News Archive, July 2015



India HE losing $6-7bn to overseas competitors, study claims, The PIE News, 31 July 2015

Taiwan students storm education ministry compound in textbook protest, Euronews, 31 July 2015

Extracting Economic Value From Higher Education: What African Universities Can Learn From Singapore, AFK Insider, 31 July 2015

Work on Campus as an International Student, US News and World Report, 31 July 2015

Japan's universities open up to the world, Science Magazine, 31 July 2015

Only 0.56 percent disabled students in higher education: Survey, The Statesman (India), 31 July 2015

Overseas study not just for China’s privileged, study finds, The PIE News, 30 July 2015

UK universities launch campaign to stay in EU ahead of Brexit vote, Science Business, 30 July 2015

Thinking critically about democracy and education reform in Thailand, The Washington Post, 30 July 2015

Kenya's shuttling lecturers: university shortages are taking a toll, The Guardian (UK), 29 July 2015

Poor state of Arab universities, Arab News (KSA), 29 July 2015

UK: work visas up but study extensions down, The PIE News, 29 July 2015

Universities say no to new ranking, The Guardian (UK), 28 July 2015

Foreign degree seekers hit record number, The Kathmandu Post, 28 July 2015

Foreign Relations minister calls on universities to defend the country, Dominican Today (Dominican Republic), 27 July 2015

Japanese education's 'foreign problem', Asia One, 27 July 2015

Accord to protect HE in conflict zones, The PIE News, 27 July 2015

Proposed Chinese legislation could hamper international collaboration, Science Careers, 27 July 2015

Research reveals universities not yet as international as they think, Phys.org, 27 July 2015

Borderline Views: The crisis facing Israel’s universities, The Jerusalem Post (Israel), 27 July 2015

India Loves MOOCs, MIT Technology  Review, 27 July 2015

Turkish students chose Asia due to volatile currency, Daily Sabah (Turkey), 27 July 2015

Higher Education: A Hotbed of Corruption?, Inside Higher Ed, 26 July 2015

Why has scientific progress stalled in many Islamic countries?, The Times Higher Education, 24 July 2015

Where Do Foreign Students Face The Highest University Fees? [Infographic], Forbes, 24 July 2015

Maryam Abacha university degrees not recognised – NUC, Punch (Nigeria), 24 July 2015

International agreement boosts opportunities for Australian students, Australian Forum, 24 July 2015

How have the new SELT rules at sub-degree level impacted the UK sector?, The PIE News, 24 July 2015

Fake Universities: It's Time To Take Action, Huffington Post India, 23 July 2015

Mehr als 300.000 Studierende aus dem Ausland, Hamburger Abendblatt (Germany), 23 July 2015

No place for timidity in education reform, Bangkok Post (Thailand), 23 July 2015

Most Malaysian parents are for overseas education, The Star Online (Malaysia), 23 July 2015

More shun national college entrance exam to go abroad, English.eastday.com (China), 23 July 2015

Foreign Students in the UK Are Facing Deportation Because Their College Lost Its License to Sponsor Visas, Vice, 22 July 2015

African students find Tamil Nadu a safe bet for higher education, Times of India, 22 July 2015

MacArthur Foundation Leaves Russia Amid NGO ‘Witch Hunt’, Bloomberg Business, 22 July 2015

Students seek MOOCs as course add-ons, The PIE News, 22 July 2015

Foreign students flock to Germany at record rate, The Local (Germany), 22 July 2015

In Turkmenistn, Border Woes Trump Education, The Diplomat, 22 July 2015

Schooling Vietnam: How tech companies are training the next wave of workers, CNET, 22 July 2015

Student loans shake-up puts onus on universities, The Australian, 22 July 2015

Higher ed outlook now 'stable': Moody's, Education Dive, 21 July 2015

QS University Rankings: BRICS 2015 – Overview, QS, 21 July 2015

Peking University launches new online programming courses, Shanghai Daily, 21 July 2015

In Deutschland arbeitende ausländische Studenten und Praktikanten, Haufe.de (Germany), 21 July 2015

How The U.S. Can Capture The $170B Opportunity In International Higher Education, Forbes, 21 July 2015

Calling on all academics to stand up for academic freedom, Science, 21 July 2015

The Belarusian National University - the Path Forward, Belarus Digest, 20 July 2015

Korea revamps plans to attract foreign students, The PIE News, 20 July 2015

Basha declares "war" to higher education bill, Albeu (Albania), 20 July 2015

How online education could narrow the global skills gap, Fortune, 20 July 2015

Decoding Skill Development in India, NDTV, 20 July 2015

“Half-Saudis” Find Getting an Education Difficult and Expensive, Al-Fanar Media, 19 July 2015

Competitors challenge universities on employability, University World News, 17 July 2015

Academics meet to declare support for universities hit by conflict, The Times Higher Education, 17 July 2015

US: application confusion could stymie admission for foreign students, The PIE News, 17 July 2015

Line Up for your Chinese Green Card: China Makes Changes to Visa and Permit Policies to Attract Foreign Talent, China Briefing, 17 July 2015

Polen: Jeder zweite Student will ins Ausland, Kurier (Austria), 17 July 2015

Foreign students denied work permits because they took online courses, Metro News Winnipeg (Canada), 16 July 2015

Palestinian students drop out of Venezuela scholarship, causing diplomatic strain, Haaretz (Israel), 16 July 2015

7 principles to guide international quality in higher ed, eCampus News, 16 July 2015

Western Business Schools' Expansion Into China, Singapore Gathers Pace, Business Because, 16 July 2015

England will not take part in OECD's 'Pisa for universities', The Times Higher Ed, 15 July 2015

