Asia Education

Will Alan Shadrake verdict affect Yale’s plan to set up a college in Singapore?

By Wed, Oct 20, 2010 11:58PM UTC

Singaporean prosecutors on Wednesday wrapped up their case against Alan Shadrake, the 75-year-old British writer charged with contempt of court after publishing a book critical of the use of the death penalty in the city-state. Judge Quentin Loh is expected to issue his verdict next week and, if found guilty, Shadrake could

Murdoch offers financial support to international students

By Wed, Oct 20, 2010 7:33PM UTC

Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia, has announced that it will offer tuition fee scholarships to international students who wish to commence studying at its Perth campuses in 2011. Murdoch University Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor Gary Martin said that its new Murdoch International Discoverers’ Scholarship Scheme was designed to assist

Tibetan students protest use of Chinese in classes

By Wed, Oct 20, 2010 2:36PM UTC

Tibetan students in western China marched in protest of unconfirmed plans to use the Chinese language exclusively in classes, teachers said Wednesday, an unusually bold challenge to authorities that reflects a deep unease over cultural marginalization. Students marched from school to school in the town of Tongren in Qinghai province

Research funding argument FAIL

By Tue, Oct 19, 2010 9:38PM UTC

Somewhat startlingy, Melbourne’s Age newspaper has just come right out and reported this: “If Albert Einstein had applied for an Australian research grant he may never have developed his theory of relativity. Those who supported the old style of physics would have stopped him getting funding, says Steve Keen, an associate professor

Top 10 best value universities in the US

By Tue, Oct 19, 2010 7:55PM UTC Top 10 best value universities in the US

By Gavin Atkins Okay, we’re just going to give this to you straight. In the US, tuition, room and board at a university will typically cost anywhere from $15,000 to $40,000 a year, depending on the place you choose to go – but the good news is that there are things

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