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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RV University established (India)

RV University is a state private university in Karnataka. It was established under the RV University Act, 2019 passed by the Karnataka Legislature. The university has opened its doors for 2021 admissions within three schools: School of Liberal Arts and S

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Te Pūkenga created to unify New Zealand vocational education

In 2020, New Zealand instituted a reform of their vocational education and training (VET) system to better serve hitherto under-served groups of learners, such as Māori, Pacific peoples, and learners with disabilities or special learning needs. Another g

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Institution Established: Université Péléforo Gon Coulibaly (Côte d'Ivoire)

The Université Péléforo Gon Coulibaly (UPGC) is a public university established via the decree No.2 012-985 of 10 October 2012. It was formed based on the preexisting Unité Régionale d’Enseignement Supérieur de Korhogo (URES-K) (established in 1996) .

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Institution Established: Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (India)

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, in the state of Odisha, India, was established as a private university in 2013. It developed out of Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB), which is now an autonomous school within Xavier University.

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