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Oxford University to sell a bond - it's a first

LONDON (Reuters) - The University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English speaking world, is planning to sell its first bond in the coming days armed with a newly-minted triple A credit rating.


Going for a diploma

The number of foreign students in Russia will grow threefold


How's Life? Measuring Well-being

How’s Life? is part of the OECD Better Life Initiative, which features a range of studies and analysis about people’s well-being and how to measure it, and includes the interactive Better Life Index website.


Vietnam: Southeast Asia’s Most Dynamic Outbound Market

Over the last years, Vietnam has become one of major sources of outbound students for such countries as the U.S., Canada, and Japan. The Vietnam’s status of the most dynamic outbound market in Southeast Asia makes it a worthwhile investment in terms of student recruitment. Let’s look at some cultural, social, economic and academic factors pushing Vietnamese students to leave home and pursue their studies abroad.
Katerina Mokhali 0


Open data on universities – New fuel for transformation

Pros and cons of the proliferation of open data on South African universities have long been the subject of ongoing debates. What are benefits of open data for education and science? What is ‘open washing’? What role does the Centre for Higher Education Trust play in open data handling and what indicators does it use to sort the data? How can this data be used to evaluate universities? Read the analysis to find out.

Dmitry Darius 0


Nearly 4 in 10 universities report drops in international student applications

There has been a significant drop in applications from international students, according to a survey covering more than 250 American universities and colleges. A decline in the total number of international applications has been observed at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. What factors have contributed to such a drop? What countries have been affected most and why? What can be the outcome of a decrease in foreign student population in the US? Read more.

Cristina Parulava 0


Leading universities in China

Leading universities in China as of 2016-2017 as ranked by Times Higher Education
Fu Lei 2