News Archive, May 2015


Brazil's Science Without Borders Program, Inside Higher Ed, 31 May 2015

Fruit from the branch campuses, The Times Higher Education, 28 May 2015

Over €3 million spent on technological universities, The Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 28 May 2015

Can France's new mega university rival the best?, The Local (France), 28 May 2015

Bahrain raises game to attract foreign students, Oxford Business Group, 28 May 2015

US indicts 15 Chinese in college test, passport scam, Zee News, 28 May 2015

In the Philippines: Education or indoctrination?, Business World, 28 May 2015

Transparency questioned: LUMHS challenges HEC rankings, The Express Tribune, 27 May 2015

Chinese enrolment in the US shifting increasingly to undergraduate studies, ICEF Monitor, 27 May 2015

35,000 IIE participants in 2014; new scholarship launched, The PIE News, 27 May 2015

With billions at stake, colleges sharpen focus on foreign students, Boston Business Journal, 27 May 2015

Fake degrees: Axact is just tip of the iceberg, Business Insider, 27 May 2015

China Presses for Recognition of Gaokao in Foreign Universities’ Admissions Process, Yibada, 26 May 2015

Academics banned from travelling without prior security approval, Daily News Egypt, 22 May 2015

Head of Todai is an advocate for collaboration and diversity, Japan Times, 22 May 2015

Top 15 Universities from Beijing to Tokyo, Business Insider, 22 May 2015

State of education, The Hindu, 22 May 2015

42 bogus universities and colleges shut down, The New Age (South Africa), 21 May 2015

Axact’s fake colleges hosted on the same server, The Express Tribune, 21 May 2015

Chile's universities set for some turmoil on long road to reform, The Times Higher Education, 21 May 2015

HEC committee meets to review foreign degree equivalence system, The News Pakistan, 21 May 2015

‘Outward looking’ universities boost Swiss ranking, Swiss Info, 21 May 2015

HEC committee meets to review foreign degree equivalence system, The International News (Pakistan), 21 May 2015

Don’t judge our education based on old OECD data, says Idris Jusoh, The Malaysian Insider, 21 May 2015

Giving 'Gaokao' a Go, Inside Higher Ed, 20 May 2015

South Korean universities remain challenging places for foreign students and faculty, The Conversation (UK), 20 May 2015

Is it time to “unbundle” higher education?, Study International, 20 May 2015

Sudanese official says ISIS recruitment among students on the rise, Sudan Tribune, 20 May 2015

Bulgaria to Cooperate with Greece, Albania, Kosovo in Education, Novinite (Bulgaria), 20 May 2015

Fake degree scandal worries HEC, Dawn (Pakistan), 20 May 2015

New Universities Australia boss Barney Glover swings into action, The Australian, 20 May 2015

'Coursing' overseas for classy campuses, Times of India, 20 May 2015

Pakistani minister calls madrassas ‘universities of ignorance’, The Hindu (India), 19 May 2015

New Money for Japan Studies, Inside Higher Ed, 19 May 2015

The country’s most expensive and most affordable colleges and universities, GMA Network (Philippines), 19 May 2015

Fake Diplomas, Real Cash: Pakistani Company Axact Reaps Millions, New York Times, 18 May 2015

State schools cashing in on international student enrolments; 17pc rise in overseas pupils in past year, Radio Australia, 18 May 2015

Acquire a skill with higher education, The Times of India, 18 May 2015

Overseas students contribute £2.3bn a year to UK, says study, Financial Times, 18 May 2015

China's Great Academic Leap Forward, Bloomberg View, 18 May 2015

Study Abroad: Budget For Mexico, Investopedia, 18 May 2015

Studium um Ausland - Leistungsverweigerung, Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), 17 May 2015

Cooper Union Faculty Member Is Denied Entry to United Arab Emirates, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 15 May 2015

Academics Living Under ISIS, Inside Higher Ed, 15 May 2015

Asian groups file complaint over Harvard admission practices, The Daily Mail (UK), 15 May 2015

HRD ministry trying to trample upon autonomy of universities: Teachers' unions, DNA (India), 15 May 2015

Consider agents as a force for good, paper says, The Times Higher Education, 14 May 2015

Five ways universities have already changed in the 21st century, The Conversation UK, 14 May 2015

Two killed in Chilean Student Protest, TeleSur, 14 May 2015

Liberal Arts Consortium Takes on Tech, Inside Higher Ed, 13 May 2015

Bologna-Konferenzen werden zunehmend weniger wahrgenommen, Deutschlandfunk (Germany), 13 May 2015

