News Archive, September 2013


Boko Haram militants shoot dead at least 40 students sleeping in Nigerian college dorm, ABC News, 30 September 2013

Education geared for growth, Australian, 30 September 2013

Greek universities struggle in face of job cuts, Chemistry World, 30 September 2013

Mexico: Lack of university spots ‘cut short the dreams of so many’, Tucson Sentinel (Arizona, USA), 29 September 2013

2020: Demand for HE to outpace international student mobility, The PIE News, 27 September 2013

China wants more foreign students to come here, Shanghaiist, 27 September 2013

Union Win, Inside Higher Ed, 27 September 2013

Educated Irish leaving for new life abroad, Irish Times, 27 September 2013

What Colleges Will Teach in 2025, Time, 26 September 2013

Top institutions in Kolkata, Hyderabad, Pune and Chandigarh come together to form Meta university, Times of India, 26 September 2013

Job Market Embraces Massive Online Courses, Wall Street Journal, 26 September 2013

US universities 'seeking to recruit more British students', Telegraph, 26 September 2013

Higher Education in 2020, Inside Higher Ed, 26 September 2013

Internet mentors could supplant traditional lecturers, Times Higher Education, 26 September 2013

Education city in planning stage, Oman Daily Observer, 25 September 2013

Colombo II: send students to Asia but don’t ignore the Asian students at home, The Conversation, 25 September 2013

Austerity measures push Greek universities to point of collapse, Guardian, 25 September 2013

Christopher Pyne reveals university shake-up, Sydney Morning Herald, 25 September 2013

City uni to open New York campus, The Evening Times (Scotland), 24 September 2013

Education Program Strengthens Ties Between Brazil, US, Diverse Issues in HE, 24 September 2013

Warum auf Talent verzichten?, academics.de (Germany), 24 September 2013

Schulich School of Business in India, Macleans, 24 September 2013

Nigeria: confusion over proposed £3,000 visa bond, The Pie News, 24 September 2013

Americans Look Abroad to Avoid Student Loan Blues, Fox Business, 24 September 2013

More Brazilian students come to the Netherlands, DutchNews.nl, 24 September 2013

Infographic: International Students at U.S. Universities, US News and World Report, 24 September 2013

Giving Agents the OK, Inside Higher Ed, 23 September 2013

At Cairo University, new term kicks off without a bang, Ahram Online, 22 September 2013

Karachi Education City: A project that can set off an era of prosperity, Express Tribune (Pakistan), 22 September 2013

Foreign varsities show no interest in India campus, The Financial Express, 22 September 2013

Top universities embrace MOOCs, but opinion is divided, University World News, 21 September 2013

Japan to seek students from ASEAN, African countries, The Asahi Shimbun, 20 September 2013

New university 'a milestone for SA', SouthAfrica.info, 20 September 2013

Morocco Strategic African Approach: South-South Cooperation To Enable Africa To Be Next Economic Tiger‏ – OpEd, Eurasia Review, 20 September 2013

Global Agreements Spared, Inside Higher Ed, 20 September 2013

Germany’s growing league of foreign graduates, West/Welfare, Society, Territory, 19 September 2013

Afghans flock to colleges, even as Taliban loom, Greenwich Times, 19 September 2013

Peking and Tsinghua universities to offer free courses online, South China Morning Post (PRC), 19 September 2013

Higher Ed for Development May Face Drastic Budget Cuts, Inside Higher Ed, 19 September 2013

Arab Spring students reluctant to question tutors, Times Higher Education, 19 September 2013

Crowd-Sourcing Literacy With Cairo’s Curfew Library, Scoop Empire, 18 September 2013

International branch campuses’ key role in the UAE, The National (UAE), 18 September 2013

Starred Students Face Reprieve, International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, 18 September 2013

Tajikistan strives to improve undergraduate education, Central Asia Online, 18 September 2013

Kaplan expands into Iraqi Kurdistan, The PIE News, 18 September 2013

Most Americans and business leaders want colleges to provide a broad-based education, Phys.org, 18 September 2013

