News Archive, May 2014


East Africa suffers world's lowest university enrolment, World Bulletin (Turkey), 31 May 2014

Low fees, intensive tuition and no booze culture. This must be Europe., Australian, 31 May 2014

Slovenian academia slams Commission for “neoliberal pressure” over education, EurActiv, 30 May 2014

Indonesia Education: Is Indonesia’s Workforce Ready for AEC 2015?, Establishment Post, 30 May 2014

Disquiet over rise in proportion of overseas academics, University World News, 30 May 2014

Turkey seeks to lure more foreign students, Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey), 30 May 2014

Study Abroad for Belarusians: a One-Way Ticket?, Belarus Digest, 30 May 2014

Online model for tertiary education can solve varsity seats shortage - Don, Nigerian Tribune, 30 May 2014

Half of Chinese students at elite US colleges don’t want to return, The Conversation, 29 May 2014

South Sudanese and Ugandan Students to Pay Equal University Fees, All Arica via Sudan Tribune, 29 May 2014

Young Muslims in Tokyo, Diplomat (Japan), 29 May 2014

International students in private universities, Daily Star (Bangladesh), 29 May 2014

Complexities of Cuban Study Abroad, Inside Higher Ed, 29 May 2014

40% increase in US visas to Indian students as they chase American dream again, DNA (India), 29 May 2014

U-multirank demands across-the-board data collection effort but delivers patchy returns, Science Business, 28 May 2014

Why They Stay or Leave, Inside Higher Ed, 28 May 2014

Wie sollen sich MOOC finanzieren?, CFO World (Germany), 28 May 2014

Moscow to Block Five Million Russian Citizens from Traveling Abroad, Interpreter, 27 May 2014

16 Things That Surprised Me When I Moved To America, Business Insider, 27 May 2014

Fees for overseas students up 32pc, Australian, 28 May 2014

Development Partners Buys Stake in Moroccan University, Wall Street Journal, 27 May 2014

The Foreign Education Regulatory Bill has been a hot topic of discussion, DNA (India), 27 May 2014

Milliardenentlastung für die LänderBund erhöht das Bafög - und übernimmt es voll, Focus Online (Germany), 27 May 2014

Turkish university to open in US, TurkishPress.com, 27 May 2014

Why the Disciplines Still Matter, Chronicle of Higher Education (US), 27 May 2014

A few more students eligible for speedy visa club, Australian, 27 May 2014

South Korean Students Delaying Graduation, Diplomat (Japan), 27 May 2014

More African Students Set to Benefit From Chinese Scholarships, All Africa via New Times (Rwanda), 27 May 2014

MBA Programs With the Most International Students, US News and World Report, 27 May 2014

Russia to Prepare International Higher Education Rankings by 2015, Ria Novosti (Russia), 27 May 2014

Confessions of an academic in the developing world, Guardian, 26 May 2014

Higher education system Turkey's new soft power, says Çetinsaya, Daily Sabah (Turkey), 24 May 2014

Japanese Education Goes International, Diplomat, 23 May 2014

'Falling Behind?', Inside Higher Ed, 23 May 2014

Namibian Students Return From Ukraine, Crimea, All Africa (The Namibian), 23 May 2014

10 Nigerian varsities get N12.2bn World Bank grants, Tribune (Nigeria), 23 May 2014

The private burden of public colleges, Washington Post (US), 23 May 2014

Why would you pay higher uni fees when MOOCs abound?, Brisbane Times (Australia), 23 May 2014

China increases education sponsorship to Tanzania, Daily News (Tanzania), 23 May 2014

Gain a world of experience, Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014, 22 May 2014
Lebanon: private education soars, public education sinks, Al Monitor(MENA), 22 May 2014

UK becoming unpopular among Indian and Pak students: Report, Z-News (India), 22 May 2014

Ethiopia crackdown on student protests taints higher education success, Guardian (UK), 22 May 2014

On the creation of higher education cartels, Conversation, 22 May 2014

Germany strong in field of research, innovation: Report, Shanghai Daily (China), 22 May 2014

