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Australia II – Why don’t we sell off our student debt?

Rumours have been going on for a few weeks and now it has been more or less officially confirmed –... (+more) Edition: 2013, 11

Canada’s international student enrolment

With a 94 % increase of international students during the last decade, Canada is becoming an in... (+more) Edition: 2013, 11

Australia I – Tight budget for universities

The Australian Coalition government has announced significant cuts on universities and the abolishme... (+more) Edition: 2013, 11

South Korea: It’s all or nothing?

Government offices open one hour late, the stock market is delayed and even flight restrictions are ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 11

Cyprus: Pay your fee in bitcoin

“13.35 bitcoin, please” – the new currency price for studies at the University of Nicosia in C... (+more) Edition: 2013, 11

UK selling off student loan debt

Taking out a supposedly state-funded student loan is a dangerous undertaking, because ‘public’ c... (+more) Edition: 2013, 11

Austria: Economy and Science - a match made in heaven?

The new-old Social Democrat-Conservative government in Austria decided to abolish the Ministry of Sc... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

Defend the Irish University – A Charter for Action

Universities have shifted from being a public good to commercialised research backups for the privat... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

Universities UK: Separate but equal?

“Excuse me, may I please ask you to sit on the other side of the room, you are a woman.” A Unive... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

Germany: New coalition, same Minister for Education and Research, new BAFöG?

The new German government is in place and minister posts have been allocated within the coalition of... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

Mexico: Let us finally count our, two, three, four,...

... five, six, seven, eight.. 2  144 991. This is the number of teaching staff employed and wor... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

Chile – Educational reform?

With 62.16 % of the votes, Michelle Bachelet has been elected as Chile’s president once again afte... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

2nd Bi-Regional Conference of Alfa Puentes

For its second meeting, the bi-regional conference of Alfa Puentes took place in Cartagena de Indias... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

American Studies Association: Boycott Israel

Indeed, a very sensitive issue – after long ongoing discussions the Council of The American Studie... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

France and New Zealand: Cooperation agreement on higher education

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara and the French Conférence des Présidents d’Universit... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

UK: Scrapping the cap on student numbers

George Osborne, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer responsible for finance and economics, announced that... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

QS and THE: A Ranking for BRICS only, more or less...

A new special ranking on a specific group of countries? Or simply a new ranking for those who did no... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

US Military funding for German science

German universities and research centres have received third-party funds from the US Pentagon. This ... (+more) Edition: 2013, 12

ASA’s Israel boycott meets strong resistance

It is a too sensitive topic not to attract a lot of attention and even criticism – the American St... (+more) Edition: 2014, 1

Canada unveils international education strategy

The Canadian government has presented its international education strategy earlier this month. Launc... (+more) Edition: 2014, 1