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NCCE boss disapproves of converting colleges of education to universities

The Executive Secretary of the National Commission on Colleges of Education (NCCE), Professor Paulinus Okwelle, has expressed concern about the wind of conversation from colleges of education to universities by governors of some states in the Federation. Okwelle, who spoke on Wednesday in Abuja during the presentation of his welcome speech at a two-day national […]

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Leading British scholars call on universities around the world to divest from Israel in favor of Palestine

More than two dozen leading academics from university student societies across the UK have called on universities and educational institutions around the world to stand up against Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories and divest from Palestine. The twenty-five scholars, in an open letter, pointed out that Palestine has been under Israeli occupation for decades and […]

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25 prominent academics sign open letter to universities calling for divestment from Israel

On the International Day of Action, FOA calls on all students around the world to call on your university to divest from Palestine. (Picture: via FOA) By Palestine Chronicle Staff As part of the build-up to the International Day of Action, which will take place next Wednesday, 25 prominent scholars have signed an open letter […]

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Staff at three North East universities begin five-day strike

A five-day strike by staff at three of the North East’s top universities in a nationwide dispute over pay, working conditions and pensions begins Monday. The strike involves workers at universities in Newcastle, Northumbria and Durham and lasts from March 21 to March 25. They belong to the University and College Union (UCU) and they […]

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Medical students study in China Universities stage protest in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Several Indian students pursuing MBBS studies in Chinese universities staged a protest outside the Kerala secretariat on Saturday to demand recognition of their physical training in India. The protest was held under the banner of the Foreign Medical Graduates Parents Association (FMGPA) – an association of parents of medical students in foreign countries. Forced […]

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Removal of health restrictions | Masks are mandatory at some universities

The universities will maintain the obligation to wear a mask in class until the end of the semester, even if the planned activity is canceled by public health in mid-April. Lea Carrierhurry McGill and Concordia universities will continue to wear masks throughout the semester, which ends at the end of April. Public Health aims to […]

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How universities and employers can both fill Canada’s labor shortages — University Affairs

The economy needs more human skills. Universities and employers have the opportunity to take steps to address this issue. In Lost Opportunities: Measuring the Unrealized Value of Job Vacancies in Canada (March 2022), the Conference Board of Canada writes: “We estimate that the unrealized value of job vacancies in the Canadian economy was $25 billion […]

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Many European Universities Help Ukrainian Students – Here’s How

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which left around 780 people dead in less than 30 days, around 3.1 million people were forced to flee their country of origin, leave their loved ones and abandon their employment and studies to apply for international protection in European countries. In response to the situation, European member states […]

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BREAKING: Fletcher School sever ties with two Russian universities in response to war on Ukraine

The Fletcher School at Tufts University has announced that it will sever academic ties with the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), an elite research university under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, following Russia’s war against Ukraine. Fletcher also cut ties with the National Research University. Higher School of Economics […]

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US and Georgetown universities drop mask requirements

As COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the region, two DC universities will make masks optional starting next week. As COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the region, two DC universities will make masks optional starting next week. American University said in a statement that masks will be optional in most places on campus starting […]

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2 Houston universities partner with first small business accelerators

Houston has always been recognized as one of the most diverse cities in the country – but does that translate into fair funding opportunities for diverse founders? A panel at SXSW this year discussed whether or not Houston’s playing field is equal for people of color within the innovation ecosystem. “People do business with who […]

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Relief for Indian students as Ukrainian medical universities start online courses

Several Ukrainian medical universities have launched online courses, giving a ray of hope to Indian students who feared a bleak future after fleeing the war-torn country amid a fierce Russian military offensive. However, some students fear that they will not be able to attend the practical lessons. Several medical universities, mostly located in western Ukraine, […]

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How Shared Leadership Worked at 3 Universities and How It Can Help Your College |

Cross-departmental decision-making can build trust and cohesion on campus while breaking down silos. Adobe Stock In early 2020, the University of Richmond was hit with three separate instances of racially hateful messaging targeting students, sparking outrage on campus and fueling “We Want Justice” chants during a football game. basketball a few days later. While former […]

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Here’s why public university professors are protesting against HEC

Faculty members representing nearly 200 public universities staged a sit-in in front of the Higher Education Commission (HEC)Twitter: @APUBTA_Official Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Rome has the Colosseum, Karachi has the Quaid Mausoleum and Islamabad has protest sit-ins in D-chowk and government offices – no visit to these cities is complete without witnessing their main […]

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The Great Read in a Nutshell: Are S’pore Universities Agile Enough to Stay Relevant?

