News Archive February 2017

Vietnamese student numbers growing in the US,, 28 February 2017

DU Protest Live: Congress-backed NSUI holds torch march in North Campus, India Today, 28 February 2017

The sad truth about education: it's easier to blame someone else than fix the problem, The Sydney Morning Herald, 28 February 2017

Time for Dubai to have a world-class university, Gulf News (UAE), 28 February 2017

HE Bill: amendments do not mean government is out of the woods just yet, The Times Higher Education, 27 February 2017

The paradox of education system in the US, The Express Tribune (Pakistan), 27 February 2017

EU considers bringing Switzerland in from Erasmus+ cold, The PIE News, 27 February 2017

Non-state actors in higher education in Sri Lanka: Issues and challenges, Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka), 27 February 2017

Emotions running high, The Australian, 24 February 2017

Teaching and Integrating International Students, Inside Higher Ed, 24 February 2017

Egypt Announces Cap on University Tuition Fees,, 24 February 2017

Almost third of university academics from outside UK, BBC, 23 February 2017

Globalisation of Higher Education - a guide for transnational higher education providers looking to operate in Australia, Lexology, 22 February 2017


Headline research - 2016 International Student Survey, Australian Government, 22 February 2017

International students studying in Australia reach record number, Education Department figures show, ABC (Australia), 21 February 2017

India-based ‘contract cheating’ a growing problem for UK varsities, Hindustan Times, 21 February 2017


3 benefits of studying at a branch campus in Asia, Study International News, 21 February 2017

International student numbers surge ahead of potential Trump-inspired influx, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 February 2017

Will search for self-financing distract varsities from education?, Free Malaysia Today, 21 February 2017

Non, merci! Oxford University shuns plans for a French campus, CNBC (USA), 20 February 2017


Egypt turns to Japanese model to reform education, Al-Monitor, 20 February 2017

Immer mehr Studenten kehren aus den USA nach China zurück, China Observer (Germany), 20 February 2017

The Big Conversation: Brexit And HE, The Huffington Post UK, 20 February 2017

New decree paves the way for foreign educational co-operation and investment, Viet Nam News, 16 February 2017

Why global education rankings don’t reveal the whole picture, The Conversation, 16 February 2017

India ranking 2017: Government to release university rankings on April 3, The Indian Express, 16 February 2017


Almost 20% of Australian grads have an overseas experience, The PIE News, 16 February 2017

Video can work around the unexpected in higher ed, Education Dive, 15 February 2017

China - Government looks to private sector to boost education development, Study International News, 15 February 2017

Lower Indian applications dampen New Zealand’s visa approval rates, The PIE News, 15 February 2017

Chinese students in the US are using “inclusion” and “diversity” to oppose a Dalai Lama graduation speech, Quartz, 15 February 2017


FutureLearn announces first US university partners, FE News (UK), 14 February 2017

Keine Probleme durch Gebühren für Nicht-EU-Studenten, Eßlinger Zeitung (Germany), 14 February 2017

Germany, Kenya to launch a regional science university, University World News, 14 February 2017

Strive for U.K. Undergraduate Honors Degrees as an International student, US News and World Report, 14 February 2017


A Roadmap for Rebuilding Higher Education in Iraq, Al-Fanar Media, 14 February 2017

Australia aims to attract Indian students looking for study abroad alternatives to U.S., UK, Study International News, 13 February 2017

Wanted: foreign students, Viet Nam News, 13 February 2017

Kurdish private schools, colleges generated around $145 million last year, study shows, Rudaw (Iraq), 13 February 2017


International student completion rates remain high in Australia, The PIE News, 10 February 2017

‘Higher education being reformed’, The News International (Pakistan), 10 February 2017

Universität Basel - Studenten halten wenig von höheren Ausländer-Gebühren, Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (Switzerland), 10 February 2017

Purged academics faced violence, threats of lynching, University World News, 10 February 2017


Federal appeals court rules 3 to 0 against Trump on travel ban, Washington Post, 9 February 2017


First-time international graduate enrolments rise 5%, University World News, 9 February 2017

Die Fremdsprache ist den meisten egal, Frankfurter Allgemeine (Germany), 9 February 2017

Mexico’s CETYS plans future in shadow of Trump’s wall, The Times Higher Education, 9 February 2017

Turkey’s Education Board: lists of to-be-purged academics determined by universities, Turkey Purge, 8 February 2017



Hong Kong and Singapore: The Quest for Regional Education Hub Status, Brink News, 8 February 2017

French auditors criticize €5-billion science super-campus near Paris,, 8 February 2017

Mormons launch online college program, The China Post (Taiwan), 9 February 2017


This is why we publish the World University Rankings, The Times Higher Education, 8 February 2017

Immigration Dept: 29 foreign students deported in 2016, Malay Mail (Malaysia), 8 February 2017

What universities are doing to help Syria’s lost generation, The Conversation UK, 8 February 2017

Gov't panel considers limiting new universities in Tokyo, Japan Today, 7 February 2017

16 Attorneys General: Trump order harms Higher Ed, Inside Higher Ed, 7 February 2017


Study - EU now directly connects international students with universities in Europe, African Herald Express (Nigeria), 7 February 2017

Egyptian Universities Welcome Boom in Foreign Student Numbers, Al-Fanar Media, 7 February 2017

PU: Seminar held on higher education, research opportunities in Japan, The Indian Express, 7 February 2017

Korea assisted model school in Abuja to cost $15 million-UBEC, Tribune Online (Nigeria), 6 February 2017

Egyptian universities switch to computerised marking system to deter cheating, Study International News, 6 February 2017

Top International Exchange Programs At Korean Universities, 10 Magazine, 6 February 2017


Turkey to provide higher education in Yemen, World Bulletin, 6 February 2017

British Council announces scholarships worth £ 1million for Indian students, Hindustan Times, 6 February 2017

Court allows Busoga University to register students, New Vision (Uganda), 6 February 2017

International Students Tend To Be ‘Over-confident’, According To University of Delaware Study, University Herald, 6 February 2017


Top vice-chancellor quits after period of ‘complexity’, University World News, 3 February 2017

Conference to deliberate draft of new Education Policy,, 3 February 2017

France to Attract 10,000 Indian Students By 2020,, 3 February 2017

Driven out, but Ukraine’s universities are not down, The Times Higher Education, 2 February 2017

Thailand: Proposal to upgrade higher education commission to full ministry gains ground, Study International News, 2 February 2017

Ireland extends ‘stay back option’ for postgraduates, The PIE News, 2 February 2017


Majority of univ vacancies to be filled up this year: HRD Min, The Echo of India, 2 February 2017

By OBHE Director Richard Garrett: Foreign Higher Education in India: The latest developments, International Higher Education (number 88, 2017), Center for International Higher Education, 1 February 2017

Internationalisierung:  Wissenschaft – vernetzt und innovativ, Bundesregierung (Germany), 1 February 2017

Empowering youth: Higher education reforms to benefit students, says minister, Express Tribune (Paistan), 1 February 2017

Budget 2017: UGC to be reformed for higher education, India Today, 1 February 2017

Trump’s ‘America first’ sparks fear of grant clampdown, The Australian, 1 February 2017