News Archive, January 2016


What Will Higher Education Look Like 5, 10 or 20 Years From Now?, Good Call (USA), January 2016

Brains without borders, The Economist, 30 January 2016

Germany’s excellence program gets good grades, Science Magazine, 29 January 2016

Study reveals stark contrast in trust of recruiters by region, The PIE News, 29 January 2016

Education is becoming an extremist battleground in Pakistan, The Washington Post, 29 January 2016

Blended Learning: The Future Of Higher Education?, Forbes, 29 January 2016

Call to ban students with poor English and maths from universities, TES, 28 January 2016

Japan Inc, your country’s academy needs you, The Times Higher Education, 28 January 2016

Nigerian Universities Churning Out Low Grade Postgraduates, Top Professor, The Sun News (Nigeria), 28 January 2016

Work program for recent foreign grads in legal limbo, Science, 27 January 2016

Top 15 universities in the Arab world announced, The Times Higher Education, 27 January 2016

Creating technological universities to cost students, says union, Irish Times, 27 January 2016

Australians living abroad will have to pay back their student loans, Australian Times, 27 January 2016

Will digital jobs force a rethink of education and job training?, Diginomica, 27 January 2016

Growing Numbers Of Chinese Teens Are Coming To America For High School, NPR (USA), 26 January 2016

US STEM post-study work curtailment stayed for 90 days, The PIE News, 26 January 2016

Erasmus+: The first year (Press Release), European Commission, 26 January 2016

Higher Education Reform: A Tale of Unintended Consequences, Nippon.com (Japan), 26 January 2016

Indonesia’s education minister faces censure over LGBT comments, Study International News, 26 January 2016

Higher Education Minister wants more private universities, Colombo Gazette (Sri Lanka), 26 January 2016

How Ireland is pushing itself as a data centre hub with energy, education and policy, Computer Business Review, 25 January 2016

Crash in Oil prices puts Saudi Higher Education in crisis, Study International, 25 January 2016

Ärger mit der Anerkennung: Erasmus-Leistungen geltend machen, Leipziger Volkszeitung (Germany), 25 January 2016

The outlook for Japan's younger generation, Japan Today, 25 January 2016

Rankings bring rich rewards: MGSM, The Australian, 25 January 2016

Universities and autonomy, Nation (Sri Lanka), 23 January 2016

Train those brains, The Economist (UK), 23 January 2016

French education minister announces new degree qualifications database, The Times Higher Education, 22 January 2016

Universities bow to religious hard-liners, The Jakarta Post, 22 January 2016

When it comes to Saudi mobility, is it all about the price of oil?, The PIE News, 22 January 2016

Hungarian Academics Protest Central Bank's Education Splurge, Bloomberg Business, 22 January 2016

Pakistan university attackers vow to target schools in new video, The Times of India, 22 January 2016

British, Egyptian Universities Sign Partnership Agreements, African Brains, 22 January 2016

Indian government gives student travel warning after US deportations, The PIE News, 21 January 2016

SAT canceled in some Asian test centers because of security breach, The Washington Post, 21 January 2016

How severe is Africa’s brain drain?, Quartz, 21 January 2016

Confessions of a MOOC professor: three things I learned and two things I worry about, The Conversation (US), 21 January 2016

Govt eases visa requirements for foreign students, Jakarta Post (Indonesia), 21 January 2015

Militants kill at least 19 as they storm Pakistan university, Reuters, 20 January 2016

How a Little-Known Program for Foreign Students Became Embroiled in a Hot-Button National Debate, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 20 January 2016

India is top target for online universities, BBC, 20 January 2016

David Cameron: scrapping grants allows move to uncap student numbers, The Times Higher Education, 20 January 2016

Boosting the role of IT will help universities thrive, report says, Misco (UK), 20 January 2016

Indonesia’s Education Gap, Council on Foreign Relations, 19 January 2016

What about the status and situation of the Tanzania’s higher education?, Daily News (Tanzania), 19 January 2016

Foresight Africa: Top priorities for the continent in 2016, Brookings Institute, 19 January 2016

Beyond conspiracy: Why TEF plus fees may drive efficiency, Wonk HE (UK), 19 January 2016

UK government 'open to suggestions' on post-study work visas in Scotland, BBC, 19 January 2016

Government moots flexi system for higher education, The Star Online (Malaysia), 19 January 2016

