News Archive, February 2014

US university to open campus in Mexico, making history, University World News, 28 February 2014

'Dead Regulator' - Liberia's Higher Education System in Quagmire?, All Africa (via Front Page Africa, Liberia), 28 February 2014

Laufen Deutschland die klügsten Köpfe weg?, Deutsche Welle (Germany), 28 February 2014

No consensus amongst principals on joint university entrance exam, Macau Daily Times, 28 February 2014

Let’s work together, says David Willetts, Australian, 28 February 2014

Varsity equity study torn to pieces, Post (South Africa), 28 February 2014

Law school to link up with foreign university, Times of India, 27 February 2014

Functioning higher education accreditation system in Bosnia urgently needed,, 27 February 2014

How Egypt's Turmoil Is Killing Off Its Study Abroad Programs, PolicyMic, 27 February 2014

Rollback of post-study work rules mooted, Times Higher Education, 27 February 2014

A quarter of Malaysians are now pursuing higher education: PM, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 27 February 2014

Experts raise alarm over lack of advancement of written Somali language, Sabahi Online (Somalia), 26 February 2014

Expat students continually anxious on getting admitted in universities, Zawya (UAE), 26 February 2014

Wirtschaftsrat: Deutschland muss für Wissenschaftler wieder attraktiv werden, FinanzenNet (Germany), 26 February 2014

US shines in QS league table for subject rankings, The PIE News (UK), 26 February 2014

At-risk college still open for business, Australian, 26 February 2014

Indian group plans colleges in KSA, Arab News, 26 February 2014

Fifty Latin American Universities Collaborate on Social Responsibility, Costa Rica News, 26 February 2014

Wirtschaftsrat: Deutschland muss für Wissenschaftler wieder attraktiv werden, FinanzenNet (Germany), 26 February 2014

US shines in QS league table for subject rankings, The PIE News (UK), 26 February 2014

At-risk college still open for business, Australian, 26 February 2014

Fifty Latin American Universities Collaborate on Social Responsibility, Costa Rica News, 26 February 2014

Firms must intervene at varsity level to prepare locals for jobs, Khaleej Times (UAE), 25 February 2014

China’s Academic Battle for the South China Sea, Diplomat (Japan), 25 February 2014

Education system out of its depth, Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia), 25 February 2014

The Tragedy of Venezuela, Atlantic, 25 February 2014

Govt to continue funding public research universities, Free Malaysia Today, 25 February 2014

Students Killed In Fresh School Attack In Yobe, Channels TV (Nigeria), 25 February 2014

Gaokao Scores Accepted by Overseas Universities, Women of China (China), 25 February 2014

German surge in international education, Australian, 25 February 2014

Why Is It Hard To Make Western Friends?, Voice of America, 24 February 2014

Enrollment opens for U of U campus in South Korea, Fox 13, 24 February 2014

Foreign PhD students tell KTH: Pay promised cash, The Local (Sweden), 24 February 2014

It still makes sense to build an overseas campus, The Conversation (UK), 24 February 2014

Govt may rope in private players to assess, accredit educational institutes, Livemint, 24 February 2014

UK universities woo Pinoy students, GMA Network (Philippines), 24 February 2014

Brain drain in reverse: China now world's No. 3 education hub, Times of India, 23 February 2014

Plans don’t make the grade, Japan Times, 23 February 2014

MOOCs may create a global trail of failed business schools, Financial Times, 23 February 2014

Enterprise and Ireland, Hindu (India), 23 February 2014

Die erste Non-Profit-Uni im Netz ist akkreditiert, Zeit (Germany), 21 February 2014

Foreign universities in the Gulf: a solid education in the sun, Al Arabiya (KSA), 21 February 2014

Reps Want Committee To Probe Allegations Of Corruption In Universities, Leadership Newspaper (Nigeria), 21 February 2014

Data for Australia’s 2013: new enrolments up 9.3%, The PIE News (England), 21 February 2014

Western Colleges Find Common Ground on Malaysia Campus, Jakarta Globe (Indonesia), 21 February 2014

Yale-NUS criticized at panel, Yale Daily News, 21 February 2014

Youth unemployment in China: A crisis in the making, CNBC, 20 February 2014

Harvard and MIT Release Visualization Tools for Trove of MOOC Data, Chronicle of Higher Education, 20 February 2014

Mexico’s study-abroad strategy is real news out of summit, Dallas Morning News, 20 February 2014

