Regional News Summaries

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


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WENR, May 2018: Africa

Nigeria: Severe Capacity Shortages in Higher Education Persist

Cameroon: Schools in Anglophone Regions Remain Affected by Civil War; and more


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WENR, May 2018: Asia-Pacific

British Council: ASEAN Countries Increasing Efforts at Internationalization and Student Mobility

China: Number of International Students Hits New Record ; and more


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WENR, May 2018: Americas

U.S.: UT Tyler Canceled More Than 50 Scholarships for International Students With Almost No Notice

Mexico’s brain drain leaves universities struggling to fill research posts; and more


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WENR, May 2018: Europe

U.K.: Home Office Orders 7,000 Foreign Students to Leave in Big Blunder

Hungary: New Hungarian Laws Spark Calls for Codification of EU University Protections; and more


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WENR, May 2018: Middle East

Turkey: Government Proposes Splitting Up Universities, Sparks Protests

Egypt: Job Shortage for Egyptian Graduate Degree Holders; and more


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries