News Archive, January 2014


US an untapped reservoir of foreign students, Chronicle Herald (Canada), 31 January 2014

Asia the new focus for Czech universities, Prague Post (Czech Republic), 31 January 2014

Höchste Zahl von BAföG-Empfängern seit 30 Jahren, Tarifverzeichnis (Germany), 31 January 2014

Venezuela's best and brightest camp on sidewalks, Crescent-News (US), 31 January 2014

'Study in Latvia Centre' opens in Chennai, Business Standard (India), 31 January 2014

Over Half of Bulgaria's University Graduates Studied in Vain, Novinite, 31 January 2014

UK to get more scholars from PH, Rappler (Philippines), 31 January 2014

Liberians, Other Foreign Students in Ghana Suffer Hardships, All Africa (via New Republic Liberia), 30 January 2014

Self-run universities to fall under Higher Education sector, Eleven Myanmar (Burma), 30 January 2014

Edinburgh Napier scraps plan for Hong Kong campus, Times Higher Education, 30 January 2014

Unpaid fee loans spark protests at universities, University World News, 30 January 2014

Egypt cracks down on students, Al Monitor, 29 January 2014

More than 13 000 students expelled from universities in Azerbaijan last year, APA (Azerbaijan), 29 January 2014

Why I Had to Travel Halfway Across the Globe for University, Huffington Post, 23 January 2014

China's Educated And Wealthy Head Overseas: China's New Emigrant Population, International Business Times, 23 January 2014

British students urged to taste life in China, Telegraph (UK), 23 January 2014

Singapore competes with US, UK as favourite of Indian students, DNA India, 24 January 2014

Education New Zealand set to expand its footprint in India, India Today, 23 January 2014

Interior Ministry to expand work permits for foreign students, The Jerusalem Post, 23 January 2014

Indian students want international recognition, not UK working visas, The Guardian, 23 January 2014

UK universities suffer first fall in foreign students since records began, University World News, 23 January 2014

A big business in search of a strategy, Australian, 22 January 2014

More Competition for Online Certificate Students, Inside Higher Ed, 22 January 2014

Bitcoin to be accepted by university for fee payment, Times Higher Ed, 21 January 2014

One Course, Three Flavors, Inside Higher Ed, 21 January 2014

WANTED: More Indonesian Students Overseas, Global Indonesian Voices, 21 January 2014

Quinn to outline proposals for technological universities, Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 21 January 2014

Questionable Education Lessons From China, Education Week, 21 January 2014

Nigerian Universities end strike, Al Jazeera, 21 January 2014

China to boost education for disabled kids, IANS Live, 21 January 2014

Go8 pushes for fee deregulation, Australian, 21 January 2014

The Americas: Getting to know one another, Miami Herald, 20 January 2014

What's the matter with Malawi universities?, Nyasa Times (Malawi), 20 January 2014

Fewer international students receive tuition grant since 2010, Channel News Asia, 20 January 2014

Indian students' number in Australia continues to climb, Hindustan Times (India), 20 January 2014

Three Americans killed in Afghan restaurant attack were working toward 'a safer world for all', NBC News, 19 January 2014

Future study to map science funding across Africa, University World News, 19 January 2014

Reforming Pakistani education sector - A critical review, News International (Pakistan), 19 January 2014

An Indian Ranking System for Higher Education Institutions to Emerge Shortly, Jagran Josh (India), 18 January 2014

The Scholar-Rebels of the Free Syrian University, Atlantic, 17 January 2014

Brain drain remains big challenge for Iranian gov't, Azernews, 17 January 2014

A new university bets on a hybrid online-learning model, Euronews, 17 January 2014

IITs to collaborate with companies, increase intake of foreign students, The Hindu (India), 17 January 2014

New visa campaign launched for overseas students, Australia Forum, 16 January 2014

As Ottawa pushes for foreign students, critics worry about how schools will handle them, Globe and Mail (Canada), 16 January 2014

US$1m for US-Latin America student exchange, The PIE News (UK), 16 January 2014

South Sudan closes universities amid security concerns, Sudan Tribune (South Sudan), 16 January 2014

Overseas student total falls ‘for first time’ as Indian numbers collapse, Times Higher Education, 16 January 2014

Japan Offers Scholarships for 1,000 in Africa, All Africa (via Star, Kenya), 16 January 2014

Migrationsbericht 2012 - Einwanderung auf Rekord-Niveau, MiGazin (Germany), 16 January 2014

New Erasmus programme to increase student exchange, Helsinki Times (Finland), 16 January 2014

Brazil’s Home-Grown MOOC, Inside Higher Ed, 16 January 2014

No room for sloppiness in online classroom, Conversation UK, 16 January 2014

Vocational education: why the Finns do it best, Guardian, 15 January 2014

Scholarship boom in UAE Universities, Gulf News (UAE), 15 January 2014

An American Postdoc Abroad, Science, 15 January 2015

Students from Middle East to apply for grants in Europe, ANSA med, 15 January 2014

