Institution Renamed: Caspian State University of Technologies and Engineering (Kazakhstan)

In 2018, Yessenov University became the official English name of the Kazakhstan institution Caspian State University of Technologies and Engineering named after Sh. Yessenov (Каспийский государственный университет технологий и инжиниринга имени Ш. Есенов

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National Universities Commission approves 20 new private universities (Nigeria)

Earlier this year, the National Universities Commission (NUC) of Nigeria granted 3-year provisional licenses to 20 new private universities. This bring the total number of private universities in Nigeria to 99, and the total number of universities to 193

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Institution Renamed: Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (India)

According to the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University has been renamed Pandit Deendayal Energy University, with effect from 18 January 2021. This private university was established by an act of the state of G

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China: 13 independent colleges upgraded to higher education institutions

The Department of Development Planning of China’s Ministry of Education recently approved 13 independent colleges to be upgraded to undergraduate-level higher education institutions. Among the 13 independent colleges, 6 were merged with vocational colleg

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Article: An Introduction to Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education in the Philippines

I’m often reminded during my regular evaluation work of the value Filipino people bring to my community. Thousands of nurses, doctors, and dentists from the Philippines, for example, have had their credentials evaluated by me and my colleagues. These Phi

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