Africa’s Push-Pull Factors – or Is It Pull-Push?

Influences on African Students’ Decisions to Study in the United States By Nancy Keteku Nancy Keteku is the educationUSA Regional Educational Advising Coordinator for sub-Saharan Africa Whether recruiting or evaluating applicants from overseas, we find ourselves asking, “What made this student decide to apply to…

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Student Survey on Higher Education in Africa

By Dr. Elisabeth Moyer Dept. of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago The literature on higher education in developing countries is full of varying and contradictory opinions on what is required to promote a thriving educational system. One important set of voices that is often…

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The Impact of the Bologna Process beyond Europe, Part I

The European higher education reform process is having an impact way beyond its borders. In June 1999, ministers of education from 29 countries gathered in Bologna, the birthplace of Europe’s oldest university, to sign a declaration aimed at harmonizing degree structures and quality assurance procedures…

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University Rankings: South Africa

The only ranking of South African institutions of higher education appears to be the Financial Mail ranking of master’s of business administration (MBA) programs. Financial Mail MBA Rankings The Financial Mail (FM), a business weekly, conducts an annual survey of MBA offerings in South Africa….

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Foreign Higher Education Activity in Francophone Africa

By Lisa Jokivirta VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON GHANA, NIGERIA, AND KENYA To date, Africa has remained in large part unaffected by transnational higher education. Evidence suggests that, until now, the vast majority of foreign educational activity has been concentrated in emerging or middle- to high-income…

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