Foreign countries

Paper sees oral exams as strategy to reduce cheating in Gulf universities

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Oral exams can be used to promote academic integrity in countries where students don't hesitate to cheat, paper argues.

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Poland sends top academics to special courses in California

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New initiative sends top Polish academics to special 9-week courses at Stanford and Berkeley.

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Spain seeks to attract more foreign students

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Spain, in bid for more foreign students, eliminates entrance exam.

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The 29-year-old who is a force in reforming higher education in Ukraine

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A 29-year-old is playing a key role in reforming higher education.

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Study questions whether some countries see much payoff from research efforts

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When developing nations invest in R&D, they may see only minimal economic results, report finds.

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Report notes issues raised as English become global higher ed language

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As English grows as language of instruction worldwide, many key issues remain unresolved, report says.

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KAUST criticized for not doing enough for Saudi students

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Princess asks whether the university is too focused on attracting international students.

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Deported vice chancellor wants to return to Papua New Guinea

A vice chancellor struggles to return to a university where students are rallying behind him.

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Researchers in Switzerland lose out due to country's vote on immigration

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Universities in Switzerland have grown research reputations by recruiting top scholars worldwide, but country's recent anti-immigrant vote endangers financial support from Europe.

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Report outlines attacks on universities and academics around the world

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From abduction and arbitrary arrest to assassination, report offers comprehensive picture of assaults on universities, their students and staff around the world.

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