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International Branch Campus News

News on Cross Border and Multi-National Education

June 2012

Luring ‘Top-Notch’ Universities to the JGEC (The Jeju Weekly, 6/2)

May 2012

Houston Community College Helps Expand Educational Options in Qatar (The New York Times, 5/26)
Between Harvard and Yale, a World of Difference (The Harvard Crimson, 5/24)
A New Golden Age Rises Under the Desert Sun (Daily Telegraph, 5/16)
What’s in a Name? For Yale in Singapore, a Whole Lot (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 5/6)
In Abu Dhabi, a B-School’s Program Goes Adrift (The Wall Street Journal, 5/2)
Foreign Universities Seek China Growth Benefits (, 5/1)
VCUQatar Launches Design Entrepreneurship Programme (The Gulf Times)

April 2012

University College London – Big Visions, Small Overseas Campuses (University World News, 4/29)
Internationalised Learning at the Branch Campus – Enriching Curricula (University World News, 4/29)
Foreign Branch Campuses Turn Attention to Local Culture and Programs (The New York Times, 4/27)
US Accreditation for IMT Dubai (Khaleej Times, 4/26)
New Guidelines for International Branch Campuses Mooted (University World News, 4/26)
Universities Get Own Campuses (Khaleej Times, 4/25)
Third Annual R.I.T Dubai University Challenge Concludes at Dubai Silicon Oasis (MEED, 4/23)
University of Oklahoma Renovates Tuscan Monastery for Use as Overseas Campus (News OK, 4/22)
BITS Pilani Dubai Campus Introduces Ph.D. Programme (The Times of India, 4/21)
Amity University Becomes Member of Ankabut (MEED, 4/10)
Dubai School of Government and KHDA to Host Forum (MEED, 4/8)
Faculty Gives Yale a Dose of Dissent Over Singapore (The New York Times, 4/4)
Data on all Varsities to be Made Public (Gulf News, 4/1)

March 2012

UAE Higher Education Enrolment Patterns Reveal Low Numbers (Business Intelligence Middle East, 3/28)
A Large Share for Higher Education (The Hindu, 3/26)
Academic City in Kerala Soon (The Times of India, 3/22)
How Yale’s Singapore Venture Imperils Liberal Education (The Huffington Post, 3/16)
Business Schools and International Branch Campuses (AACSB International, 3/14)
University: What it Means to be American (The National, 3/14)
WCMC-Q Event Showcases Science, Medicine (Trade Arabia, 3/12)
Collaboration Is the Next Step for Dubai’s Private Universities (Gulf News, 3/11)
Quality the Big Challenge for Private Education Hubs (University World News, 3/9)
Sixth Kuwait Edu Fair Aims to Lure Prospective Students from Region (Zawya, 3/7)
Will They Come If You Build It? The Future of International Branch Campuses (The EvoLLLution, 3/5)

February 2012

To Judge International Branch Campuses, We Need to Know Their Goals (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2/27)
American Colleges’ Missteps Raise Questions About Overseas Partnerships (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2/19)
Zayed University to Hire Out New Facilities to Offset Funding Shortfall (The National, 2/14)
New President of Wollongong University Talks of Ambitious Plans (Gulf News, 2/12)
In Albania, Can a U.S. Diploma Deliver? (The New York Times, 2/12)
The Secret of Success for a Branch Campus? It’s All in the Marketing (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2/12)
TECOM Education Cluster Shares Best Practices at Mauritius International Knowledge Investment Forum (Al Bawaba, 2/5)
IMT Introduces Accredited One Year MBA Programme (MEED, 2/5)

January 2012

China to Evaluate Foreign University Presence and Prepare Guidelines (University World News, 1/22)
Are Branch Campuses Serving Students Well? (University World News, 1/8)
Demographic Decline Hits Universities (University World News, 1/8)
Polymer Research in Focus at Seminar (The Gulf Times)
CCQ to Have Pacts with Education City Varsities (The Gulf Times)