Over the past few decades, particularly during the 1980s and 1990s, most university systems in the developing world underwent an impressive transformation – with several-fold increases in the number of students enrolled and the opening of many new, mostly private, universities.
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The number of IELTS tests grew 12 per cent last year, reaching 1.7 million-plus worldwide. This represented a new record and the seventeenth year of growth in test numbers, IELTS said.
Imagine that you have a big box of sand in which you bury a tiny model of a footstool. A few seconds later, you reach into the box and pull out a full-size footstool: The sand has assembled itself into a large-scale replica of the model.
Interest from China is again driving up applications to American graduate programs, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools.
Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon contacted the Central Intelligence Agency in late 2009 with an urgent question.
It's back to school time for the world's largest social network. Partially returning to its roots as a locked-down site just for college kids, Facebook has launched Groups for Schools, or university-centric Facebook communities restricted to active faculty and students with .
London Metropolitan University could take action because a high percentage of its students thought drinking was immoral according to its vice chancellor.
Digitised collections of Greek and Hebrew manuscripts and early printed books to be made available free online
For the last decade USC has enrolled the largest number of international students of any college in the country: 8,615 last year. The Los Angeles university worked hard to achieve that — recruiting students from China, India and South Korea, among 100 countries in all, and providing services for the foreign students once they get here.
The president of London Metropolitan University students’ union has called for the vice-chancellor to apologise after he suggested the sale of alcohol should be banned from parts of the campus because some Muslim students believed drinking was “immoral”.