Search Newsletters



Can Hong Kong make a difference in China’s higher education reform?

In mid-October 2012, we saw China’s second attempt to replicate the ‘Hong Kong model’ of highe... (+more) Edition: 2012, 10

Australia: safeguarding the rights of international students

The Australian Race Discrimination Commissioner Helen Szoke released, at the Australia International... (+more) Edition: 2012, 10

High returner rates amongst German academics in the US

For almost 10 years now, the German Academic International Network (GAIN) has been trying to keep yo... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

Kenya: new bill to regulate the higher education sector

A new bill establishing new bodies to regulate the higher education sector in Kenya was published on... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

Sweden: new bill proposes further investments in science and research

On the past 11 October, a new bill on Research and Innovation was submitted by the Swedish Governmen... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

The Netherlands: future budget cuts and new education minister

The Netherlands’ new coalition cabinet has announced a series of budget cuts for the coming years.... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

UNESCO’s interactive map helps visualise global student mobility flows, but not European mobility

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has recently launched an online interactive map on the glo... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

United Kingdom: Government’s reforms in higher education – what are the consequences?

The consequences of the recent government’s reforms in higher education, namely the increase in tu... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

United Kingdom: investing in research and strengthening higher education cooperation with Indonesia

New developments indicate the United Kingdom (UK) is continuing to strengthen its position in scienc... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

Record shares of young Americans complete high school and college

For the first time ever, a third of the 25-to 29-year-olds in the United States (US) have completed ... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

A multi-dimensional policymaking approach needed for attracting women into science

Greater access to science and technology education has little effect in attracting women into areas ... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

United States: International student numbers continue to rise

In November, ACA’s member from the United States (US), the Institute of International Education (I... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

Australia seeks deeper engagement in Asia in the short and medium term

The Australian government recently released a new policy document outlining a set of very ambitious ... (+more) Edition: 2012, 11

The Council for the Defence of British Universities (CDBU)

The Council for the Defence of British Universities (CDBU) is a new coalition recently formed in the... (+more) Edition: 2012, 12

Nordic countries update mobility compensation agreement

Most countries regard high levels of inbound mobile students as a good thing, especially where they ... (+more) Edition: 2012, 12

Australia: reporting progress towards skills and education targets

In November, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Reform Council reported on the progress of... (+more) Edition: 2012, 12

Australia: new research investment plan and assessment of university research announced

Recently, the state of the art in university research and research investment has been at the forefr... (+more) Edition: 2012, 12

France: important higher education and research developments

Over the past few months, following the investiture of the new president – François Hollande – ... (+more) Edition: 2012, 12

DistanceLearningPortal launched to showcase open learning programmes in Europe

With the newly introduced DistanceLearningPortal, the Eindhoven-based StudyPortals has filled anothe... (+more) Edition: 2012, 12

United States: Universities R&D spending reaches peak

Released in the end of November, a report by the National Science Foundation presents data on univer... (+more) Edition: 2012, 12