REGIONAL NEWS

Africa

Uganda: Busoga University Accused of Issuing 1,000 Fake Degrees

The incident caused diplomatic tension with South Sudan, as most of the students are high-ranking South Sudanese government officials and army members.

Americas

U.S. Government Funds Study Abroad Scholarships for Community College Students

The federal government is funding ca. 2,800 scholarships this academic year to encourage community college students to study abroad.

Asia Pacific

China: Most International Branch Campuses now Located in China

China edged out the United Arab Emirates as the host country with the most international branch campuses (IBC), according to a recent trends analysis.

Europe

Sweden and Germany: Most Affordable European Study Destinations

Sweden and Germany are Europe’s most affordable academic destinations, according to a recent analysis that takes into account tuition, currency exchange rates, and cost of living.

Middle East

Middle East: New Report Reflects Progress in Educational Development

The 2016 Global Youth Development Index and Report measures indicators such as secondary school enrollment numbers, literacy rates, and the “digital skills."
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