International Higher Education

International Higher Education
Nov 18, 2015
In South Africa the struggle for free tuition -- and fundamental university transformation -- continues after massive student protests.


December 5, 2013

A British Council report on trends in Indian student mobility finds increased interest in Canada and Germany, declining interest in the U.S. and U.K., and rapid expansion of India's own higher education system.

November 22, 2013

A university in Italy operating with the stamp of approval of the New Hampshire Higher Education Commission once again finds itself in trouble for allegedly failing to pay its employees.


October 24, 2013

Wellesley and other American colleges that collaborate with Peking University respond to its controversial decision to fire Xia Yeliang allegedly for political reasons.

October 21, 2013

Peking U. fires economics professor  in widely watched test case for academic freedom in China -- an outcome that some Western academics have said should raise questions about partnerships there.

September 13, 2013

More than 130 Wellesley faculty sign letter saying that if Peking University fires a professor for his political views, they'll urge the college to reconsider its partnership with Peking.

August 29, 2013

More than 4,000 Brazilian undergraduates will be on U.S. campuses this fall on government scholarships.

August 22, 2013

A Council of Graduate Schools survey finds that initial offers of admission to international students grew by 9 percent this year, despite a slowdown in the growth of applications and a drop in interest from China. 

August 14, 2013

International scholarly groups raise concerns about the long sentences handed down to six Turkish academics and former university rectors caught up in a massive terrorism-related trial widely condemned as unjust.

July 25, 2013

U-Multirank seeks to overcome limitations of global league tables, but it already has its own critics.

June 27, 2013

Graduate students at a Canadian university question the use of commissioned agents and whether prospective international students are being steered into “premium tuition” programs that are not the best academic fit.


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