Algeria: Mounting Fiscal Pressures on Public Funding of Higher Education;

South Africa: Government to Recognize ELT Schools as Accredited Private Colleges; and more!


Canada: Canada’s Affordability Policies Are Worth a Good Long Look;

Latin America: Could Latin American universities do better in rankings?; and more!

Asia Pacific

Pakistan: Supreme Court Tightens Regulations in Legal Education;

China: Government Expands Academic Cooperation with African Countries; and more!


U.K.: Muslim Students Feel Marginalized at UK Universities, According to New Study;

Denmark: Government to Reduce International Student Numbers; and more!

Middle East

Iran: University of Tehran President Seeks to Boost International Collaborations; Israel;

Palestinian Student Banned from Entering Campus for Political Activity; and more!
Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries
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