March 27, 2016
Saudi tightens rules for scholarships to study abroad
The Saudi Arabian government has decided on new eligibility requirements on its multi-billion dollar scholarship program for young Saudis who study for university degrees abroad, the […]
March 27, 2016
Chinese students are hiring ‘gunmen’ to take the tests that will get them into American colleges
In the fall of 2013, Yue Zou decided that she wanted to leave Hegang, the city where she lived in the Heilongjiang province of China, and […]
March 27, 2016
How to Game the College Rankings
Northeastern University executed one of the most dramatic turnarounds in higher education. Its recipe for success? A single-minded focus on just one list. In 1996, Richard […]
March 27, 2016
MIT’s Star Wars-themed admissions video is delightfully nerdy
By Charlotte Wilder March 8, 2016 [youtube id=”wdbLoT0tcm0″ mode=”normal”] The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Admissions department released a delightfully nerdy Star Wars-themed video telling prospective students […]
March 27, 2016
Young Saudis See Cushy Jobs Vanish Along With Nation’s Oil Wealth
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — In pressed white robes and clutching crisp résumés, young Saudi men packed a massive hall at a university in the capital city […]
March 27, 2016
The growing importance of pathway programmes
Short on time? Here are the highlights: A recent study estimates the value of global tuition revenues for pathway programmes at US$825 million There are now […]
February 17, 2016
Getting into international students’ good books
The country is planning to overhaul the university system to attract larger numbers of foreign applicants, reports Zhao Xinying. In 2014, more than 377,000 students from […]
February 17, 2016
More foreign students eyed
Zhao Xinying Updated: Feb 15,2016 7:35 AM     China Daily Government wants 500,000 by 2020, but difficulties must be overcome China is planning to overhaul its university education system […]
February 17, 2016
Geography Matters
February 3, 2016 By Ellen Wexler If only tuition were lower, and high school students were armed with better data. That’s the idea that has guided […]
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