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Universities UK Forum

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 05:38
The International Higher Education Forum organised by Universities UK on 21 March in London explored how universities in the United Kingdom can maximise the emerging international opportunities an ...

GUNi Report

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 05:35
The Global University Network for Innovation or GUNi's Sixth Higher Education in the World Report, entitled Towards a Socially Responsible University: Balancing the global with the local, d ...

Can universities be locally and globally engaged?

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:04
The Global University Network for Innovation has published its sixth Higher Education in the World report, Towards a socially responsibile university: Balancing the global with the local. It draws ...

University applications up by 20%

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:53
At a time when many American universities are reporting declines in applications from international students, some universities north of the border are seeing increases on the magnitude of 20% or ...

Calls to name universities in China censorship deals

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:52
The Ministry of Education has come under criticism for not revealing the names of the universities it found to have signed agreements with Chinese institutions to censor course material, write Lin ...

Government calls for transnational education strategy

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:51
A new report concludes that France is lagging behind in transnational education and needs a new national strategy to expand its market share of higher education programming abroad, reports ...

What price will science pay for austerity?

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:49
Across Japan, early-career researchers face an uncertain future, as universities reduce the number of permanent staff positions and shunt more faculty into short-term contracts, writes Ichiko Fuyu ...

Trump's health budget may slash university payments

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:47
The Trump administration may be planning to help pay for a massive 18% cut to the National Institutes of Health by slashing payments to universities and research institutes for overhead costs, wri ...

Government acknowledges role for private universities

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:45
State Minister of Higher Education Mohan Lal Grero has said the government supports the establishment of private universities in light of the fact that over 150,000 students qualify for university ...

Students told to drop safe spaces, no-platform policies

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:44
Students are being told to drop 'safe spaces' and no-platform policies as the universities and science minister is ordering universities to protect freedom of speech, writes Katie French for the ...

Melbourne University bows to pressure over building name

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:43
The University of Melbourne has renamed the prominent Richard Berry building for maths and statistics at its main entrance. The move comes after a long anti-racism campaign by a group of staff and ...

Higher education council enters PhD deal with Turkey

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:42
On the invitation of Turkish Council of Higher Education, a two-member delegation of the Pakistani Higher Education Commission, led by Commission Chair Professor Mukhtar Ahmed, visited Ankara to s ...

Publisher claims it had licence to sell theses online

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:40
In a new twist to the controversy over the suspected illegal online sale of University of Hong Kong theses, a publisher involved has told the press that the works in question were obtained under a ...

President declares anti-graft war on universities

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:38
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed a readiness to purge Nigerian universities of corruption and other related unwholesome practices damaging public higher institutions, reports ...

Oxford at forefront of medical cannabis research

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:37
The University of Oxford will be at the forefront of a multimillion-pound research programme which hopes to help develop new therapies for acute and chronic conditions by examining the effects of ...

Nationalise higher education, says youth league

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:36
African National Congress Youth League Secretary General Njabulo Nzuza called for the nationalisation of higher education at the Fees Commission looking into the feasibility of fee-free higher edu ...

Reinstated student vows to fight draconian powers

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:40
The University of Zimbabwe has readmitted two student leaders suspended two years ago on the basis of draconian regulations that students say they will continue to challenge.

Zimbabwe National ...

Education Department erodes student protections

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:38
During the nearly four hours of questioning at her confirmation hearing in January, Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, did not speak with specificity about her views on a host of Obama-administ ...

Dozens of academic journals appoint fake editor

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:36
Dozens of academic titles have offered a sham scientist a place on their editorial board, according to an investigation by researchers, published in Nature, the international weekly journal ...

International help sought to solve student murder mystery

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:34
Malawi's government has said it will hire international investigators to probe the death of a student activist who was killed on campus six years ago in an incident that allegedly implicated the t ...

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