14 mars 2016

Asian foreign language universities form network

The Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea and 10 other foreign language universities in Asia have formed a consultative body to step up cooperation and exchanges, writes Chung Hyun-chae for The Korea Times. Read more...

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EU nationals fill four in 10 new academic jobs in England

A study says that nearly four out of 10 new academic jobs created in England over the past decade were filled by European Union nationals from outside the UK, writes Chris Havergal for Times Higher Education. Read more...

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US universities paid $400 million a year to run branches

The total annual bill for six prominent US universities to run branches in the wealthy Arabian emirate of Qatar comes to more than US$400 million, writes Nick Anderson for The Washington Post. Read more...

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Agency seeks universities to set up Konza campuses

Kenya's KES595.8 billion (US$5.8 billion) Silicon Valley, Konza, is seeking local and international universities to set up campuses on its vast land, reports Daily Nation. Read more...

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Tuition fees give universities in England £1.8bn surplus

Universities in England accrued record operating surpluses worth nearly £1.8 billion (US$2.5 billion) last year, as their bank balances were filled by the first full cohort of students paying the £9,000 tuition fee, writes Richard Adams for the Guardian. Read more...

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Changing face of higher education on private campuses

Amid mistrust of established institutions, students are quitting mid-course and taking chances with private universities such as Shiv Nadar University, Ashoka University and OP Jindal Global University, which have recently come up in the National Capital Region, writes Sahil Makkar for Business Standard. Read more...

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Universities set to crack down on high CV fraud level

Australian universities are set to crack down on what they say is a high level of fraud by graduates inflating their academic achievements in job and study applications, write Tim Dodd and Misa Han for Financial Review. Read more...

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Confusion as scientists face government ‘gagging’ clause

Only a fool ignores well informed advice. And only a very foolish government demands not to receive it in the first place. But that is what the British government is in danger of doing in its new condition attached to government grants, reports Nature. Read more...

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Psychology may regain some of its lost credibility

Psychology may have just regained some of its lost credibility. In a new study in the journal Science, researchers evaluate the 2015 claim that half of all psychology studies are so flawed they cannot be replicated – and beg to differ, writes Joshua A Krisch for Vocativ. Read more...

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Technology institutes open doors to foreign students

Indian Institutes of Technology are set to open entrance tests to foreign students in eight countries for undergraduate and postgraduate studies starting from 2017, reports World Bulletin. Read more...

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