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Canada map
December 1, 2015

Increase led by growth in number of international students

November 24, 2015

Institution’s student federation concerned about the ‘cultural issues of implication involved in the practice’

Female student buying cotton candy, Yale Summer School
November 16, 2015

Number edges close to 1 million, driven by rise from India and China

US cheerleaders
November 4, 2015

Policymakers in US and UK told not to jeopardise the nations’ strength in the fields

Woman in wheelchair using laptop
November 2, 2015

US study unmasks marginalisation that disabled learners face in higher education, say authors

Tourists in rain outside Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
October 28, 2015

UK is top in life sciences while Asia performance varies

Canada flag
October 27, 2015

Ellie Bothwell looks at the potential impact of Justin Trudeau’s election on the higher education system

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
October 27, 2015

Resignation follows criticism from academics and students who claim governing board failed to consult staff during election process for new president

Tsinghua University
October 22, 2015

Financial Times reveals its top 100 worldwide executive MBA programmes based on alumni success

Money collapsing
October 22, 2015

A new paper finds that more than half of economic studies are unreproducible. But there could be even deeper issues with the discipline, says David Matthews

Baseball player Anthony Gose, Toronto Blue Jays, falls on ground
October 21, 2015

UK maintains its strength in the arts while US loses ground

Trader reacts to DAX index board, Frankfurt stock exchange
October 21, 2015

Fears that discipline is particularly susceptible to statistical ‘hacking’ of data to gain a positive result

Susan Hayward in prison, I Want to Live! (1958)
October 15, 2015

Women with partners who have full-time jobs find it more difficult to get over ‘glass fence’ and move abroad, study suggests

Researcher holds Ebola diagnostic tests
October 14, 2015

Standout institutions for clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects cite collaboration with industry and other universities as reason for success

October 11, 2015

Ellie Bothwell reflects on the Times Higher Education World Academic Summit

University of Cambridge
October 6, 2015

The University of Cambridge is the top UK institution for hosting both international and British students who go on to win Nobel prizes, finds British Council

October 5, 2015

Money to be set aside for ‘blue skies’ fundamental research

Study abroad scholarship form
October 5, 2015

Institutions signed up to IIE’s Generation Study Abroad initiative have pledged to create scholarships for under-represented students, says report

October 5, 2015

Scientists from Japan, China and Ireland awarded for their work tackling parasitic diseases

Man and lion lying beneath rug
October 1, 2015

Majority of academics publishing in journals with lax peer review are from Asia, study concludes

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