News Archive, April 2014

Weaker universities will "struggle" after 2015, says Moody’s, Education Investor, 30 April 2014

Lingua Franca, Inside Higher Ed, 30 April 2014

Corruption in Kazakhstan Universities makes $100 million a year, Tengri News (Kazakhstan), 30 April 2014

Going Global, Miami 2014: live video stream, Times Higher Ed, 29 April 2014

Praktikum im Ausland Auf nach China, Tagesspiegel (Germany), 28 April 2014

Study abroad for a cheaper university option, Guardian, 29 April 2014

Brain Drain Blights Iran’s Economy as Investors Wait in Wings, Bloomberg Businessweek, 28 April 2014

Universities 2030: Learning from the Past to Anticipate the Future, Inside Higher Ed, 28 April 2014

Vietnam universities race to hire instructors with PhDs to evade enrollment ban, Tuoi Tre News (Vietnam), 28 April 2014

Iraq needs academics to rebuild reputation of its university sector, Conversation, 28 April 2014

State funded: Turkiye Scholarships invite applications, Express Tribune (Pakistan), 28 April 2014

Universities begin new recruitment system, ECNS (China), 28 April 2014

Indians account for 'second largest' international student group in Australia, Times of India, 28 April 2014

Boko Haram, the Terror Group that Kidnapped 200 Schoolgirls, International Policy Digest, 27 April 2014

2,256 Emirati students contributed $66m to the US economy - report, Arabian Business (UAE), 27 April 2014

The danger of corporate thinking in higher education, Financial Times, 27 April 2014

Aberystwyth University to open in Mauritius this year, University World News, 26 April 2014

China university deals announced, Times Higher Education, 25 April 2014

TOEIC, TOEFL axed as route to UK visa, Japan Times, 25 April 2014

New interest in humanities, Times of India, 25 April 2014

The government should allow UK student loans to be used internationally, Guardian (UK), 25 April 2014

Why are universities so afraid of competition?, Australian, 25 April 2014

The Danish government focuses on top international students, Copenhagen Capacity, 24 April 2014

Serhiy Kvit: No dialogue with the 'empty place', Kyiv Post (Ukraine), 24 April 2014

Exploring the Role of Credentials Versus Degrees, US News and World Report, 24 April 2014

South Africa: SA, Swiss in Skills Development Partnership, All Africa via, 24 April 2014

Kosovo’s diaspora unmoved by ‘brain gain’ fund, SciDevNet, 24 April 2014

A $1,000 MBA? MOOCs making education more accessible to learners, WSMV News (USA), 24 April 2014

University of the buffer zone, Times Higher Education, 24 April 2014

Swiss universities forge overseas links post-referendum, University World News, 23 April 2014

Time to consider US-style university system, Canberra Times (Australia), 23 April 2014

10 international universities to open campuses in Sri Lanka, Daijiworld (India), 23 April 2014

Your Complete Guide To Being An International Student And Studying Abroad, Huffington Post UK, 23 April 2014

200 girls are missing in Nigeria – so why doesn't anybody care?, Guardian (UK), 23 April 2014

US $800,000 for Teacher Training in Liberia, All Africa via New Dawn (Liberia), 23 April 2014

Saving international universities, (Pakistan), 23 April 2014

Foreign firms avoid local job fair over security concerns, Daily Star (Lebanon), 23 April 2014

Sudanese university students demand a campus free of violence, 50.50 Open Democracy, 23 April 2014

The profit and loss of education, Australian, 23 April 2014

China Spies on Chinese Students Enrolled at Sydney & Melbourne Universities, International Business Times, 22 April 2014

Students Leaving Tunisian High Schools Face Difficult Choice, Tunisia Live, 22 April 2014

A three-step strategy for African education, SciDevNet, 22 April 2014

Great Indian Brain-Drain: More Indians Flying Abroad In Search Of Quality Education, Silicon India, 22 April 2014

Erasmus to attract more disabled students, West Journal, 22 April 2014

British University Degrees Awarded in Morocco, Morocco World News, 22 April 2014

World Bank to finance advanced STEM education in Africa, Htxt.Africa, 22 April 2014

British University Degrees Awarded in Morocco, Morocco World News, 22 April 2014

Sino-foreign cooperative education institutions: Why do some succeed and some fail? (Chinese language), Xinhua (PRC), 20 April 2014

New scholarships for study at world's top universities, University World News, 18 April 2014

U.S. Graduate Schools Wonder if India Is Their New Engine of Enrollment Growth, Chronicle of Higher Education, 17 April 2014

Joint university entrance exam to commence in 2017, Macau Daily Times, 16 April 2014

Slow start for Indonesia-Croatia university cooperation,, 16 April 2014

No ducking the issue, let’s talk fees, Australian, 16 April 2014

Analysis - Behind Brazil's low unemployment, a quest for education, Reuters, 15 April 2014

Gov’t expands controversial e-rate, Tech Central (South Africa), 15 April 2014

High-level collaborations with China unis for Melbourne, The Age (Australia), 15 April 2014

Why aren't Chinese students at UK universities getting top degrees?, Guardian, 15 April 2014

