News Archive, April 2015


QAA upholds two 'concerns' about UK’s biggest private college, The Times Higher Education, 30 April 2015

Morocco’s Higher Education Ministry, Microsoft Sign MoU on New technologies, Morocco World News, 30 April 2015

University rankings undermine access policies, conference hears, The Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 30 April 2015

2 Colombian universities reach Latin America’s top 20, Colombia Reports, 30 April 2015

Science in turmoil: After the Arab Spring, Nature, 29 April 2015

Asia called the 'next higher education superpower', EastDay.com (PRC), 29 April 2015

Gauging the impact of international students in higher ed, Education Dive (USA), 29 April 2015

100 Under 50 Rankings 2015 out now, Times Higher Education, 29 April 2015

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015, QS, 29 April 2015

The World's Best New Universities 2015, Forbes, 29 April 2015

Universities’ silence allows the stain to spread, The Australian, 29 April 2015

The end of college as we know it is coming, Business Insider Australia, 28 April 2015

'Educated immigrants get stuck in limbo in Sweden', The Local (Sweden), 28 April 2015

VP Dr Bilal advocates for development of vocational training to curb joblessness, IPP Media (Tanzania), 28 April 2015

University Security Becomes a Continent-Wide Concern in Africa, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 27 April 2015

A Rankings to Fit Individual Needs, Inside Higher Ed, 27 April 2015

NYU’s Abu Dhabi campus report: trials of TNE, The PIE News, 27 April 2015

Das weltfremde Anspruchsdenken deutscher Studenten, Die Welt (Germany), 27 April 2015

UGC initiates action against 21 fake Universities, Greater Kashmir (India), 27 April 2015

Complete University Guide reveals its top UK universities 2016, Times Higher Education, 27 April 2015

For Indonesian higher education, it's time to grow up, Asia One, 27 April 2015

We Have Few PhD Holders Teaching in Our Universities, What Can Be Done?, All Africa via Tanzania Daily News, 26 April 2015

College for the Masses, New York Times, 24 April 2015

3,000 sign in for Sunday demo on changes to higher education, Budapest Business Journal (Hungary), 24 April 2015

Language accreditation up in Europe’s HE, The PIE News, 24 April 2015

African leaders need to “leapfrog the shackles of convention”, Training Journal, 24 April 2015

Russia may increase foreign student quota by a third, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 24 April 2015

Increase in new overseas students, Otago Daily Times (New Zealand), 23 April 2015

German agency aids in Indonesia’s educational development, The WorldFolio, 22 April 2015

Australian Government Calls for Renewed Effort to Attract Foreign Students, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 22 April 2015

Culture, cost and proximity draw Chinese students to Japan, The Japan Times, 22 April 2015

NYU Poly’s Shady International Recruitment Tactics, NYU Local, 22 April 2015

Ukraine to slash science budget, Chemistry World, 22 April 2015

Joyce sells NZ education to South Americans, New Zealand Herald, 22 April 2015

The Splintering of Somalia Has Crippled Education, Al Fanar Media, 21 April 2015

A Piece of the Online Pie, Inside Higher Ed, 21 April 2015

Re-think on higher education is obligation: Mauritius president, DaijiWorld (India), 20 April 2015

Degrees of Deception, ABC (Australia), 20 April 2015

Cost of College Ratings? For Education Dept., at Least $4 Million, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 20 April 2015

View on Migration: Online learning for Syrian refugees, SciDevNet, 20 April 2015

Is an MBA Degree Worth Your Time?, New Indian Express, 20 April 2015

More Canadians should be studying in China: UBC president, Shanghai Daily, 20 April 2015

Community colleges look overseas for new students, The Patriot Ledger, 19 April 2015

Turkish Educator Pledges $10M To Set Up Universities For Syrian Refugees, KPBS National Public Radio (USA), 17 April 2015

Overseas student surge drives expansion at London universities, Financial Times, 17 April 2015

Student Protesters Demand Education Reform in Chile, Latin American Dispatch, 17 April 2015

A minor possibility given to Belarusan higher education will be a relevant step in the right direction, EuroBelarus, 17 April 2015

African universities body calls for security strengthening on campuses, Star Africa, 17 April 2015

'Waste' at universities, The Fiji Times, 17 April 2015

Agents line up bulk of international signings at dozens of universities, The Times Higher Education, 16 April 2015

A Higher-Ed Guide to 4 Presidential Contenders, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 16 April 2015

Yachay Tech affirms int’l aims one year on, The PIE News, 16 April 2015

Easier education visas to Canada now? Read this, Business Insider, 16 April 2015

Universities on the brink of a nervous breakdown, Fortune, 15 April 2015

Need to pull up socks in education, Deccan Herald (India), 15 April 2015

China deal to increase two-way scholarship student flowThe Australian, 15 April 2015

