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AFRICA

10 campus closures; audits of dozens more

In response to allegations of rampant cheating and “rogue colleges and universities,” Kenya’s Commission for University Education (CUE) shuttered 10 campuses of one of the country’s...

AMERICAS

As the global race for international students heats up, U.S. institutions face steep odds

With international student enrollments expected to skyrocket in the next decade, The Economist speculates that the U.S. higher ed sector may lose ground. Their reasoning...

ASIA-PACIFIC

Universities seek closer ties to ASEAN nations

With an aging population and low birthrate threatening to drive down university enrollments, Japan has begun to court students from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)...

EUROPE

Syrian and Iraqi scholars get safe haven, financial support

The Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Finnish Government have partnered to provide scholarships for threatened scholars from Iraq and Syria. The IIE Scholar Rescue Fund...

MIDDLE EAST

THE ranks Arab universities

The Times Higher Education’s unveiled its preliminary ranking of the top 15 universities in the Arab world in late January. None of the 15 made it into the THE’s list of top 300 institutions...
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