08 juin 2017

New York talks in Hungarian university stand-off

The president of a university in Budapest, which says it is under threat of forced closure, says talks on its future have begun between the Hungarian government and the state of New York, writes Sean Coughlan for BBC NewsMore...

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Racial disparities persist at universities – Survey

There are still deep racial disparities among young adults at universities in South Africa, the General Household Survey released last week shows, writes Alex Mitchley for News24More...

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Country reaps rewards of higher education investment

Over the past decade, the government of Ecuador has spent a total of US$13.9 billion on higher learning – 2% of the country's gross domestic product, reports TeleSURMore...

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First ‘Monument to an Anonymous Peer Reviewer’

A Monument to an Anonymous Peer Reviewer – believed to be the world’s first – has been unveiled at top Russian institution the National Research University Higher School of Economics or HSE in Moscow. More...

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Transnational education – A classification framework

By Karen MacGregor. Nearly 100 policy-makers and higher education experts from 30 countries contributed to a new classification framework and data collection guidelines for transnational education – released at Going Global 2017 in London – that will help countries gather data to inform policies, regulations and enrolment planning. More...

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Trump decision to leave Paris accord hurts US and world

By Travis N Rieder, Anthony Janetos, Kevin Trenberth, Marina v N Whitman and Matthew Russell. President Donald Trump stunned the world on 1 June by announcing his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, a landmark global agreement to lower greenhouse gas emissions and minimise harm from climate change. Academics and scientists analyse what the move means for the planet, US businesses and the world’s poor. More...

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Tackling institutional racism in universities effectively

By Andrew Pilkington. Research continues to demonstrate that individuals from minority ethnic communities disproportionately experience adverse outcomes in higher education. More...

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The changing shape of global higher education geopolitics

By Andrew Gunn and Michael Mintrom. The launch of the Asian Universities Alliance or AUA in Beijing on 29 April 2017 represents a significant milestone in the changing geopolitics of global higher education. The new alliance is comprised of 15 institutions from 14 countries across the region. More...

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Number of mobile students out of, and into, China soars

By Geoff Maslen. Of the five million international students studying higher education courses outside their own countries, one in four are from just one country: China. But now most Chinese studying abroad are returning home – the outbound-to-return ratio has risen to 82% over the past four years, compared to one in three returnees a decade earlier – and China is attracting hundreds of thousands of foreign students to its shores. More...

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Transforming learning through student research

By Patrick Blessinger. The demand for higher education has grown considerably in recent decades. Over the past 20 years global higher education has grown at a rate of about 5% per year. This phenomenon, together with the emergence of open education and the diversification of higher education, has resulted in many countries now reaching universal access status. More...

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