News Archive, September 2014


Local universities as good as those abroad, Standard (Kenya), 1 October 2014

Confucius Institutes Sail on Despite Pushback, Diplomat, 1 October 2014

Balkan, Turkish universities to co-operate under new association, Southeastern Times, 30 September 2014

'Teachers not footballers' needed by Brazil, BBC, 30 September 2014

Higher education in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Washington Times, 30 September 2014

US-India Higher Education and Skills Development Cooperation, Imperial Valley News (CA, USA), 30 September 2014

Community colleges to begin issuing bachelor's degrees, Sacramento Business Journal (USA), 30 September 2014

Tory conference: 'Many universities aren't teaching anybody anything’, Times Higher Education, 30 September 2014

Key Tips for Selecting a Certified U.S. College, US News and World Report, 30 September 2014

HK Leader Says China Adamant; Students Seek Talks, ABC News (USA), 30 September 2014

Head of Turkey's university watchdog calls for end of institution, Daily Sabah, 29 September 2014

Hochschul-Abschluss: Die Schwächen des Bachelor, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 29 September 2014

OECD figures show public benefits more than individuals from tertiary education, Sydney Morning Herald, 29 September 2014

Mumbai among top hometowns of foreign students in US: Think-tank, Indian Express, 29 September 2014

CNBC’s finance expert weighs in on the future of higher education, eCampus News, 29 September 2014

Higher student fees back on agenda, warn college bosses, Independent (Ireland), 29 September 2014

Hong Kong Student Leader Released 'Unconditionally', Wall Street Journal, 28 September 2014

New Universities in Asia Outranking Young Colleges in the West, New York Times, 28 September 2014

University leaders concerned over lack of funding, University World News, 26 September 2014

Retaining International Students Post-Graduation, Inside Higher Ed, 26 September 2014

US-Wirtschaft profitiert - Gutes Geschäft mit ausländischen Studenten, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland), 26 September 2014

University of Chicago pulls out of Confucious Institute in Beijing, Sacramento Bee, 26 September 2014

DPM: Private institutions of higher education play key roles, Star Online (Malaysia), 26 September 2014

IFEZ looks to build Asia’s educational center, Korea Herald, 25 September 2014

Iran switches tactics to conceal how it prevents Baha'is from entering university, Baha'i World News Service, 25 September 2014

Sweden eyes more students from India, Business Standard (India), 25 September 2014

Nix the BRICS - at Least for Higher Education Scholarship, CHANGE via Boston College, September/October 2014

Student success a priority, but HE has funding fears, University World News, 25 September 2014

Brazilians get apology for poor work ethic email, Times Higher Education, 25 September 2014

Dubai Emerging as Global Higher Education Hub, Zawya (UAE), 25 September 2014

Elite U.S. Liberal Arts School Joins China Scramble, Wall Street Journal, 25 September 2014

UQ warns international students may get priority, Brisbane Times (Australia), 25 September 2014

Universities creating a plague of dunces, says academic Ian Plimer, Herald Sun (Australia), 25 September 2014

We allow international students to work so that they can support their studies: Grant McPherson, Business Standard (India), 24 September 2014

Udacity raises $35 mln for 'nanodegrees, Arca (UK), 24 September 2014

Denmark to cut university student places with poor job perspectives, Xinhua via Shanghai Daily (China), 24 September 2014

Swiss readmitted to Europe's huge science programme, Chemistry World, 23 September 2014

IITs to frame India specific ranking system, Times of India, 23 September 2014

Strengthening India-U.S. Relations through Higher Education, Brookings Institution, September 2014

Thousands of Hong Kong students protest for democracy, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 23 September 2014

What’s wrong with U.S. graduate education, in 3 charts, Fortune, 23 September 2014

All German universities will be free of charge when term starts, The Hornet, 23 September 2014

University fee deregulation to see $48k degrees, Australian, 23 September 2014

Erasmus-Studierende haben bessere Chancen, 20 Minuten (Switzerland), 22 September 2014

Overseas students help keep postgraduate numbers stable in US, Times Higher Education, 22 September 2014

Exchange students '40% go on to live and work abroad', BBC, 22 September 201

What Will Become of Syria's Students and Scholars?, Huffington Post, 22 September 2014

Fact check: Will Australian universities 'slide into mediocrity' without reform?, ABC News, 22 September 2014

Russia's education watchdog bans 11 more universities from accepting new students, ITAR-TASS News Agency (Russia), 22 September 2014

New report on digital strategies in HE, University Business, 22 September 2014

New Rankings show Problems, Promise, in Arab Higher Education, Al Fanar Media, 22 September 2014

New Zealand extending work rights to more international students, Business Standard (India), 22 September 2014

