News Archive, February 2015


Studying languages-Shout louder, Economist, 28 February 2015

UCAS to include European universities, Varsity UK, 27 February 2015

Colleges vote on industrial action over merger plan, Irish Examiner, 27 February 2015

Japan looks to instill global mindset in grads, Science, 27 February 2015

A Glut Of Ph.D.s Means Long Odds Of Getting Jobs, NPR, 27 February 2015

6 significant challenges impeding technology adoption in higher education in 2015, The Times Higher Education, 27 February 2015

Can big data lead to transparency in higher ed?, TribTalk, 27 February 2015

China’s Parents Think West Is Best For Schools, Barron's, 27 February 2015

Ministry uses rankings to cull eight UK law courses, University World News, 27 February 2015

Four Korean universities in foreign intake ban, The PIE News, 26 February 2015

'YouTube for universities' lands $4.5M in funding, Education Dive, 26 February 2015

The market – not Miliband – is key to our university challenge, The Telegraph, 26 February 2015

Universities ‘over-reliant’ on Chinese students: HEFCE, University World News, 26 February 2015

Blurred Lines: Universities Experiment with For-profit, Nonprofit, and Other Hybrids, Non Profit Quarterly, 26 February 2015

IELTS, Trinity to be only approved exams for UK visas, The PIE News, 26 February 2015

Why a Branch Campus Failed, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 25 February 2015

Universities divided on value of new rankings: EUA, University World News, 25 February 2015

Sex, Lies and Espionage: Did a Professor Spy for the FBI?, Bloomberg, 25 February 2015

Idris Jusoh defends world-class claim, cites academic achievements as example, Malaysian Insider, 25 February 2015

Nordic countries lead Europe in English-taught programmes, The PIE News, 24 February 2015

2015: Who are global development employers hiring?, Devex, 24 February 2015

UK losing out to US and Australia in race for overseas students, Times Higher Education, 24 February 2015

UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond, LA Times, 24 February 2015

Alliant International University becomes 'for-profit benefit corporation', Education Dive, 24 February 2015

A Web of “Diploma Mills” Preys on Arab And Western Students Alike, Al-Fanar Media, 24 February 2015

Quality, not quantity, of foreign students matters, DAP lawmaker tells Idris, The Malaysian Insider, 24 February 2015

Renewed call to lower private subsidy, Australian, 24 February 2015

Russia cuts 10% of university spending, Global University Venturing, 23 February 2015

Iran to open branch of Medical Sciences Univ. in Iraq, Mehr News Agency (Iran), 23 February 2015

Low varsity fees lure foreigners, Free Malaysia Today, 23 February 2015

Scots students ‘are losing out to European counterparts’, The Scotsman, 23 February 2015

It's Time to Build, Educate, Employ and Transform, The New Indian Express, 21 February 2015

While branch campuses proliferate, many fail, University World News, 21 February 2015

Despite claims of deception, ‘no evidence’ that fraud is rife among recruiters, says expert, Times Higher Ed, 19 February 2015

Unis plead with Abbott government for research reprieve, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 18 February 2015

Not-So-Great Expectations, Inside Higher Ed, 18 February 2015

Pakistani students in Sri Lanka on student exchange programme, The News Tribe (Pakistan), 17 February 2015

Ucas admissions system to include European universities, BBC, 17 February 2015

Guyana must not allow its only institution of higher learning to fail, Stabroek News (Guyana), 17 February 2015

US universities on the hunt for Aussie students, Australian, 17 February 2015

Iran's job seekers lack practical skills, Al Monitor, 16 February 2015

Can online courses address India's rising university demand?, Enterprise Innovation, 16 February 2015

Debt anxiety among students differs across international boundaries, Phys.org, 16 February 2015

Holland Scholarship opens registration, Jakarta Post, 16 February 2015

Alert issued about unrecognised university, The International News (Pakistan), 16 February 2015

Technology: The silent partner in transnational education?, University World News, 14 February 2015

Expat College Entrance Tip No. #3: The Application Process From Afar, Wall Street Journal, 13 February 2015

A British Campus in California, Inside Higher Ed, 13 February 2015

Iraqi students flock to ANU to pursue higher studies, The Hindu, 13 February 2015

In Russia, battle for university places deflates Crimea euphoria, Euronews, 13 February 2015

'Worst idea ever' to end English education, The Local (Denmark), 13 February 2015