Go to the students, say TNE specialists, The PIE News, 15 July 2015

Russia Moves to Limit Scientific Exchange With the West, The Chronicle on Higher Education, 15 July 2015

Immigration policies are not hitting science - Jo Johnson, Politics.com (UK), 15 July 2015

The AU's plans for an African passport a pie in the sky?, Institute for Security Studies, 15 July 2015

Dubai's learning curve gets smoother, Zawya (UAE), 15 July 2015

Reputation as a world-class education destination at risk, The Australian, 15 July 2015

Auslandsstudenten in Australien - Nicht unbedingt gut, aber zahlungskräftig, Deutschland Radio (Germany), 14 July 2015

Visa laws stymie Brics travel, say academics, Business Day Live (South Africa), 14 July 2015

Cheating persists in US university applications from China, The PIE News, 14 July 2015

Sind Schweizer Unis zu international?, Basler Zeitung (Switzerland), 14 July 2015

Alert raised after six universities, banks come under cyberattack, The Japan Times, 14 July 2015

Turkish top court annuls Erdo─čan-backed closure of tutoring schools, Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey), 14 July 2015

THE releases preliminary Africa uni rankings, The PIE News, 13 July 2015

UK to curb international postgrads, The Australian, 13 July 2015

Why Ed Tech Is Taking Off In Latin America, Tech Crunch, 13 July 2015

Universities ‘must collect hard data’ on barriers to overseas students, The Times Higher Education, 12 July 2015

UK colleges: non-EU work rights to be axed; PSW squeezed, The PIE News, 12 July 2015

In the crosshairs: Foreign students in Greece, CNBC, 10 July 2015

Science Without Borders faces ‘late payment’ claims, The Times Higher Education, 10 July 2015

Universities’ development challenge, National Business Review (New Zealand), 10 July 2015

Uni fee hike goes for broke, The Australian, 10 July 2015

BRICS Announces Creation of New University, Escambray (Cuba), 9 July 2015

State Universities Threaten Our Kids' Future, All Africa via Vanguard (Nigeria), 9 July 2015

MPs confirmed for BIS and science committees, The Times Higher Education, 9 July 2015

Hungary is offering paid home-coming to its young emigrants, The News Hub, 9 July 2015

Putin’s Witch Hunt Targets ‘Foreign Agents’ and Intellectuals, The Daily Beast, 9 July 2015

New Education Foundation to begin operations in 2016, Yahoo News via Gulf News (UAE), 9 July 2015

Worsening graduate unemployment a ‘time bomb’ – ISSER, Citifmonline, 9 July 2015

Houses of wisdom matter: the responsibility to protect and rebuild higher education in the Arab World, Brookings Institute, 9 July 2015

Nizhny Novgorod State University offers new job to dismissed American, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 8 July 2015

A Conversation With Effat University President, Haifa Jamal Al-Lail, Al-Fanar Media, 8 July 2015

Addressing the Skills Gap for Students and Young Adults, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 8 July 2015

SOCAR Turkey CEO criticizes low quality universities, Today's Zaman, 8 July 2015

Education board head warns not to fall for fancy, Anadolu Agency (Turkey), 8 July 2015

Leveraging Higher Education System to Develop Mauritius Into a Knowledge-Based Economy, Says Education Minister, All Africa via Government of Mauritius, 8 July 2015

Higher Ed Upvoted, Inside Higher Ed, 8 July 2015

New Spanish language exam aims to resemble English counterparts, The PIE News, 7 July 2015

Budget 2015: Five things for universities to watch out for, The Times Higher Education, 7 July 2015

Top Hong Kong universities caught up in major hack attack on more than 100 global institutions, South China Morning Post, 7 July 2015

Terrorists trying to recruit students: City’s universities on high alert, Daily Times (Pakistan), 7 July 2015

Korea to lure more foreign students, The Korea Times, 7 July 2015

Education and employment: The twain must meet, Inquirer.net (Philippines), 7 July 2015

Students demonstrate against VAT on private higher education,The Daily Star (Bangladesh), 7 July 2015

South Korea launches African economic development scheme, Public Finance International, 6 July 2015

Academy to partner universities, institutions on anti-corruption, News 24 Nigeria, 6 July 2015

The Chinese Mother's American DreamThe Chronicle of Higher Education, 6 July 2015

Harvard hacked: the impact of educational cybercrime, SC Magazine (UK), 6 July 2015

Admission 2015: Which are India's best ranked Universities, DNA (India), 6 July 2015

Making Higher Education Work for Africa, African Brains, 6 July 2015

New players could be in line to receive federal student aid, The Chronicle on Higher Education, 2 July 2015

Study abroad rankings ‘will encourage student mobility’, The Times Higher Education, 2 July 2015

Higher Education in Africa: Our continent needs science, not aid, The Guardian (UK), 2 July 2015

Why the US govt let trade schools become diploma mills, The Australian, 2 July 2015

Why graduate school is outdated, Fortune, 2 July 2015

Russian Academia Rattled as American Professor Sacked After TV Witch Hunt, The Moscow Times (Russia), 1 July 2015

Netizen Report: Scholars in Colombia, Kazakhstan Face Legal Woes for Sharing Research, Slate, 1 July 2015

Degree classifications must change to stop students 'coasting', says minister, The Guardian, 1 July 2015

Gülen-inspired schools dominate university entrance exam results, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 1 July 2015

Jeju cultivating global citizens, The Korea Times, 1 July 2015

No VAT on education, students demand, Dhaka Times (Bangladesh), 1 July 2015

Higher Learning Institutions Rapped, All Africa via Tanzania Daily News, 1 July 2015