Regional News Summaries

WENR, August 2018: Middle East

Egypt: New Law Allows for Establishment of Foreign Universities;

Iraq: Government Accredits Public Universities in Kurdistan Region; and more!


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WENR, August 2018: Europe

U.K.: New UUKi Report Highlights Importance of International Collaboration to the U.K.;

Poland: Coventry University to Open as First International Campus in Poland; and more!


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WENR. August 2018: Asia-Pacific:

China: Government Seeks to Boost International Enrollments by Allowing Students to Work Part-Time

Australia: Volume of Australian Education Exports Reaches New Record High; and more!


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WENR, August 2018: Africa

Uganda: Medical Regulatory Bodies Urge Adopting External Examinations for Medical Graduates;

Kenya: Government Invests in Vocational Education and Training; and more!


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WENR, August 2018: Americas

U.S.: DeVos Ends Obama-Era Safeguards Aimed at Abuses by For-Profit Colleges

Canada: Saudi Arabia to Withdraw Students From Canada; and more!


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WENR, June 2018: Asia-Pacific

India: UGC Eases Restrictions on Online Degree Programs

Taiwan: Taiwanese Students Enroll in Mainland China Universities in Growing Numbers; and more


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WENR, June 2018: Africa

Nigeria: Government Shuts Down 58 Bogus Institutions

Tanzania: Government Hires More than 6,000 Teachers after Dismissing Thousands for Fake Credentials; and more


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WENR, June 2018: Americas

Canada: Canadian university strike ‘harbinger of things to come’

Argentina: Tuition fees ‘not the answer’ as budgets squeezed; and more


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WENR, June 2018: Middle East

Morocco: Student Groups Accuse Government of Involvement in Student Deaths

Qatar: New Joint Program with Morocco Aims to Improve Education in Region; and more


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WENR, June 2018: Europe

EU: European Commission Proposal Opens Erasmus+ to All Countries

U.K.: Large Number of Fake Degrees Sold Online; and more


Posted in Europe, Regional News Summaries