News Archive, October 2013


U.S. Teams Up With Operator of Online Courses to Plan a Global Network, The New York Times, 31 October 2013

Universities being coached for securing global ranking, The Hindu, 31 October 2013

Mooc rival OERu puts accreditation on menu, Times Higher Education, 31 October 2013

Australian student visa 'simplification' to benefit Indians, India Today, 31 October 2013

Biometric identity cards for foreigners studying in Malaysia?, The Star, 30 October 2013

‘Big Data’ Is Bunk, Obama Campaign’s Tech Guru Tells University Leaders, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 30 October 2013

Still in favour of the flip, Inside Higher Ed, 30 October 2013

Lancaster University Inaugurates Satellite Campus In Accra, Government of Ghana, 29 October 2013

Australia: Christopher Pyne looks at selling $23bn student debt to the private sector, The Guardian, 29 October 2013

The United States and the United Kingdom Launch Multilateral University Research Partnership Grant Competition, Institute of International Education, 28 October 2013

Revitalising Myanmar’s Higher Education, Digital Journal, 28 October 2013

Fulbright starts efforts to help alumni keep global ties, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 28 October 2013

More overseas students Melbourne-bound, Swinburne University of Technology (website), 28 October 2013

Pranab Mukherjee: Raise higher education standard in India, Z News, 27 October 2013

How can India compete with US Ivy League universities?, BBC, 27 October 2013

Taiwan moves to attract more foreign students, South China Morning Post, 26 October 2013

First ranking of universities in BRICS countries, University World News, 25 October 2013

Why do international students go to China?, University World News, 25 October 2013

Higher Education in Mexico: The quest to become more competitive globally, International Business Times, 24 October 2013

Branch campuses: what's stopping the UK from setting up roots in Africa?, Guardian, 24 October 2013

British students outnumbered by foreign ones on postgraduate courses, Independent, 24 October 2013

UK pair build ‘genuine collaboration’ with Latin America, Times Higher Education, 24 October 2013

Higher education gets biggest gift in China’s history, University World News, 24 October 2013

Swiss institute freezes Re exchange rate for Indian students, Business Standard India, 24 October 2013

Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'earns' economic doctorate, Independent (Ireland), 24 October 2013

New efforts to boost minority students studying abroad, USA Today, 23 October 2013

Public Education in Brazil, Council on Foreign Relations, 23 October 2013

Rudderless: Top educational bodies without chiefs, Express Tribune (Pakistan ed), 23 October 2013

Colombo Plan needs regional open-door policy, Australian, 23 October 2013

Is China Saying Goodbye to 'Hello'?, Foreign Policy, 22 October 2013

University of Phoenix parent to lay off 500 workers on declining enrollment, AZ Central (US), 22 October 2013

Does Germany have the education edge?, The Local.de, 22 October 2013

University tuition higher in Israel than almost all of Europe, report says, Haaretz, 22 October 2013

How Sweden can attract first-rate international universities, Svenskt Närlingsliv, 22 October 2013

Texas A&M Will Open "Peace" Campus in Israel, Texas Tribune, 22 October 2013

Spanish Students Begin 3 Day Strike against Education Cuts, Crienglish (via Xinhua), 22 October 2013

History favours study in Asia, Australian, 22 October 2013

Scholarship opportunity for post-graduate study in England, Libya Herald, 21 October 2013

New study abroad programme makes languages an EU priority, Guardian, 21 October 2013

A massive march to education, Global Times, 21 October 2013

Filipinos get foreign scholarships, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 21 October 2013

Has China Failed Key Test?, Inside Higher Ed, 21 October 2013

Eflu foreign students seek place in student body, Times of India, 21 October 2013

MOOCs not a threat to universities – Policy seminar, University World News, 18 October 2013

FG, ASUU strike new deal, Osun Defender (Nigeria), 18 October 2013

The older students who could save Taiwan's universities, BBC, 18 October 2013

Harvard and MIT’s edX platform powers a new online education portal in China, Tech in Asia, 18 October 2013

Four gaps that hinder overseas talents' return to China, People's Daily, 18 October 2013

A Year Abroad vs. a Year Wasted, New York Times, 17 October 2013

University Rankings: How Important Are They?, Forbes, 17 October 2013

Can Online Education Thrive in China?, Atlantic, 17 October 2013

EU to make it easier for Indian students to visit Europe, Times of India, 17 October 2013

University of Kigali Starts Operations, All Africa (via New Times, Rwanda), 17 October 2013

Common Market for MOOCs, Inside Higher Ed, 17 October 2013

China's English fervor under scrutiny, Want China Times (via Xinhua, China), 17 October 2013

Common syllabus for higher edu mooted, DNA (India), 17 October 2013

THE World University Rankings 2013-2014 results discussion, Times Higher Education, 17 October 2013

Students Move to Ease Access to Scholarships, All Africa (via New Times, Rwanda), 16 October 2013

How to Tell if an Online Program Is Accredited, US News and World Report, 16 October 2013

University students overlook studying in eastern Europe, Copenhagen Post, 16 October 2013

Hong Kong’s New Big Draw: The SAT, Wall Street Journal, 16 October 2013

Higher education, investment focus of Muhyiddin's visit to Vietnam, New Straits Times, 16 October 2013