Deadly Al Shabaab Attack On Somali Ministry, Sky News (UK), 14 April 2015

FH OÖ: Anteil ausländischer Studenten hat sich verzehnfacht, RegioNews (Austria), 14 April 2015

Conservative Education Pledges: the complete list, Schools Week (UK), 14 April 2015

English in Morocco, Morrocco World News, 14 April 2015

Japan: JASSO launches study abroad website, The PIE News, 14 April 2015

Number of students enrolled in DIAC rise by 20%Gulf News (UAE), 14 April 2015

BIS civil servant to be new GuildHE chiefThe Times Higher Education, 13 April 2015

Charting a new path for tertiary learningAsia One News (Singapore), 13 April 2015

Asians Dominate Foreign Students' Population in ChinaYibada, 13 April 2015

Kenyan Colleges are moving into online education systemSpy Ghana, 13 April 2015

Education demand sparks a construction boom at universities, The Australian, 11 April 2015

Choosing a university abroad, The Telegraph (UK), 10 April 2015

Troubles in Thailand, Inside Higher Ed, 10 April 2015

Education blueprint will forge top global talents, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 10 April 2015

Preferred major and universities for int'l students in China, CNTV (PRC), 10 April 2015

Vietnam, Italy universities helped to seek partnerships, Vietnam Net, 10 April 2015

It’s all strategic, HE  Global, 10 April 2015

As universities cry poor, their heads take home millions, The Australian, 10 April 2015

Survey Shows the Way for Schools to Keep International Students Happy, Voice of America, 9 April 2015

Reforming education from the bottom up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Brookings Institute, 9 April 2015

University of Athens Cut Off from State as Occupation Continues for 10th Day, Greek Reporter, 9 April 2015

Kenyan official confesses we did 'something wrong in Garissa', Deutsche Welle (Germany), 9 April 2015

TRCC launches in UK, French universities, Taiwan Today, 9 April 2015

Industries pick top technology universities, The Korea Herald (ROK), 9 April 2015

How will universities swing in a hung parliament?, Wonk HE (UK), 8 April 2015

Brazil: Where Free Universities Largely Serve the Wealthy, The Atlantic, 8 April 2015

‘Japan wants to attract Indian students’, Hindustan Times (India), 8 April 2015

Abu Dhabi University seeking US accreditation to raise standards, The National (UAE), 8 April 2015

3 trends changing the face of for-profit higher ed, Education Dive, 8 April 2015

Sungkyunkwan vying to become 'truly global', Korea Times (ROK), 8 April 2015

Poland's foreign student population soars amid Ukraine chaos, Radio Poland, 8 April 2015

70% of foreign applicants decline attending Todai, The Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan), 7 April 2015

PM: National Higher Education Blueprint will create 'morally sound graduates', The Star (Malaysia), 7 April 2015

China: MoE creates TNE portal; adds courses to approved list, The PIE News, 7 April 2015

Even in Egypt, Syrian Refugees Struggle to Access Higher Education, Al-Fanar Media, 6 April 2015

Here are the names and photos of students killed in the Garissa attack, #147notjustanumber campaign kicks off, The Star (Kenya), 6 April 2015

Why the hacker model doesn’t work for higher education, Study International News, 6 April 2015

Fake university degrees website under investigation, BBC, 6 April 2015

Beyond the Bologna Process, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 6 April 2015

Australia moves on quality framework for agents, The PIE News, 6 April 2015

Japanese Universities Look to Get Schooled in Investing, Wall Street Journal, 6 April 2015

Academic freedom, student services stymie China growth, says OBHE, The PIE News, 2 April 2015

Al-Shabaab militants kill 15 in Kenya university attack, USA Today, 2 April 2015

Bilal Erdo─čan’s TÜRGEV given right to establish two universities, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 2 April 2015

Higher Education: Bringing Israeli Perspective to India, Jerusalem Post (Israel), 2 April 2015

14 routes to better education in Pakistan, The Guardian (UK), 2 April 2015

Look at them now: 20 years of the Maclean’s University Guide, Macleans (Canada), 2 April 2015

Russia Offers Scholarships to Attract Students, The Indian Express, 2 April 2015

Australia releases international education strategy draft, The PIE News, 1 April 2015

We need better quality universities, not new ones, The Bangkok Post (Thailand), 1 April 2015

'Education is too important to be left to politicians', The Telegraph (UK), 1 April 2015

Universities add degree programs while spurning fads, Los Angeles Times, 1 April 2015

University of Kigali Introduces Post-Graduate Programmes, All Africa via The New Times (Rwanda), 1 April 2015

Six ways the Dutch are nailing student life, The Guardian (UK), 1 April 2015

Luring the best and brightest, Otago Daily Times (New Zealand), 1 April 2015