Singapore tops biggest global education rankings published by OECD, The Straits Times (Singapore), 13 May 2015

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Summer Semester 2015, Lifehacker, 13 May 2015

Turkey and Qatar to establish joint international university for Syrian refugees, Daily Sabah, 13 May 2015

Agents most effective for inbound int’l students to US high schools, The PIE News, 12 May 2015

Student visa reforms will be a nightmare for university vice-chancellors, The Spectator (UK), 12 May 2015

Competition for international students on the horizon, Sydney Morning Herald, 11 May 2015

Arab students flock abroad as student mobility grows, Al Bawaba, 11 May 2015

The best universities know talent can't be contained within borders, ENCA, 11 May 2015

What will a Conservative government mean for UK universities?, The Guardian (UK), 11 May 2015

Hong Kong schools still emphasise exam scores rather than learning, South China Morning Post, 11 May 2015

Building The Penthouse Of School System In China – Analysis, Eurasia Review, 11 May 2015

The case for liberal arts education, The Hindu (India), 10 May 2015

Turkey aims to educate 100,000 international students in 2018, Daily Sabah (Turkey), 8 May 2015

Gunfire and explosions at Nigerian school as Boko Haram carry out latest attack during classes, Daily Mail (UK), 8 May 2015

Universities UK to ramp up EU campaign, The Times Higher Education, 8 May 2015

UK election results: SNP's thumping victory is good news for Indian students, Times of India, 8 May 2015

Fifth Asia-Europe Education Ministers’ Meeting, European University Association (EUA), 7 May 2015

Humala highlights new education investment benchmark, Peru This Week, 7 May 2015

EU, ASEAN launch higher education platform, The Jakarta Post (Indonesia), 7 May 2015

Student blog: Brain drain or brain circulation? Mexico in focus, The Houston Chronicle (USA), 7 May 2015

Teaching Quality, Globally, Inside Higher Ed via The Times Higher Education, 7 May 2015

Outbound Indian student growth overtakes Chinese for the first time, The PIE News, 7 May 2015

A Framework for Global-Education Policy, Education Week, 7 May 2015

Can for-profit colleges survive their slump?, PBS (USA), 7 May 2015

AUCC rebrands as Universities Canada, The PIE News, 6 May 2015

Are India's private universities poised to overtake public institutions?, Study International News, 6 May 2015

Student drop out rates 'a big challenge for universities', The Telegraph (UK), 6 May 2015

Modi starts a new chapter in education as 'Make in India' boosts higher learning, Daily Mail (UK), 5 May 2015

Call to change fund-allocation formula for universities, Pakistan Observer, 6 May 2015

Tunisian and Jordanian Women: Common on Campus, Rare in the Workplace, Al-Fanar Media, 5 May 2015

What you don’t find out about England’s educational performance in the PISA league table, Full Fact, 5 May 2015

Homeward Bound: Chinese Sea Turtles Return to a New Reality, CKGSB Knowledge, 5 May 2015

Russian and Indian universities to cooperate in innovation, Russia and India Report, 5 May 2015

Australian unis hooked on education agents, Australian Financial Review, 4 May 2015

Turkey mandates students study at top-500 HEI or sit domestic entrance exam, The PIE News, 4 May 2015

New Director of Center for International Higher Education to Redirect Its Focus, and Other News About People, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 May 2015

Egypt’s Bid for International Students Raises Eyebrows, Al-Fanar Media, 4 May 2015

Singapore’s Tiger Moms a headache to government looking to draw more students into trade, Malay Mail, 4 May 2015

Intl students a big variable in MBAs, The Australian, 4 May 2015

Latin American Universities in the U-Multirank, Inside Higher Ed, 3 May 2015

US business schools set their sights on Cuba, Financial Times, 3 May 2015

Graduates working overseas will have to pay HECS: Pyne, The Australian, 2 May 2015

Ukrainians now account for over half of int’l students in Poland, The PIE News, 1 May 2015

Chilean universities establish closer links with their UK counterparts, Merco Press (Chile), 1 May 2015

Study provides foundation for the future of digital higher education, Phys.org, 1 May 2015

Not in favour of conversion of state varsities into central ones, says government, DNA, 1 May 2015

Recruiter agents ‘cut university student quality’, The Australian, 1 May 2015

In 10 years you won't recognise the university, Australian Financial Review, 1 May 2015