Tourists take a selfie and pose in front of the graffiti-covered mural at the East Side Gallery, a stretch of the Berlin wall

Major British Council research judges 26 nations’ openness to international higher education

African musicians playing instruments

But the vice-chancellor of the University of Ghana says academics must still 'push' for recognition

South Africa v New Zealand, Rugby World Cup, Twickenham Stadium, London

Director of education and society at the British Council says Western universities must prove they do not have ‘imperialist’ designs on the continent

Young woman seated in front of laptop computer

Paper finds that UK sandwich course students ‘outshine’ their overseas counterparts in the final year of university

Ernabella Anangu School in Australia

David Lloyd finds that a journey into the Australian outback proves instructive

Sana Mustafa, Syrian student

A recipient of the Institute of International Education’s Syrian scholarship fund describes her experience at a US university

Mao Zedong portrait/Herd of zebra grazing on African plain

Ellie Bothwell reports on what both regions gain – and lose – from the Sino-African partnership

Shop signs on street in South Korea

Sung-Mo Kang says the university has increased its support to international staff and students but it is still difficult to recruit from overseas


Tim Softley, Peter Schiffer and Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela explain the benefits of a transatlantic partnership

'Achieve' lettering at Texas A&M University in Doha, Qatar

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam considers the implications of ‘Emiratisation’ policies for higher education in the Middle East

Young children being taught in classroom, Thika, Kenya

Brighton piloting and assessing a mentoring programme with potential for much of East Africa

BRIDGE fellowships build on partnership established between two institutions in 2014

People on glacier walk, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

David Turpin says Canada’s provincial system makes it harder to attract international undergraduate students

Kurdish refugees at a camp in Suruc, Turkey

Technology can help to educate people fleeing from conflict, but the conservatism of universities must be overcome also, says Martin Hall

Woman taking photo using Apple iPhone smartphone

Paper finds that universities are more likely to interact with institutions that are geographically closer to them

Woman holding sheets of uncut £5 banknotes, Bank of England printing works

Universities UK analysis claims that students from the rest of the European Union ‘spend money and create jobs in all corners of the UK’

Young boy dressed as superhero, world's best young universities

The UK has the most institutions in the Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Rankings 2016

People forming human tower, Young Universities Summit 2016

Outdated view that modern universities exert only local influence should be challenged, Hefce’s David Sweeney tells Barcelona event

Vintage travel bag with map of Brazil

Qualifications for women leap forward, although salaries have yet to catch up

Medical staff protesting, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Bahrain

Legal obligations continue to apply in transnational setting, say Lancaster scholars