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An (international) agenda for Japanese universities

Japan’s University Council released an interim report on 19 January 2011 covering the deliberation... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

Taiwan: First degree-seeking Mainland Chinese students to arrive in 2011

On 9 February 2011, Taiwan’s Ministry of Education announced the specific quotas for the first bat... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

United Kingdom: Funding of higher education and fees remain hot topics

The decision by the British Parliament taken in December 2010 to allow universities to raise tuition... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

Canada: Trends in inbound and outbound mobility

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, under the auspices of the Canad... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

Do business schools need to catch up on globalisation?

A 335-page report recently released by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AA... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

Germany scholarships launched

On 1 February, Germany’s Federal Minister of Education, Annette Schavan, launched the country’s ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

Sweden: Application numbers down for 2011

The Swedish Agency for Higher Education Services (known in Swedish as Verket för Högskoleservice o... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

China highlights key areas for higher education reform in Work Plan 2011

The Department of Higher Education of the Chinese Ministry of Education issued a work plan for 2011 ... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

“Will they return?” One of many questions for India

By many measures, Indian higher education presents enormous opportunities and extraordinary challeng... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

Northern Ireland begins to examine tuition fees and student support options

In line with developments in other parts of the United Kingdom, the Department for Employment and Le... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

New minister appointments in Ireland and Denmark

In the wake of the European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) bailout in Ireland,... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

Poland: Legislation nudges higher education reform along, but critics see gaps

On 18 March 2011, the Polish parliament adopted an amendment that expands on the higher education re... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

UK: Student visa regulations tightened

True to a November 2010 promise of working to introduce a “more selective and more robust” stude... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

UNESCO Institute for Statistics Data Centre's new educational search tool

UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has unveiled the groundbreaking UIS Data Centre, a tool that p... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

Research and teaching budgets front and centre on the UK agenda

On 1 March 2011 the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), in collaboration with its ... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

Notes (and some critique) from the world of rankings…

Several developments related to rankings activity have come out of the United Kingdom, France and th... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

Academic integrity in the spotlight

From London to Berlin, issues of integrity in the academy have received a significant amount of atte... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

(Big) changes ahead for Canadian higher education and research?

Asserting that knowledge, research and innovation are the main drivers of the Canadian economy, the ... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

Estonia: Newly elected coalition agrees to increase public university places

On 2 March 2011, elections in Estonia saw the victory of the incumbent coalition government comprise... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

Germany: Developments in the Excellence Initiative and tuition fees

On 2 March 2011, results from the third call for proposals of Germany’s Excellence Initiative were... (+more) Edition: 0, 0