News Archive February 2018

Canadian budget brings multibillion-dollar boost for research, The Times Higher Education, 28 February 2018

QS World University Rankings show US still top, but Asia rising, The PIE News, 28 February 2018

Special Report - Missing skills: Is higher education on the mark?, The Edge Malaysia, 28 February 2018

A Revolution in Accountability, FE News (UK), 28 February 2018

Higher education minister - Egypt cooperates with Ireland in establishing IBCs, Egypt Today, 27 February 2018

Think tank: Swiss higher ed needs reform,, 27 February 2018

Establishing international campuses comes with challenges, Education Dive, 27 February 2018

University of Birmingham campus opens in Dubai, The National (UAE), 27 February 2018

Sweden develops new HE internationalisation strategy, The PIE News, 26 February 2018

Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai eingeweiht, 1815 (Switzerland), 26 February 2018

Improving education quality in Indonesia is no easy task, The Interpreter / Lowy Institute, 26 February 2018

Balking at the Buyer, Inside Higher Ed, 26 February 2018

38% international students in NZ apply through education agents, The PIE News, 23 February 2018

BOOK REVIEW: Does Tenure Process Keep Professors Focused on US?, Inside Higher Ed, 23 February 2018

Education under a federal set-up, Kathmandu Post (Nepal), 23 February 2018

New Zealand: Why free tuition may result in more dropouts and fails, Study International News, 23 February 2018

Brexit: German universities among those poised to benefit if researchers and funding shift, The Conversation UK, 22 February 2018

Number of foreign students rising at Czech universities, Prague Daily Monitor (CZ Republic), 22 February 2018

International students left deserted after school shutdown, Newshub (New Zealand), 22 February 2018

UK University Finances Teetering on the Edge, University Observer (Ireland), 22 February 2018

Ask 3 Questions About Majors at European Universities, US News and World Report, 21 February 2018

India launches web portal to combat bogus courses pre-departure, The PIE News, 21 February 2018

Educational hub in Central Asia, Kazakh TV, 21 February 2018

'Happy' uni students still need to lift grades, Bangkok Post (Thailand), 21 February 2018

Germany ranks first for int’l students in Europe, The PIE News, 20 February 2018

Educational hub for higher studies, The Statesman (India), 20 February 2018

What does the UK’s university fees review mean for students?, Study International News, 20 February 2018

Turkish universities’ reputations collapse post-coup - newspaper, Ahval (Turkey), 20 February 2018

Thai universities in drastic decline, Bangkok Post (Thailand), 19 February 2018

How do English university fees compare to the rest of the world?, ITV (UK), 19 February 2018

Fewer international students are coming to American universities. That’s a problem, Chicago Tribune, 19 February 2018

Is Econ STEM?, Inside Higher Ed, 19 February 2018

Record numbers of foreign students at Dutch universities of technology, Dutch News NL, 16 February 2018

Trinity College announces partnership degrees with US university, Irish Examiner, 16 February 2018

State to simplify arrival of third-country university students in Estonia, ERR (Estonia), 16 February 2018

Avoid ‘easy political solution’ of cutting tuition fees, universities say, iNews (UK), 16 February 2018

Liberating India’s best colleges: HRD minister Javadekar has just announced the most far reaching reforms in higher education, The Times of India, 15 February 2018

Brexit student exchange needs rethink says top uni head, BBC, 15 February 2018

European universities need to remain competitive, EU Observer, 15 February 2018

Education system failing to properly prepare STEM students for the working world, FE News (UK), 15 February 2018

JAOS claims mobility figures still inaccurate, The PIE News, 14 February 2018

Studierende, was wünscht ihr euch?, Die Presse (Germany), 14 February 2018

FBI says Chinese operatives active at scores of US universities, McClatchy DC, 14 February 2018

Renewing the Contract between Academia and Society, Scientific American, 14 February 2018

Australian international education welcomes new commissioners, The PIE News, 13 February 2018

Higher education reforms for universities under work, Daily Times (Pakistan), 13 February 2018

How private universities are coping with higher education reforms, The Standard (Kenya), 13 February 2018

The future of Pacific tertiary education - 50 years of USP, Radio New Zealand, 13 February 2018

Minister denies visa hike is tuition fees by back door, University World News, 9 February 2018

Langzeitstudenten: Zwischen Freiheit und Zwang, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany), 9 February 2018

Indian universities to offer online degrees, The PIE News, 9 February 2018

Russia seeking to make national education more international, Realnoe Vremya (Russia), 9 February 2018

Cheques, balances, degrees: How will Budget 2018 impact higher education?, Hindustan Times, 7 February 2018

The financing of student accommodation, Financial Times, 7 February 2018

How much will UK university strikes cost students?, Study International News, 7 February 2018

Mutual degree recognition across Asia-Pacific comes into force, Times Higher Education, 7 February 2018

Still Learning the Lessons of the '60s, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 6 February 2018

Asia University Rankings 2018: results announced, Times Higher Education, 6 February 2018

Greater discourse needed on foreign students in Singapore varsities, Today (Singapore), 6 February 2018

How Japan can attract more students from overseas, The Japan Times, 6 February 2018

The Demons of Higher Ed, The Weekly Standard (US), February 2018

Engpässe in Medizinerausbildung bereiten Sorgen, Nordwest Zeitung (Germany), 5 February 2018

UK universities report rise in applications from EU students, The Guardian (UK), 5 February 2018

Patterns of change in UK provision of higher education overseas, FE News (UK), 5 February 2018

NZ: Government renews scrutiny of international students and PSW, The PIE News, 5 February 2018

China’s Me Too movement in colleges initially encouraged by authorities, then frustrated, The Japan Times, 2 February 2018

Bildungs- und Wissenschaftsminister Spaenle zu den Koalitionsvereinbarungen zu Bildung und Forschung, Focus (Germany), 2 February 2018

UK TNE caters for 60% more students than UK campuses, University World News, 2 February 2018

TAMIL NADU - Over 1.11 lakh engg. seats remain unfilled, The Hindu (India), 2 February 2018

Iran to build universities to student flow out of Nigeria, Daily Trust (Nigeria), 1 February 2018

TEQSA tightens wellbeing and safety guidance, The PIE News, 1 February 2018

Aramco, Alphabet in early talks about tech hub in Saudi Arabia, Financial Times, 1 February 2018


What's driving decisions in universities?, The Guardian (UK), 1 February 2018