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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

December 4, 2016 - 1:30pm
University rankings are largely based on what can be measured rather than what is necessarily relevant and important to the university.
November 27, 2016 - 8:15am
In the Erasmus Impact Study, 88% of the UK (!) Erasmus people feel very European and 84% have a positive attitude towards Europe compared to 62% of the non-mobile UK students.
November 20, 2016 - 10:40am
Polls and the seemingly self-destructive nature of Trump’s campaign distracted many of us from another half of America’s population.
November 13, 2016 - 4:50pm
Participants recognized change in enhanced self-awareness of how they are influenced by their own culture, greater interest in international relations, and increased awareness of the challenges of coexisting with people from diverse backgrounds.
November 7, 2016 - 8:35pm
In the current political climate, academic freedom is perhaps the most contested aspect of higher education.
October 24, 2016 - 7:11pm
Foreign precedent tends not to play well for the Republican half of the electorate
October 16, 2016 - 8:30pm
Rankings have progressively lost meaning, particularly in countries lacking a strong academic tradition or where academic corruption is rarely punished.
October 9, 2016 - 9:51am
How can Ukraine, with mind-boggling academic corruption, continue to claim it has international caliber higher education?
October 2, 2016 - 10:21am
In the Netherlands and elsewhere, there is a trend to move from teaching in the local language to teaching in English. This increase is not welcomed by all.
September 25, 2016 - 2:51pm
The South African higher education sector has been in paralysis for a while and now engulfed in student protests.



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