07 mai 2018

Digital universities to offer higher education

As part of its Digital India programme, the government has started the process of formulating a policy for digital universities across the country, writes Mansi Taneja for DNA India. More...

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Universities accused of racial profiling of applicants

Black students seeking a place at university are 21 times more likely to have their applications investigated for suspected false or missing information than their white counterparts, writes Eleanor Busby for the Independent. More...

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Universities accuse Trump of putting off foreign students

Universities have blamed President Donald Trump for a dip in foreign student enrolment in the United States, citing his anti-immigration stance as a contributing factor, writes Harriet Sinclair for Newsweek. More...

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Several hurt as army raid forces closure of university

Al-Quds University, the Palestinian university in Jerusalem, suspended classes at its Abu Dis campus outside of the city last Monday following a raid by Israeli forces, students told Middle East Eye. More...

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Vice-chancellors cannot set their own pay – Minister

The universities minister has said vice-chancellors should not be allowed in discussions around setting their own pay and he wants to see them kicked off remuneration committees, writes Camilla Turner for The Telegraph. More...

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Plagiarism allegations surface against acting rector

The acting rector of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Pakistan has allegedly been found to be involved in plagiarised research work relating to a paper of which he was a co-author published in a national research journal in 2007, writes Rahul Basharat for The Nation. More...

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Universities increase fees for foreign students

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is one of several universities in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada that have imposed steep fee increases for international students, who already pay tuition rates as much as seven times higher than their Canadian counterparts, writes Xiao Xu for The Globe and Mail. More...

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Chief scientist urges review of university entry system

Schools, universities and the ATAR system are driving students away from vital science, mathematics and technology subjects, according to Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, who has strongly defended the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a report to the country's education ministers, writes Michael Koziol for The Sydney Morning Herald. More...

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New bill foresees establishment of 15 new universities

The Turkish government has submitted a bill to parliament that foresees the establishment of 15 new universities across the country, reports Hurriyet Daily News. More...

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University suspends 23 students for having love affairs

A Ugandan university has suspended 23 students for one year after they were found guilty of engaging in love affairs, consuming alcohol and drugs and committing offences of theft, contrary to the institution’s regulations, writes Daniel Mumbere for AfricaNews.com. More...

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