News Archive October 2017

Universities can benefit from being independent in many ways, Warwick provost suggests, South China Morning Post, 31 October 2017

Spanish government takes control of Catalonian universities,, 31 October 2017

UK HE ‘value for money’ say intn’l students – Exclusive, The PIE News, 31 October 2017

Minister vows to better universities, The Nation (Pakistan), 31 October 2017

Boom in Indian Enrollments, Followed by Bust, Inside Higher Ed, 30 October 2017

Jamaika-Sondierer: Mehr Geld für Bildung, ZDF (Germany), 30 October 2017

Private higher education in Iraq is expensive, quality questionable, Middle East Online, 30 October 2017

Five Lesser-Known Erasmus Destinations,, 30 October 2017

Ministers threaten Scottish universities with financial penalties over government priorities, Herald Scotland, 30 October 2017

Brexit ‘not all bad’ say int’l education experts, The PIE News, 25 October 2017

Brexit is hindering research collaboration, say EU universities, The Guardian (UK), 25 October 2017

Removing Barriers, Impacting Higher Education Institutions Globally, This Day (Ghana), 25 October 2017


China “can use students as a valve to control their influence”, The PIE News, 24 October 2017

Do you think studying abroad is just a fad or an actual necessity?, The Times of India, 24 October 2017

Highlight These Factors in Global University Applications, US News & World Report, 24 October 2017

Studenten aus dem Kosovo in Deutschland"Man muss mehr sein, als man ist", Deutschlandfunk (Germany), 23 October 2017

QAA publish guide on essay cheats, The PIE News, 23 October 2017

Finnish universities push for international student growth, The Times Higher Education, 23 October 2017

Improve Links Between Business and Higher Education, Says New International Report, University Times (Republic of Ireland), 23 October 2017

New education policy in December: Union minister, The Economic Times (India), 23 October 2017

Education in brief, Myanmar Times, 20 October 2017

British Accreditation Council new scheme for offshore ELT, The PIE News, 20 October 2017

Politics puts Aussie uni fees hike for NZers on hold, Radio New Zealand, 20 October 2017

Are current UK graduates properly prepared for the global workplace?, The Times Higher Education, 19 October 2017


Authorities tighten rules for foreign student admissions, University World News, 19 October 2017

Macron’s Vision for a New Type of European University, Inside Higher Ed, 19 October 2017

Foreign students and higher education in Turkey, Yeni ┼×afak (Turkey), 18 October 2017

In Europa studieren, Der Tagesspiegel (Germany), 18 October 2017

Indian university wants to ‘adopt’ villages with zero graduates, Study International News, 18 October 2017

Consider Living Learning Communities as a Prospective International Student, US News and World Report, 18 October 2017

The Asian century is gaining momentum: universities must prepare, The Guardian (UK), 18 October 2017

Hungary holds Soros U in ‘legal limbo', Financial Times, 17 October 2017

Digital Diploma debuts at MIT, MIT News (USA), 17 October 2017

IIMs fail to make a mark among foreign students, Economic Times (India), 17 October 2017

Learners from developing nations given access to UK education through the Study UK campaign, FE News (UK), 17 October 2017

Kenya asks for pre-admission police clearance, The PIE News, 16 October 2017

What Does the Catalonian Debate Mean for Universities?,, 16 October 2017

Cheapest university fees hit $6000 a year, New Zealand Herald, 16 October 2017

Science minister wants more gov't funding for Polish universities, Radio Poland, 16 October 2017

Are International Students Next On The Menu?, Forbes, 15 October 2017

Inside the 'essay mills' offering to do students' work for them, The Telegraph (UK), 12 October 2017

The government will get a Brexit deal on science and research, says Jo Johnson, The Guardian (UK), 12 October 2017

Central European University set to be saved as deadline passes, Chemistry World, 12 October 2017


European University at St Petersburg faces research-only future, The Times Higher Education, 11 October 2017

Abu Dhabi University opens Dubai campus, Gulf News (UAE), 11 October 2017

Westminster Choir College (WCC) WCC sale rumors create confusion, The Rider (US), 11 October 2017     

Higher education experts from Central Africa meet in Yaoundé to update the tools of the feasibility study for the creation of the University Poles of Technological Excellence (PETU), CNBC Africa, 10 October 2017


New-build university aims to put Cambodia’s tertiary sector on the map, The Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia), 10 October 2017

Globalisation has lost – and the biggest losers are US universities, Study International News, 10 October 2017

High fees at the heart of international student controversies in BC, Vancouver Sun (Canada), 10 October 2017A ‘Global Innovation Exchange’, Inside Higher Ed, 9 October 2017

DFAT boss warns international students to resist Chinese Communist Party's 'untoward' influence, ABC News (Australia), 9 October 2017

Universities urged to block essay-mill sites in plagiarism crackdown, The Guardian (UK), 9 October 2017How to unclog higher education, IT Online (South Africa), 6 October 2017

Indian Universities Should Be Able to Appoint Their Own Vice Chancellors, The Wire (India), 6 October 2017

Lukukausimaksuista raju pudotus: Aloittaneiden määrä väheni yli puolella Helsingin yliopistossa, Iltalehti (Finland), 6 October 2017

England Ended Free College - Which Was Great For Students, Forbes, 6 October 2017

Leading private providers of Business higher education, Study International News, 5 October 2017

Universities in crisis of high-quality academic staff, Vietnam Plus, 5 October 2017

Take your hands off Technical Universities - TUTAG cautions NCTE, Joy News (Ghana), 5 October 2017

Taiwan may soon allow mainland students to enroll in EMBA programs, Focus Taiwan, 5 October 2017

Elite Hungarian university may be saved, Nature, 4 October 2017

New fund launched to encourage collaboration with global universities, Trinity News (Ireland), 4 October 2017

Two foreign universities apply to set up campuses, Bangkok Post (Thailand), 4 October 2017

Malaysia, Indonesia to boost higher education, The Jakarta Post (Indonesia), 3 October 2017

Oman’s Higher Ed Ministry bans 4 Malaysian unis over alleged abuses, Study International News, 3 October 2017

How can immigrant scientists give back to their homelands?, McGill Publications (Canada), 3 October 2017

GCC states should offer more digital education programmes to meet market demand: study, Zwaya (UAE), 2 October 2017

Education bubble: Are you getting value for the money you’re spending for a college degree?, Hindustan Times (India), 2 October 2017