SINGAPORE — Long before Covid-19 made online education a necessity as people around the world sought to minimize face-to-face interactions, platforms offering online courses with open access via the internet or Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as they are called, are already in full swing. In fact, the New York Times declared ten years ago […]

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Top 10 Universities to Pursue M.Sc. in Business Analytics in 2022

Top 10 Universities to Pursue M.Sc. in Business Analytics in 2022 by Sayantani Sanyal March 11, 2022 Business analytics is becoming increasingly crucial as companies strive to provide the best services The notion of business analysis is implemented in most major global enterprises, especially in startups, where business owners want to exploit all the benefits […]

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Why universities should open lines of communication with Russians, not close them

The decision by the Australian National University (ANU) and other universities in Australia and abroad to suspend all links and activities with Russian research institutions, while significant in its moral stance, could have unintended consequences . We have to be careful not to cut the networks and not to stop the dialogue with the Russians, […]

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Scholarships, Tuition Breaks for Afghan Refugees in Canada Colleges & Universities

Canadian Immigration News: Afghans Coming to Canada as refugees who want to attend college or university are granted respites in some communities for their tuition, living expenses, books, and even laptops and tablets. On Twitter, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser announced on Friday that 8,580 Afghan refugees had already arrived in Canada. “To help provide them […]

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Other universities may follow Tartu’s lead in banning Russian students | News

A total of 440 students who are citizens of the Russian Federation are studying at Estonian higher education institutions, AK reported, joined by 50 students from Belarus. Hendrik Voll, vice-rector for studies at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), told AK that the position of Estonian universities tends to be to act in the same direction. […]

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Romantic Red Flags for Men at Ontario Universities

Reading time: 3 minutes By Gabriela Silva Ponte I’m back! If you haven’t read my previous article on romantic red flags based on Ryerson University programs and majors, you’re in for a treat. Unlike this piece however, today we are roasting everyone BUT Ryerson and female-identifying college students. Western University I like to start with […]

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Columbus colleges and universities end indoor requirement

As K-12 school districts and local government officials began rolling back their indoor masking mandates, so did colleges and universities in Greater Columbus. Fewer COVID-19 cases after this winter’s omicron surge, high vaccination rates among students, and the removal of mask mandates in the cities where they are are just some of the variables prompting […]

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New books allege Chinese communist influence sullies US universities

The Chinese Communist Party is corrupting American higher education, claim two new books. Red-handed: How America’s elites get rich helping China win, by Peter Schweizer, reports that Chinese donations to the University of Pennsylvania soared after Joe Biden set up a center there. Biden worked at the center after serving as vice president of the […]

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Sharp rise in number of universities in deficit, report says

The number of funding-short universities has risen sharply in recent years, with experts warning that students need to know if their course offers good value for money. In 2019/20, almost a third – 32% – of universities had an in-year deficit, compared to just 5% in 2015/16. The National Audit Office (NAO) found that 20 […]

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‍‍‍‍‍Are universities in Telangana turning into coaching centers? | #KhabarLive Hyderabad News

64 / 100 AAre the state universities in Telangana losing their originality and turning more into coaching centers? To get an answer, #KhabarLive began seeking information from researchers, professors and others. Some important data give us the tip of an iceberg. Except for agricultural and technological universities, conventional universities like Osmania, Kakatiya and others would […]

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Absolute Immunity from Libel Suits for Witnesses Testifying in Title IX Proceedings of Private Universities?

Witnesses who testify in court enjoy such “judicial immunity”; this is a long-standing principle, driven by fears that otherwise angry litigants would systematically sue witnesses who testified against them, and that the threat of such prosecutions would deter witnesses from coming forward. (Prosecutors can of course still prosecute witnesses they believe have lied, but this […]

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NSUI to Protest Common Central Universities Admission Test

NSUI will also be hosting webinars and various other events to explain the “demerits” of NEP 2020 (Representative image) The Congress-affiliated National Union of Students of India said on Saturday that it would protest against the implementation of the Common Central Universities Entrance Test (CUCET). PTI New Delhi Last update:March 07, 2022, 11:26 a.m. HST […]

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Russians in British universities ‘alone and guilty’ as they fear for the future | The universities

