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Chinese student recruitment plans require approval

A vocational school in Nanning, capital city of South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, said it does not have enough accommodation for students admitted to the institution this semester, because their number is "more than expected".

Stanford sexual assault: Judge to stop hearing criminal cases

The judge who gave a six-month jail term to a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious young woman is to stop hearing criminal cases.

Jamaican government removing barriers to higher ed

Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, says the Government, through the ministry, is working to eliminate barriers which continue to prevent qualified students from matriculating in tertiary institutions.

Presidio Graduate School acquires Pinchot University — powerhouse, anybody?

Presidio Graduate School (PGS) and Pinchot University, the two universities most distinguished for their sustainability management programs, announced they've joined forces, with San Francisco-based PGS acquiring metro Seattle-based Pinchot.

Stanford bans hard liquor from on-campus parties, limits bottle sizes

As Stanford undergrads get ready for the fall semester, the university's administrators have issued a new mandate: Pack your books and calculators, but leave the fifths and handles at home.