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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

September 23, 2014

Country steps up its recruitment of international students with a goal of attracting more skilled immigrants.

September 18, 2014

Can elite university advance through massive new development with more research space and housing for academics, but without more undergraduates?

September 15, 2014

Scotland's universities stand to lose if they find themselves outside the United Kingdom, writes Christopher R. Marsicano. And academics elsewhere should take note of how that issue has captured little attention in the independence campaign.

September 5, 2014

Swiss university advertises a faculty opening and invites only women to apply. Is such a move legal? Justified?

September 3, 2014

New report brings survey data from students, agents and institutions to bear on the debate over the use of commissioned agents in international recruitment.

August 29, 2014

New analysis of visa approvals provides city-level data on international students’ comings and goings.

 

 

August 29, 2014

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

August 21, 2014

New report on international admissions at U.S. graduate schools shows continued growth, driven by big increases in Indian students and despite modest drop in applications from China. 

August 21, 2014

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

August 20, 2014

Those studying in other countries are broadly satisfied but satisfaction levels vary by country of origin. Large numbers of students from any one nation can inhibit integration, survey finds.

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