07 mars 2016

New enrolment policy confuses non-state universities

Non-state universities are concerned that they will not find students once the new enrolment policy is applied which allows universities to apply many different methods to enrol students, reports VietNamNet Bridge. Read more...

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Top universities may give credits for MOOCs

In a move that could hasten the acceptance of cheap online degrees, the University of Queensland and the Australian National University are considering giving academic credit for massive open online courses, or MOOCs, writes Tim Dodd for Australian Financial Review. Read more...

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Number of Singapore students in US hits 10-year high

According to US Embassy figures, 4,727 Singaporeans were enrolled in education institutions in the United States last year – a 3% increase over the previous year and the highest figure in 10 years, writes Sandra Davie for The Straits Times. Read more...

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University adopts 'publish or perish' principle

Addis Ababa University said it is applying the ‘publish or perish’ principle to scale up competitive and problem-solving research as the university discussed its five-year strategic plan with scholars and different stakeholders, reports Henok Tibebu for The Ethiopian Herald. Read more...

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Texas university dean resigns over new campus gun law

Fritz Steiner, long-time dean of the University of Texas at Austin’s renowned architecture school, is leaving his post, spurred by the arrival of something else on the university’s sprawling campus: guns, writes Amy X Wang for Quartz. Read more...

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Universities move swiftly to seal European partnerships

Iran has moved swiftly to set up higher education collaborations with leading European universities following the country’s landmark nuclear deal and the lifting of sanctions, writes Chris Havergal for Times Higher Education. Read more...

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Zuckerberg looks to universities to advance Facebook AI

Facebook will team up with European universities to help it advance artificial intelligence research, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during an event in Berlin, writes Danielle Muoio for Tech Insider. Read more...

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Scientists protest ‘serious neglect’ of research

Fed up with their country's politicians, Italian scientists have launched a national debate about the dire state of their country’s research system. They want the government to reverse years of budget cuts and prevent increasing numbers of researchers moving overseas for work, writes Edwin Cartlidge for Science. Read more...

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New rector vows not to raise tuition

If there is one thing that animates university students the world over, it’s rising tuition and fees. So, when asked about the potential for increased tuition or fees the new rector of the public Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Enrique Luis Graue Wiechers, wanted to be clear: “The fees won’t be changed”, writes Megan Carpentier for the Guardian. Read more...

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Catalyst for UK-China business innovation

By Nic Mitchell. A new university-based initiative supported by the Chinese and United Kingdom governments is stimulating collaborative research and innovation between businesses in both countries. Read more...

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