Since her country invaded Ukraine, Lydia, a 21-year-old Russian student at a university in London, has tried not to talk too much on campus. She fears that if her comrades hear her accent, they will blame her for a war she vehemently opposes. Like many Russian students who have left the country to study here, […]

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High school students commit to two UP universities

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) — It may have been a rough road for some, but on Friday, 21 students celebrated the start of a bright future. “I’m excited to meet new people and make new friends,” said high school student Jayden Harvey. It was future day at Marquette Alternative High School. Four seniors signed their letters […]

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Maharashtra plans to contact Ukrainian universities directly

Saying that the Maharashtra government is exploring options to help medical students return to the state from Ukraine, the state’s Medical Education Minister Amit Deshmukh said on Friday that dealing directly with universities Ukrainians to explore such options is within the powers of state universities, but they would need the help of the National Medical […]

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UK universities brace for impact of Russia sanctions | The universities

Researchers at British universities are bracing for sanctions affecting science partnerships with Russia, including in climate science and space research, as the government seeks to insulate Vladimir Putin from invading Ukraine. Simon Marginson, a higher education professor at Oxford University, said most academics would support a research boycott with heavy hearts and concerns for their […]

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How Northeastern Universities Support Ukrainian and Russian Students During Russia’s War on Ukraine

Universities in the region presented their plans to support students affected by Russia’s war against Ukraine. Since Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine, universities in the Northeast have developed plans to help Ukrainian and Russian staff and students. As people gathered in solidarity with Ukraine in Newcastle city center at the weekend, a student […]

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Live from the war in Ukraine: Kharkiv’s universities, cultural monuments and residential buildings are being obliterated – The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article was written exclusively for The Sting by our editors in the heart of war in Kharkiv. The incessant bombardment of Kharkiv continues its seventh day. For seven days, aerial and artillery bombardments pounded Kharkiv, tearing apart pieces and fragments of this city, one cultural landmark at a time. Over the past […]

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2 NJ universities announce plans to lift mask mandates on campuses

On Wednesday, officials at Princeton University and Rowan University separately announced they would end campus mask mandates in most settings as COVID-19 cases plummeted in the region. Princeton will lift its indoor mask mandate in most areas starting March 14 and reduce its COVID-19 testing requirements for those fully vaccinated. In announcing the changes, Princeton […]

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Universities may soon offer online courses, UGC invites comments on draft rules

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has solicited suggestions and feedback from various stakeholders on the draft amendments to Open and Distance Learning (ODL) and Online Programs. The step has been taken to ensure a transparent and participatory approach in order to have a simple ODL and online program framework. Stakeholders can give their comments no […]

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House may consider funding state universities based on graduate salaries | News

JEFFERSON CITY — State funding for public universities and colleges would be tied to the salaries and professional status of their alumni under a bill introduced Monday in a House committee. House Bill 2602 is called the “College Workforce Readiness Act” for four-year universities and the “Two-Year Workforce Readiness Act” for community colleges. The bill […]

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UM tops public universities for Fulbrights

University of Michigan students and scholars have been offered 25 Fulbright scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. The university is among the most productive institutions in the country. The grants, one of the US government’s most prestigious awards, were offered to fund the research of 18 students – the most among public universities – and […]

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The best universities in the world to learn about climate change, 2022

Climate change has become a topic of discussion for all governments around the world. Predicting and understanding the weather scenario for the next few years is important for both our society and the economy. From sinking islands to famine-stricken savannahs, one thing is certain, global warming is on the rise. As the scene continues to […]

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Public universities: admission seekers are concerned about the program

Candidates for admission are worried about their preparation for the upcoming public university entrance exams, as most universities have not yet decided whether the exam schedule will be shortened or not. Students are concerned about this as they only took last year’s HSC exams on three elective subjects and curricula were also cut amid the […]

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Brookdale’s MoU with Africa Universities Fund will bring tuition to Nigeria

Brookdale Community College is going global. Earlier this week, Brookdale officials signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Universities Fund that will expand Brookdale’s educational offerings and training opportunities to a global audience. “We are thrilled to be able to bring Brookdale Community College’s education to the world,” said Brookdale Community College President David […]

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3 Whitehouse High School athletes sign with Texas universities

WHITEHOUSE, Texas (KLTV) — Whitehouse High School pride was in the spotlight on Wednesday as signings locked in bright futures for three students. There’s Grayson, Avery and… Thirst? OK, we need to understand the history of Isiah Stevenson’s nickname “It was from one of the old coaches, he was in seventh grade actually. And we […]

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Reforms should hit exploitative universities rather than poor students

Illustration by Otto Dettmer/Ikon Images. Is it morally justifiable to ban teenagers who do poorly in their GCSEs from going to university? Judging by the response to the government’s proposal to do just that, absolutely not. The backlash from reports on Wednesday February 23 that pupils who do not achieve a Year 4 (equivalent to […]

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Are digital universities the way forward?

