News Archive August 2017

Solving Latin America’s skills crisis, The Economist, 31 August 2017

The crisis in Japan’s scientific research output, The Japan Times, 31 August 2017

South Africa’s ADvTECH expands to East Africa, The PIE News, 31 August 2017Why you should look at rankings beyond top 50, Study International News, 30 August 2017

Can we fix our deficient higher education system?, Myanmar Times, 30 August 2017

Former DeVry official hired to run Education Dept. enforcement unit: report, The Hill (USA), 30 August 2017

Online Education Loans: Putting Tier 2, 3 town students on global map, Financial Express (India), 30 August 2017Indian PhD students: Group of Eight seeks special visa class, The Australian, 30 August 2017

Chefin des Goethe-Instituts sieht keinen „Pegida-Effekt”, Berliner Zeitung, 29 August 2017

World University Rankings 2018 methodology, The Times Higher Education, 29 August 2017

Australia: concerns mount over release of agent data, The PIE News, 29 August 2017

Chinese universities tighten ideological control of teaching staff, South China Morning Post (PRC), 28 August 2017

Swiss student groups call for early readmission to Erasmus+, Swiss info (Switzerland), 28 August 2017

Universities say 700-million-crown budget rise insufficient, Prague Daily Monitor (Czech Republic), 28 August 2017

China consulate involved in Newcastle Uni Taiwan row, The Australian, 28 August 2017


UAE has most number of students enrolled in international schools, Trade Arabia (UAE), 28 August 2017Indian students’ UK visa approval dropped from 40,500 to 9,600 in 2010-16, The Indian Express, 25 August 2017

5 facts about student loans, Pew Research, 25 August 2017

New Zealand election: main parties define int’l education policies, The PIE News, 25 August 2017

Universities must sell the benefits of globalisation, The Times Higher Education, 25 August 2017

Foreign students face big tuition fee hike, The Korea Times (ROK), 24 August 2017

97% of international students leave UK after studies, The PIE News, 24 August 2017

India shelves branch campus ‘pipe dream’ for domestic ‘eminence’, The Times Higher Education, 24 August 2017

As by Fire – The end of the South African university, University World News, 24 August 2017

Everything you need to know about the Teaching Excellence Framework, Study International News, 23 August 2017

Kommt Erasmus für Bauern und Informatiker?, Die Presse (Austria), 23 August 2017

Review to help lone parents get back into education, Independent (Republic of Ireland), 23 August 2017
HEC may end engineering programmes in 14 universities, Pakistan Today, 23 August 2017

Solomons ends links with Philippines AMA University, Radio New Zealand, 23 August 2017

Nach Putschversuch, Erasmus-Studenten meiden die Türkei, Der Spiegel (Germany), 23 August 2017

STEM subjects face biggest funding cut: Universities Australia, The Australian, 23 August 2017

Asia’s Universities Inching Their Way Up, Asian Scientist Magazine, 22 August 2017

Qatar campus leaders confident of surviving diplomatic crisis, The Times Higher Education, 22 August 2017

Syrian Refugees To Study At Graduate Schools In Japan From Autumn, Malaysian Digest, 22 August 2017

In reversal, Cambridge University Press restores articles after China censorship row, Washington Post (USA), 21 August 2017

In Vietnam, the best education can lead to worst jobs, Business Standard (India), 21 August 2017

What Cyberthreats Do Higher Education Institutions Face?, Forbes, 21 August 2017

NZ region aims to treble ed exports in 10 years, The PIE News, 21 August 2017

Policy is a critical piece of the distance education puzzle, Education Dive, 18 August 2017

The blessing and curse of fundraising for higher education, The Washington Post, 18 August 2017

China pressures respected journal to censor articles, University World News, 18 August 2017

Education Abroad can improve graduation rates for all, Colorado State University, 17 August 2017


Salary, job expectations unmet among Chinese returnees, The PIE News, 17 August 2017

Ghani Calls For Changes To Higher Education System, TOLO News (Afghanistan), 17 August 2017

UK university acceptances fall by 2 per cent, The Times Higher Education, 17 August 2017

