News Archive, July 2014


Forget Bitcoin, A University Education Is The New Global Currency, Forbes, 31 July 2014

Bienvenidos a España, Inside Higher Ed (via Times Higher Education), 31 July 2014

Rekord bei EU-Programm "Erasmus", RP Online (Germany), 31 July 2014

Record number of students opting to study abroad, Daily Star Lebanon, 31 July 2014

EACS to protest Hanban’s academic meddling: source, Taipei Times, 31 July 2014

Global learning experience, Deccan Herald (India), 31 July 2014

The Invisible Force Behind College Admissions, Forbes, 30 July 2014

Campus Tech 2014: Reinventing Higher Education, Ed Tech Magazine, 30 July 2014

Education is missing a trick on industry, says OECD, SciDevNet, 30 July 2014

What can Germany do to tackle growing demographic crisis?, Independent (Ireland), 30 July 2014

Analysis: why are v-cs heading for the door?, Times Higher Education, 30 July 2014

Deregulation a chance to make our 'average' universities 'brilliant': ANU's Ian Young, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 30 July 2014

University goes global with plan to open campus in South Korea, Herald Scotland, 30 July 2014

Serzh Sargsyan presents certificates to Luys Foundation scholarship holders, Aysor (Armenia), 30 July 2014

Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Mexico City Universities Sign Accord, Hispanically Speaking, 29 July 2014

Exposed: myth of subservient Emirati women in workplace, The National (UAE), 29 July 2014

Four Teenagers Charged With Murder in Death of Chinese USC Student, Wall Street Journal, 29 July 2014

Countries where you can work while studying, Businessday Online (Nigeria), 29 July 2014

Student visa rules tightened by government, Times Higher Education, 29 July 2014

‘President’s’ Scholarships to Support Burmese Wanting to Study Abroad, The Irrawaddy (Burma), 29 July 2014

MOOCs Are No Longer A Cultural Export Of The West, co.exist, 29 July 2014

Mexico’s Education System Not Up for the Challenge That Energy Reform Brings, UT Austin Know, 28 July 2014

On reforming education in Egypt, Ahram Online, 28 July 2014

Russia gives top universities $300m for global rankings boost, The PIE News, 28 July 2014

Universities adapt to ‘no degree required’ hiring, Tech Page One (USA), 28 July 2014

European Union universities woo Indian students with English, Times of India, 28 July 2014

Glitch delays visas for US-bound students, China Daily, 28 July 2014

University of Rwanda gets $40m, East African Business Week, 28 July 2014

Young Chinese pursue studies in Japan, Ecns.cn (China), 28 July 2014

Alierta y botín presentan la plataforma de educación onlines miríada x, "la más importante del mundo en espanol y portugúes", ElEconomista.es (Spain), 27 July 2014

US Moves to Align Student Exchanges With Policy Goals, New York Times, 27 July 2014

The new land of opportunity for immigrants is Germany, Washington Post, 27 July 2014

Afghanistan: open for business?, Financial Times,  25 July 2014

Corinthian faces uphill struggle to sell Everest colleges, Business Insider, 25 July 2014

Growth in demand for online education ‘outstripping universities’, Education Investor, 24 July 2014

International Students Struggle to Turn MBAs Into U.S. Jobs, Bloomberg Businessweek, 24 July 2014

US online provider signs up La Trobe, Australian, 25 July 2014

Your guide to international Big Data universities: IBM edition, Silicon Angle (USA), 24 July 2014

Top university switches master's to English, Local.de (Germany), 24 July 2014

Education should not be turned into a commodity, Helsinki Times (Finland), 24 July 2014

Indian students' enrolment in German universities up more than 100% in 5 years, Times of India, 24 July 2014

I Was a Naive Urban Teacher, Atlantic (USA), 24 July 2014

Should They Stay or Go?, Inside HigherEd, 24 July 2014

Sociology Professor Looks at the International Student Experience, Syracuse University, 23 July 2014

Unsound methods for thesis screening should shock the public, Japan News, 23 July 2014