The 42nd amendment of the constitution of India added education including technical, medical and academic in the concurrent list of the seventh schedule. Pursuant to this and other provisions, the Union as well as the state governments administer the higher education system in India. According to the data available on the UGC website, there are […]

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These 10 colleges and universities are seeing graduates with higher salaries more than a decade later

When it comes time to apply to colleges, many students and parents wonder if the investment will be worth it for them. Georgetown University released a report ranking 4,500 colleges and universities in the United States based on their return on investment (ROI). Georgetown’s research looks at overall ROI from a variety of degree options, […]

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Some universities in Greater Cincinnati are dropping mask mandates

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to drop, more colleges and universities are lifting their mask mandates or considering doing so. Hospitals in the region are starting to loosen the visit limits a little. But there’s a lot of talk that goes into decisions about eliminating mask requirements. Xavier University’s mask experience changed first […]

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Students from top universities demand divestment

They organized rallies and demonstrations. They implored their institutions on social media to give up their lucrative fossil fuel holdings. They held press conferences, staged walkouts and accused directors of complicity with Big Oil. They held signs, distributed petitions and broke up college football games. But now, students at top universities across the United States […]

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Strike escalates with staff from 24 more universities joining UK-wide walkout – FE News

The strike at UK universities has spread to 68 establishments today (Monday February 21) as staff accused bosses of failing to make improved offers on pensions, wages and working conditions. More than 50,000 employees have a strike mandate and more than a million students are affected. Staff at 24 more universities dropped the tools today […]

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South Asian MBBS students enrolled in Chinese universities face uncertain future

Thousands of international students who have chosen to study medicine in China are concerned about their academic plans. China has yet to open its borders to foreign students enrolled in its universities, and those pursuing an MBBS program there claim to be more disadvantaged due to a lack of practical experience. Sanjeev Gupta*, 21, from […]

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Our Take: Don’t Let NIMBYs Limit California’s Top Universities

NIMBYism should not be used to destroy the public institutions that are the lifeblood of California’s economy. Sadly, that’s what’s happening at Berkeley, where a court order freezing enrollment at the University of California’s flagship campus can lead to massive reductions in incoming student admissions and result in more than $50 million in tuition lost. […]

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Why don’t universities protect freedom of expression? : News : The Independent Institute

In 2017, Georgetown University revised its Speech and Expression Policy to reflect an institutional commitment to free speech on campus. The new policy committed the University to providing students and faculty with “the greatest possible latitude to speak, write, listen, challenge and learn.” The policy specifically stated that the speech “may not be suppressed because […]

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3 Hong Kong universities remove monuments from Tiananmen Square

Following the removal of the Pillar of Shame at the University of Hong Kong on Wednesday evening, two other universities in Hong Kong have removed public monuments to the 1989 Pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square. Government officials have cracked down on dissent in Hong Kong since Beijing imposed a national security law on the semi-autonomous […]

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Restrictions on transgender athletes would extend to Iowa universities under Senate bill

A bill to ban transgender girls from playing women’s sports in Iowa’s K-12 schools and colleges has gone through a Senate committee, missing a Friday legislative deadline. Senate Study Bill 3148 would only allow biologically female students to participate in women’s sports at Iowa public and non-public schools, community colleges, or public universities. It’s a […]

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Why the ‘interdisciplinary’ push in universities is actually a dangerous antidisciplinary trend

Interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary and multidisciplinary are all great buzzwords. But talk of “breaking down barriers” is too often a cover for breaking academic disciplines to create administrative flexibility. It is a disaster in the making for both research and education. This is why the proposal to abolish the arts and social sciences departments at the University […]

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SCOTUS Revisits Affirmative Action in Universities Has Implications for California Institutions

A few years ago, my wife and I embarked on a tour of college campuses with a high school-aged daughter in tow instead of the typical family summer vacation. Typically, each pre-arranged tour would include a campus tour offered by an upperclass student, who has been specially trained to walk backwards while simultaneously answering questions […]

