News Archive, June 2014


Take students out of immigration target, say prospective Tory MPs, Times Higher Education, 30 June 2014

Why The World Loves A British Education, Forbes, 30 June 2014

Higher education boost as Kenyatta University launches digital school, Standard Kenya, 30 June 2014

Shas letter unlikely to keep women out of education, Haaretz (Israel), 30 June 2014

German Education: A Hidden Gem?, Al-Fanar Media, 27 June 2014

Teueres Studieren, Tageblatt (Luxemburg), 27 June 2014

Djibouti invests to become education leader on horn of Africa, African Brains, 27 June 2014

Every 10th work is plagiarized in Kazakhstan: Downfall of Academia?, Tengri News (Kazakhstan), 27 June 2014

International Universities Grappling With Global Growing Pains, Diverse, 26 June 2014

Introduce Indian higher education infrastructure in Saudi: CBSE toppers, UMMID.com (India), 26 June 2014

Making higher education work for Africa: Key resources, SciDevNet, 26 June 2014

Home Office student visa clampdown rocks sector, Times Higher Education, 26 June 2014

New Zealand emerging as hot destination for higher studies, Jago Punjab (India), 26 June 2014

UK experts to deliver modern midwifery practice to Libya, Nursing Times (UK), 26 June 2014

Shoura thumbs down to higher education system, Zawya (UAE), 26 June 2014

Australia Universities Turn to Bond Market, Wall Street Journal, 25 June 2014

Student US visa issuances increase by 40% this year, Hindustan Times (India), 25 June 2014

UK Crackdown on Visa Fraud, Inside Higher Ed, 25 June 2014

More international universities eyeing Dubai, says KHDA official, Khaleej Times (UAE), 25 June 2014

Tensions High at Delhi University After Four-Year Program Is Canceled, New York Times, 24 June 2014

Germany makes €14m boost to E/Africa schemes, Star Africa, 24 June 2014

QAA launches inquiry into London branch campuses, Times Higher Ed, 24 June 2014

5 Ways for International Students to Research US Community Colleges, US News and World Report, 24 June 2014

Saudi award honors slain UK student as writers call for accountability, Al Arabiya, 24 June 2014

Russians will be able to study abroad for free, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 24 June 2014

Asia-Pacific Analysis: Bridging the ASEAN research gap, SciDevNet, 24 June 2014

Private universities appeal for support, Ghana Web, 24 June 2014

Student Loans Give Rise to Hidden Billionaire in Brazil, Business Week, 24 June 2014

Universities 'feel threatened', Herald Scotland, 24 June 2014

US professors troubled by Confucius Institutes, Washington Post, 23 June 2014

If Smriti Irani has her way, foreign universities could be in India, Times of India, 23 June 2014

Global university branch campuses in the UAE need more regulation, National (UAE), 23 June 2014

Taiwanese University Opens Branch on SVSU Campus, WSGW (US), 23 June 2014

Taliban frees university staff in Afghanistan, Al Jazeera, 23 June 2014

Education: Waiting for a reboot, Livemint, 23 June 2014

State Gives $295 Million to 14 Universities to Boost Standards Amid Cull, Moscow Times (Russia), 23 June 2014

Delhi University ordered to scrap 4-year degree course, Khaleej Times (UAE), 23 June 2014

Why UAE parents face 'empty nest syndrome', Gulf News (UAE), 22 June 2014

Is Overseas Study Helping US-China Relations?, Diplomat (Japan), 20 June 2014

Golf Games Scratched in Delhi as Modi Rattles Bureaucracy, Bloomberg News, 20 June 2014

German university epitomizes educational hub vison, Korea Herald (ROK), 20 June 2014

Can a homegrown university in authoritarian Kazakhstan incubate reform?, Al Jazeera, 20 June 2014

