Education

International education

Is international higher education just an elite club?

Writen by Hakan Ergin for University World News “Mobility is still ‘king’ in most internationalisation discussions.” – Laura E Rumbley When I started as an international graduate student at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2011, the president of the university addressed us during the orientation programme for new international students. While expressing his …

Is international higher education just an elite club? Read More »

Online learning – Are attitudes holding universities back?

Adapted from University World News Five years after a new national information and communications technology (ICT) policy was unveiled in Uganda, bringing with it hopes of a revolution in higher education teaching and learning, there are concerns that institutions have failed to grasp the opportunities offered by online learning. When engineer John Nasasira unveiled the …

Online learning – Are attitudes holding universities back? Read More »

Private Universities Demand Research Funds

Adapted from Newslex Point Private universities are demanding the government to fund their research and innovation projects to beef up modern learning. Professor Magnus Amajinonwu Virtual University of Uganda Vice-Chancellor says despite huge investment by private university owners government has failed to fund research grants which are needed to build capacities of universities to contribute to the …

Private Universities Demand Research Funds Read More »