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Malaysia adjusts academic calendar

On 17 January 2011, Malaysia's Minister of Higher Education, Mohamed Khaled Nordin, announced in his... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

US: A Carnegie Classifications update and new money for short programmes

For just the sixth time since introducing the Carnegie Classifications of Institutions of Higher Edu... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Hungary: Students’ union reacts to proposed new higher education law

The government of Hungary, which currently holds the EU Presidency, announced in October 2010 a plan... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Italy and Romania – (higher) education reforms at last...

During the past two years, both Italy and Romania (see ACA Newsletter – Education Europe, April 20... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

US: China and Cuba in focus for study abroad

Two unique destinations for American study abroad programming have garnered some special attention i... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Recognising “world class” contributions to education: The WISE Prize

In a unique development not unrelated to ongoing global discussions of excellence, relevance and imp... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

The Netherlands: New higher education accreditation system implemented

The new assessment frameworks for the Dutch higher education accreditation system announced on 6 Dec... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Student mobility and Germany: An updated picture

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) recently announced the release of a new... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

China experiments with a “bureaucrat-free” research university in Shenzhen

On 1 March 2011, China’s first “bureaucrat-free” research university – South University of ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

Global trends in tuition fees and student financial assistance: Indications of stability (for now)

Despite dire economic news from around the world in the last couple of years, a new study from the T... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 0, 0

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