What Should Graduates Know?, Al-Fanar Media, 20 June 2014

35 Kandahar professors kidnapped by Taliban group, University World News, 19 June 2014

As Demand for Education Rises in Brazil, For-Profit Colleges Fill the Gap, New York Times, 19 June 2014

Rada To Adopt New Law On Higher Education On Thursday, Ukrainian News Agency, 19 June 2014

Azerbaijan shuts down ‘Gülen-linked’ schools, Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey), 19 June 2014

As Demand for Education Rises in Brazil, For-Profit Colleges Fill the Gap, New York Times, 19 June 2014

Studienbewerber aus dem Ausland Uni-Assist erhöht die Gebühren, Tagesspiegel (Germany), 19 June 2014

Close half of Britain's universities, leading academic say, Telegraph (UK), 19 June 2014

Suspension of BITE’s visa licence ‘only temporary’, Times Higher Ed, 19 June 2014

Increasing restrictions in Libya interfere with a woman's right to freedom of education and movement, LA Times, 18 June 2014

More Syrians in Lebanon: Fewer in Universities, Al Fanar Media, 18 June 2014

Beijing Weighs in on Row over TDSB/Confucius Institute Partnership, Epoch Times, 18 June 2014

Colleges Form Global Network to Promote Liberal Arts, US News and World Report, 18 June 2014

Nigeria’s educational system where India was in the ’70s – Devesh, PM News Nigeria, 18 June 2014

Indonesia's Government reforming Islamic tertiary education to give students 'broader knowledge', ABC Radio (Australia), 17 June 2014

Cat cafe opens in Australia, New Zealand Stuff, 17 June 2014

Starbucks workers eligible for free ASU degrees, AZcentral.com, 15 June 2014

Rising Number of ‘Eternal’ Greek Students, Greek Reporter (Greece), 15 June 2014

Mexico Gets Serious About R&D, Chronicle of Higher Education, 13 June 2014

Spain eyes UK-style university loans, The Local (Spain), 13 June 2014

US Colleges 'Addicted' To Full-Paying Foreign Students, WGBH (US), 17 June 2014

Quality of education hindered by de-ideologisation fears, Belarus in Focus, 17 June 2014

University of Abuja Shut Indefinitely, All Africa via Daily Independent (Nigeria), 17 June 2014

Muscat: ‘We’ll turn Malta into the next Singapore or Dubai’, Malta Today, 16 June 2014

The Philippines poised for new era in education, Oxford Business Group, 16 June 2014

Korea becomes third-largest sender of students overseas, Korea Herald (ROK), 16 June 2014

Willetts threatens legal action over private provider student payments, Times Higher Ed, 16 June 2014

India-NZ higher ed research grants awarded, ScoopNZ, 16 June 2014

Universities bid to boost their profile abroad, Herald Scotland, 16 June 2014

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences is 'infiltrated by foreign forces': anti-graft official, South China Morning Post (China), 15 June 2014

University Grants Commission backs anti-graft studies at universities, Times of India, 13 June 2014

Employability Is Our Job, Inside Higher Ed, 13 June 2014

18,000 expats teach in KSA universities, Arab News (KSA), 13 June 2014

QAA warning over UK international branch campus definition, Times Higher Ed, 12 June 2014

Higher Education Ministry Suspends Charging Tuition Fees At Universities, All Africa via Angola Press, 12 June 2014

Modi Government to Prioritize a Pet UPA Project: Foreign Universities, NDTV (India), 11 June 2014

The Problem With Higher Ed Isn't Too Much Debt, But Too Little Data, Forbes, 11 June 2014

India wants UK to remove barriers for students, Deccan Herald (India), 11 June 2014

Losing one million scientists, Germany turns to talented immigrants, LiveMint, 11 June 2014

Revealed: Wen Jiabao's family is behind Cambridge University professorship, Telegraph (UK), 10 June 2014

