CONAHEC News and Information

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Qatar University has topped a list of the world’s most international institutions, based on data from the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016.

The Middle Eastern institution, which was ranked in the 601-800 band in the overall rankings, knocked Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) off pole position to fourth place for the first time in six years.


Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

The United Kingdom is the global leader in high-quality undergraduate education for international students, with international undergraduate students rating the UK number one for student satisfaction, ahead of the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany and New Zealand, the research found. The UK also "excels in teaching and learning”, according to research released by the UK Higher Education International Unit at Universities UK.

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

MNA: This is an unprecedented initiative on the part of the Mexican government, that was launched in 2013, by President Peña Nieto and President Obama, and the rationale is if Mexico is the third economic partner to the US, we are to be the third educational partner. The number one partner in terms of education is China, they mobilise close to 300,000 students, faculty, teachers to the US – that gives you an idea of the strategy that China has in terms of internationalisation worldwide. The second place is held by India, and the third place is held by Korea.

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Announcing the initiative, Minister of Public Education Aurelio Nuño Mayer said he hopes to realise his ambition that “In 10 or 20 years, the country will be bilingual”, despite concerns about a shortage of qualified English language teachers in Mexico. "English is the language through which we can all communicate; it is a tool and cornerstone for professional development and to modernise,” he said. As of next year, all state schools will be required to provide English language teaching to pupils from the age of six.  

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

More than one million Mexicans and their families, including US-born children, returned to Mexico from 2009 to 2014 after living in the US, ... more

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Although SUNY Oswego has a study abroad participation rate of over 20 percent—more than double the national average—campus leaders have recognized the need to deliver global learning to all students.

That’s why Provost Lorrie Clemo, a member of the ACE Fellows Class of 2007-08, authorized the university’s Institute for Global Engagement (IGE), under the direction of IGE director Ulises Mejias, to create a series of faculty development awards to encourage course internationalization.


Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

The number of researchers has risen by 21% to 7.8 million since 2007 with a corresponding explosion in scientific publications, according to the newly-released UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030. But 72% of the world’s researchers can still be found in the European Union, China, Russia, the United States and Japan

The European Union remained world leader with a 22.2% share of researchers, but since 2011 China (19.1%) has overtaken the US (16.7%), as predicted in the UNESCO Science Report 2010

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

The 2015 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, finds the number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities had the highest rate of growth in 35 years, increasing by 10 percent to a record high of 974,926 students in the 2014-15 academic year. 

Friday, Nov. 06, 2015

La Junta de Gobierno de la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico anuncio este viernes al sustituto del doctor Jose Narro Robles.