General

2020

12 Feb 2020, Coronavirus update: Economic and mobility impacts will depend on how long the outbreak persists, https://monitor.icef.com/2020/02/coronavirus-update-economic-and-mobility-impacts-will-depend-on-how-long-the-outbreak-persists/

19 Feb 2020, Coronavirus update: Educators adjusting deadlines and programmes; agents provide their perspective, https://monitor.icef.com/2020/02/coronavirus-update-educators-adjusting-deadlines-and-programmes-agents-provide-their-perspective/

9 Apr 2020, COVID-19: What consequences for higher education? – Africa, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200407064850279 

11 Apr 2020, COVID-19 and the ethical responsibility of universities, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200410080845845

15 Apr 2020, Covid-19 a wake-up call for education, https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2020/04/15/covid-19-a-wake-up-call-for-education/ 

24 Apr 2020, Local universities announce initiatives for financial aid, jobs for graduating students, https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/covid-19-coronavirus-universities-aid-jobs-nus-ntu-graduates-12672154

24 Apr 2020, Government to set aside S$100 million for traineeship programme amid COVID-19, https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/government-traineeship-programme-covid-19-coronavirus-12672152

24 May 2020, Taiwan: MOE mulls coronavirus subsidies for Taiwan college students, https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3939346 

28 May 2020, Academic freedom and COVID-19 in China, https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/05/28/china-concerns-grow-about-academic-freedom-and-covid-19

3 Jun 2020, Do open borders to (better) govern migration, https://discoversociety.org/2020/06/03/post-pandemic-scenarios-do-open-borders-to-better-govern-migration/

7 Jun 2020, Singapore: What lies ahead for the class of 2020?, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/what-lies-ahead-for-the-class-of-covid-19 

8 Jun 2020, A severe risk of growing inequality between universities, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=2020060815405140

9 Jun 2020, Asia’s cautious restarts offer glimpse of post-Covid campus life, https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/asias-cautious-restarts-offer-glimpse-post-covid-campus-life

9 Jun 2020, China warns students of ‘safety risks’ in Australia, https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/china-warns-students-safety-risks-australia

10 Jun 2020, Universities across Asia start to reopen bit by bit, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200610184222207

13 Jun 2020, We need to reimagine higher education, not just repair it, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200612100902318

13 Jun 2020, COVID-19’s impact on the world’s largest youth population, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=202006121449023

13 Jun 2020, The future of travel after the coronavirus pandemic, https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/06/13/travel-tourism-coronavirus-pandemic-future/

20 Jun 2020, Why universities need to actively combat Sinophobia, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200616105836478

27 Jun 2020, Experimentation in higher education must become the norm, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200624152437652

28 Jun 2020, It’s time to rebuild the university on a foundation of interdisciplinarity, https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/its-time-rebuild-university-foundation-interdisciplinarity

19 Jul 2020, Covid-19 hastens university revolution, https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1953836/covid-19-hastens-university-revolution

25 Jul 2020, Pandemic shows need for HE for the global common good, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200724114218359

25 Jul 2020, Will new security law prove a turning point for HE?, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200724110105165

4 Aug 2020, US colleges face big challenges in welcoming back students, https://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/us-colleges-face-big-challenges-in-welcoming-back-students

7 Aug 2020, COVID-19 pandemic – Years of potential intellectual life lost, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200807090836187

8 Aug 2020, Covid-19 could push some universities over the brink, https://www.economist.com/briefing/2020/08/08/covid-19-could-push-some-universities-over-the-brink?

