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Our academic regression is at a critical stage

When it comes to education, we have failed to adopt and adapt because we are ignorant of what to adopt and adapt.

I did it to protect students, says Malaysian sexually harassed at...

She is disappointed that the married tutor, who was teaching part-time at Prince Philip Dental Hospital, was reemployed after she finished her studies.

Malaysia’s R&D spending more than Finland’s, but is it worth it,...

A public health interest group asks whether Malaysia is getting value for money.

Protesters march across Brazil, enraged by Bolsonaro education cuts

Protestors gathered in Brazilian cities on Wednesday to march against education spending freezes imposed by the government, which called the cuts 'non-obligatory spending' with relation to the government's own unstable fiscal situation.

Ministry proposes Islamic chair in UiTM named after Brunei ruler

The focus of the chair would be on Islamic leadership and implementation of shariah.

Democratic resistance in our education system

One year after GE14, our academics have yet to crawl out of the woodwork and expose themselves as agents of change.

Ramasamy taken aback by decision to retain 90:10 quota for matriculation

DAP man says non-Malay supporters of Pakatan Harapan will definitely be disappointed by the Cabinet decision.

What to do after varsity: Fresh grads, listen up

Leave your sense of entitlement at the door because landing a first job requires marketable skills and a realistic approach to salary.

Student dialogue off but Najib still going to UKM

The former prime minister also questions the government's commitment to allowing free speech on campus.

5 reasons why you should study in the US

Known for its excellent international reputation, US varsities are bastions of cultural diversity and invest in optimised classroom experiences and more.

Paper chase in pursuit of scrolls, not knowledge

Malaysians are obsessed with paper qualification, with the ends often justifying the means, say academics.

Politicians and their obsession with fake degrees

Can we trust politicians who have no qualms about using a fake degree when they declare their assets to the public?

Thai universities tap into rising Chinese demand

Institutions are scrambling to meet a recent surge in demand as Chinese students look for alternatives to Western schools.

Kill classmates instead of complaining, varsity official in India tells students

Uttar Pradesh is notorious for communal tensions and crime, and has been plagued by incidents of mob violence in recent weeks.

Iran students in rare protest over deadly campus bus crash

Students have called for the university's bus fleet to be replaced.

The cost of studying in the UK: Part 2

Choosing a university outside London will cost you less as will shopping with a student card and buying groceries from a hypermarket.

No need to revamp our higher education system

It is not the system as much as the mind and the thinking which have failed our universities.

Education ministry leaves it to varsity to probe sexual harassment claims

Lecturer instructed to go on leave for 2 weeks.

Varsity lecturer accused of sexual harassment by staff, students

University says it is in the midst of investigating the allegations.

UM students cry foul over ‘unannounced’ fee hikes

A student group says varsity authorities failed to respond to a petition against the fee increase.

How to improve your resume outside of school

Getting a part-time job while studying as well as volunteering in charities or joining student societies show potential employers just how well-rounded you are.

A-Level or Australian Matriculation: Which should it be?

Below are some of the factors to be considered when choosing between either a Cambridge A Level or AUSMAT.

US expert on Islam says Maszlee ’eminently qualified’ to lead IIUM

Despite controversy surrounding his appointment, the education minister gets support from former US government adviser on Islam, John L Esposito.

Storm over IIUM presidency: Maszlee to seek advice from Dr M

The education minister says IIUM is unique in its structure and appointing an education minister as its president is nothing new.