News Archive June 2017



Zimbabwe Students in Fees Protest, Daily Sun (South Africa), 29 June 2017              

Education nominee vows to curb excessive competition, The Korea Herald (ROK), 29 June 2017

Quotas for Tokyo private universities enrollment to increase in fiscal 2018, The Japan Times, 29 June 2017

University students largely spared from US immigration ban, The Globe and Mail (Canada), 29 June 2017

More jobs open to foreign graduates, Shanghai Daily, 29 June 2017

Internationalisierung - Wissenschaft – vernetzt und innovativ, Bundesregierung (Germany), 28 June 2017  

Europeans back funding vocational training over higher education, The Times Higher Education, 28 June 2017

Finland has a migration crisis, too: Smart, young professionals are moving out, Quartz, 28 June 2017

Why is Germany becoming the most preferred place to study: 5 reasons why Indians should study in Germany, India Today, 28 June 2017

Private sector can play role in education sector: President, Millenium Post (India), 27 June 2017

EU and Central Asia ministers of education agree to expand cooperation, The Astana Times (Kazakhstan), 27 June 2017

Building a K-16 Education Pipeline for Global Competence Development, Education Week, 27 June 201

Universities look for upside of Trump and Brexit effect, University World News, 27 June 2017

Shrewd justiceThe Supreme Court’s curious compromise on the travel ban, The Economist, 26 June 2017Spring Data Show Increase in Foreign Students, Inside Higher Ed, 26 June 2017

Efforts to abolish elite schools face backlash, doubts, The Korea Herald (Republic of Korea), 26 June 2017

Universities enforce rules on Phd courses, Daily Nation (Kenya), 26 June 2017

Big Brexit questions still remain for European students, The PIE News, 26 June 2017

Tempest in the Rankings Teapot, Inside Higher Ed, 25 June 2017  

Cultural awareness underscores NZ wellbeing strategy, The PIE News, 23 June 2017

UK's universities set 'Brexit wish list', EU Observer, 23 June 2017

 

Kyrgyzstan: Kneeling Incident Poses Challenge for Higher Education Initiative, Eurasianet, 23 June 2017

New report notes 77 percent of international students hail from Asia; F, M student population up 2 percent since May 2016, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 23 June 2017

MOOCs Moving On, Moving Up, Inside Higher Ed, 22 June 2017

Top universities slip down rankings under new student-focused system, The Telegraph (UK), 22 June 2017

Russia to triple the number of international students, University World News, 22 June 2017

 

APAC leaders of design: 4 schools preparing graduates for the global market, Study International News, 22 June 2017

Govt plans joint degrees with foreign varsities, higher pay to faculty for better education in India, The Times of India, 22 June 2017

Bipartisan Resolution Promotes Academic Freedom as Hungary Attempts to Shutter University, Human Rights First, 22 June 2017Accommodation operator GSA moves into Spain, The PIE News, 21 June 2017

Studie zur Fachkräftemigration: Deutsche Auslandsschulen leisten Beitrag zum Triple Win, Finanzen (Germany), 21 June 201

Ireland's education system could enjoy positive spin-off from Brexit - but dangers loom, The Independent Ireland, 21 June 2017

Three of four Estonian universities reduce number of admissions, ERR News (Estonia), 21 June 2017Aristotle University students decry campus crime, Ekathimerini (Greece), 20 June 2017

How much it costs to send a child to school in South Africa vs the world, Business Tech (South Africa), 20 June 2017 

No Money - How Can Private Schools Survive the Crunch?, All Africa via The Monitor (Uganda), 20 June 2017

China bans online lending for students’ best interest, Study International News, 20 June 2017

Canada relaxes immigration process for visiting academics, The Times Higher Education, 19 June 2017

Perspectives on cyber risk: implications for higher education, Lexology, 19 June 2017

Education destination: Bangladesh, Dhaka Tribune (Bangladesh), 19 June 2017

Dubai launches new index to measure knowledge worldwide, Gulf News (UAE), 19 June 2017

 

Striving for globalisation, diversity and professionalism, South China Morning Post, 16 June 2017

Vorbild wider Willen, Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), 16 June 2017

The “I don’t care” attitude of Indian universities is keeping them off global rankings, Quartz, 16 June 2017

Ransomware Attack On University College London Causes Student And Staff Disruption, Silicon GB, 15 June 2017