Funding review casting shadow over Portuguese research could cloud other countries, Phys.org, 23 July 2014

Feature: China-US academic exchange flourishes over 35 years, Xinhua (China), 23 July 2014

New Regulations for Foreign Students in Cyprus, Greek Reporter, 22 July 2014

Get tough with private universities, watchdog tells minister, bdnews24.com (Bangladesh), 22 July 2014

Smarter thinking a sign of survival, Australian, 23 July 2014

A Newcastle University education in a much warmer location, Telegraph (UK), 22 July 2014

Get Familiar With Typical Daily Life at a US College, US News and World Report, 22 July 2014

Punjab passes private universities bill amid stiff opposition, ZeeNews (India), 22 July 2014

Alla Turca commercialization of education amid university boom, Journal of Turkish Weekly (Turkey), 21 July 2014

Japan opens new vistas and oppurtunities, Times of India, 21 July 2014

Prestigious business programs in China slammed as 'schools for graft', Want China Times (Taiwan), 21 July 2014

Over 60% of young Jordanians inactive in job market -- study, Zawya (via Jordan Times), 20 July 2014

Yarmouk University expels 22 students over riots, Jordan Times (Kingdom of Jordan), 20 July 2014

Retain university fee deregulation, but defer changes to loans, Australian, 19 July 2014

Ukraine air crash: flight had students and Aids researchers on board, Times Higher Ed, 18 July 2014

Transnational education at the heart of international business strategy, University World News, 18 July 2014

Universities asked to bid for ‘big data’ funding, Electronics Weekly, 18 July 2014

Russian Kids Must Prove 'Patriotism' to Graduate High School, Moscow Times (Russia), 17 July 2014

10 habits I've picked up from studying in America, Guardian (UK), 17 July 2014

Dropping Profit, Inside Higher Ed, 17 July 2014

International students: where do they go to study? – interactive, Guardian (UK), 17 July 2014

Education and Science Select Committee report disappoints, Scoop.nz (New Zealand), 16 July 2014

University of Tokyo Ranked Best in Asia; Harvard Tops Global List, Wall Street Journal, 16 July 2014

Foreign students in Germany at all-time high, TheLocal.de (Germany), 16 July 2014

Report - Deutschland bei ausländischen Studenten beliebt wie nie zuvor, MiGazin (Germany), 16 July 2014

Head of the class: Education is a key export market, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 16 July 2014

Chinese Property Power Couple Launches $100 Million Education Fund, Starting With Harvard, China Real Time (WSJ), 16 July 2014

Conspiracy against higher education, Daily times (Pakistan), 16 July 2014

A Story About the Importance of Educating Afghan Girls in Afghanistan and... New York?, Huffington Post, 15 July 2014

Lahore’s very own Knowledge Park on cards, Pakistan Today, 15 July 2014

edX Partners with Saudi Arabia to Bridge the Country's Gap Between Education & Employment, BostInno, 15 July 2014

4 Russian Universities Banned From Accepting New Students, Moscow Times (Russia), 15 July 2014

Angola and Argentina Strengthen Cooperation in Education Sector, All Africa via Angola Press, 15 July 2014

Public–private research partnerships to tackle Europe's big problems, Chemistry World, 15 July 2014

Greg Clark appointed universities and science minister – open thread, Guardian (UK), 15 July 2014

Cracking the ranking code, Hindustan Times, 15 July 2014

Most UAE students going to US for studies opt for business, engineering and computer science, Emirates 24/7, 15 July 2014

Study Abroad: US-Mexico Seek Stronger Academic Ties, Blue Review, 14 July 2014

Ambitious Uzbeks strive for college education, Central Asia Online, 14 July 2014

Overseas academics claim discrimination in university recruitment, Yle Uutiset (Finland), 14 July 2014

Will India Become An Ivy League Destination?, Business Insider, 14 July 2014

Higher education scales new heights, Arab News (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), 14 July 2014

Education minister resigns over academic scandal (update), Focus Taiwan, 14 July 2014