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3 things international student-athletes should know | Best Global Universities

For Isis Vrolijks, the opportunity to play field hockey at Longwood University in Virginia was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. After moving to the United States from the Netherlands two years ago, Vrolijks says she now feels like she has found her second home. “The atmosphere of being on a college campus is amazing, and being part […]

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How Colleges and Universities Look for Senior Executives

It’s the high point of the hoop jump season for aspiring senior administrators participating in the National Search (there are no other references to basketball or March Madness in this essay). If you’ve ever wondered, “How they or they get hired?” the following provides an overview of the tedious/gruesome/rigorous exercise of perseverance, i.e. the step-by-step […]

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Four US universities promote equity in public health

Vaccine trials. Physical distancing. Mask mandates. It’s all part of the research and decision-making process that public health experts are constantly involved in as the pandemic spreads. They showed us how much medical progress is necessary for collective well-being and to remedy inequalities in access to health care. Public health has re-emerged as an in-demand […]

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Drag the rags in the universities

Ragging in universities has been discussed as an equalizer that brings students from all backgrounds to an equal platform. So some think that a little bit of a falling out doesn’t hurt unless it gets out of hand and gets violent. Sri Lanka has seen many deaths from gagging and several universities have been at […]

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When Universities Search Student Therapy Records

Jhe charges leveled this week against Harvard University — essentially, that it failed to protect students from a predatory professor — sound suspiciously like a bad replay. Here’s how the story unfolds: A valuable higher education product (eg, John Comaroff) is recruited from one institution to another (eg, Harvard). The new institution ignores warnings that […]

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Swiss and UK universities team up to lobby EU for access to Horizon

The UK and Switzerland have lost access to the Europe-wide scientific research program known as Horizon Europe. The UK gave up when it left the EU and Switzerland when bilateral talks with the EU collapsed last year. © Denis Linine | Dreamstime.com The program supports large projects that would not be possible at the national […]

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The public does not credit universities for advances against COVID-19

According to a global survey, less than half of the general public in six developed countries believe that universities have played an important role in helping the world through the COVID-19 pandemic. While the success of academic science in developing vaccines, treatments and strategies to fight the virus has saved countless lives, the results of […]

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A product of public universities, Michelle Childs would be an unconventional Supreme Court pick

If Justice Childs were to become the candidate to replace Justice Breyer, who announced last month that he planned to retire, she would most likely have at least bipartisan support. After President Barack Obama nominated her to her current position on the U.S. District Court in South Carolina in 2009, the Senate confirmed her by […]

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How These 4 US STEM Universities Use Diversity to Create Success

The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) have always played an important role in mankind’s greatest feats. Time and time again, we have relied on STEM to alleviate our problems or take us further into the future, and through this field we are able to advance towards quantum computing, sustainable energy and early […]

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Memphis Grizzlies Honor Historically Black Colleges and Universities with Weekend of Service, Alumni Recognition and Divine Nine Celebration

Memphis, TN. – For the fourth year in a row, the Memphis Grizzlies will honor past Black Colleges and Universities and celebrate the rich diversity of HBCUs and their contributions to ensuring students receive a strong and wholesome education. This year’s celebration includes a weekend of activities that include a service project, honoring HBCU alumni […]

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Leading universities in Australia and the UK have set out plans for closer ties following the free trade deal

Top research universities in the UK and Australia are joining forces to find new ways to conduct innovative research, increase trade, investment and boost the economies of both countries. In a joint letter sent to the Australian and UK Foreign and Trade Ministers, the Chairs of the Group of Eight (Go8) and the Russell Group, […]

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A Breakdown of LSU’s Deferred Maintenance Needs Compared to Eight Louisiana Universities | News

Note: Louisiana lawmakers will decide what to do with a large excess of cash available to the state during the next legislative session in March. Prior to the session, The Reveille dedicates a series of stories to LSU’s infrastructure. It is the fifth story in the ongoing series. Whichever way you slice it, LSU has […]

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Internal bill requiring colleges and universities to change accreditation raises questions

Republicans say they’re just trying to give colleges and universities more options when it comes to finding an accrediting agency; but others see something much more insidious: an effort to break the influence of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, which has repeatedly snubbed the efforts of state politicians to influence the outcomes of […]

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Government panel to submit plan for overseas campuses of Indian universities by March 17