Osborne unveils China-Russell Group link, Times Higher Education, 20 February 2014

Integrating International Students, Inside Higher Ed, 20 February 2014

How we could contribute to Knowledge Hub, Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka), 20 February 2014

Dilemma of Nigerian students in quack varsities in Ghana, Nigerian Tribune, 20 February 2014

For foreign grads, some hope for employment in the US, Fortune, 20 February 2014

Research funds for universities may not go to top universities, Globe and Mail (Canada), 20 February 2014

Immigration battle set to freeze Swiss out of European research, Chemistry World, 20 February 2014

Tibet activists allege Stanford University of appeasing China,, 19 February 2014

Deutscher Bundestag - Hochschulen werden immer internationaler, Bildungsklick (Germany), 19 February 2014

Students warned on unaccredited foreign varsities, Trade Arabia (Bahrain), 19 February 2014

The 2014 Taiwan Scholarship opens for Malaysian students, China Post (Taiwan), 19 February 2014

Brazilian students used as drug mules, police say, Brisbane Times (Australia), 19 February 2014

Accreditation and Higher Ed Autonomy, Inside Higher Ed, 18 February 2014

Back to business, DNA (India), 18 February 2014

Russian universities to change admission rules for foreign students, Russia & India Report, 18 February 2014

Inbound education too reliant on Chinese students: Honeywood, Australian, 18 February 2014

Swiss universities tested by foreign student influx,, 18 February 2014

In France, Student Debt Is Almost Unknown, but Mobility Lags, Valley News, 18 February 2014

Tajikistan updates school grading scale, Central Asia Online, 17 February 2014

EU halts Switzerland research and education talks, BBC, 17 February 2014

American universities are setting up campuses on the mainland, South China Morning Post, 17 February 2014

Industry-academia linkages, (Pakistan), 17 February 2014

More services needed to attract foreign students, Vancover Sun, 16 February 2014

Malaysia university running in India since 4 years unrecognised: University Grants Commission, DNA (India), 16 February 2014

UAE Has Highest Ratio Of International, Local Students Among Arab States, Gulf Business, 16 February 2014

Students Flock to Universities in Northern Cyprus, New York Times, 16 February 2014

Medical students ‘concerned’ over new school, Malta Today, 14 February 2014

Address visa scandals without bureaucracy, says Able, Education Investor, 14 February 2014

Build bridges, not barriers with foreign students, Financial Review, 14 February 2014

Academic freedom - Don’t think, just teach, Economist, 13 February 2014

Diverse Conversations Recruiting a Diverse Student Population, Huffington Post, 13 February 2014

Where women work, and don’t: A map of female labor force participation around the world, Washington Post, 13 February 2014

Yemen to stop sending students to private Malaysian varsities, FM Today (Malaysia), 13 February 2014

Private universities may ‘bypass’ professional bodies, University World News, 13 February 2014

Satellite campuses in China are slow boat to secure future, Times Higher Education, 13 February 2014

Hundreds of Australian Students to Embark on Studies in Indo-Pacific Region Under New Colombo Plan, Jakarta Globe, 13 February 2014

Experts See Grim Picture in State of Arab World Education, Brookings Institution, 12 February 2014

3 reasons edtech’s next big opportunity is in the Persian Gulf, Venture Beat, 12 February 2014

International student scheme gets $465k funding boost, New Zealand Herald, 12 February 2014

Post-2015: Chance for a step change in African science education, SciDevNet, 12 February 2014

Mit zweierlei Maß gemessen, Zeit (Germany), 12 February 2014

Can CHED stop academic calendar shift?, ABC CBN News (Philippines), 12 February 2014

EDITORIAL: Prioritizing International Student Health, Cornell Daily Sun, 12 February 2014

It’s complicated: How Queen Mary University, London, is delivering transnational education in China, International Unit, 12 February 2014

Zim students in Russia sleep at rail stations, Nehanda Radio (Zimbabwe), 12 February 2014

Number of Indian students applying to Australian universities more than doubles, 7 News (Australia), 12 February 2014

First Year Experience Critical for International Students, Huffington Post, 11 February 2014

Minister No Longer Signing University Degrees, Cambodia Daily, 11 February 2014

Volksentscheid gegen Zuwanderer: 'Wir würden in Mittelmäßigkeit verfallen', Spiegel (Germany), 11 February 2014