FBI - Students Abroad Warned of Foreign Intelligence Threat, FBI Press Office, 14 April 2014

Exchange students lured home, News in English (Norway), 14 April 2014

Unis facing free-market thrust, Australian, 14 April 2014

Overseas students won’t solve education problems, Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 14 April 2014

Less funding for tertiary institutions, Radio New Zealand, 14 April 2014

Mahram rule shatters dreams of orphan girls, Saudi Gazette (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), 13 April 2014

China and Saudi Arabia: Strengthening ties through education, Daily Sabah (Turkey), 13 April 2014

Peacetime Allowed Construction of New Universities in Angola, All Africa via Angola Press (Angola), 13 April 2014

At site of revolution, international leaders ponder Higher Ed's future, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11 April 2014

From protege to peer - Measuring maturity at branch campuses, University World News, 11 April 2014

Fewer international science students come to 'unwelcoming' UK, Guardian (UK), 11 April 2014

Implications for universities of the mass immigration referendum, University World News, 11 April 2014

'MOOC World': Experts clash over differing visions of education technology, News at Princeton, 10 April 2014

Russia Suspends U.S.-Backed Education NGO's Activities, Moscow Times, 10 April 2014

Increasingly more Czechs want to study at US universities, Prague Monitor (Czech Republic), 10 April 2014

Higher Ed Reform in Ukraine, Inside Higher Ed, 10 April 2014

More UAE students on the way, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 10 April 2014

HEFCE looks at overseas links for research excellence, Times Higher Education, 10 April 2014

Education, policy leaders gather in Paris for Princeton-Fung Global Forum, Princeton, 9 April 2014

Key findings of global study on internationalisation, University World News, 9 April 2014

In Libya, universities struggle to get Internet access,, 9 April 2014

Failure to attract international students at the root of third level crisis, says report, Irish Times (Republich of Ireland), 9 April 2014

Unis spooked by MOOC wave, says ex-UNE vice-chancellor Jim Barber, Australian, 9 April 2014

Australia’s New Colombo Plan launches in Japan, PIE News, 9 April 2014

Chinese Students in the Classroom, Inside Higher Ed, 9 April 2014

Council for Higher Education rejects English LLB degree in Israel, Jerusalem Post (Israel), 8 April 2014

Saudis pay over £1bn to enrol British further education expertise, Financial Times, 8 April 2014

Opinion: Canada shuts door on Canadian doctors who go to foreign medical schools, Vancouver Sun (Canada), 8 April 2014

Diversity Abroad Seeks to Boost Minority Participation in International Study, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 8 April 2014

Rs64 billion plan to improve Punjab higher education, Dawn (Pakistan), 8 April 2014

Universities are warned not to depend on overseas fees, Herald Scotland, 8 April 2014

Vom Land in die Großstadt - Hong-Kong-Auslandssemester-Check, Nachrichten (Austria), 7 April 2014

eBook Distribution Solutions Emerge From Africa, All Africa (via Biz-Community), 7 April 2014

£9,000 tuition fees: a question of value, Telegraph, 7 April 2014

Preparing for Greek Universities Costing Families Around €14,000, Greek Reporter, 6 April 2014

Is college worth it?, Economist, 5 April 2014

1,300 universities, one shared fear: the commodification of education, Times Higher Ed, 5 April 2014

“The best and brightest” rings hollow on foreign students and beyond, Vancouver Sun (Canada), 5 April 2014

King Abdullaah to set up 3 new universities, Bhatkallys (India), 4 April 2014

Number of Hong Kong students studying in England soars as parents lose faith in Diploma, South China Morning Post, 4 April 2014

Huge increase in university students deferring graduation, Daily Hankyoreh (Republich of Korea), 4 April 2014

Are female students safe in Egyptian universities?, Saudi Gazette (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), 4 April 2014

Global Report Highlights Challenges Facing Youths, US News and World Report, 3 April 2014

Can International Students Save US Public Schools?, New Yorker, 3 April 2014

LSE to set up Southeast Asia Center, Shanghai Daily, 3 April 2014

Danish universities to test Romanian students at admission events this month, Romania Insider (Romania), 3 April 2014

Willetts hints at new campuses in HE 'cold spots', Education Investor, 3 April 2014

David Willetts moots overseas universities taking part in the REF, Times Higher Education, 3 April 2014

Maori Malay Polynesian University floated for NZ, Radio Australia, 3 April 2014

New strategy to set the floor for ‘top varsities’ in Sultanate, Oman Observer (Sultanate of Oman), 2 April 2014

Fulbright’s value in international relations scholarship, Washington Post, 2 April 2014

Melbourne and Tsinghua establish virtual campus, University World News, 2 April 2014

Korea Times to promote homegrown English test, Korea Times, 2 April 2014

Rankings: Forscher ortet 'intellektuelle Korruption', (Austria), 2 April 2014

Decline of overseas students at England's universities, BBC, 2 April 2014

Scots reluctant to study abroad 'endangering the economy', Herald Scotland, 2 April 2014

Netherlands has knowhow and products essential in rebuilding Libya: Antonius Lansink Netherlands ambassador, Libya Herald, 2 April 2014