Britain

Foreign-born professors account for U.S. Nobel haul

Section: 
Smart Title: 

All six U.S.-based Nobel Prize winners so far this year hail from outside the U.S., with five of the six coming from the U.K.

British universities brace for likely drop in E.U. students

Smart Title: 

Following the Brexit vote, many anticipate a drop in the number of E.U. students at U.K. universities. Could American institutions attract some of them?

With Brexit win, universities face 'significant challenges'

Smart Title: 

Decision to leave E.U. reflects divisions in nation but goes against wishes of university leaders and many professors.

What's at stake for higher ed in the Brexit vote

Smart Title: 

British citizens vote in a referendum on the U.K.'s continued membership in the E.U. Thursday. What's at stake for higher education?

Oxford activists issue new demands after university announces it won't remove statue of Rhodes

Smart Title: 

After U of Oxford rejects student demands to remove a statue of Cecil John Rhodes, protesters issue a new set of demands related to racial issues on campus.

Should universities worry about radical Islam on their campuses?

Section: 
Smart Title: 

University leaders at international conference reject idea that their campuses have become incubators for violence -- and urge governments to stop viewing higher education in this way.

New report on cross-border higher education

Smart Title: 

A new report from the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education argues that colleges should consider cross-border operations if they want to secure a spot in fast-changing higher education systems.

U.K. Cracks Down on Student Visa, English Language Testing Fraud

Smart Title: 

The Home Office revokes the right to host foreign students for 3 universities and 57 private colleges and launches a criminal investigation into widespread English language testing fraud at Educational Testing Service centers.

Clashes over religiously motivated gender segregation at Canadian, British campuses

Section: 
Smart Title: 

If a student or group requests a gender-segregated setup for religious reasons, does the university have a responsibility to accommodate? 

New College of the Humanities enrolls first class amidst questions on price and profits

Smart Title: 

New College of the Humanities, in London, seeks to meld the American liberal arts and Oxford tutorial models. But critics have focused on its £18,000 annual price tag and its corporate structure.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Britain
Back to Top