14 Aug 2020, Global survey reflects changing opinion on value of degrees, https://thepienews.com/news/pearson-survey-global-opinion-changing/

25 Aug 2020, Lockdown generation: COVID-19 upends Asian students’ plans: With university experience on hold, traditional path to success gets a rethink, https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Asia-Insight/Lockdown-generation-COVID-19-upends-Asian-students-plans

27 Aug 2020, Campus closures are not inevitable, Taiwan, https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/campus-closures-are-not-inevitable

3 Sep 2020, Youth politics in the time of pandemic: a view from Asian cities, https://ari.nus.edu.sg/youth-politics/

8 Sep 2020, Universities prepare for nationwide assessment, Rwanda, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200908105952886

10 Sep 2020, Up close: Circuit breaking and contact tracing at Yale-NUS, http://features.yaledailynews.com/blog/2020/09/10/up-close-circuit-breaking-and-contact-tracing-at-yale-nus/

19 Sep 2020, What needs to change in the reimagined university?, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200918114611781

19 Sep 2020, COVID-19: could the pandemic be an educational accelerator?, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200914142031606

22 Sep 2020, Study finds international students’ learning activities seriously disturbed by COVID-19, https://phys.org/news/2020-09-international-students-disturbed-covid-.html

25 Sep 2020, Thousands of Covid infections tied to US college openings, https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/thousands-covid-infections-tied-us-college-openings

29 Sep 2020, Stop telling students to study STEM instead of humanities for the post-coronavirus world, https://theconversation.com/stop-telling-students-to-study-stem-instead-of-humanities-for-the-post-coronavirus-world-145813?

6 Oct 2020, Coronavirus: 2,000 students at UK universities test positive, hundreds ordered into isolation, https://www.scmp.com/news/world/europe/article/3104248/coronavirus-2000-students-uk-universities-test-positive-hundreds

8 Oct 2020, Malaysia’s U-turn on reopening campuses leaves students in lurch, https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/malaysias-u-turn-reopening-campuses-leaves-students-lurch

15 Oct 2020, Asia-Pacific ‘travel bubbles’ fail to inflate, https://www.flightglobal.com/networks/asia-pacific-travel-bubbles-fail-to-inflate/140581.article

20 Oct 2020, Malaysia: Educity looks to establish transit hub, https://thepienews.com/news/malaysia-educity-transit-hub-for-conducive-learning-environment/

23 Oct 2020, COVID-19 drives up competition for top university places, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201023093450987

24 Oct 2020, Cambodia: Post-pandemic, higher education reform is the priority, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201020094948838

27 Oct 2020, Falling Covid-19 cases ‘may not halt UK campus shutdowns’, https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/falling-covid-19-cases-may-not-halt-uk-campus-shutdowns

30 Oct 2020, Youth Travel Industry During COVID-19 Pandemic, https://ftnnews.com/tours/40563-youth-travel-industry-during-covid-19-pandemic

4 Nov 2020, A Plague on Universities: how the Pandemic has Created Breach Points for the Future of Labour, Pedagogy and Values in Higher Education, https://academicirregularities.wordpress.com/2020/11/04/a-plague-on-universities-how-the-pandemic-has-created-breach-points-for-the-future-of-labour-pedagogy-and-values-in-higher-education/

7 Nov 2020, Can study abroad advance antiracism in international HE?, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201104095902644

14 Nov 2020, University leaders say ‘We were not ready for COVID-19’, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201114101555634

18 Nov 2020, Covid ‘reveals new vulnerabilities’ in academic freedom, https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/covid-reveals-new-vulnerabilities-academic-freedom

21 Nov 2020, COVID-19 a threat to higher education access and success, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201120100921758

27 Nov 2020, Lockdowns, early campus closures in COVID second wave, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201127145513696

28 Nov 2020, College neighbourhoods are ‘like ghost towns’ as Jakarta university remains shut amid COVID-19, https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/indonesia-university-jakarta-depok-kukusan-ghost-town-covid-19-13592120

23 Dec 2020, Pandemic magnifies pre‐COVID‐19 U.S. higher education challenges, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/emt.30729

2021

9 Jan 2021, How Singapore Has Kept the Coronavirus Off Campus, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/09/world/asia/singapore-coronavirus-universities.html

15 Jan 2021, Colleges risk being COVID-19 super-spreaders, study shows, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20210115075331470

22 Jan 2021, China, Campuses face new lockdowns to halt spread of COVID-19, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20210122065253766

23 Jan 2021, Thinking about students with disabilities in the pandemic, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20210119103539813

23 Jan 2021, Do we need a new definition of education abroad post-COVID?, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20210119095105638

23 Jan 2021, The pandemic is taking higher education back to school, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20210118070559840