World leaders could turn their backs on the UK if we close our universities to international students, The Telegraph, 16 August 2017

A learning curve: Kuwait's bid to boost funding into education, Zawya, 16 August 2017

Centre plans 25% ‘foreign quota’ in 20 new world-class institutes, DNA (India), 16 August 2017

This is what today’s college students really look like, MarketWatch (US), 16 August 2017

Government approach to efficiency can hurt unis: Houghton, The Australian, 16 August 2017


Higher education is reinforcing Kosovo's ethnic divide, OBC Transeuropa (Italy), 15 August 2017

Warum trotz Ärztemangel keine neuen Studienplätze entstehen, Die Welt (Germany), 15 August 2017

Young Bangladeshis tricked into forced labour in Malaysia, The Straits Times (Malaysia), 15 August 2017

Government puts off plans to allow foreign universities access to Indian markets, Deccan Herald (India), 14 August 2017

Overseas students could bring Northland $30m a year, New Zealand Herald, 14 August 2017

England's 'Access Agreements' as Model for US, Inside Higher Ed, 14 August 2017

How Singapore expands ‘soft power’ through education, Study International News, 14 August 2017

Leading universities still have thousands of empty courses, figures show, as they prepare to drop standards to fill places, The Telegraph (UK), 13 August 2017

Tanzania: Kenyan HEIs barred from enroling students, The PIE News, 11 August 2017

Promise or peril? Africa’s 830 million young people by 2050, Thomas Reuters Foundation, 11 August 2017

Delays to student visas could cost UCD €8.4 million, Trinity News (Republic of Ireland), 11 August 2017

Students the next target of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 11 August 2017

Returning to Interdisciplinary Roots, Inside Higher Ed, 10 August 2017

Dangling cash, Israel pushes universities to woo foreign students, Times of Israel, 10 August 2017

Admissions and Financial Aid Statistics to Keep Close at Hand - UPDATED, Admissions Intel (USA), 10 August 2017

Saudi universities to only hire foreigners as last resort, Gulf Business (UAE), 10 August 2017


Govt issues new guidelines to tighten nooses on pvt univs, The Times of India, 10 August 2017

Plans to review teaching quality in universities ‘exasperating’, The Irish Times, (Republic of Ireland), 9 August 2017

Bei diesem Professor können Sie Ihre Noten selbst bestimmen, Die Welt (Germany), 9 August 2017

Nigeria May Establish 15 More Universities of Agriculture, All Africa via Leadership (Nigeria), 9 August 2017

Birmingham reforms to higher education sector ‘unclear’, The Australian, 9 August 2017

The Dilemma of Vietnam's Foreign-Educated Grads, The News Lens, 8 August 2017   

Regional universities a new focus of research excellence, University World News, 8 August 2017

Universities “disappear” in Armenia, AzerNews (Azerbaijan), 8 August 2017

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency asks unis for safety proof, Canberra Times (Australia), 8 August 2017

Jisc Futures: what will research look like in 2035?, The Times Higher Education, 7 August 2017

New Zealand schools cut ties with Indian student agents, Study International News, 7 August 2017

The Case for Foreign Faculty to Be Hired to Teach at Indian Universities, The Wire (India), 7 August 2017

Reluctance to Teach in English, Inside Higher Ed, 4 August 2017

UK: government values ed exports but concedes data is limited, The PIE News, 4 August 2017

Duterte signs law for free tuition in state colleges, Rappler (The Philippines), 4 August 2017

International ed hits $24bn, The Australian, 4 August 2017

6.1% of university graduates secure jobs, The Japan News, 4 August 2017

Universities need to produce suitable graduates for the future in the face of digital disruption, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 3 August 2017

Are universities helping China compete on skills?, University World News, 3 August 2017

Govt to set up research fund for universities, New Vision (Uganda), 3 August 2017

Only 0.6% of international students chose India in 2015-16, says report, DNA India, 1 August 2017
Business Schools Demand More From The MBA Rankings, Business Because, 1 August 2017

UK Universities Paying Out Tens of Millions in Transaction Fees to Receive International Tuition Payments, Market Insider, 1 August 2017