Regional News Summaries

WENR, November 2017: Africa

Nigeria: University Admissions Crisis Worsens

Kenya combats fraud; Five universities in Rwanda close; Sub-Saharan Africa behind in sustainable development


Posted in Africa, Regional News Summaries

WENR, November 2017: Asia-Pacific

India: Supreme Court Bans Distance Education for Technical Programs

Chinese government allows for-profit private education; Thai education system in crisis; and more


Posted in Asia Pacific, Regional News Summaries

WENR, November 2017: Americas

U.S.: New International Enrollments Dip 7 Percent

Indian enrollments in Canada spike; Colombia’s higher education community to drive peace efforts; and more


Posted in Americas, Uncategorized

WENR, November 2017: Europe

U.K: Foreign Student Tuition Fees Main Source of Cross-Subsidy for Underfunded Research

France: New Reforms Give Universities More Power; Swedish HEIs call for internationalization strategy; and more


Posted in Europe, Regional News Summaries

WENR, November 2017: Middle East

Middle East: Survey Finds Widespread Research Misconduct

Egypt seeks to attract transnational institutions; Iraq welcomes an Iranian-funded university; and more.


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

WENR, October 2017: Africa

Kenya: New Visa Rules Could Hamper Student Flows

Anglophone Universities in Cameroon Shut Down; Corruption at Uganda’s Makerere University, and more


Posted in Africa, Regional News Summaries

WENR, October 2017: Americas

U.S.: STEM Programs Need International Students to Remain Competitive

International Enrollments at Graduate Schools Down for First Time Since 2003, and more


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, October 2017: Asia Pacific

Vietnam: Universities Face Shortage of Qualified Lecturers

India Plans Sweeping Higher Education Reforms; Employment Rates for Chinese Graduates Pose Concerns, and more


Posted in Asia Pacific, Regional News Summaries

WENR, October 2017: Europe

Hungary: Central European University Strikes Agreement with New York, Likely Saved

U.K.: Quality Assurance Agency Clamps Down on Essay Mills, and more


Posted in Europe, Regional News Summaries

WENR, October 2017: Middle East

UAE: New Strategy to Improve Higher Ed Sector

A Call for Higher Education Reform in the MENA Region, and more


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries