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May 20, 2015
The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?

Booklets

"Globalization in Higher Education" is a free compilation of articles -- in print-on-demand format -- about long-term trends in the recruitment of foreign students, study abroad, internationalization of the curriculum, online education and more. The articles aren't breaking news -- they contain analysis and context about long-term trends and some of the strategies colleges are embracing. Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a free webinar to talk about the issues raised in the booklet's articles. To view the webinar, please click here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Academic Partnerships.

 

Blogs

University of Venus
May 20, 2015 - 9:05pm

Taking the time to get to know colleagues.

 

University of Venus
May 18, 2015 - 8:20pm

Mental health, FERPA, Sweet Briar and more.

The World View
May 17, 2015 - 4:22pm

Emerging and developing countries that are promoting inbound and outbound mobility should be more realistic about their prospects of attracting international students.

Archive

January 22, 2015

A new analysis from Times Higher Education of student to instructor ratios in European nations.

January 22, 2015

Rather than build a branch campus abroad, UC Berkeley hopes to bring foreign universities to California to participate in a proposed global educational hub.

January 21, 2015

With the growth of Chinese students on U.S. campuses, the impact of geopolitical tensions on interpersonal relations can't be ignored, a new study suggests. 

January 15, 2015

Scottish universities start to move toward three-year undergraduate degrees.

January 7, 2015

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign enrolled 37 undergraduates from China in 2000. Now it has close to 3,000. What are the implications of such a shift?

January 6, 2015

After campaign vow to crack down on "over the top" research studies and redirect funds to other areas, Australia's government shows no signs of intervening in grant-making decisions.

December 19, 2014

British professors urged to tell their graduate students that they can't assume a Ph.D. will translate into a "job for life."

December 18, 2014

Obama's announcement on resumption of diplomatic relations also broadens the kinds of educational travel that may now be possible.

December 11, 2014

Universities can and should do more to help Chinese students adapt to higher education in the U.S., Bob Eckhart argues.

 

December 11, 2014

Educators consider how much institutions in developing nations should focus on local priorities as opposed to research agendas that match those in the West.

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