04 juin 2018

Universities must support refugee students

In the past two decades Australian universities and schools have received growing numbers of students from refugee backgrounds in line with increasing numbers of people accepted through Australia’s humanitarian programme, write Sally Baker and Jaya AR Dantas for The Conversation. More...

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70% of universities oppose government plan – Survey

Over 70% of Japan’s national universities are opposed to the central government's requirements of hiring more outside directors and instructors with practical experience in order to be eligible for the system to make higher education free of charge, reports The Mainichi. More...

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Universities slammed for not recruiting poorer students

Ministers in Scotland have blamed the universities for failing to recruit more students from poorer backgrounds – the attack coming after new figures showed a decline in the proportion of successful applicants from the most disadvantaged areas, writes Andrew Denholm for The Herald. More...

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Lawmaker calls for lifting of foreign universities ban

Mindanao lawmaker Johnny Pimentel has filed a bill that would lift a ban on foreign universities, allowing them to establish campuses in the Philippines in a bid to turn the country into an even bigger hub for international students, writes Ellson Quismorio for the Manila Bulletin. More...

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Top universities fail to meet English course standards

Although they have been offering English courses for years, the total proportion of English-taught courses in these four universities is less than 10% of total courses offered, and will therefore automatically be investigated. More...

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Government aims big money at top universities

Officials said recently that China will devote more resources to reforming its manufacturing sector with new, innovative technologies, while improving the higher education system's ability to produce quality talent capable of original, ground-breaking work, reports China Daily. More...

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Universities make post-Brexit policy demand for Europe

Universities in the United Kingdom, including the world-renowned London School of Economics, are drawing up lists of courses that could face closure after Brexit and lobbying the government to save them by changing its policy on student fees, writes Anna Fazackerley for The Guardian. More...

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Business schools under attack, must fight back

By Martin Friesl. Business schools need to stop being too homogenous and engage in developing truly ‘different’ offerings if they are going to survive. Making changes and doing things differently will require some tough choices – but when you look at the competitive landscape, making those choices seems inevitable. More...

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Unconditional offers are bad for higher education

By Ryan Hinchey. There is a widely held misconception that American universities routinely make unconditional offers, as if this makes it an acceptable thing to do in the United Kingdom. More...

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Higher education blown by light winds of change

By Anand Kulkarni. If not quite the ‘winds of change’, there is a gentle breeze blowing through Indian higher education. An evolutionary process of change is underway. More...

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