Iran: Bleak prospect for university Graduates, Iran News Update, 10 June 2014

Universities set free to compete on price, Australian, 11 June 2014

Studenten-Sorgen: Der Bachelor ist nicht genug, Spiegel (Germany), 10 June 2014

Enrollment for Saudi universities opens next Sunday, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), 10 June 2014

How Do You Improve Access to Higher Education?, Education Week, 10 June 2014

Unis told to discriminate against rich, Australian, 10 June 2014

Should We Rethink Our "College for All" Culture?, Huffington Post, 9 June 2014

Fewer young Finns earning higher-education degrees, Yle Uutiset (Finland), 9 June 2014

6,100 free higher education places announced for jobseekers, Business and Leadership (Republich of Ireland), 9 June 2014

Spat over college pecking order ends in legal dispute, Korea Herald, 9 June 2014

Iraqi security forces still besieging Anbar University, World Bulletin, 8 June 2014

Double shifts and lousy hours: Are Brazil's schools holding it back?, Christian Science Monitor, 8 June 2014

Tabriz University Inks Cooperation Agreement with Caucasus Universities, Tasnim (Iran), 8 June 2014

Singapore, Canada, Germany new education hotspots for Indians, Business Standard (India), 6 June 2014

Gaokao: Härtetest für Chinas Schüler beginnt, Badische Zeitung (Germany), 6 June 2014

Universities Face Pressure in Recruiting Students, Crienglish (China), 6 June 2014

The other victims of the Ukraine crisis: Indian medical students, Quartz, 6 June 2014

Educators confront online challenge, New Zealand Herald, 6 June 2014

XJTLU Hosts Inauguration of Sino-foreign Cooperative Universities Union, Antara News, 5 June 2014

British Universities looking for new potential funding opportunity, BusByway (UK), 5 June 2014

Why the shift?, Business World (Philippines), 5 June 2014

Christopher Pyne’s reforms backed by Go8, Australian, 5 June 2014

Community colleges shorten their names, Times Herald (USA), 4 June 2014

Major push for education quality, Omanisation, Oman Observer, 4 June 2014

Iran's students to have US online courses, BBC, 4 June 2014

Saudi students in US universities contribute $3.2b to US economy, Saudi Gazette, 3 June 2014

International Branch Campuses Producing Opportunities, Headaches, Diverse Issues, 3 June 2014

UK immigration debate continues as new legislation passes into law, ICEF Monitor, 2 June 2014

Voices from Tienanmen Square, South China Morning Post, 3 June 2014

India evacuates 1000 nationals from Ukraine city, Khaleej Times (India), 3 June 2014

Qualität für Hochschulen in Ostafrika, Bildungsklick (Germany), 3 June 2014

All Eyes on the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, Rudaw (Iraq), 3 June 2014

10 generals guilty of arming Boko Haram, Washington Post, 3 June 2014

Seek New Opportunities, Experiences as an International Student, US News and World Report, 3 June 2014

MCI plans national-level ‘exit test’ for graduates, The Hindu (India), 3 June 2014

Gov't control of New Zealand universities turn-off for Chinese students: academic, Shanghai Daily (China), 3 June 2014

Crackdown on ‘bathing studies’, News in English (Norway), 2 June 2014

Nuffic Orange Tulip Scholarship now available in 6 countries, Eurogates (The Netherlands), 2 June 2014

Iran peeks from behind the veil, The Conversation, 2 June 2014

'Silenced, Expelled, Imprisoned', Inside Higher Ed, 2 June 2014

Buhlen um ausländische Studierende: Türkei will zum internationalen Hotspot werden, Deutsch Türkische Nachrichten (Germany), 2 June 2014

Data: the Link Between Higher Education and the Workforce We Need, Governing (USA), 2 June 2014

The Cost Of Getting A University Degree In Australia Is About To Change: Here's What You Need To Know, Business Insider Australia, 2 June 2014

Re-Evaluating the College Rankings Game, New York Times, 1 June 2014