A 16-member panel has been set up by the union government to plan the establishment of Indian university campuses abroad. The objective of the formation of the body is to prepare a plan to enable foreign campuses of Indian universities. The committee has until March 17 to submit a framework for higher education institutions to […]

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Few private medical universities break cabinet rules

CARACHI: The Sindh government has warned private medical and dental colleges to strictly follow the student quota and minimum provincial cabinet guidelines. Private universities that do not adhere to the policies set by Sindh will be asked to explain their position, Sindh’s Minister of Health and People’s Welfare, Dr. Azra Pechuho, said in a meeting […]

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Afghan universities reopen with strict rules for female students | Afghanistan

Public universities in Afghanistan’s Kandahar and Helmand provinces have reopened after being closed for nearly nine months, with some female students rejoining classes. Despite pleas from education activists and students, universities and high schools across Afghanistan remained closed after their usual summer break when the Taliban came to power. High schools have since reopened, but […]

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Taliban reopen universities for Afghan women in 6 provinces

Tameem Akhgar, Associated Press Posted Wednesday, February 2, 2022 2:48 PM EST ISLAMABAD (AP) – The taliban announced on Wednesday that they had reopened public universities for female students in six of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces, a move marking a major concession to international demands from the country’s […]

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Afghan universities reopen with trickle of women in attendance

LONDON: Some countries continue to deny women their right to choose to wear the hijab, a traditional Muslim headscarf, whenever they choose, and some women fear they may not be allowed to wear it at all, according to organizers of a global hijab -awareness event.Thousands of women around the world, of all faiths and backgrounds, […]

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UTAG strike: Closure of universities after 21 days is not supported by law, but an economic decision – Prof. Awandare

The Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs of the University of Ghana (Pro VC ASA), Prof. Gordon Awandare has said that the law requires universities in the country to close 21 days after no academic work. According to him, such a decision is motivated by economics because special attention is paid to the cost […]

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Prudential’s Unique Partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities

By Kara Corridan on January 31, 2022 For more than 150 years, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been essential in advancing the economic mobility of Black Americans as world-class institutions that consistently produce top talent. And yet, funding remains a serious impediment for schools and students: Federal funding for HBCUs was nearly halved […]

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Tripura welcomes students in schools, colleges and universities. Here’s why ? – Edexlive

Representative image (photo: source) The students in Tripura will finally return to schools and colleges. National Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath announced on Sunday January 30 that all educational institutions in the state, including schools, colleges and universities, would open from Monday. This decision was made to minimize student learning loss. He said the state […]

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Universities must change or lose their place to alternative education providers, says OECD education chief

In the third of a four-part series on the changing role of universities, OECD education chief Andreas Schleicher talks to Straits Times senior education correspondent Sandra Davie , on how universities need to evolve to stay relevant. For some time people have questioned the value of universities. The challenge has become more difficult over the […]

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Universities must do more to promote intellectual humility

During today’s Australian Open tennis championship final, the stadium may be full, but the court will still feel eerily empty. The absence of world number one and nine-time former champion Novak Djokovic has left a void that continues to make more headlines than the tournament itself. Djokovic, of course, had his Australian visa controversially revoked […]

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Australian universities’ broken Covid promises will not be forgotten

As an international student, I applied with great enthusiasm to study at a reputable Australian university in 2020. As a mature student with a career in global business, I chose Australia for a combination of economic reasons, its relative proximity to my own country and its excellent management of Covid so far. After the university […]

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Admission Limit for LLB (Hons) Program in Bangladesh Universities: A Call for Review

The law admission limit seems unfair and discriminatory to prospective law students. It has reduced their freedom to choose educational and employment options. It is discriminatory because prospective non-lawyer students do not face this restriction outside of universities. Restricting sources of supply does not necessarily improve legal education and the quality of law graduates. For […]

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Students at 68 UK universities would be affected

More than one million students on 68 UK university campuses would be affected by a 10-day university strike from February 14, 2022, University and College Union (UCU) has announced. This follows disputes between university staff over pensions, wages and working conditions. The UCU said the university strikes are a ‘fight for the future of higher […]

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Pioneering universities shortlisted to drive economic recovery

Breakthrough research commercialization proposals in the six national manufacturing priority areas, including food and beverage, recycling and clean energy, defense, medical products, space and critical resources and technologies , are among those who will be shortlisted to play a leading role in securing Australia. economic recovery. Acting Minister for Education and Youth, Stuart Robert, today […]