 2013

South Korea cheating scandal hits university bids, CNN, 9 May 2013

New Visa Protocols Cause Delays, Inside Higher Education, 9 May 2013

Azerbaijan announces 36 scholarships for Pak students, The International News (Pakistan), 9 May 2013

Universities 'need more cash to keep up with world's best', The Telegraph, 9 May 2013

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks UK help for Burma's universities, BBC, 9 May 2013

Viele Hochschullehrer mit Bologna-Reform unzufrieden, Westfälische Nachrichten, 8 May 2013

Exodus of young Bulgarians drains the economy, The West Australian, 8 May 2013

UUK reacts to fears over immigration bill, The Times Higher Education, 8 May 2013

Afghanistan: Confronting University Campus Trouble Makers, EurAsiaNet.org, 8 May 2013

Why China's influence on Nepal worries India, BBC, 8 May 2013

Foreign students happy to be here, but it costs, The Australian, 8 May 2013

Class sizes could become bigger, say universities, Sydney Morning Herald, 8 May 2013

Delhi University’s bumpy flight: As the four-year undergraduate degree struggles to take off, there are warning signs aplenty, The Times of India, 8 May 2013

QS World University Rankings by Subject - 2013, QS, 8 May 2013

China-US links will leave us out in the cold, The Australian, 8 May 2013

Studieren kurz vor Polen: Schnell hin und schnell wieder weg, Der Spiegel (Germany), 7 May 2013

The Latin American Decade in Motion, Diplomatic Courier, 7 May 2013

Egypt: Growing call for higher education reforms, Oxford Business Group News, 7 May 2013

Study abroad in Mexico? Fewer US students make the trek, Christian Science Monitor, 7 May 2013

Universities That Draw the Most International Students, US News and World Report, 7 May 2013

Government to encourage more Japanese college students to study abroad, Japan Daily Press, 7 May 2013

Faculty meeting centers on Yale-NUS, Yale Daily News, 7 May 2013

Schwarzman Scholars plan raises doubts over Beijing interference, South China Morning Post, 7 May 2013

Oz and Us, Inside Higher Ed, 7 May 2013

248 Turkish researchers return to Turkey in four years, World Bulletin, 7 May 2013

Report Highlights Corruption In Palestinian Institutions, Al-Monitor, 7 May 2013

India, US joint research gets fresh leg up, The Hindustan Times, 7 May 2013

UK universities are top choice for UAE students, Middle East North Africa Financial Network MENAFN, 6 May 2013

Saudi Arabia begins graduate employment plan, Al-Shorfa, 6 May 2013

Autonomy needed for Vietnam to have world-class universities, Tuổi Trẻ News (Vietnam), 5 May 2013

US plans student visa reforms following Boston bombings, The Hindu, 4 May 2013

Educated policymaking, Taiwan Today, 4 May 2013

Germany scraps tuition fees, The Age, 3 May 2013

Developing Economies Lack Educational Resources: PISA Board Member, Forbes India Magazine, 3 May 2013

Hong Kong universities raise fees by up to 20pc for non-local students, South China Morning Post, 3 May 2013

Lower-grade foreign queue-jumpers a 'myth', Times Higher Ed, 2 May 2013

Tunisia dean acquitted of veiled woman assault, Al Arabiya, 2 May 2013

Statement: U.S., Mexico Stress Greater Cooperation, The Wall Street Journal, 2 May 2013

Big changes in student mobility needed, says LERU, University World News, 2 May 2013

Teaching in English creates problems for Danish universities, The Copenhagen Post, 2 May 2013

Educators expect growth in institutes, students, Gulf News (UAE), 2 May 2013

Tribal tensions lead to bloodbath at a Jordanian university, France 24, 2 May 2013

The number of foreign students is close to its lowest point in a decade, Radio New Zealand, 2 May 2013

Fulbright program seeks Vietnamese to lecture in US, Tuổi Trẻ News (Vietnam), 2 May 2013

 Monetising the Trinity Brand, The University Times (Republic of Ireland), 2 May 2013

MOOC Skeptics at the Top, Inside Higher Ed, 2 May 2013

2013-04-30 Higher Education Reform (Audio), CRI English, 2 May 2013

With SAT-like test, govt hopes to lure foreign students, DNA, 2 May 2013

Why Professors at San Jose State Won't Use a Harvard Professor's MOOC, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2 May 2013

Everything you need to know about the student borrowing bubble in 17 charts, Quartz, 1 May 2013

Using technology to fight cheating in online education, The LA Times, 1 May 2013

University directors debate changes to Chilean education, The Santiago Times, 1 May 2013

Jimmy Wales: Boring university lectures 'are doomed', BBC, 1 May 2013

China's youngest comrades: Communists at college, CNN, 1 May 2013

Russia's academic revival a daunting task, The Australian, 1 May 2013

EKSU VC wants adequate funding of postgraduate schools, Nigerian Tribune, 1 May 2013

Fewer students but more revenue for Queensland's public universities, The Australian, 1 May 2013

Chinese gov't to support international students, China.org.cn, 1 May 2013

Professors lament quiet nature of pupils, Taipei Times, 1 May 2013