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Universities introducing term limits for Canada Research Chairs to meet diversity targets
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 06:38

The University of Ottawa, which has frequently fallen short of its targets, says it is now limiting Tier 1 chairs to two terms as a way to get new aca...

Enrollment limits imposed on Tokyo universities for FY 2018
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 22:33

Japan's education ministry published Friday special rules aimed at limiting student enrollment at private universities in central Tokyo, with a view t...

Reuters Top 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities - 2017
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 02:24

(Reuters) - Tiger economies and competition from China will undoubtedly be forces to reckon with, but anyone looking to find the most influential rese...

Party Schools: Safe Spaces Don't Exist at Chinese Universities
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:09

China’s Communist Party and President Xi Jinping have intensified steps to bolster party teachings and mute criticism on college campuses. WSJ.com:...

This chart shows why you shouldn’t trust Malaysian universities’ rankings too much
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 01:12

Last week, Times Higher Education released its World University Rankings for 2018. Malaysian universities didn’t fare too well there. The best...

UP still one of top 1,000 universities in the world
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 19:16

MANILA, Philippines — The University of the Philippines is still the country’s lone tertiary education institution in this year’s Times Higher E...

Here are the top ten most prestigious universities in Germany
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 03:20

The Times Higher Education ranking released its 14th annual edition of the most reputable institutions in the world on Tuesday, revealing that a numbe...

Govt to build more universities in rural areas: Zahid
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 01:18

JELI: The government will build universities in rural areas to act as catalysts to speed up the urbanisation of the countryside, said Deputy Prime Min...

Chinese universities climb world rankings as University of Tokyo slips to lowest position ever
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:44

Three Asian universities made the top 30 for the first time in an influential ranking of the world’s top 1,000 institutions released Tuesday.The...

Why Australian universities have upset Chinese students
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:09

Chinese students have complained about teaching materials - sparking debate about freedom of speech. BBC News - Asia

'Sharp rise' in student mental illness tests universities
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 22:59

University mental health services face a "considerable challenge", a report says. BBC News - Education & Family

Universities run cartel, says think tank
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 04:56

The UK 2020 report argues that fast-track two-year degrees could cut student debt. BBC News - Education & Family

Visa delays put Hong Kong students’ places at British universities in jeopardy
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 20:44

At least 150 Hong Kong students are at risk of missing classes – or even losing their place – at British universities because of visa dela...

Fewer Welsh students at top Russell Group universities
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 22:56

The proportion of Welsh students going to the UK's best universities falls by 10% in three years. BBC News - Education & Family

UK universities need urgent Brexit 'clarity' from ministers
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 19:34

Brexit is causing crucial EU staff at UK universities uncertainty and anxiety, says the Russell Group. BBC News - UK Politics

Racist messages cause anger at Australian universities
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:57

Offensive graffiti and posters targeting Chinese students cause anger at three top institutions. BBC News - Asia

Universities can't solve the problem of sexual assault on their own
  • Mon, 31 Jul 2017 10:41

Many young people begin university already either a victim or a perpetrator of sexual harassment or assault, writes Belinda Robinson. ...

Australian universities condemn anti-Chinese posters put up on campus
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:10

Australian police are investigating the appearance of anti-Chinese posters at two Melbourne universities on the first day of the new semester on Monda...

More universities must confront sexual harassment
  • Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:53

Too many institutions give low priority to tackling sexual misconduct in science.Nature 547 379 doi: 10.1038/547379a Nature News & Comment

Students to have value-for-money contracts with universities
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:44

Universities Minister Jo Johnson says students should have contracts to protect their rights to teaching hours. BBC News - UK Politics

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