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International Branch Campus News

News on Cross Border and Multi-National Education

December 2014

Weigh the Benefits, Drawbacks of Branch Campuses in Arab Region (US News & World Report, 12/12)
NCUK: Nigeria Scholarships and Malta Partnership (The PIE News, 12/10)
House Panel Plans to Scrutinize U.S. Universities’ Ties with China (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 12/3)

November 2014

Transnational Recruitment Vital for Many Universities (University World News, 11/28)
ENZ Targets US Market with $15,000 Prize (The PIE News, 11/12)
‘The Ideal and the Real’ (Inside Higher Ed, 11/12)
The Key to Branch Campus Success Lies at Home (University World News, 11/7)
Construction Begins on China’s First Overseas Campus (The PIE News, 11/5)

October 2014

Towards Quality Transnational Education (University World News, 10/15)
LAL to Open Three New Centres in 2015 (The PIE News, 10/14)
Are Double or Multiple Degrees Leading to ‘Discount Degrees’? (University World News, 10/3)

September 2014

Kaplan International Opens in Mexico (The PIE News, 9/23)
Two Foreign Campuses Open in Songdo, S Korea (The PIE News, 9/18)
NACAC Publishes Guide on How to Work with Agents (The PIE News, 9/18)
UC Berkeley, Tsinghua Uni New Joint Institute (The PIE News, 9/10)
First German-Russian University Opens in Tatarstan (University World News, 9/5)

June 2014

Cross-Border Education Losing Favour with Students (University World News, 6/27)
Accreditors Are Urged to Help Safeguard Academic Freedom Abroad (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 6/26)
Sino-Foreign Universities’ Group to Advise Government (University World News, 6/17)
New Offshore University Campus Opens in RAK (Gulf News, 6/16)
Rule Opens Higher Education to Foreign Universities (University World News, 6/12)
International Branch Campuses Producing Opportunities, Headaches (Diverse, 6/3)
Internationalization in Action (American Council on Education)

May 2014

Wolverhampton University’s New Campus . . . in Mauritius (Express & Star, 5/26)
Iese Business School to Open Campus in Munich (Financial Times, 5/16)
UNE Opens Morocco’s First US-Run HE Campus (The PIE News, 5/15)
TNE Affordable Alternative to Study Abroad, Research Finds (The PIE News, 5/14)
Dubai Campus Closure Leaves Students Stranded (The PIE News, 5/13)

April 2014

10 International Universities to Open Campuses in Sri Lanka (, 4/23)
Swiss Universities Forge Overseas Links Post-Referendum (University World News, 4/23)
The Complexities of Cross-Border Engagement (Inside Higher Ed, 4/14)
From Protégé to Peer – Measuring Maturity at Branch Campuses (University World News, 4/11)
David Willetts Moots Overseas Universities Taking Part in the REF (Times Higher Education, 4/3)
Melbourne and Tsinghua Establish Virtual Campus (University World News, 4/2)

March 2014

UChicago Celebrates Opening of Center in Delhi (University of Chicago, 3/31)
The University of Nottingham Celebrates Tenth Anniversary of China Campus (Nottingham Post, 3/25)
What Works for Sino-American Academic Partnerships (University World News, 3/21)
The University as a Partner, Not a Competitor (University World News, 3/21)
Global Hubs (Inside Higher Ed, 3/12)
Bucking the Branch Campus (Inside Higher Ed, 3/12)
S. Korea Branch of George Mason University Opens in Songdo (BusinessKorea, 3/10)
Branch Campus Students Thrive on High-Stakes Contests (University World News, 3/9)
Aberystwyth to Set Up Mauritius Branch Campus (Times Higher Education, 3/4)
Najib Gets Update on Xiamen University Branch Campus in M’sia (Borneo Post Online, 3/4)

February 2014

Does English Have to be Used in Transnational HE? (University World News, 2/28)
Why it Still Makes Sense to Build an Overseas Campus (The Guardian, 2/25)
The Rise of ‘Educational Sovereignty’ (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2/20)
Uzbekistan Eyes Korea’s IT Expertise (The Korea Times, 2/16)
Branch Campus Philosophies (Inside Higher Ed, 2/14)
Mauritius Education Village Plans Expansion (The PIE News, 2/11)
New Global Book on Collaborative Degree Programmes (University World News, 2/10)
Amity to Build Largest Campus at Dubai’s DIAC (The PIE News, 2/4)

January 2014

New Book from IIE and DAAD Explores International Collaborative Degree Programs (Institute of International Education, 1/21)
Brandeis, Al-Quds Resume Talks after Suspension of Partnership (The Jerusalem Post, 1/16)
Dubai Education Regulator Tightening Up Application Process Ahead of Expo 2020 (The National, 1/13)
Looking Ahead: 4 International Trends for 2014 (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 1/9)
Private Universities Oppose Foreign Branch Campuses (University World News, 1/9)