Nog geen verdienmodel voor MOOCs, Science Guide (Netherlands), 16 October 2013

Semester Grants For Studies In Norway, The Nordic Page, 16 October 2013

Post-2015: chance for a step change in African science education, African Brains, 16 October 2013

UAE University to undergo official inspections, The National (UAE), 15 October 2013

Languages No Longer Enough, The Moscow Times, 15 October 2013

Brazilian twist for Irish colleges, Irish Times, 15 October 2013

Nine Chinese universities sign academic freedom pact, South China Morning Post, 15 October 2013

As China Moves to Lower Professor’s Profile, Colleges Are Seeking to Raise Theirs, New York Times, 14 October 2013

TAU President: Without more funds to higher education, Israel can’t solve brain drain, Jerusalem Post, 14 October 2013

Scan, jump, cut, mama mia!, Science Guide, 14 October 2013

Ethiopia To Strengthen Cooperation With Foreign Universities, Bernama, 11 October 2013

Texas A&M branching out in Israel?, The Eagle (USA), 11 October 2013

Fellows initiative taps diaspora to support African HE, University World News, 11 October 2013

International panels to assess six higher ed programs, The Jerusalem Post (Israel), 10 October 2013

Incheon aims to become Asia's business hub, Korea Times, 14 October 2013

Kansai-area colleges go overseas to attract foreign students, Asahi Shimbun (Japan), 14 October 2013

Greek Rectors Plan Bruxelles Appeal Over Mobility, Greek Reporter, 14 October 2013

Iran-Sri Lanka agrees to expand academic, scientific cooperation, News.lk, 14 October 2013

Iran's President Backs Freedom For Scholars, Students, Radio Free Europe, 14 October 2013

Tapping the Potential of Graduate Ties, New York Times, 13 October 2013

RI sees 30 percent increase of students study in Europe, Jakarta Post (Indonesia), 13 October 2013

Delhi Déjà Vu - Why India's Past is a Problem Today, Foreign Affairs, 9 October 2013

A Euro Welcome in English, Inside Higher Ed, 10 October 2013

World reputed Lancashire University in Sri Lanka, News LK (Sri Lanka), 10 October 2013

Ukraine and Turkey deepen cooperation in education, Forum UA (Ukraine), 10 October 2013

Visa changes allow students to work, 3 News (New Zealand), 10 October 2013

Pyne eyes jobs for overseas graduates, Australian, 10 October 2013

Chinese Billionaire Invests In Israeli Tech Institute, Al-Monitor, 9 October 2013

Part-time professors organize for better working conditions, USA Today, 9 October 2013

PKT to spend RM130m on University of Hull branch campus, Sun Daily (Malaysia), 9 October 2013

Tertiary students studying at higher levels, One News (New Zealand), 9 October 2013

Russia's Envoy to Africa: Higher quota for foreign students in Russia is of great political importance, Russia & India Report, 9 October 2013

Diverse campuses prepare Hong Kong for global competition, South China Morning Post, 9 October 2013

Test Your Knowledge About Education, Wall Street Journal, 8 October 2013

Number of foreign students set to grow, Asian Image, 8 October 2013

International Students Should Try 3 Sources for Exam Help, US News and World Report, 8 October 2013

Ireland Emerges As New Higher Education Hub, Business World Online, 8 October 2013

Placer County looks across the Atlantic for university partner, Sacramento Bee (California, USA), 8 October 2013

Les six défis des MOOCs, Largeur.com, 7 October 2013

Who Really Runs American Universities? And Who Should?, History News Network, 7 October 2013

Students in Britain Are Drawn to US Colleges, New York Times, 6 October 2013

India offers Saudis visa on arrival, Arab News, 7 October 2013

Education, science and research in land of ideas, Saudi Gazette, 3 October 2013

Late for class: India woos foreign colleges as population clock ticks, Reuters, 3 October 2013

Moocs: from mania to mundanity, Times Higher Ed, 3 October 2013

Explore On-Campus Jobs for International Grad Students, US News and World Report, 3 October 2013

New University Rankings Show Asian Rise and Australian Slip, Business Insider Australia, 3 October 2013

China grants 400 scholarships for Egyptian students, Egypt Independent, 3 October 2013

South Korean students are ditching US schools for Made-in-China degrees, Quartz, 3 October 2013

Latin America becoming fertile ground for online university courses, McClatchy DC, 2 October 2013

Stones and apples for changing Kurdistan's universities, BBC, 2 October 2013

Norway attracts more Chinese students, NewsInEnglish.no, 2 October 2013

Call to fell barriers to online uni, Australian, 2 October 2013

Private colleges charge huge tuition but quality in doubt, Tuoi Tre News (Vietnam), 2 October 2013

More South Koreans Choose China for Education, Wall Street Journal, 2 October 2013

British Council report praises universities in Scotland, BBC, 2 October 2013

Abusing power for private gain – Corruption in academe, University World News, 1 October 2013

Impact of MOOCs real, but not all positive, Australian, 1 October 2013

Webster’s Ghana Campus to open, classes to begin January 2014, St Louis American, 30 September 2013

Will MOOCs kill university degrees?, Economist, 1 October 2013