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US: Gaining ground on post-secondary degree attainment, but is it enough?

In line with many other countries around the world, the United States is concerned about cultivating... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

India: New higher education budget and opening up to the world

The new Indian budget for the 2012/13 period presented on 16 March to the country’s parliament has... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

UK: The Russell Group admits four new members

The Russell Group of universities in the United Kingdom will admit four new members – Exeter, York... (+more) Edition: 0, 0

New Zealand international student numbers: encouraging results

At the end of March, the New Zealand Ministry of Education released its statistics on trends in inte... (+more) Edition: 2012, 4

Leadership by the dead

Questions of governance remain high on the agenda. As Times Higher Education reports, a UK study fou... (+more) Edition: 2012, 4

PIREN – Connecting the dispersed

In the wake of the Connect Arab summit held in Doha, Qatar at the beginning of March 2012, the Islam... (+more) Edition: 2012, 4

More spending on R&D by US higher education institutions

According to recent data released by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, of ... (+more) Edition: 2012, 4

English, lingua franca at the Milan Polytechnic, from 2014

The rector of the Polytechnic of Milan, Giovanni Azzone, has recently released some shocking news fo... (+more) Edition: 2012, 4

US and Pakistan further cooperation

In mid-April, following the signature of a memorandum of understanding with Pakistani authorities in... (+more) Edition: 2012, 12

MyUniversity website launches amid a sea of complaints

At the beginning of April, Australia’s Ministry of Education, Employment and Workplace has launche... (+more) Edition: 2012, 4

Open access: unchaining new knowledge

The movement for free access to research results is gaining momentum. What first looked like the des... (+more) Edition: 2012, 4

More Taiwanese women graduate from universities than men

For the first time in history, more Taiwanese women below the age of 40 (57.2%) than their male coun... (+more) Edition: 2012, 4

Networking to counter the unintended impact of global university rankings

The month of May saw the establishment of two university networks: the Global Network for Advanced M... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2012, 5

IAU Calls for Actions to Affirm the Academic Values in Internationalisation of Higher Education

The academic values in internationalisation of higher education have been challenged on many fronts ... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2012, 5

New education ministers in France

Following the presidential elections held in France earlier this month, the country got not only a n... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2012, 5

Northern Ireland reveals its first higher education strategy

The first Higher Education Strategy for Northern Ireland was published on 24 April by the Higher Edu... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2012, 5

Germany: new President of Rectors’ Conference, happy international students and changes in residence laws

Horst Hippler, the President of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), is succeeding Margret W... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2012, 5

Russia’s new head of the Ministry of Education and Science: to be continued…?

Russia’s new Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev recently unveiled the composition of his Cabinet, whic... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2012, 5

Understanding Canada - the latest victim of austerity

On May 1, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada announced that as of 2013... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2012, 5

Cuba: Student places decrease, will we one day see a foreign private institution?

Cuba’s National Statistical Office (ONE) recently released its annual overview of education data f... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2012, 5