International Higher Education

International Higher Education
Mar 30, 2015
As it releases its second annual ranking, the European Union's U-Multirank project continues to face challenges, but many see value in the effort to revise the way rankings are done.

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May 7, 2013

Gaye Tuchman considers the way academic programs are being cut at Australian and American campuses, and worries about all the similarities.

 

April 8, 2013

President of Irish university asks all academic employees to recruit peers from other institutions to join peer review survey that is key part of QS rankings.

April 3, 2013

U.S. accrediting agencies believe they have a role to play in facilitating mobility and improving the quality of overseas institutions, but will they find it difficult to uphold the integrity of their standards abroad?

March 20, 2013

Several Australian institutions dedicate staff positions specifically to working with rankings groups -- and moving up on their lists.

March 15, 2013

Nearly half of university graduates are in jobs that don't require their level of postsecondary credential, a study finds.

February 28, 2013

Study finds soaring spending on science in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Korea, but investments don't always match areas of strength.

February 21, 2013

At gathering of senior international officers, participants discuss the dynamic state of the field. 

February 13, 2013

Seeking to counteract rankings' intense focus on research, the country adapts a European tool that provides data on universities, warts and all.

January 30, 2013

Russia wants to build a top university, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, from scratch. “Skoltech” enjoys the patronage of politicians and mentorship from MIT, but some fear the “best” is being built at expense of the base.  

January 25, 2013

Students rally against government plans that leave some of them with steep tuition bills and others with requirements not to leave the country.

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