 

Scottish university gets approval to award degree in New York branch, Study International News, 15 June 2017

How Trump’s Newest Budget Cuts Will Affect the Department of Education, EdTech Times, 15 June 2017

World Reputation Rankings 2017: results announced, The Times Higher Education, 14 June 2017

Turkey’s persecution of academics is ‘unmatched’, The Times Higher Education, 14 June 2017

 

Fact check: Do Australian taxpayers subsidise over half the cost of each student's higher education?, ABC News Australia, 14 June 2017

New Zealand: Colleges stand to lose from Opposition’s plan to slash student visas, Study International News, 14 June 2017

The State of Campus Internationalization, Inside Higher Ed, 14 June 2017

South Korean and Chinese Universities Most Innovative, Asian Scientist Magazine, 14 June 2017

 

Cuts may force cap on Irish (but not foreign) students, University World News, 13 June 2017

University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, said to be in a coma, released from North Korea, Washington Post, 13 Jun3 2017

Hundreds Of Young Russians Arrested En Masse At Nationwide Protests, Huffington Post, 13 June 2017

 

Turkish Parliament Gives Go-Ahead To Science University, Malaysian Digest, 13 June 2017

Entry Denied, Inside Higher Ed, 12 June 2017

5 Steps to Check if an Online Program Is Accredited, US News and World Report, 12 June 2017

Labour unveils plans to stop foreign students' 'backdoor immigration' rort, stuff.co.nz (New Zealand), 12 June 2017

 

General election 2017: government must now review university funding, The Times Higher Education, 9 June 2017

UK: international educators react as May fails to win election majority, The PIE News, 9 June 2017

Welsh universities face a huge funding cut of £28.3m next year, Wales Online, 9 June 2017

Xenophobia fears: 'Fewer African students enrolling at SA universities', News24 (South Africa), 9 June 2017

Universities warned: take ‘drastic action’ or become irrelevant, news.com.au (Australia), 9 June 2017

 

Education Dept. Gives Firm Hint at Rollback of Gainful-Employment Rule, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 June 2017

Gulf education hub 'irreparably damaged' by Qatar crisis, The Times Higher Education, 8 June 2017

4,000 Indians seek US visa for higher education, The Times of India, 8 June 2017

Report: 'Australian Universities at a Crossroads', Inside Higher Ed, 8 June 2017

 

NZ universities climb in world rankings - Waikato University jumps more than 100 places, New Zealand Herald, 8 June 2017

Universities with Qatar campuses monitor situation, Saudi Gazette (KSA), 7 June 2017

An uncertain future - Higher Education Seeks Answers to Leaner Years, The New York Times, 7 June 2017

 

International students in China required to study political theory, ECNS (China), 7 June 2017

Crisis in Qatar, Inside Higher Ed, 6 June 2017

Thailand to open up to foreign higher education institutions, The PIE News, 6 June 2017

Transform higher education: How to restructure AICTE and change its role from strangulator to enabler of India’s talent, The Times of India, 6 June 2017

University rankings are flawed. Here’s what we can do about it – professor, Study International News, 6 June 2017

 

4 nations cut ties with Qatar; impact on Texas A&M campus unknown, The Eagle (US), 5 June 2016

Can Pakistan’s brain drain be reversed?, The Express Tribune (Pakistan), 5 June 2016

In Turkey, crackdown threatens academia, American Psychological Association, June 2017

Govt allocates Bt2.5 bn for universities’ research projects, The Nation (Thailand), 3 June 2017

 

Unanswered Kake Gakuen questions, The Japan Times, 2 June 2017

2 Chibok schoolgirls graduate from US high school, Nigeria Today, 2 June 2017

Half of new senior lecturers, profs are returning ex-pats, The Jerusalem Post (Israel), 1 June 2017

East Africa: Scheme to Make Transfer Within EAC Varsities Possible, All Africa via Daily Nation (Kenya), 1 June 2017

 

US HE: quality concerns main reason for eschewing pathways, The PIE News, 1 June 2017

Politics live as the Turnbull government introduces higher education changes, The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 June 2017

US issues clarification on higher education H-1B visa exemption criteria, The New Indian Express, 1 June 2017

African partnerships ‘fail to build permanent research capacity’, The Times Higher Education, 1 June 2017