What’s Next: Will the pandemic dampen interest in tuition benefit programs?

What’s Next: Will the pandemic dampen interest in tuition benefit programs?

Editor’s note: In this weekly column, we’re looking ahead at how the coronavirus pandemic could affect higher ed in the long term. Have an idea or question you’d like us to look into? Let us know. Read more of our coverage of how the coronavirus is impacting higher ed. Tuition benefit programs aren’t new, but several high-profile […]
students and teachers caught up crackdown on African passport holders

students and teachers caught up crackdown on African passport holders

According to the country’s Ministry of Education, in 2018 81,562 students from Africa were studying in China, accounting for 16.57% of the international student body. Guangzhou is home to several universities, including Sun Yat-Sen University, which is ranked among...
The value of automation in higher education’s back office

The value of automation in higher education’s back office

Higher education has been on the leading edge of deploying AI and other “smart” technologies in classrooms and online. And while technology has greatly enhanced faculty and student experiences, it also has the potential to improve and streamline operations for...
More US unis drop SAT/ACT requirements in response to the pandemic

More US unis drop SAT/ACT requirements in response to the pandemic

Earlier in April, the College Board – the not-for-profit organisation that gives the SAT – and ACT announced the cancellation of all immediately upcoming administrations of the SAT and ACT standardised exams, which are required components of the majority of US college...
LASU VC condoles family of former Pro-Chancellor, Justice Oluwa –

LASU VC condoles family of former Pro-Chancellor, Justice Oluwa –

By Elizabeth Osayande THE Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, has commiserated with the government of Lagos State, the judiciary, immediate and extended families of the late Justice Isiaka Ishola Oluwa, a retired Justice of the...