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.


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.

January 15, 2013

After three years of growth, the number of students seeking places in Australia's universities flattens, similar to patterns seen in the United States.

December 10, 2012

The Harpswell Foundation provides housing and leadership training to some of Cambodia’s top female college students.

November 28, 2012

A former instructor at Southern Utah University's intensive English program raises concerns about the prevalence of plagiarism and low standards for students and instructors.


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