November Newsletter 2009, Volume XI, Number 6

PUBLICATIONS

“Chinese Universities and Colleges, 5th Edition” [T. K. E. Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Suite 2118, Shartex Plaza, 88 Zunyi South Road, Shanghai, China; telephone: 86-(21)-6219-0121; fax: 86-(21)-6219-0221; email: lilyliu@tkechina.com; Web: http://www.tkechina.com], 1,703 pages (plus 128 pages of detailed advertisements from individual institutions, including contact information), 2008, contains information concerning 1,845 institutions officially recognized by the Ministry of Education. It does not include adult education institutions or military academies.

“Higher Education in the Czech Republic” [Centre for Higher Education Studies (also known as Centrum Pro Studium Vysokeho Skolstvi), Prague, Czech Republic], 475 pages, November 1999, ISBN 80-86302-17-2, provides detailed information concerning the educational system and 30 individual tertiary institutions plus a supplement containing contact information.

“Study South Africa: The Guide to South African Higher Education, 8th Edition” [International Education Association of South Africa, P.O. Box 27394, Sunnyside, Pretoria 0132, South Africa; telephone: 27-(012)-481-2908; fax: 27-086-567-1911; email: info@ieasa.studysa.org; Web: www.ieasa.studysa.org], 104 pages, 2008, provides information concerning the educational system and tertiary institutions. Although designed to assist prospective foreign students, the information is also useful to educational credential evaluators.

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W E B   S I T E S   A N D   E M A I L   A D D R E S S E S

http://www.neaa.government.bg/en/institutions   -   for a list of accredited higher educational institutions provided by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency of Bulgaria, including links to the institutions' Web sites.

http://www.cmec.ca/Publications/Lists/Publications/Attachments/128/brand-information.en.pdf   -   for information concerning the development of a brand for education in Canada.

http://www.moe.edu.cn/edoas/en/level3.jsp?tablename=1242702560733407&infoid=
1244083845993363
    -   for a list of Chinese Higher Education Institutions (public regular, public adult, private regular, and private adult) provided by the Ministry of Education (in English and in Chinese).

http://www.nuc.edu.ng/pages/universities.asp?ty=3&order=inst_name   -   for a list of federal, state, and private universities in Nigeria.

http://www.nica.ru/dictionary/accr_reestr_suz/   =   for the the National Accreditation Agency of Russia and its directories of tertiary institutions (including uchilishche, tekhnikum, and koledzh institutions), in Russian. The directories can be searched by region or by name of institution.

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COUNTRY INFORMATION

CANADA

Durham University Centre (in Oshawa, Ontario), established in 1996, was replaced by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology on 27 June 2002. The first students enrolled in September 2003.
Grant McEwan College (in Edmonton, Alberta), established as Grant McEwan Community College in 1971, was renamed Grant McEwan University on 24 September 2009.

Mount Royal College (in Calgary, Alberta) was renamed Mount Royal University on 3 September 2009.

CHINA

Ankang Teachers College was renamed Ankang University in 2006.

Anshan University of Science and Technology was renamed Liaoning University of Science and Technology in 2006.

Baoding College of Finance was renamed Hebei College of Finance in 2007.

Baoding Teachers College was renamed Baoding University in 2007.

Chongqing College of Electronic Engineering was established in 2007 via merger of Chongqing Electronic Polytechnic College and Chongqing Vocational and Technology College.

Dalian Institute of Light Industry was renamed Dalian Polytechnic University in 2007.

Daxin Teachers College was renamed Sichuan University of Arts and Science in 2006.

Hangzhou Normal University was established in 2007 via merger of Hangzhou Medical Junior College and Hangzhou Normal University.

Hebei Tourism Vocational College was established in 2006 via merger of Chengde Polytechnic College and Chengde Tourism Vocational College.

Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine was renamed Hunan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2006.

Jinzhou Medical University was renamed Liaoning Medical University in 2006.

Junior College of Disaster-Prevention Technology was renamed Institute of Disaster Prevention Science and Technology in 2006.

Lanzhou Teachers Training College was renamed Lanzhou City University in 2006.

Liaoning Institute of Technology was renamed Liaoning University of Technology in 2007.

Luoyang Institute of Science and Technology was established in 2007 via merger of Luoyang College of Technology and Luoyang University.

Second Northwest University for Minorities was renamed North University for Minorities in 2006.

Shaanxi Medical College was renamed Xi'an Medical University in 2006.

Shandong Institute of Architecture and Engineering was renamed Shandong Jianzhu University in 2006.

Shanghai Junior College of Customs was renamed Shanghai Customs College in 2007.

Shangluo College was renamed Shangluo University in 2006.

Shanxi Datong University was established in 2006 via merger of Datong Medical Junior College and Yanbei Teachers College.

Wenzhou Normal College was merged into Wenzhou University in 2006.

Wuhan Institute of Chemical Technology was renamed Wuhan University of Engineering in 2006.

Wuzhou Teachers Training College was renamed Hezhou University in 2006.

Xi'an Institute of Technology was renamed Xi'an Technology University in 2006.

Xi'an University of Engineering Science and Technology was renamed Xi'an Polytechnic University in 2006.

Xinxiang Normal College was renamed Xinxiang University in 2007.

Yantai Normal University was renamed Ludong University in 2006.

Youjiang Teachers College for Nationalities was renamed Baise University in 2006.

Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine was renamed Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in 2006.

Zhuzhou Institute of Technology was renamed Hunan University of Technology in 2006.

INDIA

Biju Patnaik University of Technology [BPUT], a public institution in Rourkela, was established in June 2002 via affiliation with colleges formerly affiliated with six other public universities: Berhampur University, Fakir Mohan University, North Orissa University, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Sambalpur University, and Utkal University. The colleges offer degree programs in architecture, business administration, computer applications, engineering, and pharmacy. Students admitted to the six universities prior to 31 December 2002 continued to follow the curricula and syllabi of their respective universities. Mark sheets were issued by the respective universities, but the degrees were awarded by BPUT.

MALAYSIA

Inti College Malaysia (in Nital, Negeri, Sambilan), a private institution established in 1986, was renamed Inti International University College in 2006.

Wawasan Open University (in Georgetown, Pulau Pinang), a private institution, was established in 2006.

NIGERIA

Waziri Umaru Polytechnic (in Kebbi), a public institution established in 1976, was renamed Federal Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi in 2006.

SLOVENIA

Evropska Pravna Fakulteta v Novi Gorici (European Law Faculty of Nova Gorici), a private institution, was established in 2006.

Fakulteta za Informacijske Studije v Novi Gorici (Faculty of Computer Science of Nova Gorici), a private institution, was established in 2008.

Mednarodna Fakulteta za Druzbene in Poslovne Studije Celje (International School for Business and Social Studies in Celje), a private institution, was established in 2006.

UNITED  ARAB  EMIRATES

Canadian University of Dubai, a private institution, was established in 2006.

Gulf Medical College (in Ajman), a private institution established in 1998, was renamed Gulf Medical University in 2008.

Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, a private institution, was established in 2007.

UNITED  STATES

Daytona Beach Community College was renamed Daytona Beach College in Fall 2007 and Daytona State College in Summer 2008.

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