News Archive, September 2015


American Colleges Pay Agents to Woo Foreigners, Despite Fraud Risk, The Wall Street Journal, 30 September 2015

World University Rankings 2015-2016: results announced, The Times Higher Education, 30 September 2015

University rankings: UK 'a stand-out performer', BBC, 30 September 2015

The 2015 World University rankings: Are these really the planet’s best schools?, The Washington Post, 30 September 2015

PRs and foreigners to pay higher school fees from 2016, New Straits Times (Singapore), 30 September 2015

EAC Seeks to Learn Higher Education Practices From Germany, Singapore, All Africa via The New Times (Uganda), 30 September 2015

Canadian universities face stiffer competition as world rankings set to include more countries, The Globe and Mail (Canada), 30 September 2015

Established with a $27 million grant from Korea, NPIC celebrates 10 years of success, Phnom Pen Post (Cambodia), 30 September 2015

Brazilian government suspends international tech scholarships, ZDNet, 29 September 2015

Plug-n-play university city to host foreign campuses, The Times of India, 29 September 2015

Fears for Hong Kong academic freedom as top legal scholar barred from job, Euronews, 29 September 2015

Govt unveils indigenous ranking framework for higher education, Livemint (India), 29 September 2015

Challenges and opportunities of providing girls education in madrassas, Brookings Institute, 29 September 2015

Universities Canada urges support for outbound study in run-up to election, The PIE News, 28 September 2015

Japanese University Humanities and Social Sciences Programs Under Attack, The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 28 September 2015

TEF will mean more exploitation of academics on short-term contracts, The Times Higher Education, 28 September 2015

QS Top Grad School Guide 2015/2016, QS, 28 September 2015

Booming Higher Education Sector Luring Educationists Diaspora, Business World (India), 28 September 2015

Japan engulfed by row over university humanities studies, Financial Times, 25 September 2015

Govt guidelines to encourage pvt players to set up universities, Times of India, 25 September 2015

Foreign students bring one billion to Czech state a year, Prague Daily Monitor (Czech Republic), 25 September 2015

The Refugee Crisis and Higher Ed, Inside Higher Ed, 25 September 2015

TEF fees link is ‘daft’ and ‘stupid’, say Coventry University leaders, Times Higher Education, 24 September 2015

Keep fee rises in debate mix: University of Sydney vice-chancellor Michael Spence, The Sydney Morning Herald, 25 September 2015

Australia: sector welcomes new ministerial line-up, The PIE News, 24 September 2015

‘The Model Minority’ at the Country’s Top-Ranked Universities, The Atlantic (USA), 24 September 2015

How to make Hong Kong students world beaters: HKU arts dean on his goals, South China Morning Post, 24 September 2015

10 Universities That Offer International Students the Most Aid, US News and World Report, 24 September 2015

Reforming Education - How Morocco Plans On Empowering the Next Generation, All Africa via Moroccan American Center for Policy (US), 23 September 2015

As Turkey's students head back to class, many fear escalating violence, Al Monitor, 23 September 2015

The Gulf: Not All That’s Gold Glitters, International Policy Digest, 23 September 2015

US to Help Provide Skills Training to 400 Million Indians, NDTV, 23 September 2015

Young Scientist Flies High with Leg Up From Putin, Hetq Online (Armenia), 23 September 2015

An innovative form of cheating emerges in MOOCs, The Conversation (US), 23 September 2015

UK-China agreements signal ‘new phase of education collaboration’, The PIE News, 22 September 2015

The New Empire Builders: China's Digital Conglomerates, CKGSB, 22 September 2015

258,3 Milliarden Euro für Bil­dung, Forschung und Wissen­schaft im Jahr 2013, DE Statis - Statistisches Bundesamt (Germany), 22 September 2015

International student enrolment on the rise in Ottawa, CBC News (Canada), 22 September 2015

Govt open to compromise on education reform, Sky News (Australia), 22 September 2015

Why Indian universities don’t ever get ranked among world’s best, Scroll.in (India), 22 September 2015

Africa student mobility is starting to soar, say scholars, The Times Higher Education, 22 September 2015

UK Should Remove 'Foreign Students From Net Migration Target', All Africa via The Point (The Gambia), 21 September 2015

Overseas education demand unstirred amid China slowdown, The PIE News, 21 September 2015