Improving the standard of private universities, Financial Express (Bangladesh), 14 July 2014

Dutch Higher Education Policy Refocuses on Quality, New York Times, 13 July 2014

Students caught up in power games at Greece’s unruly universities, Financial Times, 13 July 2014

Time to recognise private universities' role in putting India on the global education map, Times of India, 13 July 2014

Dutch envoy gives scholarships to 14 Korean students, Korea Times (Republic of Korea), 13 July 2014

NUC, top Nigerian scholars in U.S. reach deal to boost research in federal varsities, Nigeria Guardian, 13 July 2014

Urrieta: Are Mexican schools up to industry's needs for skilled labor? Not yet, Houston Chronicle (USA), 12 July 2014

World Bank delivers $15.3 billion to African projects, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, 11 July 2014

i-graduate’s iMPACT measures effect of outbound study, The PIE News, 11 July 2014

Students, faculty up in arms against 'elitist academy' at China's Peking University, South China Morning Post (China), 11 July 2014

UK: student mobility data now visual, interactive, The PIE News, 11 July 2014

Foreign experts no longer need permit to deliver speeches, China Post (Taiwan), 11 July 2014

European Union exit ‘potentially disastrous’ for higher education, University World News, 11 July 2014

The slow death of Turkish higher education, Al Jazeera (Qatar), 10 July 2014

Why Europe's Universities Need 'Stress Testing' Even More Than the Banking Sector, Huffington Post UK, 10 July 2014

Young S'poreans need to be prepared for jobs of the future: DPM Teo, Channel News Asia, 10 July 2014

The Future of Balkans: Embracing Education, Sharnoff Global Views (Kosovo), 10 July 2014

In US High Schools, Full-Time International Students Now Outnumber Exchange Students, Smithsonian Mag (US), 10 July 2014

Stronger Asian systems could reduce student numbers in UK, Times Higher Education, 10 July 2014

Announcing the British Fulbright Scholars for 2014-15, Fulbright Commission, 10 July 2014

Turkey aims to boost popularity for international students, Daily Sabah (Turkey), 10 July 2014

Here's The Sweeping Impact Of The Japan-Australia Free Trade Agreement On Economic Sectors, Business Insider (Australia), 9 July 2014

Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first calls, Europa (press release), 9 July 2014

Put An End To Incessant Strikes, Jonathan Tells Lecturers, Daily Times (Nigeria), 9 July 2014

Romanian governement closes down four private universities, Romania-Insider.com, 10 July 2014

China's college teachers struggling for higher income, Shanghai Daily (China), 10 July 2014

100% raise in scholarship amount approved, Zawya (Saudi Arabia), 10 July 2014

Shrinking universities, Deccan Herald (India), 10 July 2014

Ausländische Studenten:  Beschränkter Zutritt!, Die Zeit (Germany), 9 July 2014

Libyan Scholarship Program is Chaotic at Times, Al Fanar Media, 9 July 2014

Swiss Vocational Training Model Could Work in China, Expert Says, Caixin (China), 9 July 2014

Airtel Connects 27 Universities in Nigeria, All Africa via (CIO East Africa, Nigeria), 9 July 2014

British universities bending over with scholarships to attract Indian students, Times of India, 9 July 2014

Can Overseas Branch Campuses Reflect Local Values?, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 July 2014

Paraguay’s UNE To Strengthen Education And Research Cooperation With International University Of Travnik, Eurasia Review, 8 July 2014

Austria risks losing out on overseas students, The Local (Austria), 8 July 2014

Rigid rules deter foreign varsities from entering India, Hindu Business Line, 8 July 2014

China’s Communist Party Reminds Colleges: Keep it Clean, Wall Street Journal, 8 July 2014

The Bachelor’s Degree: A Game of Luck, Morocco World News, 8 July 2014

The Younger International Student, Inside Higher Ed, 8 July 2014

Mamnoon reiterates top priority to higher education, Pakistan Observer, 8 July 2014

Labour plan to introduce German-style 'technical degrees', Telegraph, 8 July 2014

