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September 4, 2018
First-of-its-kind survey of China scholars seeks to quantify just how frequently they encounter repressive actions by the Chinese state intended to stop or circumscribe their research. A majority say self-censorship is a problem.
September 4, 2018
A federal judge declined to order an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program while emphasizing he believes the program created by former President Obama is unconstitutional, the Associated Press reported.
August 30, 2018
Everything was in place for a young woman from a poor family in Gambia to come to the U.S. to get a college education. But she can't get a visa.
August 29, 2018
Central European University, in Hungary, has suspended its programs for registered refugee and asylum seekers in response to what it says is new Hungarian legislation on refugees and immigration that took effect Aug. 24.​ CEU said it is suspending both its Open Learning Initiative for refugee and asylum seekers, known as OLIve, as well as the administration of a European Union-funded research grant on migration policy in Central and Southern Europe.
August 24, 2018
With international student enrollments falling or stagnating at the top two study destinations -- the U.S. and U.K. -- what does the picture look like around the world?
August 22, 2018
Sixty percent of international students in Canada want to apply for permanent residency in the country, according to a nationwide survey of international students conducted by the Canadian Bureau for International Education this spring. This represented a significant jump from the 51 percent who indicated an intention to permanently migrate in an earlier survey in 2015.
August 21, 2018
A credit ratings agency said in a report issued Monday that public universities in Australia, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom “have largely maintained their creditworthiness over the past year,” despite reductions in governmental appropriations relative to total revenues.
August 16, 2018
Some U.S. universities are waiving their application fees for Saudi Arabian students in Canada who have been ordered by the Saudi government to leave. The Saudi government ordered its students in Canada to transfer to institutions in other countries after it took offense to statements from Canada’s foreign affairs minister criticizing the kingdom’s arrest of human rights activists.
August 16, 2018
The University of North Florida will close its Confucius Institute, a center of Chinese language education funded by the Chinese government, in February 2019 after a six-month transition period. UNF is at least the third university to announce plans to close its Confucius Institute this year as the institutes have come under increasing scrutiny from lawmakers concerned about Chinese government influence activities.
August 15, 2018
An evangelical Christian university in Canada announced Tuesday that students will no longer be required to abide by a “community covenant” barring same-sex relationships or any other form of sexual activity "that violates the sacredness of marriage between a man and a woman."

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