Lord Bilimoria: Cash-strapped British universities could fall behind US and European rivals, Yahoo! News via International Business Times, 21 September 2015

New PM set to review higher education reform package, University World News, 21 September 2015

Number of foreign students in Malaysia record 100pc rise since 2007, says Najib, Malay Mail, 21 September 2015

Pathway programs help international students prepare for university rigor, Education Dive, 18 September 2015

Singapore shines in QS World University Rankings shake-up, The PIE News, 18 September 2015

Studying in France: what you need to know, The Local (France), 18 September 2015

A Syrian Student's Dilemma: Pay a Smuggler or Seek a Scholarship?, The Chronicle of Higher Education via Al-Fanar Media, 17 September 2015

Engineering Your Future: Why Study a Masters in Engineering?, Asian Correspondent (UK), 16 September 2015

‘Vision’ for international education lacks inspiring story, The Australian, 16 September 2015

UK: BAC launches overseas HE accreditation, The PIE News, 15 September 2015

There Is No Excuse for How Universities Treat Adjuncts, The Atlantic, 15 September 2015

Higher Education in India: Why it's time to ask some tough questions, DNA, 15 September 2015

VAT on private universities rescinded, The Daily Star (Bangladesh), 15 September 2015

Social sciences and humanities faculties to close in Japan after ministerial decree, The Times Higher Education, 14 September 2015

EU hiring rules could catch out universities, warns Brussels, The Times Higher Education, 14 September 2015

US-affiliated university to open in Vietnam, The PIE News, 14 September 2015

Studium digital, Die Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), 13 September 2015

The US and China: Will it be collision or cooperation?, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 September 2015

Internationalization for Poland, Inside Higher Ed, 13 September 2015

Denmark - New code of conduct to attract international students, University World News, 13 September 2015

Boris Johnson battles fall in Indian students at UK universities, Financial Times, 11 September 2015

Refugee Crisis Leads to New Universities Tailored to Syrian Students, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 9 September 2015

2016 Candidates Linked To For-Profit Colleges Amid Calls For More Affordable Higher Education, International Business Times, 8 September 2015

EU backs project to test students across Europe, The Times Higher Education, 4 September 2015

What opportunities does Erasmus + offer for international education stakeholders, The PIE News, 4 September 2015

2,2 Prozent mehr Studenten: Hochschul-Ansturm hält unvermindert an, Studium.at (Austria), 4 September 2015

Germany claims success for elite universities drive, Nature, 4 September 2015

Ranking fad - Ranking African universities is a futile endeavour, Quartz, 4 September 2015

The Rise of the Offshore International Foundation Programme, Study International, 4 September 2015

Number Of International Students In The US Up Nearly 10 Percent In 2015, Daily Caller, 4 September 2015

Riots at our universities, Zambia Daily Mail, 4 September 2015

Universities could lose accreditation, The Slovak Spectator (Slovakia), 4 September 2015

Anti-corruption, integrity syllabus to be introduced in Malaysian schools next year, Astro Awani (Malaysia), 4 September 2015

Universities unite to boost SKA, IT Web (South Africa), 4 September 2015

Unsanctioned science, Science, 4 September 2015

24,723 students admitted to public universities — Khadra, Jordan Times, 3 September 2015

Germany ‘has lessons on internationalisation for UK’, University World News, 3 September 2015

German abolition of tuition fees ‘cannot be model for UK universities’, The Times Higher Education, 3 September 2015

Poland ends full upfront tuition requirements, The PIE News, 3 September 2015

2016 Best Colleges Preview: Top 10 Public Universities, US News and World Report, 3 September 2015

ISIS prints new books for Mosul schools, universities, Rudaw (Iraq), 2 September 2015

What One Professor's Travel Ban Says About The UAE's Influence On U.S. Universities, Huffington Post, 2 September 2015

Decision on private universities only after discussions: Oommen Chandy, CM, Kerala, Economic Times (India), 2 September 2015

Row over proposal to set up Arabic university, Bangalore Mirror (India), 2 September 2015

Immigration cancels 11,000 visas of non-genuine students, The Australian, 2 September 2015

Handwerks-Präsident warnt vor Facharbeiter-Lücke auf dem Land, Deutschlandfunk (Germany), 1 September 2015

A Statistical Portrait of Syrian Frustration, Al-Fanar Media, 1 September 2015