News Archive, May 2016


Western universities are opening campuses in some odd places where they really don’t need to be, Quartz, 27 May 2016

Zulassung: Ist es schwer, einen Platz zu bekommen?, Die Zeit (Germany), 27 May 2016

Academic credit now an option for FutureLearn MOOCs, The PIE News, 27 May 2016

Colleges Pledge to Send More Students Abroad, The Atlantic, 27 May 2016

A passion for international education, New Zealand Herald, 27 May 2016

Russian University inaugurates African students union, Africa News, 27 May 2016

Chinese student market: can the West weather a perfect storm?, The Times Higher Education, 26 May 2016

North Korea Tells Students to Work Harder – in Fields, US News and World Report, 26 May 2016

African envoys call for 'flexible' visa norms in India, Times of India, 26 May 2016

U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems 2016 announced, Study International, 26 May 2016

University of Sydney's medical school in second cheating controversy, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 26 May 2016

Why do so many Canadian students refuse to study abroad?, University Affairs, 25 May 2016

Chinese K-12 students a booming demographic for BC schools, Vancouver Sun (Canada), 25 May 2016

The big sting captures 21 in its fake university net, The Australian, 25 May 2016

University PNG students and staff feel the squeeze, Radio New Zealand, 25 May 2016

Bahrain to bolster quality of higher education, Oxford Business Group, 24 May 2016

Studenten zieht es mehr ins Ausland, Mittelbayerische Zeitung (Germany), 24 May 2016

US Colleges’ Bounty of Foreign Students Thins, Wall Street Journal, 24 May 2016

High score for Swiss university system, SWI (Switzerland), 24 May 2016

Over 400 fake educational institutions cheat students in China, The Times of India, 24 May 2016

Higher education : ‘HEC approval must for opening sub-campuses’, The Express Tribune (Pakistan), 24 May 2016

My international students are often unprepared for college. I want them anyway, Washington Post, 23 May 2016

Universities Oppose Proposed Rules on Research Involving International Students, Inside Higher Ed, 23 May 2016

Chinese companies court foreign students at job fair, Shanghai Daily, 21 May 2016

Wir brauchen eine Bundesprofessur!, Die Zeit (Germany), 20 May 2016

Editorial: Getting used to higher ed’s new for-profit model?, Albuquerque Journal (USA), 20 May 2016

In Competitive Job Market, Diploma Mills a Dime a Dozen, Sixth Tone, 20 May 2016

Apollo Eliminates Mandatory Arbitration Clauses, Inside Higher Ed, 20 May 2016

Australian universities to receive an influx of student enrolments from Singapore, Study International News, 20 May 2016

EU directive eases work, residence rules for non-EU students, The PIE News, 19 May 2016

Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement for Australian higher education providers, Lexology, 19 May 2016

From Singapore to Santa Fe, Inside Higher Ed, 19 May 2016

Research reveals 4 essential factors affecting Bangladeshi students’ selection of private universities, Dhaka Tribune (Bangladesh), 19 May 2016

Private universities introduce quality assurance unit, Citi FM Online (Ghana), 19 May 2016

Queen’s Speech 2016: Universities support Higher Education Bill, Politics Home (UK), 18 May 2016

Hong Kong Police Arrest Pro-Democracy Protesters During Chinese Official Visit, Radio Free Asia, 18 May 2016

It's Not Too Late to Apply for a Bachelor's Degree Program in Europe, US News and World Report, 18 May 2016

Research ‘under-reported’ at universities in MENA region, The Times Higher Education, 18 May 2016

Universities can be reformed, but one piece at a time, Australian Financial Review, 17 May 2016

Private providers, market competition central to UK HE white paper, The PIE News, 16 May 2016

Overseas students: an international solution to an Irish problem?, Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 16 May 2016

Breaking: Billion-dollar e-learning market about to undergo major shift, eCampus News, 16 May 2016

Will China's Educational System Strangle Economic Growth?, Forbes, 16 May 2016

Higher education white paper: the big changes, The Guardian (UK), 16 May 2016

Companies Likes Facebook and Google Could Soon Be Able to Offer Degrees in the UK, Lifehacker UK, 16 May 2016

Prague declaration highlights universities as free environment, The Prague Monitor (Czech Republic), 16 May 2016

