News Archive July 2016

Ethiopia: African Universities and Sharing Global Legacy, All Africa via The Ethiopian Herald, 31 July 2016

China: what are the lessons of expansion?, The Times Higher Education, 29 July 2016

Turkey's Fraying International Ties, Inside Higher Ed, 29 July 2016

UK launches new pilot visa scheme for overseas students, The Indian Express, 29 July 2016

6 leading global postgraduate research universities, Study International News, 29 July 2016

Safety net: how to manage risk for students & staff abroad, The PIE News, 29 July 2016

Youth unemployment in Egypt: A ticking time bomb, Brookings (USA), 28 July 2016

Turkish academics abroad facing stark choices, Deutsche Welle (Germany), 28 July 2016

Agency calls for freezing stagnant majors at public universities, The Jordan Times, 28 July 2016

Int’l alumni network set to reach 100,000, The PIE News, 28 July 2016

What to expect when applying for college overseas, Japan Times, 27 July 2016

Himachal Pradesh University to close distance education centres outside state, The Hindustan Times, 27 July 2016

Algeria's identity debate over adopting French teaching, BBC, 27 July 2016

Close outer campuses of private universities, Dhaka Tribune (Bangladesh), 27 July 2016

Kazakhstan Offers Affordable High Education Prices, Says Akare Agency, The Astana Times, 26 July 2016

Creativity Gap: The Effect of Testing on Chinese Education and Parenting, Education Week, 26 July 2016

MOE to tighten processes to prevent bond-breaking by foreign students, Business Times (Singapore), 26 July 2016

Students ‘dissatisfied’ with branch campuses in Qatar, The Times Higher Education, 26 July 2016


International student numbers up in NZ, Otago Daily Times (New Zealand), 25 July 2016

German-Turkish scientific cooperation in danger, Deutsche Welle, 25 July 2016

Higher Education Bill: University overhaul and how it affects you, iNews (UK), 25 July 2016

Foreign education craze on the rise, The Hindu (India), 25 July 2016


Ranking African Universities: Hypocrisy, Impunity and Complicity, OkayAfrica (Zimbabwe), 25 July 2016

The Failures of American Universities in China, Foreign Affairs, 22 July 2016

Australian universities to introduce tougher screening measures on international students, Study International News, 22 July 2016

USA: Widening participation in and the scope of “study abroad”, The PIE News, 22 July 2016


Could building campuses offshore be the future for Australia's Universities, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 22 July 2016

Higher Education and Research Bill, Guild HE (UK), 21 July 2016

Purge of teachers and academics bulldozes through Turkish education, The Conversation, 21 July 2016

Turkish academics divided as post-coup 'purge' shakes universities, Middle East Eye, 21 July 2016


Vietnam, Japan promotes establishment of sci-tech centre, Vietnam Bridge, 21 July 2016

Are fees the best way forward for Nigerian universities?, SciDevNet, 21 July 2016

UUK endorses EUA’s statement on suspension of education staff in Turkey, International Unit, 20 July 2016

Erdo─čan bans academics from travel and holds first post-coup meeting, The Guardian (UK), 20 July 2016

More online degrees on the horizon?, ICEF Monitor, 20 July 2016

Turkey coup: 15,200 education staff suspended, BBC, 19 July 2016



University of Adelaide to close Singapore JV institution after 18 years of collaboration: cites changing priorities, The Straits Times (Singapore), 19 July 2016


After Brexit, will UK universities set up EU branch campuses?, The Times Higher Education, 19 July 2016

Higher Education Reforms in Afghanistan, Pajhwok Afghan News, 19 July 2016

Two Universities Barred From Enrolling Students, All Africa via The Citizen (Tanzania), 19 July 2016



Indian universities not a big draw for foreigners, The Times of India, 19 July 2016

HE Bill second reading: change is needed post-Brexit, say university leaders, The Times Higher Education, 18 July 2016

Indonesian Student Enrollment at US Universities Reaches Record High in Last Ten Years, Jakarta Globe (Indonesia), 18 July 2016

Attack in Nice: Singaporean, Malaysian SUTD student are among those injured, Channel News Asia, 16 July 2016