Bangalore University to be split into Four New Universities, Jagran Josh (India), 13 February 2015

China Hit by Another SAT Cheating Scandal, Times, 12 February 2015

Foreign universities offer more choices, Borneo Post (Malaysia), 13 February 2015

Bachelor um jeden Preis - Neues vom Titelstreit: Der Gewerbeverband sucht die Allianz mit dem Ausland, Basler Zeitung (Switzerland), 12 February 2015

2028 Strategy Focuses On Participation, All Africa via Daily News (Botswana), 12 February 2015

Quebec ups French university students' tuition, Montreal Gazette (Canada), 12 February 2015

Visa crackdown affected ‘more than 12,000’ international students, Times Higher Education, 12 February 2015

Opportunities for India-Australia cooperation in education: John Angley, DNA (India), 12 February 2015

Fulbright Program Seeks to Get More Community Colleges Involved in Exchanges, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12 February 2015

English at Higher Education Institutions: Problems and Solutions, Sudan Vision, 12 February 2015

Spanish education minister seeks university overhaul, Financial Times, 11 February 2015

Top Indian Engineering Institute opens its doors to international students, News.LK (Sri Lanka), 11 February 2015

Just graduating from university is no longer enough to get a job, The Conversation (US Pilot), 11 February 2015

Drive To Double Study Abroad Turns To Schoolteachers, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11 February 2015

Competition for masters’ students heats up at Dutch universities, Dutch News, 11 February 2015

'Fake degrees' at Uganda university, Star FM Online, 11 February 2015

Focus assessments on post-graduation outcomes, says professor, Australian, 11 February 2015

Bulgaria’s ABV proposes vacant places at universities given with priority to Bulgarians from Ukraine: chair, Focus-Fen (Bulgaria), 10 February 2015

New immigration rules risk leaving international students behind, Business News Network (Canada), 10 February 2015

Asia-Pacific universities gaining local appeal, Enterprise Innovation, 10 February 2015

United front on university fees at risk of fracturing, Australian, 10 February 2015

University of Tokyo, top school in China to form strategic partnership, Japan Times, 9 February 2015

Tertiary Education Commission to Be Restructured, Government of Mauritius via All Africa, 9 February 2015

How to prevent $100K uni degrees, MacroBusiness, 9 February 2015

How Will British Universities Fare in the General Election?, Huffington Post UK, 5 February 2015

Japan the new destination for higher education, research, The Hindu, 5 February 2015

Establishment of five new universities approved, Daily Sabah (Turkey), 5 February 2015

Hefce granted regulatory powers over new providers and universities, Times Higher Education, 5 February 2015

Africa's PhD renaissance - PhD crisis in Uganda’s private universities, SciDevNet, 5 February 2015

Int’l students to receive instant medical coverage, Korea Joongang Daily (ROK), 5 February 2015

Universität Basel tritt «Worldwide Universities Network» bei, Gadgets 2 Use (Germany), 4 February 2015

Houthi rebels reportedly kidnapp five students in Yemen, Sputnik (Russia), 4 February 2015

U.S. Plans to Send 1,000 Academics to India as Part of New Exchange, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 February 2015

Ariel University advanced degrees unaccredited by Israel, Haaretz (Israel), 4 February 2015

Den Gürtel enger schnallen, Der Bund (Switzerland), 4 February 2015

The Top Five Research Universities in MENA? Maybe, Al Fanar Media, 3 February 2015

Uni reform needs hard choices, not surprises, Australian, 4 February 2015

Getting a taste of uni from your living room, Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand), 4 February 2015

Navitas talks to ‘a number’ of universities over partnership, Australian, 4 February 2015

Universities minister: Tuition fees cost same as daily cup of 'posh coffee', Telegraph (UK), 3 February 2015

Rebuilding the Nigerian Dream - Mapping the Building Blocks, The Guardian (Nigeria) via All Africa, 3 February 2015

Yazd University readmitted to IAU, Mehr News Agency (Iran), 3 February 2015

International fees won’t work as cap, Australian, 3 February 2015

Viele gehen wieder - Mangelnde Willkommenskultur vergrault ausländische Studierende, Migazin (Germany), 2 February 2015

Ethics of Engagement, Inside Higher Ed, 2 February 2015

Paraguay becomes a magnet for grad students from Angola and Brazil, Fox News Latino, 2 February 2015

Nasarawa Government warns private tertiary institutions against exorbitant fees, Daily Post (Nigeria), 2 February 2015