Higher Education: Assessment, Rating System Planned, New Indian Express, 8 July 2014

Taiwan sees more mainland Chinese students, T@iwan Today, 8 July 2014

TNE no substitute to mobility says OBHE report, The PIE News, 7 July 2014

Chinese Universities Must Focus on Real Jobs Training, Dallas Blog (US), 7 July 2014

32 students face expulsion from Russia, Namibian, 7 July 2014

Influence of politics in academia: A case for academic freedom, Rakyat Post (Malaysia), 7 July 2014

Preparing higher education for an internationally minded future, Jakarta Post (Indonesia), 7 July 2014

Ministry, UGC reject TIB report, Daily Star (Bangladesh), 7 July 2014

Attacks on schools commonplace in conflicts around the world, TransConflict, 7 July 2014

Busting Myths About Edu Down Under, New Indian Express, 7 July 2014

Bridging gap between education & employment, Dawn.com (Pakistan), 7 July 2014

Academic Scandal Shakes Japan, New York Times, 6 July 2014

Big increase in number of Nigerian students at Australian universities, Financial Review, 6 July 2014

'Alarming Slide' In Education Quality, Calls For Federal Action: Report, Huffington Post (Canada), 6 July 2014

Now, students from region prefer UAE over the UK, Khaleej Times (UAE), 5 July 2014

World Bank calls for more entrepreneurship education, University World News, 4 July 2014

Malawi shops for US$50m loan to boost higher education, Star Africa, 4 July 2014

Sri Lanka Higher Education Ministry to network universities through a cloud based management system, Colombo Page (Sri Lanka), 4 July 2014

Julie Bishop announces increase in Australian aid to Myanmar, Yahoo 7 News (Australia), 4 July 2014

Nigerian Varsities Have Over One Million Carrying Capacity - FG, All Africa via Leadership (Nigeria), 4 July 2014

Trinity College aims to triple student intake from Northern Ireland, Independent (Republic of Ireland), 4 July 2014

Success is going out of your comfort zone, American professor tells Vietnamese students, Tuoitre News (Vietnam), 4 July 2014

New law to see private universities use state curriculum, Myanmar Times (Burma), 3 July 2014

The biggest challenges for universities: a prof’s view, Macleans (Canada), 3 July 2014

Indian universities to employ native speakers for Russian teaching, ITAR-TASS (Russia), 3 July 2014

Are Universities Gouging Online Students?, Inside Higher Ed, 3 July 2014

China, US launch joint educational institute, CCTV (China), 3 July 2014

Singapore universities’ foreign talent policies need to change, Today Online, 3 July 2014

Visa issues at heart of problem, Times Higher Ed, 3 July 2014

‘Suppression of thoughts also going on in schools’, Raykat Post, 3 July 2014

US-Cuban Relations on Higher Ed Level Continue to Grow, Diverse Issues, 2 July 2014

How open is Finnish higher education?, Helsinki Times (Finland), 2 July 2014

China Bans Ramadan Fast for Students and Civil Servants in Muslim Northwest, ABC News, 2 July 2014

Brazilian government to award 100,000 international tech scholarships, ZDnet, 2 July 2014

Indian universities vie for global recognition, Business Standard, 2 July 2014

Instability in Iraq, Inside Higher Ed, 2 July 2014

Go beyond cut-offs, study abroad, Hindustan Times (India), 2 July 2014

Carnegie Mellon’s Adelaide campus ‘is now viable’, Australian, 2 July 2014

Hedging Bets, Inside Higher Ed, 1 July 2014

Microsoft and HEC partnership to benefit 156 universities, Pakistan Observer, 1 July 2014

Personnel framework decides a country's future, MYSinchew.com, 1 July 2014

Corruption, irregularities grip private universities: TIB, Financial Express (Bangladesh), 1 July 2014

Chinese students found cheating to get into US colleges, ABC KSPR News (USA), 1 July 2014

Sir Andrew Green: On immigration, the Higher Education lobby is treating us like fools, Conservative Home, 1 July 2014