UCL and IoE merger on track for December, Times Higher Education, 22 May 2014

Push for More Student Exchanges to Mexico, KZTV10 (USA), 21 May 2014

Poland’s New Immigration Law, Krakow Post (Poland), 20 May 2014

Erasmus – little more than an EU-subsidised party?, EU Observer, 20 May 2014

Hochschulen appellieren an Politik, Weser Kurier (Germany), 20 May 2014

Commencement protests make a mockery of academic freedom, Washington Post, 20 May 2014

Unis face increase in new students, Bangkok Post (Thailand), 20 May 2014

Budget generates outrage across campuses, University World News, 20 May 2014

International fees ‘new price guide’, Australian, 20 May 2014

Burmese Govt Launches Website for Education Reform, Irrawaddy (Burma), 20 May 2014

Stockholm Syndrome - How Immigrants Are Changing Sweden's Welfare State, Foreign Affairs, 19 May 2014

Chile President Sends Education Reform to Congress, ABC News (USA), 19 May 2014

Borderline Views: Rethinking the role of universities in Israel, Jerusalem Post (Israel), 19 May 2014

The Growing Disconnect Between the Labor Market and Higher Education in Mexico, Huffington Post, 19 May 2014

Tel Aviv, Tsinghua universities set up $300 mln research center, Business Insider, 19 May 2014

Indonesia’s Growing Student Population Spawns New E-Learning Platforms, Global Indonesian Voices, 19 May 2014

Universities find attracting teachers hard, Saudi Gazette (KSA), 19 May 2014

Queen Rania launches Edraak, an Arab non-profit MOOC platform, Petra - Jordan News Agency, 19 May 2014

In Chinese Schools, Disabled Get Shortchanged, New York Times, 18 May 2014

Harvard goes all in for online courses, Boston Globe (USA), 18 May 2014

University fee rises end students' gap year plans, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 17 May 2014

Schools crack down on unpaid internships, Washington Post, 16 May 2014

Transcript of Facebook chat on 'US Community Colleges', The Hindu (India), 16 May 2014

Gimborn: Einführung von Studiengebühren für ausländische Studenten, APA OTS (Austria), 16 May 2014

Belarus to Bologna, Inside Higher Ed, 16 May 2014

Morocco tightens university security, Zawya (United Arab Emirates), 15 May 2014

TC Study Finds MOOC Reality Not Yet Meeting High Expectations, Columbia University Teachers College, 15 May 2014

Iraq Set to Build 7 New Universities, Assyrian International News Agency, 15 May 2014

Interview: Hungarian Academy of Science president Lovász László, Budapest Business Journal (Hungary), 15 May 2014

New steps and missteps in US hunt for Latin partners, Times Higher Ed, 15 May 2014

Minister admits poor eeducation system 'Putrajaya's National Ed blueprint will solve all', MSN News, 15 May 2014

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Summer Semester 2014, Lifehacker, 14 May 2014

20 Gambians Qualify for Turkish Government Scholarships, All Africa via The Point (Gambia), 14 May 2014

US Is Ranked as Top Higher-Education System in the World, Chronicle of Higher Education, 14 May 2014

UK-Brazil links continue to develop as Science without Borders intake for September 2014 announced, International Unit, 14 May 2014

Brazilians locked in as Science Without Borders begins to fade, Australian, 14 May 2014

Students urged to sign up for college places across Europe, Independent (Ireland), 14 May 2014

Creating a quasi-market in higher education in Australia, Conversation, 14 May 2014

China’s Dangerous Graduate Glut, Bloomberg View, 13 May 2014

Academics call for pause in PISA tests, Washington Post (USA), 13 May 2014

Higher education chief calls for more lecturers to improve universities, Daily Sabah (Turkey), 13 May 2014

Studium mit Kind im Auslandssemester: (Wie) geht das?, Huffington Post (German ed), 13 May 2014

University often 'wasted on teenagers', says UCAS chief, Telegraph (UK), 13 May 2014

Budget 2014: Young unemployed to work for the dole, university students to pay more, Radio Australia, 13 May 2014