UK and Ireland rated best for overseas applicant service, Times Higher Education, 21 September 2014

University Students Strike Over Delayed Helb Cash, All Africa via Capital FM (Kenya), 19 September 2014

Japanese universities increase classes taught in English, Asahi Shimbun (Japan), 19 September 2014

Students Rave About the Rewards of Study Abroad, Al-Fanar Media, 19 September 2014

Top US universities recruit in Auckland, Radio New Zealand News, 19 September 2014

Gujarat Technological University, two China varsities ink MoU, Times of India, 19 September 2014

University of Alberta will have to ‘recalibrate’ salaries: Samarasekera, Edmonton Journal (Canada), 18 September 2014

Gunmen set off bombs, open fire at college in Nigeria; 13 die, CNN, 18 September 2014

College donors threaten academic freedom, Independent Florida Alligator, 18 September 2014

Cash warning for university expansion, BBC, 18 September 2014

Film shows fight for education by Iran’s Baha’is, Times Higher Education, 18 September 2014

More Pressure Than Ever: The 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors, Inside Higher Ed, 18 September 2014

Wrong to choose foreign uni students over locals, FM Today (Malaysia), 18 September 2014

Romanian students, third largest foreign student community in Hungary, Romania Insider, 18 September 2014

Germany emerges among top education destinations for Indians, Business Standard (India), 17 September 2014

New university alliance to boost graduate numbers, save money, University World News, 17 September 2014

Business Schools: You Can't Afford to Ignore Latin America Anymore, Business Week (UK), 17 September 2014

State universities gone to the dogs, The Zimbabwean, 17 September 2014

In China’s violence-wracked Xinjiang, a moderate Uighur professor faces trial, Japan Times, 17 September 2014

University rankings: a need for critical reflection, Malaysian Insider, 17 September 2014

New Colombo Plan shake-out takes shape, Australian, 17 September 2014

Pinoy students urged to consider Canada as alternative study destination, GMA News (Philippines), 17 September 2014

STUDIUM: Mehr Flexibilität und Informationsaustausch gefordert, NiederlandeNet (Netherlands), 16 September 2014

Morocco’s Minister of Higher Education: Students Must Master English to Access Science Universities, Morocco World News, 16 September 2014

China Is Building Replicas Of Ivy League Colleges, Business Insider via The Atlantic, 16 September 2014

WB, AFDB Ready to Support Tunisia in Higher Education and ICT, All Africa via Tunis Afrique Presse (Tunisia), 16 September 2014

What makes a global top 10 university?, BBC, 16 September 2014

PKR questions lower intake in public varsities, Malaysian Insider, 16 September 2014

Little-Noticed Libyan War Has a Big Effect on Education, Al Fanar Media, 15 September 2014

What price the value of higher education in Lebanon?, The National (UAE), 15 September 2014

Brazil Offers Yet Another Ranking, Inside Higher Ed, 15 September 2014

How to get girls more interested in STEM subjects, Washington Post, 15 September 2014

2-day education expo aims to encourage Filipino students to study in South Korea, Business Mirror (Philippines), 15 September 2014

Money is the key to being a top university, says study, BBC, 15 September 2014

What Education Is Like Under the Islamic State, Al Fanar Media, 14 September 2014

Delhi tit for tat on UK degrees-Cloud on recognition to one-year courses, Telegraph (India), 14 September 2014

Bonn-Voyage: The ups and downs of travel abroad, The DePaulia (USA), 14 September 2014

Go to college free—abroad; Many countries charge no tuition, even for Americans, Consumer Reports, 14 September 2014

Humanities Departments Are Largely Spared the Ax, New York Times, 14 September 2014

Korea Expands Scholarships to Attract Elites from ASEAN Member States, Korea Bizwire, 14 September 2014

No security forces inside universities: Egypt's PM, Ahram Online (Egypt), 14 September 2014

Japan Plans To Set Up Branch Campuses Of Three Famous Japanese Varsities In Malaysia - Muhyiddin, Bernama (Malaysia), 12 September 2014

Scottish 'yes' may be 'no' for Chinese, ECNS (China), 12 September 2014

EU intends to support education system and employability in Azerbaijan, Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan), 12 September 2014

UA keen on Brazil masters students, Australian, 12 September 2014

Managers wanted: War for talent heats up in China, CNBC, 12 September 2014

Agent usage in HE 'logical' and 'growing', Study Travel Magazine, 11 September 2014

350 Nigerian Students Trapped In War-Ravaged Regions of Ukraine, Sahara Reporters, 11 September 2014

The puzzle of UK graduates and their low-level literacy, Times Higher Education, 11 September 2014