Russia will send its geniuses abroad, Pravda (Russia), 15 January 2014

'Sweden needs more international students', The Local (Sweden), 15 January 2014

South Africa’s Failing Grade, New York Times, 15 January 2014

Experts recommend closing 22 Latvian universities after examination, Baltic Times, 15 January 2014

French Universities Go Online With Moocs, All Africa (via rfi, France), 14 January 2014

Ottawa aims to double number of foreign students, Vancouver Sun, 14 January 2014

Inflexible education exacerbates EU youth crisis – study, Euronews, 14 January 2014

Russia keen to attract more foreign students, Russia and India Report, 14 January 2014

Promoting cooperation between European and Canadian researchers, CORDIS, 14 January 2014

Rohingya University Students’ Education on Hold in Arakan State, Irrawaddy, 13 January 2014

Massive open online courses are shaking up higher education, South China Morning Post, 13 January 2014

Hungarian Students Resist, Huffington Post, 13 January 2014

Committee of Vice-Chancellors call for stable academic calendar in 2014, Nigerian Bulletin, 13 January 2014

I expected this back in Iran, not at York University, Globe and Mail (Canada), 13 January 2014

Indian-origin student takes on UK universities on gender segregation, NDTV, 12 January 2014

East is east: university partnerships work all ways, Korea Times, 10 January 2014

When Computers Are Co-Teachers, Atlantic, 10 January 2014

Ma touts Taiwan as regional education hub, Taiwan Today, 10 January 2014

Flawed rationale for proposed academic calendar, Inquirer.net (Philippines), 10 January 2014

Higher education: ‘Foreign universities invited to the Punjab’, Express Tribune, 10 January 2014

Students opting out of Jamaica, Gleaner (Jamaica), 9 January 2014

President pledges to review restrictions on Chinese students, Focus Taiwan, 9 January 2014

Lobbying group for independent HEIs on the cards, Education Investor (UK), 9 January 2014

No, the 'College Bubble' Isn't Popping, The Atlantic, 9 January 2014

Richard Vedder and Christopher Denhart: How the College Bubble Will Pop, Wall Street Journal, 8 January 2014

UT plans to partner with Chinese university - Branch campus of Huaqiao a possibility, Toledo Blade, 8 January 2014

Leicester to play key role in strengthening Indonesia’s universities, Dash24 (UK), 8 January 2014

No change in school opening —Luistro, Manila Standard Today, 8 January 2014

Syrian education a casualty of war, Al Monitor, 7 January 2014

China’s Burgeoning Graduates: Too Much of a Good Thing?, Carnegie Endowment for Peace, 7 January 2014

MOOCs Teach AI to Grade Computer Programs as a Human Would, IEEE Spectrum, 7 January 2014

No walk-ins, warn universities, Moneyweb (South Africa), 7 January 2014

ACC orders re-evaluation of overseas student loan scheme, Minivan News (Maldives), 7 January 2014

College of Management Academic Studies signs collaboration agreement with leading Chinese university, Jerusalem Post, 7 January 2014

In defense of Costa Rica’s universities, Inside Costa Rica, 6 January 2014

Rumänien und Bulgarien bluten aus: Geistige Eliten im Ausland, Augsburger Allgemeine (Germany), 6 January 2014

Times higher education to add India-specific parameters to ranking, Times of India, 6 January 2014

Clinton Pitches KKR-Backed College Chain Amid Controversy, Bloomberg, 6 January 2014

‘KAUST is a worthy endeavor with a historic potential', Saudi Gazette (KSA), 6 January 2014

Backlash Against Israel Boycott Throws Academic Association on Defensive, New York Times (via Chronicle of Higher Education), 5 January 2014

Terrorism Law will be applied inside universities: Minister of Higher Education, Daily News Egypt, 5 January 2014

Universities hire politician presidents, Politico (US), 4 January 2014

Not educating the masses, Economist, 4 January 2014

Education ministry to bring world's top researchers and their lab staff to Japan, Mainichi, 3 January 2014

How College Pricing Is Like Holiday Retail Sales, Mother Jones (US), 3 January 2014

What the Ukrainian protests mean, University World News, 3 January 2014

PHL universities begin shift to international school calendar, GMA News (Philippines), 2 January 2014

Somaliland: Measures to Increase the Quality of Local Universities, Somaliland Sun, 2 January 2014

The Real eHarmony, Foreign Policy, 2 January 2014

Avoid 4 Common Scams Aimed at Students, US News and World Report, 2 January 2014

Student centered education to be introduced in Sri Lankan universities, Colombo Page (Sri Lanka), 2 January 2014

‘Nepotism is rampant in our society’, Yemen Times, 2 January 2014

Nigeria: Racing ‘between education and catastrophe’, Nigerian Tribune, 2 January 2014

Headaches for Uclan over foreign campuses, Times Higher Education, 2 January 2014

European Business Schools Get in the Fundraising Game, Wall Street Journal, 1 January 2014

Does a fancy degree really help you get a job?, China Daily US, 1 January 2014