Varsities act under review to allow student participation in politics
Section 15 of the Universities and University Colleges Act is being reviewed by the higher education ministry.
For some school-leavers, university no longer the destination of choice
Youngsters who decide against attending university say they can still contribute to society in many ways.
Afghan women banned from university 'for not following dress code'
The Taliban's higher education minister says women students have ignored Islamic instructions – including on what to wear or being accompanied by a male relative when travelling.
Police escorts, flight bans as half a million South Koreans sit key exam
Seoul's Education Ministry says 508,030 students were sitting for the annual nine-hour test this year, the results of which are crucial for securing spots at top universities.
Unfair matriculation and university admissions: From reaction to solution
We can mitigate the disappointment, and work toward a better balance of reward for excellence and equitable access for diverse groups, by rethinking three important issues.
How valuable is a university degree as economy, job market shift?
Some young people are choosing not to continue their education at a higher level despite long-held beliefs that this would open the door to a better life.
Who's to blame for graduate unemployment?
The proliferation of the number of graduates being produced does not tally with the number that the job market can absorb, making it hard for graduates to find a job.
Lack of funds see students dropping out of university
A handful of public university students are understood to have dropped out already, while others have voiced concern over the cost of living and other financial challenges.
Students at UK varsity up in arms over 'phallic' artwork given by Malaysian businessman
The Imperial College Union says the sculpture by prominent artist Antony Gormley may hurt the university's reputation.
First-class degree grads to be exempted from PTPTN loan repayment
Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob says this is to encourage the youth to work hard and score well in their studies.
The weight of the subsidy system on public universities
While government subsidies keep tuition fees low at public varsities, this could have a knock-on effect on other matters.
PM receives honorary medical doctorate from Japan university
The honorary doctorate was awarded in appreciation of his efforts and contributions in the fight against Covid-19.