Some new Branch Campuses on the way The University of Nottingham admitted its first students in China back in 2004, establishing the first Sino-Foreign University in China and then opening its campus, pictured above, in Ningbo in 2006. There are now over 5,500 students following University of Nottingham degrees at the University of Nottingham Ningbo … Continue reading New Branch Campuses in China
International branch campuses- some surprising developments
Some new and rather surprising branch campus developments The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education's new report on international branch campuses (IBCs), entitled ‘International Branch Campuses: Data and Developments’, was released on 12 January and is covered in a previous post. The report included a list of 37 planned branch campuses, most of which are due … Continue reading International branch campuses- some surprising developments
A slow down in branch campus developments?
Perhaps, but there's still a lot going on The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, OBHE, has published its fourth report on international branch campuses. The OBHE definition of a branch campus, which has broadened since the previous report, is this: a higher education institution that is located in another country from the institution which either … Continue reading A slow down in branch campus developments?
More global goings on
Differing global view points In a recent post I offered some comments on views about internationalisation's mid-life crisis. Reports of two other recent conferences in Canada offer different perspectives on the globalisation of higher education. First, the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education has a report on its Global Forum which took place in Vancouver: The … Continue reading More global goings on