India-specific Times Higher Education indicators soon, Times of India, 11 February 2014

Immigration authorities back down on SVP visa threat, Australian, 11 February 2014

Foreign students 'feel unwelcome' in UK, Herald Scotland, 11 February 2014

Sweden's prestigious medical university to offer online courses, Shanghai Daily, 11 February 2014

Going the Oxbridge route? Education City piques top ranking universities’ curiosity, Express Tribune (Pakistan), 11 February 2014

US Students Heading to Latin America, Just Not to Mexico, Council on Foreign Relations, 10 February 2014

Belarusian universities getting ready to join Bologna Process, Belarusian Telegraph Agency (Belarus), 10 February 2014

Canada’s pitch to foreign students: Come here, it’s expensive, Globe and Mail (Canada), 10 February 2014

Pläne für private Hochschule auf Mallorca, Mallorca Magazin (Spain), 10 February 2014

Al-Qaida Outfit Active at Pakistan's Karachi University, International Business Times, 10 February 2014

EU to expand educational links with Latin America, EurActiv, 10 February 2014

May hits out at education sector over visas, Financial Times, 10 February 2014

Palestinian Students Choose Kurdish Universities, Rudaw (Kurdistan, Iraq), 10 February 2014

Young Laotians Learn Chinese to Improve Job Prospects, New York Times, 9 February 2014

Hope for Iran’s blacklisted students rests with Rouhani, National (UAE), 8 February 2014

Fears over funding freeze for Bulgarian and Romanian students, Journal (Scotland), 8 February 2014

‘Creation of separate Universities will divide society’: Grand Mufti, Kashmir Watch, 8 February 2014

Six trends that will accelerate the adoption of technology in higher education, Times Higher Education, 7 February 2014

South Korea: Pink slip handed to 'bad universities', Asahi Shimbun (Japan), 7 February 2014

Female King Saud University Student Dies after Officials Deny Access to Male Paramedics, International Business Times, 7 February 2014

Get a PhD—but leave academia as soon as you graduate, Quartz, 7 February 2014

Mexican University Opens In San Antonio, Texas: Course Offers Citizenship Lessons, Mock Immigration Interviews, Design Trend, 6 February 2014

The Global War for Talent in Latin America, Diplomatic Courier, 6 February 2014

Global trends in higher education, Study Travel Magazine, February 2014

Europe's moving targets, Europe's moving targets, European Voice, 6 February 2014

Studieren in einer fremden Welt, Die Oberbadische (Germany), 5 February 2014

Wary North Korea struggles to stay afloat in information age, Japan News (Japan), 5 February 2014

Dongguk to create biomedical hub, Korea Times (ROK), 5 February 2014

104 MB professors, students referred to Criminal Court in Sharqiya, Egypt Independent, 5 February 2014

Scottish fees plan ‘not legal’, says Willetts, Times Higher Education, 5 February 2014

'Foreign students should have time to find jobs', The Local (Sweden), 5 February 2014

Meaningful cooperation: Sarajevo University joins hands with NUST, Express Tribune (Pakistan), 5 February 2014

Twinning way forward for unis, Australian, 5 February 2014

Saudi Women Find a Way, Foreign Affairs, 4 February 2014

UCU accuses Uclan of ‘speculative gambles’ overseas, Times Higher Education, 4 February 2014

Foreign universities court Czech students as competition between institutions increases, Radio Praha (Czech Republic), 4 February 2014

King Kendrick and the Ivory Tower, Foreign Policy, 3 February 2014

Ghostwriting for Chinese College Applicants, Forbes, 3 February 2014

Studie: Ausländische Studenten sind teuer, Die Presse (Austria), 3 February 2014

Inside North Korea's Western-funded university, BBC, 3 February 2014

Abduction fear by Bahraini students, Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), 3 February 2014

Of Nigerian students and substandard degrees, Nigerian Tribune, 3 February 2014

How Badly Do India’s Universities Need To Chase World Rankings?, Asian Scientist, 3 February 2014

Foreign education no guarantee of success in China job market, South China Morning Post, 3 February 2014

Ireland to promote its educational institutes in India, Times of India, 3 February 2014

Parents of mixed kids look abroad for high schools, Japan Times, 2 February 2014

George Washington U abandons potential plan to build campus in China, George Washington Hatchet, 2 February 2014

'Foreign Colleges Will Collapse Without Our Students', New Indian Express, 2 February 2014