UK enters global online university race, BBC, 18 September 2013

Entrepreneur starts his version of Harvard, tuition-free, Reuters, 17 September 2013

Somaliland: Hargeisa University Partners With Foreign Universities, Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization, 17 September 2013

Are you Experienced? Employers Hope so, Wall Street Journal, 17 September 2013

Interest in study abroad picking up again in Japan, ICEF Monitor, 17 September 2013

Foreign technical varsities will still need AICTE's nod: Shankar S Mantha, Business Standard (India), 17 September 2013

Education, a waste of money?, Daily News Egypt, 17 September 2013

Vince Cable: international students do not feel welcome in Britain, The Guardian, 17 September 2013

New start given to Libyan revolutionaries, Open Equal Free, 16 September 2013

Duke University's China campus to open in 2014, Newsobserver, 16 September 2013

Rank Irrelevance - How Academia Lost Its Way, Foreign Affairs, 16 September 2013

Various Scholarship Programs for African Students, African Brains, 16 September 2013

Did I Really Go to Harvard if I Got My Degree Taking Online Classes?, The Atlantic, 16 September 2013

6 new private universities approved, Dhaka Tribune (Bangladesh), 16 September 2013

The chair: Rethinking the role of university teacher, Border Mail (Australia), 15 September 2013

UAE Becomes a Magnet for Chinese Students, New York Times, 15 September 2013

Tel Aviv University and Tsinghua University in China sign collaboration agreement, Jerusalem Post, 15 September 2013

Agents and the ethics of international higher education, University World News, 14 September 2013

Top global universities rule out setting up India campuses for now, Times of India, 13 September 2013

Greece and Canada work together in education, Ekathimerini, 13 September 2013

QF signs deals with leading UK bodies, Gulf Times (Qatar), 13 September 2013

Taiwan, US eye closer education partnership, Taiwan Today, 13 September 2013

10 Links For International Students, Voice of America, 12 September 2013

Turkey: the next prime location for overseas recruitment?, Times Higher Education, 12 September 2013

College Rankings Assume One Size Fits All in Higher Education, US News and World Report, 12 September 2013

Influx of Foreign Students Drives Modest Increase in Graduate-School Enrollments, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12 September 2013

Taiwan, Thailand sign higher education accord, Taiwan Today, 12 September 2013

Xenophobic Britain drives foreign students away, claims professor, Telegraph, 12 September 2013

Muslim students banned from wearing full-face veils at UK college, Gulf News (UAE), 11 September 2013

Inspired by Super 30, Tokyo university opens door for poor students, India Today, 11 September 2013

Easier India entry may not be enough to attract top foreign varsities, Business Standard (India), 11 September 2013

A degree from a top US university sitting at your home? This could soon be true, India Today, 11 September 2013

What is the perception of library value amongst research and teaching staff in developing countries?, LSE Impact Blog, 11 September 2013

NYIT set to close after final semester, Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), 11 September 2013

Institutes of technology not ready for university status, Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 11 September 2013

Coalition's big ideas shake up boundaries, Australian, 11 September 2013

Google and edX Create a MOOC Site for the Rest of Us, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10 September 2013

Minister Told of the Problems of University Education in Jonglei, All Africa via Sudan Tribune (South Sudan), 10 September 2013

Equity and standards in tertiary education, The Daily Star (Bangladesh), 10 September 2013

Middle East unrest puts study abroad programs on edge, USA Today, 10 September 2013

Foreign universities allowed to operate in India, Livemint & Wall Street Journal, 10 September 2013

Getting To Know Belarus: Impressions of Belarusian Education, Belarus Digest, 10 September 2013

Werben für Deutschland: Forscher, kommt heim, Der Spiegel (Germany), 10 September 2013

Best College Rankings and Lists, US News and World Report, 10 September 2013

Top 200 QS World University Rankings 2013, Guardian, 10 September 2013

Classes launched at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, MIT News, 10 September 2013

