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Hungary's PM Orban rebuffs EU criticism of university law

The European Commission on Wednesday opened a legal case against Hungary over a new higher education law that threatens to shut down a George Soros-backed university in…

The European Commission on Wednesday opened a legal case against Hungary over a new higher education law that threatens to shut down a George Soros-backed university in…

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Hungarians protest at government moves to restrict NGOs

Tens of thousands of protesters have held a day of rallies in the Hungarian capital to oppose government policies seen as limiting academic freedom and intimidating civic…

Tens of thousands of protesters have held a day of rallies in the Hungarian capital to oppose government policies seen as limiting academic freedom and intimidating civic…

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Protests in Hungary after president signs new university law

A further, albeit smaller, protest was held in Budapest on Monday night after Hungary’s president signed a controversial law which critics say targets foreign…

A further, albeit smaller, protest was held in Budapest on Monday night after Hungary’s president signed a controversial law which critics say targets foreign…

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Three die in California primary school shooting

Police in California have identified the gunman who shot dead a teacher and wounded two pupils, one of the fatally.

Police in California have identified the gunman who shot dead a teacher and wounded two pupils, one of the fatally.

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Hungary defies protests to pass into law 'anti-Soros' university bill

Hungary’s president signed into law on Monday a controversial bill on foreign universities seen as targeting an international school founded by US financier George…

Hungary’s president signed into law on Monday a controversial bill on foreign universities seen as targeting an international school founded by US financier George…

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Hungarians march in support of Soros-backed university

An estimated 70,000 Hungarians turned out on Sunday calling for free education and demanding that the government withdraws legislation which could force out one of the country’s top international…

An estimated 70,000 Hungarians turned out on Sunday calling for free education and demanding that the government withdraws legislation which could force out one of the country’s top international…

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Everything you need to know about the Central European University controversy

The Hungarian government has moved to close down the George Soros-funded Central European University in Budapest, triggering a wave of protests and claims academic freedom is under threat.

The Hungarian government has moved to close down the George Soros-funded Central European University in Budapest, triggering a wave of protests and claims academic freedom is under threat.

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EU criticism mounts of Hungary's crackdown on foreign universities

There is criticism from the European Commission’s president over controversial moves by Hungary’s prime minister to crackdown on foreign universities.

There is criticism from the European Commission’s president over controversial moves by Hungary’s prime minister to crackdown on foreign universities.

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MEPs call for infringement process against Hungary

Politicians across the European Parliament have denounced moves in Hungary, which could force out the Central European University – funded by George Soros – despite…

Politicians across the European Parliament have denounced moves in Hungary, which could force out the Central European University – funded by George Soros – despite…

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Hungary: university legislation dispute spills out onto the streets

Hungary’s right-wing government says it will not backtrack on a new draft law staff at a foreign-funded university in Budapest say will force it out of the…

Hungary’s right-wing government says it will not backtrack on a new draft law staff at a foreign-funded university in Budapest say will force it out of the…

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Guterres urges Syrian girls to continue their studies

UN Secretary General António Guterres encourages young Syrian women to aim for government positions in the future

UN Secretary General António Guterres encourages young Syrian women to aim for government positions in the future

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'World's best teacher' wins $1 million prize

A Canadian who works in a remote school among the Inuit community in the Arctic has been named as the world’s best teacher.

A Canadian who works in a remote school among the Inuit community in the Arctic has been named as the world’s best teacher.

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Daughter must repay €24,000 to father after studying too slowly

It might not be uncommon for parents to support their children through university, but one Austrian father has had enough of supporting his daughter.

It might not be uncommon for parents to support their children through university, but one Austrian father has had enough of supporting his daughter.

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Egyptian military to print high school exam papers to curb leakage

After last year's national high school examination leakage, Egypt's education ministry is proposing to use the military to strengthen efforts in preventing exam malpractices.

After last year's national high school examination leakage, Egypt's education ministry is proposing to use the military to strengthen efforts in preventing exam malpractices.

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ERASMUS at 30: what next?

The ERASMUS programme celebrates its 30th birthday this year.

The ERASMUS programme celebrates its 30th birthday this year.

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Why your big brother has an advantage in life

First-born children get more attention from their parents which leads to better results in life, a study has suggested.

First-born children get more attention from their parents which leads to better results in life, a study has suggested.

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How will Brexit affect European students and UK’s higher education? - Opinion

Reduced funding, restricted access to talent, and potentially visa requirements imposed on EU-nationals, will have a catastrophic impact on UK universities.Such changes will undermine the UK’s industrial base and the reputation of our world class universities.

Reduced funding, restricted access to talent, and potentially visa requirements imposed on EU-nationals, will have a catastrophic impact on UK universities.Such changes will undermine the UK’s industrial base and the reputation of our world class universities.