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South America

Higher education hub in Amazon rainforest Subscription

27 February 2014 | By Donna Bowater

Brazilian state institution University of the State of Amazonas builds a new central campus near Manaus

Unrest may fuel higher dividends for Brazil’s for-profits Subscription

19 September 2013 | By

Private sector hopes to grow on back of oil-backed education funding boost

Brazil courts UK students Subscription

8 August 2013 | By Donna Bowater

Drive to raise national profile yields opportunities for English speakers

Public service may be wrong dose for Brazil’s doctors Subscription

25 July 2013

Opprobrium for two-year extension to medical courses

Smoke and mirrors over Brazil’s study-abroad plan? Subscription

16 May 2013

Flagship study-abroad scheme may have failed to attract desired numbers

‘Important’ UK universities said to be planning Brazilian offices Subscription

28 March 2013

British Council discussions are under way, reports Donna Bowater from Rio de Janeiro

Chavez's death 'unlikely to help' Venezuelan universities

06 Mar 2013 | By

Death of Hugo Chavez unlikely to lead to changes within Venezuela’s ‘isolationist’ university system, says expert

Brick nations’ strengths are unevenly distributed, says report Subscription

28 February 2013 | By

Research gains in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Korea are not necessarily in their strongest suits, finds Thomson Reuters

Boom times and golden goals

13 December 2012 | By

Elizabeth Gibney reports from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro on the burgeoning Brazilian academy

Steep costs deter Brazil's experience seekers

8 November 2012 | By

Despite interest, UK too dear for growing middle class. Elizabeth Gibney reports from São Paulo

So many aspirant doctors, so little time

4 October 2012 | By

EUA report uncovers global commonalities in PhD education. Elizabeth Gibney reports

English tuition-fee regime gets thumbs up on mobility

13 September 2012 | By

‘Most advanced’ student-support structure in developed world, says OECD. John Morgan reports

Brazil's brightest head to US after failing UK language test

2 August 2012 | By

British border bureaucracy thwarts Science Without Borders scheme. Elizabeth Gibney writes

Flying down to Rio fuels new North-South romance

12 July 2012

Canada seeks long-term relationship with growing higher education superpower. Jon Marcus reports

Brazil's science students break for the border

22 December 2011 | By

Brazil has announced a second round of applications for a £1.3 billion study-abroad scheme that could result in thousands of students coming to UK universities.

Tours promise a degree of truth about Argentina's past

24 November 2011 | By Jon Marcus

Jon Marcus meets the scholarly guides tearing up the Tim Rice lyrics to uncover the real Buenos Aires

Brazil invests to expand tropic of learning into rural areas...

8 September 2011 | By

...but some question the focus and quality in plans to add more than 800,000 places, writes Paul Jump

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