About a third of the 119 students participating in a scholarship program that brings Palestinian students to medical school in Venezuela have dropped out, causing tensions in the Palestinian-Venezuelan relationship, the Associated Press reported. Students complained of a lack of rigor in the program.
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July 9, 2015
At conference on overseas admissions, discussions focus on whether widespread reports about application fraud are leaving those who are honest feeling they have to cheat.
July 6, 2015
Webster University was found to owe the U.S. government $95,464 for federal aid violations involving its programs in the United Kingdom administered in partnership with Regent’s University London.
July 2, 2015
A report from the European University Association released on Wednesday analyzes the impacts of performance-based funding systems in which universities are rewarded for producing certain outputs included in funding formulas or meeting targets a
June 30, 2015
Council of Graduate Schools survey shows 2 percent rise in international student applications, with more interest from India but drops in applications from China and for business degrees. Survey includes a first breakdown of applications by degree level.
June 25, 2015
Saudi Arabian students are snared in a grade-change scandal at Montana Tech that became a diplomatic incident.
June 23, 2015
New report documents a range of types of attacks on higher education worldwide, including killings, imprisonments, wrongful dismissals and expulsions, and restrictions on the movements of students and scholars.
June 19, 2015
The University of Washington announces a new joint institute with China's Tsinghua University -- and $40 million in funding from Microsoft.
June 16, 2015
Amid enrollment and revenue declines at home, American for-profit education companies have looked abroad, including to Brazil. But can -- and should -- Brazil's boom in proprietary education continue?
June 16, 2015
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group has issued a set of seven principles "intended to serve as a framework for international deliberation about quality in higher education…. The principles may be used to inform discussions of quality, quality assurance and qualifications at the country, regional or international level."