Over-reliance on China leads t...

Mar 21, 2020 by

Geoff Maslen  – In the first sign that Australia’s universities have become over-reliant on fee income from Chinese students,...

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All universities asked to ‘con...

Mar 9, 2020 by

Brendan O’Malley – The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued guidance in response to the...

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Academic dissent emerges over ...

Feb 11, 2020 by

Mimi Leung and Yojana Sharma  – A well-known academic in China has this week criticised the government’s handling of the...

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International student flows ex...

Feb 6, 2020 by

Mimi Leung and Yojana Sharma With internationalisation of higher education, the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak – combined with larger...

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Universities urged to tackle r...

Feb 6, 2020 by

Jan Petter Myklebust The high rate of drop-out at Danish universities, which includes one in three undergraduates, is due to poor...

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Developing disability-inclusiv...

Jan 31, 2020 by

Stephen Thompson  – It has been 25 years since the first issue of International Higher Education was published. By coincidence,...

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Will the 2020s see Asia pull a...

Jan 22, 2020 by

Louise Nicol – “In the 19th century, the world was Europeanised. In the 20th century, it was Americanised. Now, it is being...

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Ideological ‘rectification’ hi...

Dec 22, 2019 by

Yojana Sharma  – Social sciences research in China, not as well funded in the past as the hard sciences, is undergoing an even...

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How should universities respon...

Nov 16, 2019 by

Simon Marginson – There are multiplying uncertainties in the higher education environment. We have been brutally reminded that...

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50 professors decry Murdoch ac...

Nov 8, 2019 by

Geoff Maslen – More than 50 of Australia’s most distinguished professors have written to the vice-chancellor of Perth’s Murdoch...

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Securitisation and the challen...

Nov 3, 2019 by

Bernhard Streitwieser – I was recently invited to participate in a European Union Horizon 2020-funded project in 13 European...

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In defence of universities as ...

Oct 27, 2019 by

Svein Stølen and Åse Gornitzka – A focus on core academic values must be the bedrock of global universities’ strategies for the...

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University president under fir...

Oct 27, 2019 by

Yojana Sharma – A political row has erupted over a university president’s commitment in writing to back Hong Kong students...

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The need for a values-based un...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Emiliano Bosio – The shift from pedagogically based academic values to market-based values over the past 30 years has signalled...

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Closing elite university feede...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Patrik T Hultberg and David Santandreu Calonge  – Aimee Chung recently reported in an article titled “Minister moves against...

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University split over ‘racist’...

Sep 4, 2019 by

Sharon Dell  – Africa’s largest open distance learning institution, the University of South Africa (UNISA), is embroiled...

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No US or China higher educatio...

Aug 11, 2019 by

Gerard Postiglione  – It would not be surprising if the United States-China trade war and the accompanying intellectual...

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Universities ride eSports wave...

Aug 4, 2019 by

Yojana Sharma  – Almost below the radar of university leadership, eSports or competitive computer gaming tournaments have...

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Demand for higher education in...

Jul 25, 2019 by

Eugene Vorotnikov – The demand for higher education in Russia is steadily declining due to its high cost and the lack of...

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Universities seen as key to di...

Jul 13, 2019 by

Mimi Leung and Yojana Sharma – Government officials have indicated that universities will be key to reaching out to Hong Kong’s...

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