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Real internationalisation: thoughts after the gold rush

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Establishing an overseas campus is very far from straightforward. Universities will better reap the rewards on their investment if they look beyond the short-term financial gains, writes Paul Greatrix.

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World shut your mouth: It’s the 2018 QS ranking

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It's QS World University Rankings time, and UK universities have taken a bit a battering this year.

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Celebrating and supporting academics (in the park)

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Academician parks are a new innovation from China, something to support coming to the UK perhaps?

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The post-Brexit lessons from Switzerland for UK HE and science

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/05/2017 - 9:01am in

After years of turbulence in Switzerland, the country's relationship with EU research and mobility programmes outside the EU might point the way for the UK post-Brexit.

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Very Meta: Ranking Higher Ed Systems

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The latest U21 systems ranking Now an annual event, we have the Universitas 21 league table, the 2017 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems, which is intended to give an overview and ranking of higher education systems across the world. This is the sixth such report and now has some additional features: The Ranking now also... read more

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Rich pickings in China’s wealth rankings

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/05/2017 - 9:01am in

There are more billionaires in China than anywhere else. Unsurprisingly, Chinese universities are now ranked by how many they produce.

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Why students should be included in net migration figures

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 21/04/2017 - 9:01am in

With the debate over international students front and centre of the HE Bill's endgame in Parliament, Ant Bagshaw argues that the political debate over the issue has too often missed the nuance of the policy.

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Making waves for academic credit

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Swimming and fitness tests are on their way out of US universities, but appear to be on the way up in China.

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Another vital university ranking: Ancient is still best

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In line with all of the best rankings practice, we've run the numbers again on the '20 over 500' rankings. The results are an eye opener.

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We need to talk about IELTS, and the case for testing English ‘in-subject’

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 07/04/2017 - 9:02am in

Is the current system of English language testing sufficient preparation for non-native speakers to study English-medium degrees? Nick Pilcher and Kendall Richards present their most recent research suggesting a new way forward.

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