04 juin 2018

Internationalisation – New voices, ideas and approaches

By Douglas Proctor and Laura E Rumbley. What dimensions of internationalisation in higher education are notably under-researched and is there a new generation of researchers and analysts ready to provide fresh and innovative perspectives on this evolving phenomenon. More...

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HE leaders need more training in internationalisation

By Hans de Wit. Internationalisation as a concept and a strategic factor in higher education is a relatively recent phenomenon resulting from the fact that, from the 1980s onward, higher education at the systemic and institutional levels has had to evolve, and adapt to, an increasingly globalised knowledge society and economy. More...

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Bid to boost tertiary enrolment through online courses

By Shuriah Niazi. Universities and other tertiary institutions in India will be able to offer undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes online as part of the government’s efforts to improve enrolment in higher education. More...

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Expert group proposes higher student loans, lower grants

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The advisory Danish Economic Council has proposed that a greater proportion of student financing be allocated as a loan rather than a grant. The council – popularly called DØRS or the ‘wise men’ – suggested in an economic outlook that this change be at the masters level. More...

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Top university divided as second education minister quits

By Mimi Leung. Taiwan’s newly-appointed Minister of Education Wu Maw-Kuen has resigned after serving in the post for just over a month. His exit has left smouldering a politicised controversy over leadership of the top National Taiwan University, which sparked protests in May. More...

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Winners and losers in THE reputation rankings 2018

Universities in the United Kingdom, Australia and Japan lost some ground in the Top 100 of the Times Higher Education or THE World Reputation Rankings 2018, published last week. America and Singapore made gains and India clinched a place for the first time since 2011. More...

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Nepal student’s American dream shattered – then rescued

By Eric Hoover, The Chronicle of Higher Education. Growing up, Rupesh Koirala imagines a place he has never seen. Far beyond the mountains, across a wide ocean, lies the country where many great colleges are said to stand. How he will ever afford to get a degree in the United States, he does not know. Still, he believes. More...

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Fewer Chinese to stay abroad after graduation – Survey

By Amber Ziye Wang. The number of Chinese students seeking to settle overseas after graduating from universities abroad is dropping, amid stricter immigration policies in many countries and continued strong growth fuelling job opportunities in China, says a survey released as the United States reportedly considers limiting the length of visas for certain categories of Chinese students. More...

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Post-election hope for HE autonomy, academic freedom

By Anil Netto. The unexpected, stunning defeat in May elections of Malaysia’s ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, which had been in power for more than six decades, has given academics fresh hope for greater university autonomy and academic freedom. More...

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First signs of a decline in European Union academics

By Karen MacGregor. The proportion of academics at British universities who are from other European Union countries continued to rise after the 2016 Brexit vote and is now 17% across all institutions and 24% in the top Russell Group universities. But growth in EU academics is tailing off and there has been a drop in EU academics under 34 years. More...

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