Central European University (Hungary) relocating to Vienna

Central European University (CEU), an institution founded by George Soros Foundation, announced its departure from Hungary after its current government claims it did not comply with its current law on foreign educational institutions in Hungary. CEU plan

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Higher education institutions in Lugansk conflict area

In the spring of 2014, the pro-Russian Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) proclaimed independence from Ukraine. An ongoing military conflict ensued, leaving parts of the Lugansk (or Luhansk) region under Ukrainian control and another under pro-Russian LPR c

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Kalinga University's history explained (India)

Over the last decade, Kalinga University (located in Chhattisgarh) has undergone a number of status changes that can be summarized as follows: 2003 - 2005 - The original KU at Raipur was established and functioned for a limited period of time. Later legi

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JAMB releases new cut-off marks for tertiary institutions (Nigeria)

As of 2010, students interested in pursuing higher education need to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam (UTME) administered by the Joint Articulation and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The scores on the UTME exam determine whether a student qua

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Military Institutions and Academic Recognition

When faced with academic credentials from a military institution or academy, a head scratching moment often occurs followed by three main questions: Is this particular military institution in this particular country accredited or recognized? Is this degr

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