Foreign countries

Spain seeks to attract more foreign students

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Universities in Poland struggle with shrinking enrollments

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Dwindling student numbers and limited progress in international recruiting pose challenges for country's universities.

 

Study suggests that aid to postsecondary education may be best way to help developing nations

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New review of research suggests that developing nations may gain more from investments in postsecondary education than from efforts in primary and secondary education.

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