Kyrgyzstan Ends Uzbek-Language University Entrance Exams, Transitions Online, 13 May 2014

Unusual college captures China’s online fancy, Australian, 13 May 2014

New international university ranking: Commission welcomes launch of U-Multirank, EU Commission, 13 May 2014

State Regulation of Study Abroad?, Inside Higher Ed, 12 May 2014

Inquiry sought on academic calendar shift, Sun Star Online (Philippines), 12 May 2014

TOEFL rolls out ‘voice print’ security, Australian, 12 May 2014

A Devotion to Language Proves Risky, New York Times, 11 May 2014

Education-as-a-Service: 5 ways higher ed must adapt to a changing market, Venture Beat, 11 May 2014

US, the preferred study destination, Star Online (Malaysia), 11 May 2014

Students ‘positive’ about transnational HE despite high cost, Times Higher Ed, 11 May 2014

US-EU trade agreement will make higher education ‘more commercial’, Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 10 May 2014

“Agents are here to stay” says OBHE, i-Graduate research, PIE News, 9 May 2014

South Korea has best education system in world, Business Standard (India), 9 May 2014

Duales Studium - Das große Plus, Die Zeit (Germany), 8 May 2014

Libya's universities - Pulling them apart, Economist, 8 May 2014

Seek These Important Traits in a US Community College, US News and World Report, 8 May 2014

Nigerian university united by Islamist terror, Times Higher Education, 8 May 2014

Southern New Hampshire U. Designs a New Template for Faculty Jobs, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 May 2014

New visa rules will help attract and retain scholars, University World News, 8 May 2014

Kerala considers setting up Arabic varsity, Hindu, 8 May 2014

Second largest group of international students in US 2014: Indians, India Today, 8 May 2014

Christopher Pyne flags major changes to higher education in budget, Guardian (UK), 8 May 2014

University of the People - where students get free degrees, BBC, 8 May 2014

English at universities - Johnson: Not just studying English, but in English, Economist, 7 May 2014

Exposing the Saudi fatwa on travel to ‘lands of the infidels’, Al Arabiya (Dubai, UAE), 7 May 2014

German students turn to private universities, Local (Germany), 7 May 2014

12,850 Applications Received From International Students To Study In Malaysia, Bernama (Malaysia), 7 May 2014

College scholarships set up to foster closer ties between China and Japan, South China Morning Post, 7 May 2014

Wirtschaft will gezielt ausländische Studenten nach Deutschland locken, Deutsche Welle (Germany), 6 May 2014

Handle Money Matters as an International Student, US News and World Report, 6 May 2014

Former powerhouse Japan’s waning academic might, Japan News, 6 May 2014

Milan university to teach most degrees in English, Local (Italy), 6 May 2014

Doors Open For More Uzbekistan Students, Says Muhyiddin, Bernama (Malaysia), 6 May 2014

Globetrotters with a thirst for learning, Guardian (UK), 6 May 2014

Foreign-Born Ph.D.’s in Science Stay in U.S. After Graduation, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5 May 2014

‘I abducted your girls,’ Nigerian Islamist leader reportedly says in video, Washington Post, 5 May 2014

Reforming higher education, India Express, 5 May 2014

The Fulbright Program: Too Remarkable to Be Cut, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5 May 2014

Don’t rush fee deregulation, says Universities Australia, Australian, 5 May 2014

Academic freedom at universities under growing threat, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 4 May 2014

Ausländer: Unis bemängeln Gebührenregelung, DiePresse.com (Austria), 4 May 2014

Economics students call for shakeup of the way their subject is taught, Guardian (UK), 4 May 2014

Costs Drive Both Sides of Study Abroad, New York Times, 4 May 2014

100 students at illegal university in Dubai told to look for new campus, National (UAE), 4 May 2014

MOOC providers versus sceptics at 'Going Global', University World News, 2 May 2014

US branch campus abroad for American students, University World News, 2 May 2014

The agent impact, Inside Higher Ed, 1 May 2014

Dismay as Brazil recalls Science Without Borders fellows, Times Higher Education, 1 May 2014