Asia Pacific

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


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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


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WENR, September 2017: Asia Pacific

Australia: Strong Increase in International Student Enrollments Continues in 2017

Asian Universities Gain in Times Higher Education World University Ranking; India: Education System is Growing, but International Student Enrollments Remain Low  


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WENR, July-August 2017: Asia Pacific

India: Government Considers Merger of UGC and AICTE

India’s government is developing plans to integrate oversight of the country’s university and technical education sectors by merging the University Grants


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WENR, June 2017: Asia Pacific

Taiwan: Concerns about Enrollments as Mainland China Cuts Student Quota by 50 Percent

SE Asia will be Taiwan’s top new recruiting market; Thailand’s higher education system faces significant challenges; South Korea braces for major higher education reforms


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WENR, May 2017: Asia Pacific

Japan: International Enrollments up by Almost 15 Percent

Rising International Enrollments in Japan; college mergers in Singapore; accreditation reforms in India.


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WENR, April 2017: Asia Pacific

Taiwan: Demographic Pressures Expected to Reshape Higher Education System

The number of Taiwanese students is expected to drop by almost 40 percent by 2028. The decline will likely spur spending cuts at universities, and to lead to school closures and mergers.


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WENR, March 2017: Asia Pacific

Bangladesh: Rising Incomes and a Demographic Boom Drive Increased Outbound Student Mobility

The number of students is growing quickly and is expected to reach 4.6 million by 2026, in part due to the fact that nearly half of Bangladesh’s population is under the age of 24


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WENR, February 2017: Asia Pacific

New Zealand: International Student Spending Escalates Dramatically in Two Years

Double-digit growth of international student enrollments has led to an uptick in spending and substantial economic impact in a short period.


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WENR, December 2016: Asia Pacific

China: Most International Branch Campuses now Located in China

China edged out the United Arab Emirates as the host country with the most international branch campuses (IBC), according to a recent trends analysis.


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