News Archive April 2018

University surpluses mount following student fee increase, Public Finance (UK), 30 April 2018

Bogus university ‘degree mill’ targeting foreign students, The Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 30 April 2018

Record numbers studying in China, according to new MoE figures, The PIE News, 30 April 2018

China Emerges Top Destination For Pakistani Students, UrduPoint (Pakistan), 30 April 2018

@BAC_Education launches Updated Independent Higher Education Scheme, FE News (UK), 27 April 2018

Mord an Studenten in Mexiko - Proteste gegen Gewalt und Brutalität, Tagesschau (Germany), 27 April 2018

Will foreign branch campuses exacerbate inequality?, University World News, 27 April 2018

‘K-pop migrants’ fuelling student diversity in Korea, The PIE News, 27 April 2018

Russian students asked to return home, The Times Higher Education, 27 April 2018

Thousands protest brutal killings of 3 Mexican film students, Sacramento Bee (USA), 27 April 2018

College Admission Fairs: Do They Matter?, Forbes, 26 April 2018

Student complaints about UK universities growing, says watchdog, The Guardian (UK), 26 April 2018


How China’s Communist Party is maintaining control over Chinese international students, Study International News, 26 April 2018

Research suggests Higher Education sector dominates construction markets, Planning & Building Control Today (UK), 26 April 2018Maybe Not So 'High Impact'?, Inside HigherEd, 25 April 2018

DAAD stellt Studie über die Anerkennung ausländischer Hochschulleistungen vor, News4Teachers - Das Bildungsmagazin (Germany), 25 April 2018

No more graduates needed: Switzerland goes it alone on HE, The Times Higher Education, 25 April 2018

What Is ‘STEM’? The Definition Is Evolving, The Chronicle of Higher Education (USA), 25 April 2018

Australian assessment costs balloon past $1bn annually, The PIE News, 24 April 2018

Students demand compensation worth millions after university strikes, iNews, 24 April 2018

UAE Ministry of Education stresses importance of pre-university qualifications at UAE Higher Education Forum, FE News (UK), 24 April 2018

Student says Peking university trying to silence her over rape claim petition, The Guardian (UK), 24 April 2018

Students of Armenian universities marching peacefully in Yerevan, ARKA News Agency (Armenia), 23 April 2018

Uganda tertiary institutions give hope to South Sudanese refugees seeking higher education, Black Star News, 23 April 2018

Research Funding - Science in Macau wins big with indirect funding from casinos, Chemical and Engineering News, 23 April 2018

Opinion - Do not give the universities independence, Saudi Gazette (KSA), 23 April 2018


A two-way street: why China is not just a student departure lounge anymore, The PIE News, 20 April 2018

New Zealand govt to refund international students nearly $1 million in fees, Study International News, 20 April 2018

Why many 'Kartini' study abroad: A reflection from Australia, The Jakarta Post (Indonesia), 20 April 2018

Police remove students from occupied Paris university site, ABC News (US), 20 April 2018

Germany’s Excellence Initiative has not yet created meaningful differentiation, The Times Higher Ed, 19 April 2018

South Korea to simplify visa issuance for foreign talent , Yonhap News Agency (ROK), 19 April 2018

French students dig in for a bitter battle against Macron’s reforms, France 24, 19 April 2018

Economic crisis forces slowdown at Venezuela universities, The Sun Daily (Malaysia), 19 April 2018

Quantifying China's Expat Community, The News Lens International Edition, 18 April 2018

Student housing complex being launched in Dubai, Khaleej Times (UAE), 18 April 2018

Govt approves two more private universities, Dhaka Tribune (Bangladesh), 18 April 2018

‘Study in India’: Govt launches programme to attract more foreign students to India, The Indian Express, 18 April 2018

Caution greets private universities twinning requirement, University World News, 17 April 2018

H-BRS macht kenianische Hochschulabsolventen fit für den Arbeitsmarkt, Informationsdienst Wissenschaft (Germany), 17 April 2018

Swedish university must refund international student over sub-standard teaching: why this case matters, The Local (Sweden), 17 April 2018

China outbound student numbers at record high, The PIE News, 17 April 2018

Indonesian state universities welcome foreigners as permanent lecturers, The Jakarta Post (Indonesia), 16 April 2018

Malaysian government invites application for scholarship opportunity for Graduate, Masters programme: How to apply, India Today, 16 April 2018

TAU launches $20 million, first-ever academic venture fund in Israel, The Jerusalem Post (Israel), 16 April 2018

Silenced universities cannot produce science: CHP leader, Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey), 16 April 2018

French students protest President Macron’s higher education reforms, Study International News, 13 April 2018

Australian report calls for more help for rural students, The Times Higher Education, 13 April 2018

UPP inquiry into universities’ int’l benefits, The PIE News, 13 April 2018

Hasina abolishes quota system to recruit civil servants, Asia Unhedged, 13 April 2018

China Tries Private University Model, Inside Higher Ed, 12 April 2018

Trotz Brezit - Mehr EU-Bewerber für britische Unis, Tagesspiegel (Germany), 12 April 2018

Student suicide rates overtake non-students, BBC, 12 April 2018

Papua New Guinea are producing quantitiy over quality, Post Courier (PNG), 12 April 2018

Why Southeast and East Asia are increasingly popular among international students, Asian Correspondent, 11 April 2018

Foreign students’ economic contribution soars by 22%, University World News, 10 April 2018

Purdue establishes South American partnership, The Exponent (USA), 10 April 2018

George Soros's Hungary university signs deal to open campus in Vienna, Reuters, 10 April 2018


‘Extraordinary’ OfS rules risk grade inflation, says ex-QAA head, The Times Higher Education, 10 April 2018Philanthropic funding to SA universities reach new highs, Bizcommunity, 9 April 2018

100 injured in major student protests in Bangladesh, Times of India, 9 April 2018

The tragic echoes of Turkey’s anti-Gülen campaign in Turkmenistan, Open Democracy, 9 April 2018

An aussie abroad: the true cost of University as an Australian, The Warwick Boar (UK), 8 April 2018

Education policy may be launched by end of April, Express Tribune (Pakistan), 8 April 2018

For-profit colleges struggle despite administration support, Kansas City Star (USA), 8 April 2018The dynamics of transnational higher education in Pakistan, The News International (Pakistan), 6 April 2018

20 Semester und mehr - Nicht nur Bummelstudenten brauchen länger, Deutschlandfunk (Germany), 6 April 2018

Testing international education assessments, Science Magazine, 6 April 2018

2491 foreign students study at Armenian universities, Media Max (Armenia), 6 April 2018UCAS: Non-EU undergrad applicants up 8%, The PIE News, 5 April 2018

UK Universities Face Uncertainty as Brexit Looms, New York Times, 5 April 2018

Let’s weed out mediocre universities, Zambia Daily Mail Limited, 5 April 2018

China’s Ministry of Education unveils five-year AI training program for universities, Open Gov Asia, 5 April 2018

An analysis of Australia’s first national strategy for international education, QS WOW News, 4 April 2018

UK and Australia map out stronger research partnerships, The PIE News, 4 April 2018

Empowering more women in higher education, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 4 April 2018

Rise in 'cryptojacking' at universities poses threat, Business Cloud, 4 April 2018


British Council, HEC Agrees To Collaborate On Pak-UK Education Gateway, Urdu Point (Pakistan), 3 April 2018

Vietnamese property developer partners with Cornell on new HEI, The PIE News, 3 April 2018

Universities go beyond the limit to attract foreigners, The Korea Times (ROK), 3 April 2018

Chinese woman admits using impostor to take US college English test, amid crackdown on fraud by foreign students, South China Morning Post (PRC), 3 April 2018

Parliament reduces length of medicine degrees to 5 years study, Egypt Independent, 2 April 2018

How to get your social accounts ready for US student visa checks, Study International News, 2 April 2018

Better Immigration Policies Would Help U.S. Tech Companies, Forbes,  2 April 2018

India’s move on university autonomy raises funding alarm, The Times Higher Education, 2 April 2018