South Korean students face difficulty in financing university education, ABC Radio Australia, 10 September 2013

Greece: teachers strike september 16, universities close, ANSAmed, 10 September 2013

The Most (And Least) Lucrative College Majors, In 1 Graph, National Public Radio (US), 9 September 2013

Why Backing College Loans To Low-Income Students In Mexico Is A Game Changer, Forbes, 9 September 2013

Education blueprint merely administrative changes, not reforms, says Pakatan, Malaysian Insider, 9 September 2013

Asian academia faces language block, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 9 September 2013

Prominent Islamic University Plans Malaysian Campus, New York Times, 8 September 2013

NDTV Dialogues: Educating India, The Challenge Ahead - Full transcript, NDTV (India), 8 September 2013

Trade Balance: Numbers Growing for American Students Studying in China, Vice Versa, Diverse Issues, 8 September 2013

10 Countries With the Worst Literacy Rates in the World, Care2, 8 September 2013

US-centric model 'constrains mobility', Australian, 8 September 2013

Yunus helps poor girls pursue studies abroad, Gulf Times (UAE), 6 September 2013

MDIS makes S$116m footprint in Iskandar, Today Online (Singapore), 6 September 2013

Foreign students in a dilemma, Free Malaysia Today, 6 September 2013

Partnership to protect quality of UK transnational HE, University World News, 6 September 2013

Education boss worried by drop in numbers of foreign students, Independent (Irish Republic), 6 September 2013

Foreign universities shrink courses to woo students, Times of India, 6 September 2013

Business and education immigration rules relaxed, BBC, 6 September 2013

College Enrollment Plummeted in 2012, but for Very Good Reasons, The Atlantic, 5 September 2013

Value of vocational education ‘underestimated’ in Arab world, Saudi Gazette, 5 September 2013

Central Asia is tuning up, European Voice, 5 September 2013

Crisis: Greece - university protests halt registrations, ANSAmed, 5 September 2013

2014 Best Colleges Preview: Top 10 Public Universities, US News and World Report, 5 September 2013

Visa fight hurts foreign students, Vancouver Sun, 5 September 2013

248 students with disabilities apply to universities, Jordan Times (Jordan), 4 September 2013

Mexican Senate passes major education reform, Boston Herald, 4 September 2013

Top 5 gifts to colleges or universities in 2013, WTOP (USA), 4 September 2013

Federal universities in UAE to get same regulator as private universities, The National (UAE), 4 September 2013

‘Skilled foreigner’ invite too rigid a bar, The Japan Times, 4 September 2013

Time to treat overseas students as humans, The Australian, 4 September 2013

Falling rupee, restricted loans scupper study abroad, University World News, 4 September 2013

United Daily News: Taiwan's higher education in crisis, Focus Taiwan, 3 September 2013

Lack of students in Iranian universities, Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan), 3 September 2013

Universities should educate – employers should train, Globe and Mail, 3 September 2013

Getting More Young People to Study Abroad—and Companies to Hire Those Who Do, Nippon.com, 3 September 2013

Foreign students' input gets top marks, Herald (Scotland), 3 September 2013

There are many scholarships for Indians, Hindustan Times, 3 September 2013

'Brain drain' discourages young Pakistanis, NBC News, 2 September 2013

First Day Lesson in Finance: University students protest increase in tuition, Armenia Now, 2 September 2013

Iran’s Universities Minister on Academic Freedom, Asharq Al-Awsat, 2 September 2013

More Indian students heading to New Zealand, New Indian Express, 2 September 2013

Jacob Barnett, boy genius, Maclean's (Canada), 1 September 2013

Hiccups in visa application, Star Online (Malaysia), 1 September 2013

Rupee slump a hard lesson for Indian students overseas, Reuters, 1 September 2013

Austerity measures force a change of tactics for French schools, Financial Times, 1 September 2013

Nigeria's Dying Public Universities, All Africa via Africa in Fact, 1 September 2013