News Archive, January 2015



One in two IT staff excluded from transnational education, University World News, 31 January 2015

Changing world ‘needs new kind of quality assurance’, University World News, 30 January 2015

Foreign students express bewilderment over gov’t bid to close Turkish schools, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 30 January 2015

The Nature And Scope Of India’s Faculty Shortages, Asian Scientist Magazine, 30 January 2015

Experts Debate Graduation Rates for Online Students, US News and World Report, 30 January 2015

China says no room for 'western values' in university education, The Guardian, 30 January 2015

Record Number of Americans Applying to UK Universities, Fulbright Commission, 30 January 2015

New Saudi king announces major government shake-up, Capital FM (Kenya), 30 January 2015

The Grand Plan to Give Everyone a Free Year of Online College, Wired (USA), 30 January 2015

TAFE SA forges partnership with key Indian vocational skills company Kalyani Skills, India Education Diary, 30 January 2015

School roll numbers higher than forecast, stuff.co.nz via Timaru Herald (New Zealand), 30 January 2015

Malaysia has one of highest proportions of international students pursuing higher education, The Sun Daily (Malaysia), 29 January 2015

Yale, US colleges invest in diversity among international students, Middletown Press (USA), 29 January 2015

A first: Scots university plans fees refund for UK, overseas students who fail, Herald Scotsman, 29 January 2015

China Clamps Down Still Harder on Internet Access, New York Times, 29 January 2015

Educational Endowments Return 15.5 Percent In FY2014, Value Walk (USA), 29 January 2015

MPs launch early day motion on international students, Times Higher Education, 28 January 2015

NZ: International students up 12%; sector worth $2.85bn, The PIE News, 28 January 2015

Studying abroad: Indians reflect a narrow outlook, DNA (India), 28 January 2015

Universities aim to increase value of bachelor’s degrees, Vietnam Bridge, 28 January 2015

Non-EU students should pay fees at French universities, report, RFI English (France), 27 January 2015

3 Tips for Making the Most of a Study Abroad Program in the Arab Region, US News and World Report, 27 January 2015

Funding for Scottish universities 'held back', Times Higher Education, 27 January 2015

Focus on higher education to improve states' economy, Business Standard (India), 27 January 2015

University Students can save 13,400GBP by spending a year abroad, Telegraph, 27 January 2015

Issues of govt-run universities in city go unnoticed, Daily Times (Pakistan), 26 January 2015

Japan Takes Soft-Power Push to U.S. Campus, Wall Street Journal, 25 January 2015

Blueprint for Higher Education to be announced in March — D-G, Borneo Post (Malaysia), 25 January 2015

New Zealand’s International Education Sector Becomes A Star Performer For The Economy, International Business Times, 23 January 2015

The State of Funding Higher Education, The Namibian via All Africa, 23 January 2015

Turkey and Sudan announce higher education initiatives, University World News, 23 January 2015

10 things to know before studying in Germany, Deutsche Welle (Germany), 23 January 2015

More money for higher education - Habib, News 24 (South Africa), 21 January 2015

Mexican University in San Antonio Receives Full Accreditation, San Antonio Current (USA), 23 January 2015

Scholarships Increased for International Students in China, CrieEnglish.com (China), 23 January 2015

Moderate Arab World mourns loss of Saudi King Abdullah, The Arab Daily News (KSA), 22 January 2015

Universities back compromise on fees, Australian, 22 January 2015

Almost half of IT staff in HE are not involved in the delivery of transnational education by their own institution overseas, says report, STM Publishing, 21 January 2015

Delhi University to launch MOOCs by end of this month, MediaNama (India), 21 January 2015

Strengthening India-U.S. Relations through Higher Education, Brookings Institution, 20 January 2015

Almost half of IT staff in HE are not involved in the delivery of transnational education by their own institution overseas, says report, Knowledge Speak, 20 Jan 2015

Surge in fake foreign students, The Australian, 21 January 2015

China Says its Colleges Must Champion Core Socialist Values, Diverse Issues, 20 January 2015

Nobel laureates write to KAUST over Saudi flogging case, Times Higher Ed, 20 January 2015

Lithuania's education minister calls universities to increase admission requirements, The Baltic Course, 20 January 2015

Education is about bricks and clicks, Khaleej Times, 20 January 2015

HRD to institutes: Follow MEA, inform us on foreign MoUs, Indian Express, 20 January 2015

The World’s Most Talent Ready Countries, 2014, INSEAD Knowledge, 20 January 2015

Poland is leading the way for England's schools, Education Secretary says, Telegraph, 19 January 2015

New York University: A Case Study in What Not to Do, New York Times, 19 January 2015

Worrying fall in university students from key overseas markets, Herald Scotland, 16 January 2015

Las economías emergentes están exportando educación, La Republica (Colombia), 16 January 2015

More Chinese students at UK universities than from the whole of the EU, Daily Mail (UK), 16 January 2015

Indian Students' Arrival at UK declined by 12 per cent: Report, New Indian Express, 16 January 2015

US-Cuban opening paves way for deeper academic links, University World News, 16 Januray 2015

Test Finds College Graduates Lack Skills for White-Collar Jobs, Wall Street Journal, 16 January 2015

Comparing degree standards: assumptions to be ‘re-tested’, Times Higher Education, 15 January 2015

Netherlands is increasingly attractive study destination for international students, Eurogates, 15 January 2015

