Regional News Summaries

WENR, April 2018: Europe

U.K.: University of Warwick Creates New Collaboration Programs with French Institutions

Netherlands: Government Works to Attract Nigerian Students; and more


Posted in Europe, Regional News Summaries

WENR, April 2018: Asia-Pacific

Australia: Controversy over Chinese Influence on Australian Campuses

Bangladesh: Outbound Student Mobility Is Growing; and more


Posted in Asia Pacific, Regional News Summaries

WENR, April 2018: Africa

Pan-Africa: AAU Opens First Regional Office in East Africa

Ghana: Government Announces Ambitious Plan to Modernize TVET; and more


Posted in Africa, Regional News Summaries

WENR, April 2018: Middle East

Qatar: Blockade Stifles Higher Education Collaboration in Gulf Region

Egypt: Universities Heavily Represented in Times Higher Education Arab World Rankings; and more


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

WENR, April 2018: Americas

Free tuition in Chile ‘fails to improve access for poor’

U.S.: Congress rejects much of Betsy DeVos’s agenda in spending bill; and more


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, March 2018: Africa

Nigeria: Post-UTME University Entrance Examinations Ruled Illegal

Kenya University Lecturers Resume Strike; and more


Posted in Africa, Regional News Summaries

WENR, March 2018: Asia-Pacific

China Brain Drain is Slowing Down

Afghanistan: Government Now Recognizes Degrees Awarded by Private Universities; and more


Posted in Asia Pacific, Regional News Summaries

WENR, March 2018: Middle East

Iraq Deputy Speaker Praises Iranian Higher Ed

Jordan to Now Recognize Accredited International Degrees; and more


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

WENR, March 2018: Europe

U.K. Universities Face Dire Financial Situations

Netherlands: Record High Number of Foreign Students in Dutch Technical Degrees; and more


Posted in Europe, Regional News Summaries

WENR, March 2018: Americas

U.S. Colleges’ Confucius Institutes Face Renewed Skepticism

In Canada’s Public Schools, Immigrant Students Are Thriving; and more


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries