International higher education

A look at St. Lawrence University's study abroad program in Kenya

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St. Lawrence University's longstanding program in Kenya provides a model of what study abroad can look like when it's seen as a two-way street and when it is deeply embedded in a campus culture.

 

New report shows dependence of U.S. graduate programs on foreign students.

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New report provides breakdown on international enrollments by discipline and institution, showing that there are graduate STEM programs in which more than 90 percent of students are from outside the U.S.

An uncertain situation for study abroad in Egypt

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Amid rising protests and following the death of an American student, the future of study abroad in Egypt is once again uncertain.

At a Canadian university, questions about an engineering program enrolling almost exclusively Chinese students

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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.

OECD 'Education at a Glance' report considers relationship between recession, education and employment

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New OECD report finds that gaps in employment rates based on educational attainment widened during the recession. Among other findings, the number of students crossing borders to enroll in higher education continues to increase.

New Russian law requiring some NGOs to register as 'foreign agents' seen as chilling

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New Russian law requiring NGOs to register as "foreign agents" if they receive funding from foreign sources and are engaged in "political activity" threatens closure of an independent polling agency and raises concerns about climate for scholarly collaborations. 

 

International educators discuss emerging countries for international student recruitment

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At gathering of international educators, panelists discuss emerging destinations for international student recruitment.

Australian government considers cutting higher ed regulation

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Responding to university complaints about excessive government regulation, top Australian official envisions two-tiered system in which institutions with good records can earn "autonomy."

A Look Back at the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program

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Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program is graduating its last students. The program, which operates in 22 developing countries, has focused on students from marginalized groups with a commitment to social justice.

Australian university fined for using finances as excuse to fire whistle blowing professor

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Australian court threatens $2 million fine for university after concluding that it used finances as excuse to dismiss a professor for complaining about bullying tactics by her supervisor.

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