News Archive, August 2015


Fresh batch of Sudanese college students fly to join ISIS: reports, Sudan Tribune, 31 August 2015

Japanese-style education systems set for other nations, The Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan), 31 August 2015

Breaking the Grip of the Gaokao, China’s SAT, The New York Times, 31 August 2015

Vietnam halts new model university project, Vietnam.net (Vietnam), 31 August 2015

The Crisis of Corruption, Inside Higher Ed, 30 August 2015

China crisis: what does it mean for student recruitment?, The Times Higher Education, 28 August 2015

Blaming Students and Businesses Is Not the Answer, The Huffington Post, 28 August 2015

ISIS takes recruitment drive to Ghanaian universities, The Cable (Nigeria), 28 August 2015

3 Unexpected Factors Hurting the American Educational System, Education Week, 28 August 2015

FG Bans 57 Universities, Sanctions Others, This Day (Nigeria), 28 August 2015

40 countries expected to attend Singapore education conference, Global Government Forum, 27 August 2015

Breakfast with Ed Minister marks Dutch scholarship, The PIE News, 27 August 2015

Millionen junge Europäer ohne Job bedrohen den sozialen Frieden, Basler Zeitung (Switzerland), 27 August 2015

Net migration to UK hits record high of 330,000, The Financial Times, 27 August 2015

Universities in Bahrain Seeking to Boost International Student Population, Study International, 27 August 2015

Centre paves way for entry of foreign faculty in collegesHindustan Times (India), 27 August 2015

Dream Deferred or Dashed in Israel, Inside Higher Ed, 27 August 2015

Giving College Administrators a Business Education, The Wall Street Journal, 26 August 2015

Bahrain’s universities to be inspected by British Accreditation Council, The Times Higher Education, 26 August 2015

Careening lira a nightmare for Turks studying abroad, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 26 August 2015

UK losing share in global ELT market, ICEF Monitor, 26 August 2015

Minister: Uni graduates are useless in Zimbabwe, Newsdze Zimbabwe, 26 August 2015

Tahrir Academy’s Shutdown Casts a Shadow Over Educational NGOs, Al-Fanar Media, 25 August 2015

 

Giving College Administrators a Business Education, The Wall Street Journal, 26 August 2015

Bahrain’s universities to be inspected by British Accreditation Council, The Times Higher Education, 26 August 2015

Careening lira a nightmare for Turks studying abroad, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 26 August 2015

UK losing share in global ELT market, ICEF Monitor, 26 August 2015

Minister: Uni graduates are useless in Zimbabwe, Newsdze Zimbabwe, 26 August 2015

Turkey on course to reach 100K foreign students goal, The PIE News, 25 August 2015

Study: Foreign universities show little interest in U.S. expansion, USA Today, 25 August 2015

Universities cannot hold admission tests through NTS: HEC, Daily Pakistan, 25 August 2015

Coursera Charts Course for International Expansion With $49.5M in Series C Funding, EdSurge, 25 August 2015

Kazakhstan: Row at President's University Dents Claim to Academic Independence, The Moscow Times (Russia), 25 August 2015

US Community Colleges Increase International Enrollment, Language Magazine, 24 August 2015

International schools filled with local students, The Korea Herald (ROK), 24 August 2015

Den Fachkräftemangel mit 2,7 Millionen Studenten effektiv bekämpfen, AbsatzWirtschaft.de (Germany), 24 August 2015

Aus: Second national strategy roundtable held, The PIE News, 24 August 2015

Emiratis Studying in USA Increases by 23 Percent, Zawya (UAE), 24 August 2015

Universities unite to lure elite Indian students, Australian Financial Review, 24 August 2015

The Nalanda enterprise rose from a fundamentally false premise, Hindustan Times (India), 24 August 2015

Internationalization as National Policy, Inside Higher Ed, 23 August 2015

International students 'oversimplify ethical dilemmas', The Times Higher Education, 23 August 2015

GCSEs: the great debate, The Telegraph (UK), 22 August 2015

The lows of higher education in Malaysia, Free Malaysia, 21 August 2015

Some German universities will educate refugees for free, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 August 2015

Shanghai rankings: US takes top spots, EU strong in top 500, The PIE News, 21 August 2015

Chinese hackers target Indian institutions, Financial Times, 21 August 2015

How young Greeks changed their degree choices as the economy crashed, London School of Economics; European Politics and Policy (EUROPP), 21 August 2015

Higher Education bill is deeply flawed, The Scotsman, 21 August 2015

Could Surge in EU Student Recruitment Mean Crisis for UK Student Finance?, Study International, 20 August 2015

Tertiary education in Malaysia: A blessing or a curse?, Aliran Monthly, 20 August 2015

Quality assurance in higher education, The Manila Times (The Philippines), 20 August 2015

The Hidden Force in For-Profit Closures, Inside Higher Ed, 20 August 2015

Universities, scholars anticipate new era of collaboration in Iran, Education Dive, 19 August 2015

Globalized Approach Reshapes Education - Ritsumeikan University set to be the gateway to Asian education with its new Osaka-Ibaraki campus, WorldFolio, 19 August 2015

Digital Credentials - Australian University Eyes Use of Badging for Credit, Campus Technology, 19 August 2015

Exchange project doubles EU students in Korea, The PIE News, 19 August 2015

Australia grows richer by exploiting foreign students, The Age (Australia), 19 August 2015

Devalued yuan fears overdone, observers say, The Australian, 19 August 2015

Academic values ‘at risk’ in internationalisation, says report, The Times Higher Education, 18 August 2015

What's next for the quangos of higher education?, The Guardian (UK), 18 August 2015

Australia cautioned against breaking its university funding system, news.com.au (Australia), 18 August 2015

