News Archive, March 2015


The Data Revolution and education post-2015: Considering the promise and the risks, Brookings Institute, 31 March 2015

A New Era? The Outlook for U.S.-Cuba Academic Relations, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 31 March 2015

US government to launch study abroad branch, The PIE News, 31 March 2015

Education sector urged to look to Latin America to turn around slump in international students, WA Today (Australia), 31 March 2015

Meetings Africa 2015: Behind South Africa’s Knowledge Development, International Meetings Review, 31 March 2015

UK restricts foreign students, The Hans India, 31 March 2015

Group of Eight universities turn on Pyne’s reforms, The Australian, 31 March 2015

Syria's lost generation: report counts cost of collapse in education system, The Guardian (UK), 30 March 2015

Chinese students favouring Australian high schools as enrolments climb 20 per cent, ABC Australia, 30 March 2015

Mixed Opinions on U-Multirank, Inside Higher Ed, 30 March 2015

Universities and colleges face wholesale reforms, University World News, 30 March 2015

IUC to discuss Iraqi uni students in Daesh-held regions, Anadolu News Agency (Turkey), 30 March 2015

APAIE: China’s HE growth expected to follow economic boom, The PIE News, 30 March 2015

Rhodes Scholarships Expanding to Include Chinese Students, New York Times, 30 March 2015

New Rankings Paint a False Picture of Arab Universities, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 30 March 2015

Taiwan Plans for Closures and Mergers of Universities, Inside Higher Ed, 30 March 2015

Education ministry outlines university merger proposal, Taipei Times (Taiwan), 28 March 2015

The world is going to university, The Economist, 28 March 2015

How much do foreign students cost Finland?, YLE (Finland), 27 March 2015

China focuses on regional students as inbound enrolments up, The PIE News, 27 March 2015

Debunking Myths About the U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings, US News and World Report, 27 March 2015

Living & Learning: Japanese students overseas / Future engineers bonding at UBC, The Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan), 27 March 2015

Graduate recruiters call for better links between universities and firms, The Times Higher Education, 27 March 2015

Why the University of Phoenix May Not Rise From the Ashes, Business Cheatsheet, 27 March 2015

Autonomy granted to universities next year, Nation News (Thailand), 27 March 2015

Will Belarus become a part of Bologna?, The Times Higher  Education, 26 March 2015

Changes afoot at the Irish Research Council, Irish Times (Ireland), 26 March 2015

First university uses English in training PhD holders, Vietnam Net, 26 March 2015

Asian Nations Poised to Become Major Players in Global Higher Education, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 25 March 2015

Sharp drop in applications to study abroad, University World News, 25 March 2015

Wie China westliche Werte aus Unis verbannt, Die Zeit (Germany), 25 March 2015

Arab Region Universities Expand Medical Education Options, US News and World Report, 25 March 2015

UK HE “could do better”, says Saudi Cultural Attaché, The PIE News, 25 March 2015

University protests around the world: a fight against commercialisation, The Guardian (UK), 25 March 2015

Delhi University to See More Foreign Students soon, Jagran Josh (India), 25 March 2015

High tide for surging colleges, The Australian, 25 March 2015

International Students Stream Into U.S. Colleges, Wall Street Journal, 24 March 2015

Race of New Zealand’s Institutions To Entice Foreign Students with Jobs Causing Domestic Concern, International Business Times Australia Ed, 24 March 2015

Kyrgyzstan Flooded with Inferior Universities, Eurasian Net, 24 March 2015

Rekordwert bei Erasmus, Die Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), 24 March 2015

Research network aims to bring East Asia closer to UK, The Times Higher Education, 24 March 2015

China: The Looming Crisis, Inside Higher Ed, 23 March 2015

Finland to Overhaul Education System and Scrap Learning by Subject, Kelowna Now, 23 March 2015

Why Stockholm is the 'Boston of Europe', The Local (Sweden), 23 March 2015

Two public universities target world 100 best by 2020, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 23 March 2015

Distance Education—Banned in Bahrain, Al-Fanar Media, 22 March 2015

What is an International University?, University World News, 21 March 2015

A lesson in bias on private schools, The Spectator, 21 March 2015

University reforms: Elite calls for assessment of options, Australian, 20 March 2015

Hundreds of students protest at London School of Economics, Asia Channel News, 20 March 2015

Akademikerschwemme in Portugal - Master ohne Arbeit, Deutschland Radio Kultur (Germany), 19 March 2015

International students forced to queue in their thousands to collect visas, Guardian, 19 March 2015

More Kenyan Students Prefer Dubai for It Studies, All Africa via The Star (Kenya), 19 March 2015

Adv: Got a degree, but where is my job?, Times of India, 19 March 2015

3 Tips for Finding a Comfort Zone on a Coed Arab University Campus, US News and World Report, 19 March 2015

MyMaster essay cheating scandal: More than 70 university students face suspension, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 19 March 2015

UAE Incident Raises Questions for Colleges That Open Campuses in Restrictive Countries, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 18 March 2015

Community colleges deliver, La Voz Colorado, 18 March 2015

Netherlands becoming popular destination for Saudi students, Yahoo via Arab News, 18 March 2015

You call this financial support?, Hindustan Times, 18 March 2015

All colleges face tighter controls on student debt, The Australian, 18 March 2015

India Leverages Capacity Building Experience in Africa to Train, Mobilize Workers, National Law Review, 17 March 2015

Foreign Ministry Eyes to Build International Relations Higher Education Institute, All Africa via Angola Press, 17 March 2015

China verschärft Kontrolle seiner Hochschulen, Der Bund (Switzerland), 17 March 2015