Russia’s top universities to launch unified student recruitment center, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 15 January 2015

Why Foreign-Born Alumni Will be a Growing Gold Mine for Colleges, Inside Philanthropy, 15 January 2015

US colleges struggle to manage financial pressure in buyer's market: S&P's, Times of India, 15 January 2015

UK varsities offer 15 crore scholarship to Indian students, Times of India, 15 January 2015

The World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program - Up to $25,000 Award, Opportunity Desk, January 2015

What Major Obstacles Are African Universities Facing?, Forbes, 14 January 2015

Morocco and Spain are building a joint future through education, Worldfolio, 14 January 2015

Mixed reaction to government plan to reform universities, Jakarta Post (Indonesia), 14 January 2015

Top 10 things employers look for in university graduates, Brisbane Times (Australia), 14 January 2015

University students in the dark on cost of degrees, Australian, 14 January 2015

2015 Education Year: Challenges ahead, Yemen Times, 13 January 2015

Swedish university closes Europe's 1st Confucius Institute, eChina News, 13 January 2015

Turkish entrepreneur aims for university for Syrian refugees, Washington Post, 13 January 2015

Across Europe, Nations Allocate Funds for University 'Excellence Schemes', The Chronicle of Higher Education, 13 January 2015

Turkey’s Foundation Universities: Model for the Region?, Al Fanar Media (Egypt), 13 January 2015

Branch out, Expand Your Boundaries, New Indian Express, 12 January 2015

Die geheimen Architekturstudenten von Paris, Der Standard (Austria), 12 January 2015

Security checks: Govt to keep an eye on foreign students, Express Tribune, 12 January 2015

Universities ‘should be excluded’ from counter-terror powers, say MPs, Times Higher Education, 12 January 2015

Varsities ill-prepared to implement UGC directive, Times of India, 12 January 2015

French students to pay Canadian tuition rate, McGill Daily (Canada), 12 January 2015

Zuma says universities are too costly - Nzimande disagrees, Mail and Guardian (South Africa), 12 January 2015

Ibero-America Still Lags, Inside Higher Ed, 11 January 2015

Romania’s Education Ministry to rank local universities, Romanian Insider, 9 January 2015

Six things to know about Obama’s plan for free community college, Washington Post, 9 January 2015

HERANA – Research on flagship universities in Africa, University World News, 9 January 2015

Seven trends to watch out for in 2015 in international education, The PIE News, 8 January 2015

Dispatches: Top 10 Conflicts Where Students Need Protection in 2015, Human Rights Watch, 8 January 2015

Saskatchewan launches international education strategy, The PIE News, 8 January 2015

Charlie Hebdo murders: the bravery of the satirists, Times Higher Ed, 8 January 2015

India, US boost e-learning 10 gigabits at a time, Hindustan Times (India), 8 January 2015

Analysis: Global Universities That Outperform Their Reputations, US News and World Report, 8 January 2015

China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A. Students, Wall Street Journal, 8 January 2015

Theresa May’s overseas students plan ‘blocked’ by chancellor, Times Higher Education, 7 January 2015

Rating the Rankings, Inside Higher Ed, 7 January 2015

Ansari calls for reforms in higher education, The Hindu (India), 7 January 2015

Polytechnics to re-engineer themselves to become universities, Vibe Ghana, 7 January 2015

“Will Universities Turn into Mosque-Centered Institutions?”, Bianet (Turkey), 7 January 2015

What Students in China Have Taught Me About U.S. College Admissions, The Atlantic, 6 January 2015

Malaysia Poised To Become Global Business Education Provider, Business Because, 6 January 2015

Born in Jordan, But Treated Like Foreigners by its Universities, Al Fanar Media, 6 January 2015

Global school terror attacks rising, BBC, 6 January 2015

Choice-based credit system in govt universities set to became a reality, Indian Express, 6 January 2015

How employable are African graduates in their countries?, British Council Blog, 5 January 2015

UK university deadlines approaching for overseas student applications, ExpatForum.com, 5 January 2015

The best Canadian universities aren’t always the priciest for housing, Canada.com, 5 January 2015

International students contribute €1.6bn to French economy, The PIE News, 5 January 2015

Theresa May warns that foreign student numbers will hit 600,000 in 2020s, Telegraph (UK), 5 January 2015

Vietnam hub offers $84k salaries to reverse brain drain, Thanhnien News (Vietnam), 5 January 2015

India to train 100 Omanis in technical education this year, Times of Oman, 5 January 2015

The Hype is Dead, but MOOCs Are Marching On (podcast), Knowledge@Wharton, 5 January 2015

Andres Oppenheimer: Latin America’s innovation tasks for 2015, The Register Guard (USA), 5 January 2015

25,000 teachers to be trained abroad, Arab News, 5 January 2015

Maoists in China, Given New Life, Attack Dissent, New York Times, 4 January 2015

New rule paves way for Israel's first private universities, Haaretz (Israel), 2 January 2014

A science exodus from Ukraine's rebellious East, Science, 2 January 2014

Implications of lost generation will be devastating for decades to come, Irish Examiner (Republic of Ireland), 2 January 2014

With Jobs Scarce, South Korean Students Linger on Campus, NDTV (India), 2 January 2014

UGC to map varsities under digital India initiative, Times of India, 2 January 2014

U.S. should try again on its college ratings system, LA Times, 2 January 2014

Trends in the Online Education sector in 2014, Mediana (India), 2 January 2014