Mexico, Colombia to exchange becas students, The PIE News, 18 August 2015

5 Facts About Earning an Undergraduate Degree in the UK, US News and World Report, 18 August 2015

Should Universities Teach, But Not Promote, Entrepreneurship?, Forbes, 17 August 2015

Bayerische Hochschulen - Buhlen um Studenten aus aller Welt, Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), 17 August 2015

Trump Immigration Plan Seeks to Limit Visas, Inside Higher Ed, 17 August 2015

The trap of college rankings, Newsday (USA), 16 August 2015

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015 Press ReleaseCenter for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China), 15 August 2015

Hong Kong's minority students say 'no thanks' to mainland Chinese universities offering admission, South China Morning News, 15 August 2015

Higher-Ed Hustle: For-profit colleges cast shadow over presidential race, Miami Herald, 15 August 2015

South Korea plans ‘ghettoised’ university courses for foreign students, The Times Higher Education, 14 August 2015

Tertiary education in the crucible, Jamaica Observer, 14 August 2015

Turkey's baby boom sends many children into state care, Al-Monitor, 14 August 2015

The story of how the Internet came to India: An insider's account, IBN Live, 14 August 2015

Africa's universities - why diversity is the magic and rankings don't matter that much, Mail and Guardian Africa, 14 August 2015

Establishment Goes Alternative, Inside Higher Ed, 14 August 2015

Auckland's universities on the ball, New Zealand Herald, 14 August 2015

A-levelResults Day 2015 live: Record number of university acceptances, The Telegraph (UK), 13 August 2015

A Chinese bunfight and an unfulfilled hunger to learn, The Times Higher Education, 13 August 2015

PNG universities struggling after Govt budget cuts, Radio New Zealand, 13 August 2015

Russia faces international scientific blockade, Chemistry World, 13 August 2015

Delivering Online Ed, Worldwide, Inside Higher Ed, 13 August 2015

NZ: 10-year strategy builds on Canterbury’s post-quake growth, The PIE News, 12 August 2015

POLL: Is our education system broken?, Irish Examiner (Republic of Ireland), 12 August 2015

Is Indonesia trapped in the middle?, East Asia Forum, 12 August 2015

Hong Kong universities must uphold the absolute principle of academic freedom, South China Morning Post, 12 August 2015

69% jump in number of Indians studying in New Zealand, IndiaEdunews, 12 August 2015

MOOC development more expensive than many think, Education Dive, 12 August 2015

The Coddling of the American Mind, The Atlantic (USA), September Issue found 11 August 2015

4 Facts for International Students About Liberal Arts, US News and World Report, 11 August 2015

Hard Evidence: how many foreign students stay in the UK?, The Conversation UK, 11 August 2015

Denmark draws students from southern Europe, The Local Denmark, 11 August 2015

Like in another world - Spending a semester in North Korea, Deutsche Welle (Germany), 11 August 2015

Dubai university administrators accused of faking English language test scores, The Times Higher Education, 10 August 2015

Deutsche Uni in Kairo wirft Studierende raus, Tagesspiegel (Germany), 10 August 2015

President of India addresses students and faculty of Institutes of Higher Learning through video conferencing, Business Standard (India), 10 August 2015

Students at Sydney University use impersonators to sit their exams, The Herald Tribune, 10 August 2015

Listen to your international students, University World News, 9 August 2015

3 Things to Know About Earning a Bachelor's Degree in Canada, US News and World Report, 7 August 2015

Poland — an emerging destination for Pak students, The International News (Pakistan), 7 August 2015

Rise of work experience presents universities with a range of challenges, The Times Higher Education, 7 August 2015

Universities And The Cloud, Forbes, 7 August 2015

‘Universities have lost autonomy’, The Hindu (India), 7 August 2015

The Challenges Facing UK Higher Education, Study International, 6 August 2015

Mobilität im Erasmus-Programm trotz Finanzkrise weiter steigend, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, 6 August 2015

Higher Education Ministry Validates Monitoring and Supervision Guidelines, All Africa via The Point (Gambia), 6 August 2015

Canberra to waive state school fees for overseas university researchers, Australia Forum, 6 August 2015

Degree’s value in doubt as more enrol, OBHE Director Richard Garrett for The Australian, 5 August 2015

Five international universities join FutureLearn, Education Dive, 5 August 2015

On the failure of the national education system, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 5 August 2015

How Nanodegrees Are Disrupting Higher Education, Campus Technology, 5 August 2015

Degree’s value in doubt as more enrol, The Australian, 5 August 2015

Budget for universities up since 2011, records show, Philstar (Philippines), 5 August 2015

Will Russia's Brain Drain Dry Up? (Op-Ed), The Moscow Times (Russia), 4 August 2015

The Blunder of Ranking African Universities, Inside Higher Ed, 4 August 2015

Evaluate Career Help Before Applying to U.S. Colleges, US News and World Report, 4 August 2015

Mehr Geld für Auslandsaufenthalte, Bildungsklick (Germany), 4 August 2015

‘More’ revelation: Ukrainian universities ready to admit 20,000 Nigerian students, Sun News (Nigeria), 4 August 2015

Ministries of Education and Higher Education aim to be premier TVET provider: Mahdzir Khalid, New Straits Times, 3 August 2015

Colleges in the 2016 crosshairs, Politico, 3 August 2015

HEC makes first move towards more universities, Dawn.com (Pakistan), 3 August 2015

Russia establishes new international student association, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 3 August 2015

A third of students picking universities based on bursaries, study finds, The Telegraph (UK), 3 August 2015

Japan Rethinks Higher Education in Skills Push, The Wall Street Journal, 2 August 2015