News Archive March 2017

Survey finds fall in optimism for UK HE finances, The PIE News, 31 March 2017

Taiwan universities at risk of closure as student numbers plummet, Study International News, 31 March 2017

Noida institutes extend a helping hand to anxious African students, Hindustan Times, 31 March 2017

In France, Job Security and Low Salaries, Inside Higher Ed, 31 March 2017

New Trends in US International Student Enrollment,, 31 March 2017

Foreign student total at Dutch universities doubles in 10 years, Dutch News (The Netherlands), 30 March 2017

How British Trainers Quietly Help Shape North Korean Education, The Diplomat, 30 March 2017

Scholars urge China to let academic return to Australia, ABC News, 30 March 2017

NZQA calls for whistleblowers on allegations of grade manipulation, Stuff NZ (New Zealand), 30 March 2017

Universities shut down as student grants remain unpaid, Business Day (South Africa), 30 March 2017

Central European University’s Future Under Attack? Everything You Need to Know, from the Government’s Proposed Bill, to International and Hungarian Reactions, Hungary Today, 29 March 2017

Inside the National Education Strategic Plan, Frontier Myanmar, 29 March 2017


Vocational Education And A Distressed Economy, The Tide (Nigeria), 29 March 2017

DNA Edit: India must come down hard on racism and mob violence, DNA (India), 29 March 2017

International students in Ireland most likely to be fleeced on housing – study, Study International News, 29 March 2017

An underground school in Iran is giving a persecuted minority a shot at the world’s top universities, Quartz, 28 March 2017

Canada, Australia Woo International Students, US News and World Report, 28 March 2017

American University reopens, defying threats of attack, University World News, 28 March 2017

Russia, North Korea sign 'labor immigration' accord, UPI, 27 March 2017

Asia’s secret weapon for diplomacy – international education, Study International News, 27 March 2017

UK university setting up campus in Northeast China, ECNS (China), 27 March 2017

What Russia's Latest Protests Mean for Putin, The Atlantic (USA), 27 March 2017

The Peace Process and Higher Ed in Colombia, Inside Higher Ed, 24 March 2017

South Africa: Setas Must Explain R14 Million Spent On Lavish International Trips, Democratic Alliance (South Africa) via All Africa, 24 March 2017

AIEA develops blueprint doc for leaders in int’l ed, The PIE News, 24 March 2017

The Best European Countries For Studying Abroad, Forbes, 24 March 2017

‘They’re afraid to come': University leaders worry Trump policies will deter international scholars, Washington Post, 24 March 2017

National Qualifications Framework essential for quality education — experts, The Jordan Times (Kingdom of Jordan), 23 March 2017

A Blueprint For Fixing Post-Secondary Education, The Tyee (Canada), 23 March 2017

The international experience: faculty version, Tropolitan (USA), 23 March 2017

UK: 3 reasons foreign students still counted in immigration numbers, Study International News, 22 March 2017

What can the education sector learn from Marketing Week Live?, i-graduate, 22 March 2017

Developments in Higher Education in Israel, The Jerusalem Post (Israel), 22 March 2017

„Zeichen setzen“ für Forscher in der Türkei, ORF (Austria), 22 March 2017

 Time to accelerate educational reforms for further growth, Eleven Myanmar, 22 March 2017

Continental European university model ‘under pressure’, The Times Higher Education, 22 March 2017

Ambitious But Secretive Arab Education Provider: Iran, Al-Fanar Media, 21 March 2017

$45m needed to set up foreign university in Vietnam, says draft decree, The PIE News, 21 March 2017

Govt reassures students affected by varsities course suspension, The New Times (Rwanda), 21 March 2017

Deutsche Medizinschule - Gefährliche Rivalen, Frankfurter Rundschau (Germany), 21 March 2017

‘Realizing the Distinctive University’, Inside Higher Ed, 21 March 2017

Crisis looms in LAUTECH over salaries cut, Daily Post (Nigeria), 21 March 2017

International Students Are Each Other's Biggest Advocates, US News and World Report, 21 March 2017

14 Indian universities on ‘fake’ list for at least 17 years, but continue to operate, Hindustan Times, 21 March 2017

Jailed Iranian researcher’s health worsening rapidly, Nature, 20 March 2017

Japan’s 2nd Oldest University Opening San Diego Office, Times of San Diego (USA), 20 March 2017

Tertiary shake-up: Scrap interest-free loans, ditch University EntranceNews Talk ZB (New Zealand), 21 March 2017

Japan, Taiwan taking closer look at fraud — and how to stop it, Retraction Watch, 20 March 2017

Beware students: 23 universities, 279 technical institutes in India are fake, Delhi tops the list with 66, says UGCScroll Today News (India), 20 March 2017

Recruitment and the Great Firewall of China, Inside Higher Ed, 17 March 2017

Digitales Studium - "Der virtuelle Hörsaal ist Realität", Deutschlandradio (Germany), 17 March 2017

Varsity students stranded as courses are suspended, New Times (Rwanda), 17 March 2017

Denmark doubles PhD numbers ‘without lowering quality’, The Times Higher Education, 17 March 2017

Nigerian Universities May Close Again Soon, ASUU Warns, This Day (Nigeria), 17 March 2017

Book Review of 'Navigating the Labyrinth: Perspectives on India’s Higher Education' -  In India’s Higher Education, Surfeit of Regulation and Deficit of Governance, The Wire (India), 16 March 2017

