News Archive, February 2016


QAA to support Albanian university reviews, The Times Higher Education, 29 February 2016

Why UK universities are returning to the public debt markets, The Conversation, 29 February 2016

The HEC ranking trap, The Express Tribune (Pakistan), 29 February 2016

Italian scientists protest ’serious neglect’ of research, Science Magazine, 29 February 2016

How to Succeed in China, Inside Higher Ed via THE, 26 February 2016

Private sector needs to participate in higher education: President, Indian Express, 26 February 2016

Who and what gets left out of world university rankings?, The Times Higher Education, 26 February 2016

Cost-Sharing: A Threat to Higher Education in Morocco, Morocco World News, 26 February 2016

University of Reading unveils new campus in South East Asia, Get Reading (UK), 26 February 2016

New world for study abroad, Boston College News, 25 February 2016

Will Saudi Student Boom End?, Inside Higher Ed, 25 February 2016

Threats to government critics – and their family, University World News, 25 February 2016

India Today Education Conclave 2016: Private sector impactful, still the onus lies with the public sector, India Today, 25 February 2016

Three South African universities close after violent protests, Ahram Onlines (Egypt), 25 February 2016

Differing standards hurting Asean educational connectivity: EU SHARE, The Nation (Thailand), 25 February 2016

China campuses: research shows paths to glory, The Times Higher Education, 24 February 2016

PHEC has started quality evaluation of private universities: Dr Nizam, The News (Pakistan), 24 February 2016

Big World Out There, Inside Higher Ed, 24 February 2016

Unis explore global alumni value in ‘advancement’, The PIE News, 24 February 2016

Colleges With the Most Students Who Study Abroad, US News and World Report, 23 February 2016

Mixed business: What universities can learn from the corporate world, ABC (Australia), 23 February 2016

More graduates will receive residence permits in the Netherlands, Eurogates (Netherlands), 23 February 2016

Canada refreshes branding with new EduCanada name, logo, The PIE News, 23 February 2016

Step-by-Step: A quick guide to living and studying in the US, Study International News, 23 February 2016

Australia's education boom a boon to population growth, economy, Reuters, 22 February 2016

Former Irish President to receive U21 award, The PIE News, 17 February 2016

Turkish universities intend to woo more Chinese students, Shanghai Daily, 17 February 2016

Cuba: Analysis of Role of State Policies for Higher Education, Prensa Latina, 17 February 2016

Young Saudis see cushy jobs vanish along with Saudi Arabia's oil wealth, The Times of India, 17 February 2016

Higher education reform in Algeria: reading between the lines, Open Democracy, 16 February 2016

Opinion: Siah Hwee Ang highlights the two way opportunities in export education with China, Interest (New Zealand), 16 February 2016

Why Narendra Modi’s government is at war with students, Deutsche Welle (Germany), 16 February 2016

Malaysian Universities Deal With Massive Cuts, Asia Sentinel, 16 February 2016

Govt’s hire-expat professor scheme a hit with varsities, Hindustan Times, 15 February 2016

Why American Students Are Flocking to Germany — and Staying, NBC News (USA), 15 February 2016

'65% enrolments for IIM MOOCs are international', The Times of India, 15 February 2016

6 Facts About Earning an Undergraduate Degree in France, US News and World Report, 15 February 2016

Editorial: The madness of foreign education, Daily Trust (Nigeria), 14 February 2016

UK student loans: 'we will trace and prosecute borrowers who don't pay', The Guardian (UK), 12 February 2016

The Sedition Charge Against a Student Leader in India, The Atlantic, 12 February 2016

Surge of Chinese Students Studying Abroad Could Ebb, Barron's, 12 February 2016

Wer unterstützt mich im Ausland?, Die Zeit (Germany), 12 February 2016

Thai universities gear up for collaboration with West, The Times Higher Education, 11 February 2016

Qatar cabinet gives nod to new Arabic language law, Doha News (Qatar), 11 February 2016

Indonesia: The Reluctant Giant, The National Interest, 11 February 2016

Universities push for increased funding ahead of federal budget, The Globe and Mail (Canada), 10 February 2016

ATAR crackdown: Higher education panel to crack down on university admission standards, The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 February 2016

US universities turn to agents to lift student enrolments, The Australian, 10 February 2016

Rectors expect sharp rise in foreign student numbers, University World News, 10 February 2016

Video Chat Your Way Into College: How Tech Is Changing The Admissions Process, National Public Radio (USA), 10 February 2016

China Says Its Students, Even Those Abroad, Need More ‘Patriotic Education’, The New York Times, 10 February 2016

University autonomy improves training quality, Vietnam Net, 9 February 2016

Attend Arab Region Universities for Skills, Insight to Apply at Home, US News and World Report, 9 February 2016

Saudi Arabia cuts funding for students abroad, WPTZ.com, 9 February 2016

Int’l students in UK caught up in Tier 2 visa scam, The PIE News, 8 February 2016

The Ups and Downs of Building and Sustaining World Class Universities, Inside Higher Ed, 8 February 2016

Erdoganomics, The Economist, 6 February 2016

For African students in India, racial taunts await at every turn, Hindustan Times, 5 February 2016

Call for law to set up Academic City, The Hindu, 5 February 2016

Key role for universities in African education strategy, University World News, 5 February 2016

The murder of my friend Giulio Regeni is an attack on academic freedom, The Conversation UK, 5 February 2016

Businesses, Universities Grapple With Zika Travel Policies, NBC News, 5 February 2016

OBHE report favours ‘nimble’ university centres over IBCs in China, The PIE News, 4 February 2016

Invited to England, Inside Higher Ed, 4 February 2016

Italian student’s battered remains reveal torture and ‘slow death,’ Egyptian prosecutor says, The Washington Post, 4 February 2016

Universities follow suit: Tampere cheaper for foreign students than Helsinki in 2017, YLE (Finland), 3 February 2016

International education now worth $19bn, The Australian, 3 February 2016

Alarm over Aussie unis' low entry standards, Asia One via New Straits Times (Singapore), 3 February 2016

Universities around the world offer tuition in English, BBC, 3 February 2016

Is your foreign degree valid in India?, Hindustan Times, 3 February 2016

Asian HE expansion 'producing more graduates than market needs', The Times Higher Education, 2 February 2016

Teaching quality in higher education tops Norway's government agenda, Masterstudies.com, 2 February 2016

Report: Fresh MENA graduates not ready to work yet, Al Arabiya, 2 February 2016

Germany’s science hubs win in major research revamp, Nature, 2 February 2016

Top universities to feature in 'Study in Japan' in Abu Dhabi, Trade Arabia, 2 February 2016

Seeking Soft Power, China Seeks Arab Higher-Education Collaboration, Al-Fanar Media, 1 February 2016

State nomination offers pathways for international students who want to stay in Australia, Australia Forum, 1 February 2016

Threatened by the Taliban, some schools in Pakistan close -- others arm teachers and build walls, Los Angeles Times, 1 February 2016

Ringgit’s plunge shatters Malaysian students’ US, UK dreams, Malay Mail Online, 1 February 2016