Also: What ensures recovery of international student mobility?
21 June 2020  Issue No: 603
Top Stories
PHOTOThe COVID-19 crisis should provide an opportunity for Europe to reconsider its science funding models, particularly the emphasis on competitive funding, rethink organisational forms and careers and focus on a more cross-disciplinary approach to build a better and more sustainable future.
If countries want international student numbers to recover as quickly as possible, they need to consider how they value international students – and not just in terms of their economic value. Combating racism and supporting international students’ employability and mental health will be crucial.
Sinophobia is rising in the United States and United Kingdom in the wake of COVID-19. Universities need to tackle the misinformation and racism emanating from some sources and promote cultural inclusion if we are to stop racism and fear making the pandemic’s impact even worse.
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Coronavirus Crisis and HE
PHOTOAustralia’s federal government will double university fees for arts students and raise them for commerce and law students to fund an expansion of nearly 40,000 places for new students. But teaching, nursing, mathematics, science and engineering undergraduates will have their fees slashed.
Coronavirus Crisis Commentary
PHOTOAs we have learned in the COVID-19 crisis, the future of global healthcare lies in the collaborative competencies of the next generation of internationally competent medical leaders. It is more important than ever that we incorporate internationalisation of medical education into medical education.
PHOTOUnited States colleges have welcomed the US Supreme Court ruling on Thursday that the Trump administration’s decision to halt the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA programme was not legal, describing it as “arbitrary and capricious”. The ruling will prevent the deportation of thousands of students.
World Blog
PHOTOGraduate students face a complex web of problems relating to COVID-19, but universities often treat each problem individually without recognising how they impact on each other. The well-being of graduate students depends on universities being able to respond with this consideration in mind.
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