US varsity pledges $30 million five-year education plan for Africa, The Guardian (Nigeria), 16 March 2017

Appeal heard against international student fee ruling, University World News, 16 March 2017

Russia's International Student Strategy, Inside Higher Ed, 16 March 2017

Asia University Rankings 2017: results announced, The Times Higher Education, 15 March 2017

Germany ranks 1st for international students before UK, Netherlands, in Study - EU Country Ranking 2017, Kashmir Watch (Pakistan), 15 March 2017

The Immigration Crackdown's Surprising Victim: Your Tuition Bill, Time (USA), 15 March 2017

Can India’s universities improve?Accreditation body ties up with US group to up standards, Hindustan Times (India), 15 March 2017

How teachers use mobile phones as education tools in refugee camps, Brookings Institute, 14 March 2017

Universities scramble as political climate threatens international enrollment, Education Dive, 14 March 2017

The Legacy of UK Education, Jakarta Post (Indonesia), 14 March 2017

Vater verklagt Tochter, weil sie zu lange studiert, 20 Minuten (Switzerland), 14 March 2017

Young and rich: The new Chinese kids at American high schools, Study International News, 14 March 2017

UAE Minister of Higher Education targets skills gap, The National (UAE), 14 March 2017

University of Alberta looks to diversify international student base, Edmonton Journal (Canada), 13 March 2017

Netherlands one step closer to full degrees overseas as TNE bill passes, The PIE News, 13 March 17

How different was it for Malaysians studying in a UK university 40 years ago?, Cilisos (Malaysia), 13 March 2017

Nigerian Vice-Chancellors want tuition fees for universities, Premium Times (Nigeria), 13 March 2017

Universities Australia: ramp up global engagement, research to combat “protectionism”, The PIE News, 10 March 2017

Political Turmoil, Public Misunderstanding:  A Survey of Presidents, Inside Higher Ed, 10 March 2017

Jailed Iranian academic on hunger and thirst strike, The Times Higher Education, 10 March 2017

Employers to be asked to pay extra €200m a year to fund higher and further education, The Independent (Republic of Ireland), 10 March 2017

QS World Rankings by subject released, Felix, 10 March 2017

Baden-Württemberg - Studiengebühren für Nicht-EU-Ausländer geplant, Deutschlandfunk (Germany), 9 March 2017

Universities UK predicts significant increase in degree apprenticeshipsFE News (UK), 9 March 2017

Malaysians Making It In Germany, Here Are Their Stories, Malaysian Digest, 9 March 2017

Traditional universities are on the way out: online is the future for Africa, The Sowetan (South Africa), 9 March 2017

Why universities will help make Britain a global powerhouse of scientific innovation post-Brexit, The Telegraph (UK), 9 March 2017

Analytical Paper: the state of distance education in Belarus: problems and perspectives, Belarus Digest, 8 March 2017

The role of technology in the future of higher education,, 8 March 2017

Finland: project to attract 100,000 int’l students, The PIE News, 8 March 2017

The Violent Fight for Higher Education, The Atlantic (USA), 8 March 2017

Can higher ed grow female participation in tech fields?, Education Dive, 8 March 2017

More Chinese set to study overseas, Asia One (China), 8 March 2017

Higher education: Go8 wary of poor policy settings, The Australian, 8 March 2017

University bosses gather to discuss impact of Brexit on attracting international talent, Chronicle Live (UK), 7 March 2017

Lords passes amendment to sever link between TEF and tuition fees, Varsity (UK), 7 March 2017

Better financial and employment prospects for postgrads, Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 7 March 2017

Why King Salman Went to Asia, Foreign Affairs, 6 March 2017

US: Trump’s revised travel ban threatens to ‘adversely impact’ HE, The PIE News, 6 March 2017

Norway ‘far behind’ in making its higher education international, Study International News, 6 March 2017

Qualifications deal to boost NZ-South Korea mobility, The PIE News, 6 March 2017

THE rankings publication schedule for 2017 revealed, The Times Higher Education, 6 March 2017

MfD: Half of Czech parents afraid of high costs of education, Prague Daily Monitor (Czech Republic), 6 March 2017

HEC urges varsities to prepare skilled workforce for CPEC projects, Pakistan Observer, 6 March 2017

Prof who plagiarized has been appointed Duterte's education consultant, The Rappler (Philippines), 6 March 2017

 Private universities and online education providers tipped to benefit from Chinese government plan, South China Morning Post, 5 March 2017

A Scuffle and a Professor's Injury Make Middlebury a Free-Speech Flashpoint, The Chronicle of Higher Education (USA), 5 March 2017

Data Security and International Travel, The Chronicle of Higher Education (USA), 3 March 2017

Sciences Po First Continental European University To Join The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program,, 3 March 2017

International Students Complete Programs at High Rates in Australia,, 3 March 2017

How will Brexit impact British universities?, The Telegraph (UK), 3 March 2017

Bahrain, New Zealand sign cooperation deal, Bahrain News Agency, 2 March 2017

Russia: More spots and simpler visa process for international students, Study International News, 2 March 2017

Bildungssystem in Ägypten Deutschland als Vorbild, Deutschlandfunk (Germany), 2 March 2017

19,000 Pakistani students studying in Chinese universities, Dawn (Pakistan), 2 March 2017

'The Death of Expertise', Inside Higher Ed, 1 March 2017

Government strengthens grip on universities again, University World News, 1 March 2017