Two different groups of dozens of Australian academics specialising in China studies have written separate open letters with opposing views but both purporting to be in support of academic freedom, as a controversial new law to restrict foreign influence is being considered by an Australian parliamentary committee.
The University of Bologna, considered to be the first official university, was established in the late 11th century, and some scholars in need of finances were offered loans. This type of provision was not formalized as a student loan system until 1240 when the Bishop of Lincoln did so using money from the University of Oxford.
As many as 150 international students have been impacted and 10 teachers have been left without wages following the sudden closure of an English language school in Limerick, Ireland after it failed a Department of Justice inspection.
In September 2015, 193 world leaders committed to 17 Global Goals for sustainable development to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet by 2030. Education is essential to the success of every one of the 17 new goals.
Education agencies in Brazil have voiced their concern following the announcement of a new tax on overseas payments that will include tuition and accommodation fees, which they say will raise the cost of study abroad for Brazilian students.