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Female Chinese student with book
November 25, 2015

Involvement in global quality assurance is crucial to signing up more overseas students, says Fiona Crozier

Miguel Ángel Beltrán, National University of Colombia
November 20, 2015

The latest detention of Miguel Ángel Beltrán is viewed by many scholars as an attack on academic freedom

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

BRICS logo cropped
September 23, 2015

Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2016 will include 200 universities for the first time

Tourists drinking, Balea Lac Hotel of Ice, Făgăraș Mountains
September 11, 2015

Brazil’s flagship scholarship programme likely to suffer as government looks for savings. Donna Bowater reports from Rio de Janeiro

University of Essex, fathers and children viewing artwork
September 3, 2015

Part of the founding vice-chancellor’s vision lives on at the University of Essex

Tricia King, Birkbeck, University of London
August 13, 2015

Incoming vice-president of international operations at Case says that UK fundraisers are ‘wildly talented’ but that the talent pool is ‘still very small’

ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) project radio telescope antennas
August 2, 2015

Presidential commission recommends new ministry to push technological development

July 31, 2015

From the most international universities in the world to how demographic change will shape 21st-century higher education

July 10, 2015

Figures quoted in Brazilian media suggest US universities may still be waiting for funds for taking students. Donna Bowater reports from Brazil

May 21, 2015

Bumps are expected in decade-long shift away from market-based system

May 7, 2015

The ebbing of violence and the city’s transformation allow Antioquia to expand its horizons, writes Donna Bowater in Colombia

April 30, 2015

Commercial links are transparent, says sector body. Donna Bowater in Rio de Janeiro writes

February 12, 2015

Successful programme ‘jeopardised’ by ministry changes

February 12, 2015

Cut in support for private study has share prices falling

November 13, 2014

Rise in the number of private institutions is blamed for slipping standards

October 23, 2014

Donna Bowater reports from Rio de Janeiro on plans to extend Brazil’s international mobility scheme to 100,000 more students

October 16, 2014

Recruitment is under way for Yachay University, a new campus that the country hopes will usher in a research and innovation culture

September 25, 2014

Government aims to prioritise standards over enrolment, claims minister

July 31, 2014

For UK institutions seeking international partners, there is much potential in Brazil outside the three big cities

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