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U.S. student loan drama continues

Amidst a nation-wide lenders’ scandal and multi-million dollar investigation, reported on in last ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 5

Harvard: research vs teaching

With the support of the university’s interim president, Derek Bok, nine prominent professors at Ha... (+more) Edition: 2007, 5

Italy recieved the G8-Unesco world forum on higher education

The G8-Unesco world forum on higher education research and innovation was organised this month in Tr... (+more) Edition: 2007, 5

Great Britain: Union boycotting Isreali universities

The University and College Union (UCU), a post-school union representing more than 120 000 British a... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Financing higher education in the US: OECD report and lender scandal

In an Economic Survey of the US 2007: Financing Higher Education, the OECD claims that significant b... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Opposition to university merger in Finland

The proposition to merge three of Finland’s top universities (ACA Newsletter –Education Europe F... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

France: new ministers in education

Early this month, France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy, announced his Cabinet lineup. Although the l... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Greece forced to recognise private institutions

At present, Greek higher education is provided by state institutions free of charge, with policies t... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Lithuania: reforms in higher education

The Ministry of Higher Education and other stakeholders in Lithuania are currently devising a much n... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Ireland: more competitive researchers

Ireland has launched a strategy to position Irish researchers at the forefront of Europe. The Irish ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Austria and Belgium: student quotas

The complaint lodged by the European Court of Justice against Austrian and Belgian foreign student q... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Nordic countries: side effects of Bologna degree structure reform

The Nordic countries are beginning to discover side effects of their very smooth transitions to the ... (+more) Edition: 2007, 6

Brown’s reshuffling of the Ministry of Education

The British new Prime Minister Gordon Brown has divided the old Ministry of Education and Skills.&nb... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

New French government pushes forward with university reform

France’s new minister for research and higher education, Valérie Pécresse (see June edition of t... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

Study on Chinese brain drain

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) has released a report on the development of Chinese ta... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

India: Foreign providers still on hold

The Indian Parliament has discarded the “Foreign University Entry and Operation Bill” in its mid... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

The EAC works towards mobility of students across the region

The five members of the East African Community (EAC) -Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi- a... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

OECD report on tertiary education in Australia

The OECD through the Directorate for Education and Training, recently released a report on Australia... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

Tuition fees debate in Britain

The Scottish Executive is considering to abolish the “graduate endowment fee” introduced at high... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7

More foreign new entrants in US graduate science and engineering education

After years of decline, the number of foreign first-year students in US graduate education in scienc... (+more) Edition: 2007, 7