New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced a proposal for free tuition at state colleges.
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What does tuition-free college mean in other parts of the world? And what would it mean for international students?
Group photo of female students studying at Maria Grey College, London, 1905 - 1907.
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Visa regulations are making the UK a less attractive option for Indian students.
Amber ‘don’t call me racist’ Rudd at the Conservative Party Conference.
International students’ diverse backgrounds and experiences enrich the entire student body, and society more broadly.
People at a temple in Ahmedabad, India. The country’s government struggles to come to terms with racism against African immigrants.
Racial violence has its parallels in other forms of violence in India. The prejudice runs across multiple channels from caste, region, religion to gender.
The US and UK dominate the international education market in Asia – but this is likely to change.
Political developments in the higher education sector in a number of Asian countries may threaten Australia’s billion-dollar education industry.
Who is more at risk of assault on campus?
In 2015, an unconscious woman was raped near a dumpster on Stanford University campus. Such assaults are not uncommon. But who is most at risk?
What should government and students contribute towards university degrees?
Increasing the amount that students pay towards their degree is likely to be on the cards of higher education in this year's election.
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All students should be treated as global citizens, not just those who come from overseas.
China’s higher education sector is gaining strength. Should we be worried?
Chinese universities have started to rise up the world university rankings, increase their investment in research and grow their numbers of international student. Should Australia be worried?
Students on the campus of the University Paris 3.
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Globalisation has become a strategic priority for many universities, but learning to navigate in international waters doesn’t come easy.
How not to make them feel welcome.
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A checklist of how countries can be as uncompetitive as possible in attracting overseas students.
Chinese students are less likely to be attracted by visa processing changes than they are by investment in higher education driving our unis up the rankings.
While recently implemented streamlined visa processes and post-study work visa policies may help attract Chinese students, they actually care more about university rankings and country safety.
One student from elsewhere in Africa was told that since Nelson Mandela had died, it was time for she and other foreigners to leave South Africa.
South Africa is a popular destination for international students - especially those from the SADC region. Will xenophobia keep them away?
American students don’t realise how valuable spending time in Africa can be.
Studying in Africa can be enormously valuable for American college students, but only if they're prepared to venture beyond hotels and lecture halls to really learn about the continent.
Lots has changed, but not this.
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As more people around the world head to university, the quality of teaching and research is coming under tighter scrutiny.
Concern about international students displacing domestic ones, are misplaced.
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The number of international students on American campuses has increased by 55%. Are they taking the place of American students ?
Have cheating and plagiarism increased in universities as a symptom of more international students or just of more students?
While Four Corners shed some much-needed light on long-standing problems in higher education, these problems aren't reserved for international students.
Talent injection: Nicola Sturgeon at Heriot-Watt University.
While the SNP's manifesto is rather thin on immigration pledges, it does make a proposal to attract more international students – a group Scotland needs badly.
When thinking about academic standards, it’s important to think about the incentives to keep standards high - or low.
The recent furore about academic standards in Australian higher education – including Monday's damning Four Corners expose – has the potential to bring not only desperately needed attention, but actual change, to the sector.
International students provide universities with a large chunk of their revenue - but at what cost?
A new report from the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption says Australian universities have become increasingly reliant on income from fee-paying international students, and is letting academic standards slide for the valuable income stream.