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Turning the tables: Dubai to open branch campuses in India

The HCT, the Association of Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai, announced its plan to reinforce ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 9

Money up for grabs: Dutch university competition

Dutch universities are fuelling up a healthy spirit of competition. The need to compete particularly... (+more) Edition: 2007, 9

UNESCO appoints new Assistant Director-General for Education

Nicholas Burnett was appointed UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education on 5 September. An ec... (+more) Edition: 2007, 9

Reform in Slovakia: Realising the Bologna Process

SAIA, one of ACA’s Slovak members, informs us that on 1 September an amendment to the Slovak highe... (+more) Edition: 2007, 9

Is Sweden going English?

The August edition of the ACA Newsletter – Education Europe reported about the appointment of Swed... (+more) Edition: 2007, 9

Education made to order in Finland

The Finnish Government submitted its proposal for an amendment to the Universities and Polytechnics ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

UNESCO General Conference: Education and development focus

The 34th session of the UNESCO General Conference, which every two years brings together the member ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

Berkeley Goes YouTube

Further expanding public access to its intellectual riches through one of the most popular Web desti... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

Italian budget: boost for universities and foreign researchers

The Italian government’s draft budget for 2008 will bring more money to universities and research.... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

Another round for the German Excellence Initiative

 “A new chapter in the history of science” was being written, according to German Minister ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

Back to school for inactive Greek students

Greek university students who have drifted out of the system now have a second chance. Due to a new ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

News from Africa: AIDS and teachers, UK cooperation

Ever since the 2001 Kelly Report (Challenging the Challenger) several African institutions have voic... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

Germany debates migrant integration through education

A report carried out by a German research institute (Sinus Sociovision) produced some important find... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

A new voice for UK students: first minister of students appointed

The UK is taking a creative approach to making the government more accountable to student needs. Lor... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

New education ministers for Norway

When Jens Stoltenberg formed his second government in 2005, he rearranged some of the ministries.&nb... (+more) Edition: 2007, 10

THES 2007 rankings published

For the fourth time, the Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) has published the results of its g... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

EU boosts entrepreneurship and innovation in Latvia

The European Regional Development Fund has given Latvia a considerable boost in science, innovation,... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

A bumpy road to university reform in France: strikes close more than just transport

As predicted, the recent French law on university autonomy (see ACA Newsletter – Education Europe&... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

Good new for the US: IIE’S Open Doors report

The future of inflow of foreign students to the US looks bright, at least according to the recently ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11

Breaking boundaries in Saudi Arabia: first co-ed research institution to open

The King Abdallah University for Science and Technology (KAUST) will herald a new era in Saudi Arabi... (+more) Edition: 2007, 11