4 Trends Shaping Higher Education in 2016, EdSurge, 19 January 2016

US colleges seek to combat fraud in applications from China, Boston Globe, 19 January 2016

Response to the Higher Education Green Paper, Universities UK, 15 January 2016

Start-up India action plan: Here's what the education sector wants, DNA (India), 15 January 2016

UK Tier 1 Post-Study Work Visa will not be re-introduced, Workpermit.com, 15 January 2016

More options for foreign students, The Star Online (Malaysia), 15 January 2016

Brazil: new foreign tuition tax to hit outbound market, agents predict, The PIE News, 14 January 2016

Improving teaching quality moves top of agenda, University World  News, 14 January 2016

Fake degrees will rot the Indian education system, India EduNews, 14 January 2016

Indian student numbers at UK universities fall further, DNA (India), 14 January 2016

The German-Jordanian University Seeks to Prepare Graduates for Global Employment, Al-Fanar Media, 14 January 2016

Cheating by International Students Rampant at British Universities, Says Newspaper, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 13 January 2016

Study shows barriers to refugee camp education, The PIE News, 13 January 2016

Measures to be taken against university academics who signed critical text, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 13 January 2016

Duma set to deter graduates from taking jobs abroad, University World News, 13 January 2016

Education-Reform Dialogue in Tunisia Holds Promise and Uncertainty, Al-Fanar Media, 13 January 2016

What's Hot, What's Not in 2016, The Journal (USA), 12 January 2016

King Arthur hits back: Li says he accepted University of Hong Kong post ‘to avert anarchy and mob rule’, South China Morning Post, 12 January 2016

CM Sindh grants Rs 1.9 bln to uplift 19 universities, AAJ TV (Pakistan), 12 January 2016

Erdo─čan accuses academics of being fifth column, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 12 January 2016

Overseas students’ number rising, Shanghai Daily (China), 12 January 2016

The Irony of STEM Funding, The Atlantic (USA), 12 January 2016

Ethnic Tensions at Kenya's Universities are Becoming more Violent, Huffington Post UK, 11 January 2016

Russian nuclear university cancels agreements with Turkish counterpartsToday's Zaman (Turkey), 11 January 2016

Teachers to strike at public universities in Bangladesh from Monday, BD News 24 (Bangladesh), 11 January 2016

Distorted universities need a reality check, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 10 January 2016

Experts predict more attacks on universities, Network World, 8 January 2016

Storymap: Which Indian state spends the most on higher education, MoneyControl, 8 January 2016

Number of Indian students studying in the US sees 30% jump on stable rupee, The Hindu, 8 January 2016

Denmark ejects foreign student for doing too much part-time work, The Guardian (UK), 8 January 2016

5 Tips for Researching Online Programs as an International Student, US News and World Report, 8 January 2016

Beyond the Green Paper architecture: we still need QAA, Wonk HE, 7 January 2016

US: Navitas terminates WKU partnership, The PIE News, 7 January 2016

5 Ways International Students View Your Website Differently, Inside Higher Ed, 7 January 2016

700 ODTÜ academics issue declaration calling for respect of university’s independence, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 7 January 2016

Hundreds of foreign students deported from Australia for visa fraudThe Courier Mail (Australia), 7 January 2016

Education minister supports university merger proposal, The China Post (Taiwan), 7 January 2016

For-Profit Colleges May Be Down, but Don’t Count Them Out, The Chronicle of Higher Education (USA), 6 January 2016

Universities come together for new IoT hub, The Engineer UK, 6 January 2016

Why Malaysian Universities Are Performing Poorly – Analysis, Eurasia Review, 6 January 2016

Europe's Lost Generation?, Foreign Affairs (USA), 5 January 2016

The emergent mission of varsities, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 5 January 2016

Finnish universities to charge non-EU fees, The PIE News, 5 January 2016

Free Japan’s universities so they can flourish, The Japan Times, 5 January 2016

PM Modi’s push for prestige among India’s HE sector, Study International News, 5 January 2016

2016: Year of Internet Standards, Inside Higher Ed, 4 January 2016

University head in plea for education overhaul, Cyprus Mail, 4 January 2016

Effective Online Learning could be greatly beneficial to global HE sectors, Study International News, 4 January 2016

Moocs: international credit transfer system edges closer, The Times Higher Education, 4 January 2016

Idris: Less than 1% international students involved in crime, The Star Online (Malaysia), 3 January 2016