S. Sudan education minister appears in parliament over scholarship places, Sudan Tribune, 11 September 2014

'India's top scientific community not above board in plagiarism', Times of India, 11 September 2014

Deutschlandstipendium... und es nützt ihnen doch!, Die Zeit (Germany), 10 September 2014

For HBCUs, Investing in Education Abroad a Key to Marketplace Success, Diverse Issues, 10 September 2014

Chile Congress Passes Tax Bill to Finance Free Education, Bloomberg Newsweek, 10 September 2014

After the crash, who owns the British university in 2014?, Conversation UK, 10 September 2014

Clark refuses to back net migration calls, Times Higher Education, 10 September 2014

India least expensive for foreign education, Australia costliest: HSBC, Times of India, 10 September 2014

British uni execs warn against catering to overseas students, The Journal (Scotland), 10 September 2014

Are Chinese Donations to American Universities Unpatriotic, Foreign Policy, 9 September 2014

What to Know About the U.S. College Experience Before Applying, US News and World Report, 9 September 2014

New EU support for better education system and employability in Azerbaijan, Trend AZ (Azerbaijan), 8 September 2014

More than 4,000 higher education seats still vacant in Oman, Times of Oman, 7 September 2014

Major survey of international students in South Africa, University World News, 6 September 2014

Zuma calls for ‘patriotic’ universities, Business Day Live, 5 September 2014

Chinese Students Flock to US High Schools in Soaring Numbers, Voice of America, 5 September 2014

Ireland announces major student immigration reform, Re:locate, 5 September 2014

Universities’ right to recruit foreign students at risk, The Times, 5 September 2014

Moscow, Beijing universities sign agreement on establishing a joint University, Russia & India Report, 5 September 2014

OIC supports education, terror combat in Africa, World Bulletin, 5 September 2014

Senate inquiry stalls radical university reforms, University World News, 4 September 2014

East Africa Keen On Education Quality Assurance Mechanism, All Africa via Tanzania Daily News, 4 September 2014

China’s Education Gap, New York Times, 4 September 2014

The agent question: new data has the answer, ICEF Monitor, 3 September 2014

‘Fraudulent practice exists’ but need for agents is real: OBHE, PIE News (UK), 3 September 2014

Emerging Economies Are Exporting Education, Huffington Post via Latino Voices, 3 September 2014

Agents under the microscope – Essential tool or necessary evil?, University World News, 3 September 2014

Data for the Agent Debate, Inside Higher Ed, 3 September 2014

OECD says competition in education has failed, Canberra Times (Australia), 3 September 2014

China Fears “Political SAT” May Impose American Values on Students, University Herald, 2 September 2014

Namibian Students Moved to Western Ukraine, All Africa via New Era (Namibia), 2 September 2014

DAAD eröffnet “Deutsch-russisches Institut für innovative Technologien” in Kasan, 02elf Abendblatt, 2 September 2014

Muhyiddin: English pass to be compulsory at public universities, Star Online (Malaysia), 2 September 2014

Saudi Arabia gets MOOC’d up, Al Jazeera (Qatar), 2 September 2014

Nalanda University reopens after 800 years, Times of India, 2 September 2014

EU student support targeted under government plans, Times Higher Education, 1 September 2014

Turkey struggles to benefit from study abroad, Al Monitor, 1 September 2014

In Australia: Politics, the media, and distortion, Inside Higher Ed, 1 September 2014

Frontline Isis: How the Islamic State is Brainwashing Children with Stone Age School Curriculum, International Business Times, 1 September 2014

Over 350,000 Iranians studying abroad: Education Minister, Payvand via Tehran Times (Iran), 1 September 2014

University admission body illegal - court, New Vision (Uganda), 1 September 2014

Top Chinese University Warns Against Criticising Communist Party
, NDTV (India), 1 September 2014

Korea wants more Pinoy students, GMA News (Philippines), 1 September 2014

Two foreign universities open branch campuses in South Korea, Korea Herald (ROK), 1 September 2014

Russia Extends Summer Break for Students From Ebola-Hit Countries, RIA Novosti (Russia), 1 September 2014

University of Alberta will have to ‘recalibrate’ salaries: Samarasekera, Edmonton Journal (Canada), 18 September 2014

Gunmen set off bombs, open fire at college in Nigeria; 13 die, CNN, 18 September 2014

College donors threaten academic freedom, Independent Florida Alligator, 18 September 2014

Cash warning for university expansion, BBC, 18 September 2014

Film shows fight for education by Iran’s Baha’is, Times Higher Education, 18 September 2014

More Pressure Than Ever: The 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors, Inside Higher Ed, 18 September 2014

Wrong to choose foreign uni students over locals, FM Today (Malaysia), 18 September 2014