News Archive January 2018

Indonesia opens up to foreign universities, has its eyes on top Australian schools, ABC (Australia), 31 January 2018

Student mobility growth to drop 4% over ten years – British Council, The PIE News, 31 January 2018

Parliament told China is trying to influence campuses, University World News, 31 January 2018

Massive strikes set for UK’s major universities, Study International News, 31 January 2018

Dutch branch campus shelved over academic freedom fears, University World News, 30 January 2018

International Grad Students’ Interest in American Higher Ed Marks First Decline in 14 Years, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 30 January 2018

Aussies eye PhD students, The Telegraph (India), 30 January 2018

Moody’s warns that lackluster state support will strain public university budgets, The Washington Post, 30 January 2018

Reforming Nigeria’s university system, The Punch (Nigeria), 26 January 2018

In China, #MeToo hits universities the hardest, Study International News, 26 January 2018

Dutch student hopefuls are being disadvantaged by ‘English madness’, Dutch News NL, 26 January 2018

Curtin's Dubai campus launches academic programmes, Khaleej Times (UAE), 16 January 2018

Egypt agrees with UK to establish British campuses in Egypt, Egypt Independent, 25 January 2018

Sprachbiografien von ausländischen Studierenden, Goethe Institut (Germany), 25 January 2018

Next four years Kazakhstan to increase a number of international students by 3.5 times, Kazakh TV News, 25 January 2018

Free higher education in South Africa: Cutting through the lies and statistics, Mail & Guardian (South Africa), 25 January 2018

New Report Envisions Pathways for the Future of Global Higher Education, Benzinga, 24 January 2018

MODUL University Dubai’s 360-degree programs bridge skill-set gap between academics, industry, Saudi Gazette (KSA), 24 January 2018

Experts call for greater education integration across Asean, Asian Correspondent (Malaysia), 24 January 2018

Why don’t more Japanese study abroad? The cost and the hassle, survey shows, Japan Times, 24 January 2018

The Great Game for International Students, US News and World Report, 23 January 2018

Moving beyond the West: Academic Mobility in the Middle East and Egypt, QS WOW News, 23 January 2018

Japan is offering free education to low-income students, Study International News, 23 January 2018

Universities need incentive policies, VietnamNet, 23 January 2018

International Student Numbers Decline, Inside Higher Ed, 22 January 2018

Universities need less regulation and more autonomy, The Irish Times, 22 January 2018
University challenge: more students squash into Dutch lecture theatres, Dutch News NL, 22 January 2018

Saudi university offers special exam to skip first year, Zawya (UAE), 22 January 2018

Will global online higher education ever take off?, University World News, 19 January 2018

Prof Ameko urges universities to prepare students for job market, Ghana News Agency, 19 January 2018

Some UK universities are shaking off the Brexit blues, University World News, 19 January 2018  

Malaysia ready to become quality education hub for students from war-torn countries, The Sun Daily (Malaysia), 19 January 2018


Expert hired to explain Wales' new qualifications to universities, Wales Online (UK), 19 January 201

Divide between onshore and offshore campuses blurring, University World News, 18 January 2018

How to scale wellbeing support, FE News (UK), 18 January 2018

Turns out employers might not care which university you attended, Study International News, 18 January 2018

The road ahead for education policies, The Star Online (Malaysia), 18 January 2018

What ails India’s higher education establishment, Hindustan Times, 12 January 2018

Moody’s warns of ‘negative impact’ on universities after $2.2bn funding cut, The Guardian (UK), 12 January 2018

Rector says internationalisation should have limits, University World News, 12 January 2018

Laureate agrees to sell university in Morocco, The Baltimore Sun (US), 12 January 2018

International students add £20bn to economy, study finds, The PIE News, 11 January 2018

The University of Amsterdam wants to curb international student numbers, I Am Expat, 11 January 2018

US Higher Education confronted with Integral Challenges, QS WOW News, 11 January 2018

Latin America’s literature, history, and culture show that we must find our own managerial script, LSE Latin America and Caribbean Blog, 11 January 2018

Who is UK’s new universities minister?, Study International News, 10 January 2018

UK Launches New Scheme to Make Student Visas Easier for Grads,, 10 January 2018

Students with poor English skills may face dilemma over tighter rules abroad, Macau Daily Times (China), 10 January 2018 

Understand Conditional Admission at US Schools, US News and World Report, 10 January 2018

What to know about the different types of higher education in Germany, The Local (Germany), 9 January 2018

A hard act to follow: my take on Jo Johnson's time as HE minister, The Times Higher Education, 9 January 2018

A Student’s Primer on Accreditation, Al-Fanar Media, 9 January 2018

Employers say Australian universities are producing work-ready graduates, Study International News, 9 January 2018

The Master’s as the New Bachelor’s Degree: In Search of the Labor Market Payoff, American Enterprise Institute, 8 January 2018

Book review: Are Prospective Students About to Disappear?, Inside Higher Ed, 8 January 2018

The enduring virtues of the liberal arts, Study International News, 8 January 2018

Iranian Official Says Iran Intends To Ban English Lessons In Primary Schools, Radio Free Europe, 8 January 2018

Govt releases AISHE 2016-17; no. of students enrolling for higher education up by 0.7%, Times Now (India), 5 January 2018

Indonesian students to undergo ‘personality assessment’, The Phnom Pen Post (Cambodia), 5 January 2018

University funding to be 'frozen’ in time by federal cuts, University World News, 5 January 2018

Why availability matters, FE News (UK), 5 January 201

How Modi’s big announcement will improve higher education, The Times of India, 4 January 2018

Minister of higher education: UAE startup culture will come in time, Tahawul Tech (UAE), 4 January 2018

HEAC cancels Jordan classification of universities, The Jordan Times, 4 January 2018

Oman second at Arab level on education index, The Times of Oman, 3 January 2018 

UKCBC: London school opens Dubai campus, The PIE News, 3 January 2018

University exchange programmes,, 3 January 2018

England’s new Office for Students is now up and running, Study International News, 3 January 2018

Saddle Up: 7 Trends Coming in 2018, Inside Higher Ed, 2 January 2018