Asia Education

The growing gender imbalance in higher ed: Where have all the boys gone?

By Tue, Jun 30, 2015 10:02AM UTC

Higher education institutes have traditionally been dominated by men over the centuries. However since the 1970s there has been a big shift in the gender balance, reaching a tipping point in the 1990s when women began to outnumber men in university enrollments. This is not just the case in the

Democracy activist Joshua Wong and girlfriend assaulted in Hong Kong

By Mon, Jun 29, 2015 1:57PM UTC

One of Hong Kong’s best known student democracy activists Joshua Wong and his girlfriend Tiffany Chin Sze-man were attacked by an unknown assailant in the Tai Kok Tsui area early Monday.

6 things to consider when following your dream into the aviation industry

By Fri, Jun 26, 2015 3:07AM UTC

From taking to the skies as a pilot to servicing aircraft, handling baggage to walking the aisle as a flight attendant, aviation is a field as board as it is exciting. As the world becomes ever more globalised the need for air travel grows daily – we want to travel

The Ivy League prejudice: why highly qualified Asian-American students are likely to face rejection

By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 4:10PM UTC

A former Ivy League admissions dean and founder of Admissions Revolution has claimed that Asian-American students face significant prejudice in the application process for competitive schools and colleges.

Did Thai university reject transgender lecturer because of an Instagram post?

By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 10:34AM UTC

One of the most renowned and liberal universities in Thailand, Thammasat, has stood behind its original decision to not accept its graduate Kath Khangpiboon as a lecturer at Faculty of Social Administration. The rejected appeal comes despite the fact that the Faculty has fully supported Kath, as its alumni and previously an external lecturer.