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UK International Education Strategy: Casting its nets to attract foreign students

The United Kingdom is traditionally well represented among various university rankings. With an esti... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2013, 8

A-level results: UK universities fight for the best students

In the UK, thousands of secondary school graduates have probably marked 15 August as their personal ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

New budget directive throws Portuguese universities into confusion

A new directive by the Portuguese Directorate General for Budget has caused outrage and confusion am... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2013, 8

Sweden: The crux with the tuition fees

The recently published Budget proposition of the Swedish governments plans to increase funding for s... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

Australia: New Colombo plan for outgoing mobility

Confident of victory, the Coalition – the formal alliance of centre-right parties in Australia –... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

A decade of QS Worlds University Rankings

It’s that time again: The annual QS Worlds University Rankings were published on 10 September for ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

Rise in admission offers to international students at US universities

Being regularly well presented among university rankings, US universities attract an increasing numb... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

More expensive study abroad for Indian students?

India’s national currency Rupee has faced strong depreciation in the last couple of months. At fir... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

A ranking for CEO producing universities

A new university ranking has been published by Times Higher Education (THE) earlier this month. No, ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

Entrance exam dilemma at Austrian universities

‘Sometime they’ll give an entrance exam and nobody will come.’ Well, there were a lucky few wh... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

Spanish reform of student grants system causes confusion

C = Cmin + {[Ctotal – S * Cmin] * [N/Nmax] * [1 – (R/Rmax)]/ΣS[Ni/Nmax] * [1 – (Ri/Rmax)]}. I... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

Italy: Big fuss about bonus maturità

Protests, complaints, criticism and above all the realisation that it actually does not really work ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

Teacher service reform in Mexico – uneasy compromise?

Massive police presence surrounding the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate in the capital of Mexico ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

USA: Approval of commercial recruitment agents – end of the debate?

During the 69th National Conference of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NA... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

Ambitious goals for Flemish action plan on student mobility

On 6 September, the Flemish regional government approved a strategic action plan on student mobility... (+more) Edition: 2013, 9

How do you say MOOCs in French?

On 2 October, Geneviève Fioraso, French Minister for Higher Education and Research inaugurated the ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2013, 10

Israel: Scared of brain drain?

Mazel tov! This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to American-British-Israeli Michael Le... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2013, 10

Public universities’ strike paralyses Nigeria’s higher education system

Thousands of Nigerian students are forced to stay at home due to an on-going strike by Nigeria’s A... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2013, 10

Norway: Lifting restrictions on student loans and grants for studies in USA

Norwegian students will be eligible for student loans and grants for their studies in the USA. Accor... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2013, 10

DESA/OECD figures on world migration and brain drain

The smaller a developing country’s population, the higher the risk that its highly skilled populat... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2013, 10