Dutch student protests ignite movement against management of universities, The Guardian (UK), 17 March 2015

State varsities to go for curriculum revamp, Times of India, 17 March 2015

Top educational institutions of Belarus, UAE to cooperate, BELTA (Belarus), 17 March 2015

University rankings in Zambia, their meanings, Zambia Daily Mail, 17 March 2015

'Sweden must be able to attract global talent', The Local (Sweden), 17 March 2015

UK and Mexico sign new agreement opening doors to international student mobility, Re-locate Magazine, 16 March 2015

Australians challenged to evolve in new era of education, The PIE News, 16 March 2015

Universities Struggle to Cope with Shrinking Population and Globalization, Nippon.com (Japan), 16 March 2015

The Branch Campus Boom(s), Inside Higher Ed, 16 March 2015

A Growing Number of Arab Universities Seek International Accreditation, Al-Fanar Media, 15 March 2015

Somalia: Puntland reviews Education Policy, Garowe Online, 15 March 2015

Macau becoming main destination for Chinese students, South China Morning News, 13 March 2015

Studentenversteher: Uni der Zukunft mit Vorlesungsübersetzer, LN Online (Germany), 13 March 2015

What's Keeping Black Students From Studying Abroad?, The Atlantic (USA), 13 March 2015

Violent clashes ahead of education bill hearing, University World News, 13 March 2015

Coursera's Stiglitz: MOOC revolution is just beginning [SXSWedu 2015], Education Dive, 13 March 2015

Rankings defended after universities tumble, The Standard (Hong Kong), 13 March 2015

THE World Reputation Rankings 2015: reaction, The Times Higher Education, 12 March 2015

What are universities becoming? A plea from the future, The Conversation UK, 12 March 2015

Staying Away From Politics, Inside Higher Ed, 12 March 2015

The Korean, Chinese, Indian and Singaporean systems of education, PhilStar.com, 12 March 2015

TAFE teachers feel pressure to pass incompetent students, union says, The Age (Australia), 11 March 2015

In the Wake of Political Protests, Hong Kong Academics Fear New Restrictions, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 11 March 2015

Three Tests for the Tuition Fee Cut, The Huffington Post UK, 11 March 2015

How Philippines can reverse 'brain drain', ABS-CBN News, 11 March 2015

Student work placement: unis, business, government to collaborate, Australian, 11 March 2015

Dozens arrested in crackdown on Myanmar student protest, CNN, 10 March 2015

Private providers unify in UK pre-election manifesto, The PIE News, 10 March 2015

African Research Universities Alliance launched, University World News, 10 March 2015

SPM Result Is Out, Next Brain Drain Begins, Malaysian Digest, 10 March 2015

Gambian Gov’t closes six institutions for operating below standard, Star Africa, 10 March 2015

Foreign students not worth the cost: principal, The China Post (Taiwan), 10 March 2015

On the fight against fake degrees, Politics Web (South Africa), 8 March 2015

Foreign students to pay full fees for higher education?, University World News, 6 March 2015

Can online degrees finally revolutionize higher education?, Study International, 6 March 2015

Unam Becomes a Global Institution, All Africa via New Era (Namibia), 6 March 2015

Gender, education and work - The weaker sex, The Economist, 7 March 2015

Distance Ed Myths Debunked, Inside Higher Ed, 5 March 2015

Myanmar Cracks Down on Education Protest at Yangon Pagoda, ABC News (USA), 5 March 2015

Angry students protest against university reforms, University World News, 5 March 2015

Scam of verification of fake degrees of bureaucrats by HEC unearthed, Online International News Network (Pakistan), 5 March 2015

‘An alternative global ranking is my priority’, Hindustan Times, 4 March 2015

How Elite Universities Are Hurting America, Foreign Affairs, March/April 2015

More degree programmes in niche areas at private schools, The Straits Times (Singapore), 4 March 2015

Education Minister: Belarus is determined to join Bologna Process, Belarusian News, 4 March 2015

What are Malaysian universities for? – PenDaPaT, The Malaysian Insider, 4 March 2015

Nigerian University Feeding 270,000 of 1.6 Million Boko Haram Refugees, Breitbart, 4 March 2015

Demand-driven system works best for those who matter most, Australian, 4 March 2015

Deutsche wohnen in WGs und Italiener bei Mama, Die Welt, 3 March 2015

Signs of Resistance to China’s Latest Ideological Crackdown, Foreign Policy, 3 March 2015

I’m ready to study in Canada. Please lift the Ebola visa ban, Globe and Mail (Canada), 3 March 2015

Committee will frame uniform rules for foreign students in Bengaluru, Times of India, 3 March 2015

A second home: the Brazilian influx to Irish universities, Irish Times, 3 March 2015

Rankings in the Middle East, Inside Higher Ed, 2 March 2015

Australia moots stricter VET regulation, The PIE News, 2 March 2015

Bahá’is campaign for educational freedom in Iran, Irish Times, 2 March 2015

In developing world, infra constraints challenge but don't stop MOOCs, Devex, 2 March 2015

Why Nigerian Varsities Are Poorly Ranked, All Africa via Daily Independent (Nigeria), 2 March 2015

Labour £6k fees policy ‘could hit universities outside England’, The Times Higher Education, 2 March 2015

Major Beijing universities still using foreign textbooks despite minister’s call for ban, South China Morning Post, 1 March 2015

Coalition row over 'hate preachers' on university campuses, BBC, 1 March 2015

America's High-Risk, High-Reward Higher Education System, Forbes, 1 March  2015