Discounting Hits New Highs, Inside Higher Education, 16 May 2016

Advisory for Indian Students facing problems in Universities in northern Cyprus, Ministry of External Affairs (India), 16 May 2016

Gov’t tightens tertiary education funding procedure, Mmegi Online (Botswana), 13 May 2016

QAA set to retain key role in monitoring university standards, The Times Higher Education, 13 May 2016

Three ways higher education can respond to the Syrian refugee crisis, Brookings Institute, 13 May 2016

South Africa ELT in “bad shape” as enrolments drop 37%, The PIE News, 13 May 2016

For universities, the focus now is on quality, Hindustan Times, 13 May 2016

White Paper: will TEF link to multiple fee caps be dropped?, The Times Higher Education, 12 May 2016

Overcoming Latin America’s Skills Mismatch, Project-Syndicate, 12 May 2016

Some 5,600 Syrians enrolled at Turkey’s universities: AFAD, Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey), 12 May 2016

British universities are whipping up a mad boom that’s bound to go bust, The Spectator (UK), 12 May 2016

European universities are pessimistic about their room to innovate, Science Business, 12 May 2016

Looking to China for higher education, The Jerusalem Post (Israel), 11 May 2016

Chilling Higher Ed Cooperation in China?, Inside Higher Ed, 11 May 2016

Best 15 African universities in 2016, SciDevNet, 11 May 2016

SA should study how Australia exports degrees, Business Day Live (South Africa), 11 May 2016

Japan Inc’s employees need to look beyond borders, Financial Times, 10 May 2016

Manpower Ministry specialists share information on Omani higher education, The Times of Oman, 10 May 2016

World insight: Australia defers HE funding reforms as loan debt mounts up, The Times Higher Education, 10 May 2016

China’s elite question capitalist values yet send their children to study at Western universities, South China Morning Post, 10 May 2016

"In ganz vielen Fächern gibt es nur noch Bestnoten", Die Welt (Germany), 9 May 2016

Change in the air at colleges, universities, The Toronto Sun, 9 May 2016

These 22 Fake Universities Have Been Running In India For Over 15 Years!, India Times, 9 May 2016

Universities can’t solve our skills gap problem, because they caused it, Tech Crunch, 8 May 2016

A new approach to realize higher education's development potential for Syrian refugees, Devex, 6 May 2016

Studierende der Universität können weiterhin ins Ausland - Austausch geht weiter, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland), 6 May 2016

Tertiary or third-rate?, Buenos Aires Herald (Argentina), 6 May 2016

Hung-Duen Yang, Minister of Science and Technology, Taiwan, The PIE News, 6 May 2016

Overseas students contribute record $19.7bn to economy, The Australian, 6 May 2016

The Future of Education in Japan: The International Baccalaureate, Japan Today, 5 May 2016

Paris universities deny claim of ‘lottery’ for medical students, France 24, 5 May 2016

How many satellites, how many fake univs: Govt gives the numbers, Hindustan Times, 5 May 2016

Universities in Pakistan on high alert due to terror threat, Khaleej Times (Pakistan), 5 May 2016

World Reputation Rankings 2016, The Times Higher Education, 4 May 2016

Help desk for Sindh, Chinese varsities announced to boost academic ties, Daily Times (Pakistan), 4 May 2016

Erasmus Mundus - Auslandsstudium mit elitärer Note, Frankfurter Allgemeine (Germany), 4 May 2016

Malaysia, Germany named "best performers" in nat'l policies on openness to int'l higher education, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 4 May 2016

Going Global conference members hear that rankings hinder university collaboration, Study International News, 4 May 2016

Lessons About Online Learning, Inside Higher Ed, 3 May 2016

Tanzania to Try Japanese Way, All Africa via East African Business Week (Uganda), 3 May 2016

Pakistan Chairs in 14 foreign universities lying vacant, Dawn (Pakistan), 3 May 2016

Choose South Korea: A Unique Study Destination for International Students, Study International News, 3 May 2016

Plagiarism: Warnings after university thesis plagiarism revealed, Bangkok Post (Thailand), 3 May 2016

Sorting culture threatens Nigeria’s international competitiveness, Business Day (Nigeria), 2 May 2016

Foreign student numbers fall, Radio New Zealand, 2 May 2016

Online admission in degree colleges opposed, The Hindu, 2 May 2016