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Glasgow and Nankai to set up joint graduate school

24 Jan 2015 | By

A joint graduate school is to be established in the Chinese city of Tianjin by the University of Glasgow and Nankai University

Can an open-air lab tempt you to Siberia? Subscription

22 January 2015 | By Stephen Hoare

Russia’s Tomsk State University is banking on the region’s natural assets and an English language push to attract foreign students and scholars

Will Cuba roll out the welcome mat for US students? Subscription

15 January 2015 | By Jon Marcus

American universities review exchange programmes as 50-year embargo ends

Students from poorer backgrounds win places in US

10 Jan 2015 | By Alex Dean

Sutton Trust scheme sends UK applicants to Harvard, Yale and others

Global participation rates to continue rising, says report Subscription

1 January 2015 | By

The most important driver of demand for higher education will be the desire of citizens in China and India to reach a middle-class lifestyle, claims scholar

US institutions pressed to disclose overseas deaths Subscription

1 January 2015 | By Jon Marcus

Activists want universities to report if study-abroad students are killed, injured or victims of a crime

China warms to Catholic university’s mission Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

‘Ethical and moral’ focus aids University of Notre Dame’s collaborative ambitions in officially atheist state

QAA inquiry says London campuses not ripe for visa fraud

17 Dec 2014 | By

An inquiry has appeared to dismiss claims that student visa abuse is taking place at London branch campuses

Developing nations are too focused on Anglo-US universities, v-c says Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

South African v-c tells THE BRICS and Emerging Economies Universities Summit that rankings steer institutions away from vital local concerns

Singapore is 'Asia lite' for Western universities Subscription

4 December 2014 | By

But Western institutions in the city state may need to relax ‘normative’ views of free enquiry, Nanyang Technological University’s head tells John Morgan

Third of international students ‘come via transnational route’

29 Nov 2014 | By

More than a third of all international undergraduates studying in England are recruited from transnational courses, a new report reveals.

International graduate entrepreneurs ‘shunning UK due to visa problems’

27 Nov 2014 | By

International graduates are shunning the UK as a business destination because of “impossible visa restrictions”, a new study claims.

Glyndwr told to leave London campus as visa licence reinstated

24 Nov 2014 | By

Glyndwr University has been allowed to start recruiting international students again, but must end operations at its London campus

University of the People to offer HE to refugees

23 Nov 2014 | By

An online university has teamed up with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to offer tuition-free, accredited HE to refugees and asylum seekers

Sector urged to put brakes on Confucius Institutes’ expansion Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

Book dubs Chinese government-funded centres ‘a threat to academic freedom’

Student numbers to US up, including from India

17 Nov 2014 | By

The number of international students starting courses at US universities has increased by 7.5 per cent in the space of a year

Japan ‘can still be fruitful for recruitment’

15 Nov 2014 | By

British Council survey suggests students are still outward looking despite slump in number going overseas

Clark: Send UK students to India to future-proof relationship

14 Nov 2014 | By

Universities minister announces plan to send 5,000 students a year to the subcontinent during his visit to Delhi

Germany aims to send 50 per cent of students abroad by 2020 Subscription

13 November 2014 | By

Plans are part of industrial strategy to steal a march on other export-driven countries

Foreign students sidetracked by job search and internships Subscription

6 November 2014 | By

Non-EU cohort under pressure to secure work after the abolition of the post-study work visa

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