Alarm over choice of new leade...

Oct 17, 2020 by

Yojana Sharma A new non-Uyghur head of the top university in China’s troubled northwest Xinjiang province, home to China’s Uyghur...

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Universities are key to achiev...

Jul 15, 2020 by

Brendan O’Malley – Universities have demonstrated to the world during the COVID-19 crisis why their expertise matters and why...

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What agents say about the plan...

Jul 15, 2020 by

Ying Yang, Dr Jenna Mittelmeier, Dr Miguel Antonio Lim and Dr Sylvie Lomer Universities that host international students face grim...

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12,000 university jobs saved i...

May 19, 2020 by

Geoff Maslen – The jobs of at least 12,000 university staff, at risk because of the COVID-19 crisis, have been saved under a...

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CA$9 billion pandemic support ...

May 19, 2020 by

Nathan Greenfield – The Canadian government is relaxing the rules governing how many hours and where international students can...

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40% of students changing study...

Apr 19, 2020 by

A growing number of prospective international students are considering changing their study abroad plans, a figure that is rising as...

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Universities have a critical r...

Apr 6, 2020 by

The world has never faced a pandemic like this. Globalisation contributed to the speed at which the virus spread across borders –...

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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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