26 septembre 2017

What can Brexit Britain expect from a trade agreement?

By Thomas Jørgensen. Will United Kingdom universities increase their activities on the Continent as a reaction to Brexit? Questions about partnerships with European Union universities and branch campuses have been raised regularly since last year’s referendum in the UK. More...

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A nationalist approach to internationalisation of HE

By Norbert Sabic. Integration, the theme of the European political project, has also underpinned efforts to establish a single European Higher Education Area. As in music, integration is a constantly recurring theme in politics, strongly associated with the liberal democratic discourse. More...

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Experts call for radical changes in higher education

By Bianka Siwinska. The Peer Review of Poland's Higher Education and Science System report, prepared by the panel, has been a point of departure in the process of drafting a new law regulating the sector of science and higher education in Poland. More...

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Drastic population drop to hit higher education funding

By Suluck Lamubol. Without reforms to the higher education sector, Thailand’s drastic population drop in recent years could affect the funding and quality of universities, education experts are warning after the latest round of the university central admissions exam saw a declining number of applications. More...

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Public backs higher funding for university research

By Brendan O’Malley. The overwhelming majority of Canadians believes in the importance of university research for Canada’s future as an innovation leader, according to a new survey. More...

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UK minister signs umbrella science agreement with US

By Brendan O’Malley. United Kingdom Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has signed a UK-US Science and Technology Agreement with United States Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith G Garber, marking the first umbrella agreement between the United States and United Kingdom. More...

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Universities warn court of harm caused by travel ban

By Brendan O’Malley. The American Council on Education and 29 other higher education associations submitted an amicus brief last Monday to the United States Supreme Court in the case examining President Donald Trump's second attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. More...

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One in six state-funded university places axed

By Eugene Vorotnikov. The number of state-funded places at domestic universities in Ukraine has been cut by 17% this academic year in line with Ministry of Education and Science proposals, the government has officially confirmed. More...

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SDGs – Universities are moving from what to do to how

By Rebecca Warden. It is now two years since world leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs at a United Nations summit in New York in the United States –17 goals, including one on education, which aim to solve the world’s biggest problems by 2030. More...

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Debate over value of university ‘visibility’ rankings

By Laeed Zaghlami. The relatively poor showing of Algerian universities in the United States-based Webometrics survey released in July has attracted mixed responses about the value of the international ranking. More...

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