6:43 pm November 17, 2014 | No Comment
The 2014 European Higher Education Fair, held for the sixth time in Jakarta, featured representatives from 150 universities from 14 countries — the biggest event of its kind held in Indonesia.
8:50 am September 22, 2014 | 9 Comments
Adjie Pratama is the kind of driven, overseas-educated young Indonesian that Yohanes Surya, a physicist and advocate for science education, is trying to encourage to stay and work in Indonesia to boost the country’s science and technology sector.
4:56 pm February 21, 2014 | No Comment
At Newcastle University's medical school, students tread red-brick paths through a green campus bearing Victorian touches in a scene that befits a top college in northern England.
11:55 am October 5, 2013 | No Comment
The University of Melbourne is marking its 160th anniversary with the launch of an international endowment campaign to further boost its educational resources, a university administrator said in Jakarta on Friday. “Like many universities around the world, we are building an endowment which allows us to fund scholarships and pursue research,” Vice Chancellor Glyn Davis […]
11:15 am September 10, 2013 | 18 Comments
Universities in the United States and Great Britain dominated the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings this year, while the top Indonesian scorer, the University of Indonesia, placed 309th overall. The QS World University Rankings are conducted on a yearly basis. QS evaluates all universities across the world and assesses them based on their academic […]
5:40 pm September 4, 2013 | No Comment
In a fast changing world, a liberal arts education provides the necessary foundation to prepare future leaders for a flexible professional life, a US educator said on Wednesday. “We believe that there are a lot of reasons why [liberal arts] provide the best educational preparation for a leader,” said Philip Ryken, president of Wheaton College — […]
8:22 pm July 23, 2013 | No Comment
Boston/New York. A booming market in recent years for selling and renting used college textbooks has saved students across the United States a ton of cash. But it has put textbook publishers in a bind. They don’t make a cent unless students buy their books new. So increasingly, publishers like Pearson Plc and McGraw-Hill Education are […]
2:06 pm July 17, 2013 | No Comment
A few weeks ago, my alma mater, University of Melbourne, launched its largest philanthropic campaign, aiming to raise $500 million for the university by 2017. In his welcome message during the official launch, campaign chairman Allan Myers was quoted as saying, “This Campaign will help build on that legacy and will ensure the university can […]
6:08 pm June 7, 2013 | 3 Comments
“Why did you go to study in a hogeschool? Isn’t that like a second class higher education?” When I heard those words being spoken to me by a fellow Huygens Scholarship recipient during the scholarship acceptance ceremony in Den Haag, it took all that I had to not punch him in the face right then […]
4:11 pm June 5, 2013 | No Comment
Shillong. Police are investigating an Indian university suspected of issuing fake PhDs after it awarded more than 400 doctorates in a single year, officers said on Wednesday. Police have arrested four senior officials from CMJ University in the northeastern state of Meghalaya on suspicion of fraud and forgery and are hunting for the chancellor, who […]
2:27 pm May 27, 2013 | No Comment
Seoul. South Korean officials on Monday launched an investigation into cram schools after a cheating scandal that led to the nationwide cancelation of US college entrance exams earlier this month. The education office in the capital Seoul started the special probe into a number of private academies suspected of illegally obtaining questions for the SAT […]