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International Branch Campus News

News on Cross Border and Multi-National Education

December 2010

Teaching Troubles: Higher Education Hits a Low Mark (University of Pennsylvania, 12/28)
Research Forum to Gather Top Minds in Doha-Based World Leading Research (Al Bawaba, 12/26)
Malaysia Tries to Lure World-Class Institutes (The New York Times, 12/19)
Foreign Universities to Open at Incheon FEZ in 2011 (The Korea Herald, 12/17)
Yale Joins March to Singapore as Asia Students Excel (Bloomberg, 12/14)
Banned Universities Operating from RAK (Emirates 24/7, 12/13)

November 2010

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar Hosts Third Annual Ibtikar Qatar (Zawya, 11/30)
Building Museums, and a Fresh Arab Identity (The New York Times, 11/26)
Malaysian Education Sector Set for Next Boom Phase (BERNAMA, 11/26)
Education City Admissions Representatives Hit the Road (The Daily Q, 11/24)
University Plans Shanghai Campus (Insider, 11/11)
Gulf Opens for UCL as Qatari Campus Aims to Unearth Past (Times Higher Education, 11/4)
Students to Benefit from UQAIB Review (Khaleej Times, 11/4)
Opening Up India’s Higher Ed Market (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 11/3)
Free Zone Universities Undergo Reassessment (Gulf News, 11/1)
University Inspectors Call for Uniform Federal Standards (The National, 11/1)

October 2010

UCL Video: New Campus in Qatar (University College London, 10/28)
RM650mil Investment Set to Boost Malaysia’s Status as Education Hub (The Star Online, 10/28)
Academic City Turns Down 25 Universities (Khaleej Times, 10/21)
Incheon FEZ Criticized for Lack of Foreign Capital (The Korea Times, 10/18)
Sports Opportunities Lacking at Universities (Gulf News, 10/17)
Middlesex University Dubai Awards Fortune Promoseven MA Marcoms Scholarship (Zawya, 10/14)
Academic City Hosts ‘Week of Welcome’ (Khaleej Times, 10/13)
Sri Lanka to be Made Asia’s Education Hub (, 10/12)
Habitats for Academic Freedom (Inside Higher Ed, 10/12)
Red Tape Cut for Foreign-Run Schools (The Korea Herald, 10/12)
Dubai International Academic City to Host ‘Week of Welcome’ (Zawya, 10/6)
Saudi-Arabia: First Foreign-Accredited Degrees Plan (University World News, 10/3)

September 2010

Indian MBA School to Open $45m City Campus (The Sydney Morning Herald, 9/28)
It’s Proof of Nation’s Appeal as Education Hub, Says Deputy D-G (The Star Online, 9/26)
NU-Q Students Plan to Live, Learn in Evanston This Winter (The Daily Northwestern, 9/23)
Branch Campuses Forced to Move Out of Dubai (Khaleej Times, 9/20)
Bahrain-Doha High-Speed Rail Link Planned (Gulf Digital News, 9/17)
What’s Wrong with Universities Going Global? (Good, 9/17)
Abu Dhabi Bankrolls Students as NYU Joins Sorbonne (Bloomberg, 9/15)
Equivalency Rule Strips Varsity’s Fashion Course (Khaleej Times, 9/15)
Lacking Students, US Colleges Drop Out of Mideast (Public Radio International, 9/14)
Yale May Help Create Liberal Arts College in Singapore (Inside Higher Ed, 9/14)
Yale, Singapore Plan New Liberal Arts College (Yale Daily News, 9/13)
In Thailand, Grand Plans for Higher Education (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 9/12)
Education The Right of All (Sunday Observer, 9/12)
Midlevel Universities Look into India Branches (The New York Times, 9/12)
MSU Dubai Keeps its Promise (Gulf News, 9/12)
‘Off-Campus’ Students Face Enrollment Dilemma (Khaleej Times, 9/10)
Taxpayers Pay for Foreign Schools, For What? (The Korea Times, 9/9)
Hong Kong Dangles Generous Bait to Lure Foreign Colleges (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 9/6)
Laying a Liberal Arts Foundation, On Shaky Ground (Inside Higher Ed, 9/1)
Higher Education All Set to Meet Job Demands (Ed Arabia)

August 2010

Call to Regulate Dubai’s Foreign Universities (The National, 8/31)
In Economic Downturn, Colleges Eye International Education (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 8/29)
Carnegie Mellon U. Suspends Master’s Program in Greece (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 8/25)