Monday, September 24, 2018
International experience and graduate employability: stakeholder perceptions on the connection

International experience and graduate employability: stakeholder perceptions on the connection

Growing globalisation and internationalisation has expanded the need for graduates with the competency to function under culturally diverse conditions. Universities have placed emphasis on...

Intense competition among universities may have adverse effects on students

The higher education landscape in Britain is undergoing great adjustment as a result of the reforms implemented by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. Besides...
Envisioning Pathways to 2030: Megatrends shaping the future of global higher education and international student mobility

Envisioning Pathways to 2030: Megatrends shaping the future of global higher education and international...

The 8 megatrends identified include (1) Aging world (2) Labour market shifts (3) Skills mismatch (4) Rapid urbanisation (5) Stricter immigration policies (6) Economic...
Oh The Humanities!

Oh The Humanities!

Listen to Kate Cottle, Chair of Humanities and Literature at Wilmington University on why we should study the humanities. “We study the humanities because they...
The healthcare is being transformed, one deal at a time

The healthcare is being transformed, one deal at a time

Over 200 healthcare deals worth $72.6 billion were announced in the first quarter of 2018. This represents the surfacing of new business models in...
How universities can make graduates employable with connections to industry

How universities can make graduates employable with connections to industry

Making headway for digital transformation is a sizable challenge. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, half of the present work activities could be automated...
The changing role of higher education: learning to deal with wicked problems

The changing role of higher education: learning to deal with wicked problems

Shift in the role of higher education is a result of the rapidly changing world. Colleges and universities worldwide have a singular objective that...
Big data hype hasn’t led to tangible results in the social sciences, expert says

Big data hype hasn’t led to tangible results in the social sciences, expert says

Many industries are revolutionised through advanced technologies and have made use of big data to be increasingly efficient. Despite the significant progression in primary...
Prince Turki al Faisal

Featured Interview: HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal on university rankings, refugee scholars and transforming...

QS:  In your opinion, why are university rankings important? HRH Prince Turki al Faisal: University rankings are important because they (1) promote transparency and good...
Women on the Move: The Gender Dimensions of Academic Mobility

Women on the Move: The Gender Dimensions of Academic Mobility

Women’s university enrollment rate globally today is twice as fast as that of men in the past four decades. The escalation can be attributed...

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