16 février 2015

Blade ‘not likely’ to agree to extra year of varsity study

http://mg.co.za/images/mg_original.jpgBy Bongani Nkosi. Extending degrees to prepare matrics for university may cut the dropout rate but would have cost implications for already cash-strapped students.
A Council on Higher Education proposal to extend tertiary undergraduate studies by a year to improve student performance stands a good chance of being snubbed by the government. More...

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Competition for masters’ students heats up at Dutch universities

A few years ago it would have been unthinkable, but now Dutch universities are competing with each other for master’s students, the Volkskrant reports on Wednesday.
Universities are advertising in each other’s magazines and hanging up posters on competing campuses to try to attract students. Amsterdam, for example, is focusing on attracting students from Leiden and Utrecht. Leiden is active in Amsterdam, Groningen, Rotterdam and Utrecht. Read more...

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