Thailand's problematic universities to be put into line by new special panel, Study International News, 15 July 2016

The UK University-Territory Relationship in a Post-Brexit World, Inside Higher Ed, 15 July 2016

Students refuse to return to Loudima, New Era (Namibia), 15 July 2016


Spotlight on private universities after ISIS attack, University World News, 14 July 2015

Are MOOCs Forever?, The Chronicle of Higher Education (USA), 14 July 2016

Department for Education taking over FE, skills and higher education, FE Week (UK), 14 July 2016

India soon to have the largest tertiary-age population in the world, The News Minute, 14 July 2016

Universities must focus on quality education instead of int’l rankings: experts, Daily Times (Pakistan), 14 July 2016


Five Questions About Girls’ Education, Council on Foreign Relations, 14 July 2016

Cabinet nod likely to raise competition among institutions, The Tribune India, 14 July 2016

New voice for private 'challenger' universities, University World News, 13 July 2016


Fury over France’s new ‘pseudo’ PhDs, The Times Higher Education, 13 July 2016

Almost 50% of Indian student visas declined, Rotorua Daily Post (New Zealand), 13 July 2016

Three UAE universities ordered to stop admitting students following suspension, The National (UAE), 12 July 2016

NYU grows outpost in Shanghai, with first class to graduate next year, The Washington Post, 12 July 2016

Vietnam's university student blues: I graduated, but ..., Asia Nikkei (Japan), 12 July 2016


Education Must be Rewarded, Khmer Times (Cambodia), 12 July 2016

Fernstudium-to-go Das Studium in der Hosentasche, Hamburger Morgenpost (Germany), 11 July 2016

What The New National Education Policy Lacks, Swarajya (India), 11 July 2016

African universities need strategic alliances, SciDevNet, 11 July 2016

Scottish universities targeting fee-paying students from England to boost income, Herald Scotland, 10 July 2016


China’s new Education Minister deemed a ‘complete outsider’, Study International, 8 July 2016

ASIIN akkreditiert 4.000sten MINT-Studiengang, Informationsdienst Wissenschaft (Germany), 8 July 2016

China set to establish university in Nigeria, NAIJ, 8 July 2016

Top data resources on international education in Europe, EAIE, 7 July 2016


Australia needs new strategies to tap Indian overseas student market, The Times of India, 7 July 2016

Latin America University Rankings 2016: Chance for Latin American higher education to shine, The Times Higher Education, 7 July 2016

Five key points from the HE white paper, Tribal Group, 7 July 2016


US colleges exploit ‘legal loophole’ to help int’l students stay after graduating, Study International News, 6 July 2016

Zahid: IS influence may be strongest in universities, Malaysiakini (Malaysia), 6 July 2016

Top universities to offer full degrees online in five years, BBC, 6 July 2016

Top of the class: Hong Kong students outperform overseas counterparts in International Baccalaureate, South China Morning Post, 6 July 2016

Pauline Hanson likely to hurt international education sector, The Australian, 6 July 2016


Making QAA Collaborative for TNE, HE Global, 5 July 2016

A regional perspective on student recruitment in MENA, ICEF Monitor, 5 July 2016

University of Salford to offer degrees through Bahrain campus, The Times Higher Education, 5 July 2016


UK - Study Group to embed career skills in pathways, The PIE News, 5 July 2016

1+1=? The absolutely horrifying state of education in the world’s fastest-growing major economy, Quartz, 5 July 2016

Higher ed faces new imperative from business, vocation demands, Education Dive, 5 July 2016

Saudization: Are Saudi students adequately prepared for university?, Study International News, 1 July 2016

Looking to Grow in China? 3 Lessons for U.S. Edtech Companies, EdSurge, 1 July 2016


Brexit: What will it mean for universities, students and academics?, The Telegraph (UK), 1 July 2016

European commissioner Carlos Moedas reassures UK researchers post-Brexit, The Times Higher Education, 1 July 2016

Nadezhda Polikhina, Project 5-100, Russia, The PIE News, 1 July 2016

Morocco's Career Center Program Tackles Youth Unemployment,, 1 July 2016

Universities to Benefit From World Bank Shs469 Billion Support, All Africa via The Monitor (Uganda), 1 July 2016