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Volume 22, issue 1 of IAU Horizons available online!

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IAU Horizons, Volume 22, issue 1 is out!
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It presents IAU projects and initiatives, focuses on the preparations for the IAU 2017 International Conference and the Global Meeting of Association VII; provides a report on the 15th General Conference; details results and opportunities linked to the IAU key thematic priorities of work; presents the new Members and the various projects IAU is involved in.

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Going Global 2017

University World News Global Edition - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 07:05
The British Council's Going Global 2017 conference for leaders of international education was held in London last week. The theme was "Global cities: connecting talent, driving change". In a two-p ...

Chamber of the Americas is proud to introduce our new member, General Trading Co, Ltd., Munjungdong, Chungminro 66, Songpagu, Seoul, Korea

Chamber of the Americas (English) - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 18:51

CONTACT:
Heekon Song
President & CEO
General Trading Co., Ltd.
9th Floor T-9094, Garden 5 Life
Munjungdong, Chungminro 66, Songpagu
Seoul, Korea
Parque Leoncio Prado 285 oficina 101 Lima – Perú
Mobile: +82.10.9906.4306
Tel: +82.2.2157.1988
Fax: +82.2.2157.1989
songgy73@daum.net
Skype ID: songgy73

How can universities respond to extremist activity?

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:22
Bias-related incidents and hate-group propaganda on college campuses have recently captured greater public attention as America's political climate has become more charged. Since ...

5 Pitches to Rethink Education From The Chronicle’s Third Annual Version of ‘Shark Tank’

Listen to our pitch-a-thon from South by Southwest Edu, featuring ideas to improve the study-abroad experience, help faculty members develop new teaching skills, ease transfers to four-year institutions, and use text messages to tackle “summer melt.”

Universities set on building new bridges post-Brexit

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 13:46
A discussion at Going Global 2017, the British Council's conference on how Paris and London universities will cope in the aftermath of Brexit began in a fearful mood as delegates were told that th ...

Trump budget would slash student aid and research

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:28
The Trump administration released a 2018 budget proposal last week that delivered on expectations for drastic cuts to student aid programmes and university-based research while substantially resha ...

Debate over tuition fees heats up, boils over

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:26
The debate over tuition fees heated up, and briefly boiled over, following a recent seminar organised in Helsinki by the Finnish Economic Association, reports the Helsinki Tim ...

Staff body threatens to close universities

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:24
An umbrella body of university staff associations has warned that they may call for a strike in universities across the country unless teachers are granted representation on key decision-making fo ...

US rejects talks with Hungary over higher education law

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:22
According to the US State Department, the United States has no intention of negotiating with Hungary about its new higher education law, which could force a top university founded by US financier ...

University going all out to attract foreign students

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:20
Delhi University has announced that it will be conducting a special drive to enrol more foreign students, especially from African countries, apart from extending the deadline for online registrati ...

University chief quits ahead of arrest order

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:18
The head of Puerto Rico's largest public university announced on 23 May that she had resigned just hours before she faced arrest for failing to reopen an institution that has been shut down by a s ...

Vocational training is better pathway to jobs - Report

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:16
A new report urges parents to seriously consider encouraging their school-leaving children to study a vocational course rather than a university degree because, in many cases, it is a pathway to b ...

Malaysian university autonomy is only 'superficial'

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:14
Through a staggered approach, 17 of 20 public universities have received autonomous status. Yet, if one is to compare the autonomous status granted to Malaysian public universities by the governme ...

Activists ridicule plan for Robert Mugabe University

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:12
Activists in Zimbabwe have ridiculed plans to build a Robert Mugabe University, adding that naming an educational institution after the veteran leader would be "palpably unfair and a monument ...

Election pledges put research at heart of economy

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:10
As the election approaches, the two main parties have both promised to increase research and development from 1.7% to 3% of gross domestic product, although only the Labour Party has specified a t ...

Higher education 'in serious crisis'

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:08
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, in its latest report, has said that higher education in the country is in "serious crisis" and has discussed the issue of the devolution of the Higher Educ ...

Surge in foreign students 'is not just politics'

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:06
Enrolment of international students in Canadian universities will be sharply higher this autumn, universities say, and the incoming freshmen include large numbers of high school students from the ...

75% of universities in danger of closing - Expert

University World News Global Edition - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:04
An education expert has warned that three quarters of Thai universities are at risk of closing over the next decade due to low enrolment and increased competition from foreign rivals, writes Dumro ...

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