05 mars 2018

Minister looking for a revolution in accountability

By Brendan O’Malley. A week after British Prime Minister Theresa May announced a year-long review of tertiary education, Sam Gyimah, the new universities minister, signalled that the government is committed to maintaining a funding system that relies on allowing universities to charge high tuition fees. More...

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03 mars 2018

Two Final Arguments about Free Fees

By Alex Usher. Yesterday when talking about the bad arguments for universal free fees, I left out two of the more common arguments.  One of them I left out because it’s genuinely a much trickier argument to negotiate (and hence not one of the “ten bad arguments”) and the other because I plain forgot. More...

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Roll On, Targeted Free Tuition

By Alex Usher. I’ve written a few times over the years about the spread of Targeted Free Tuition (TFT) programs.  Starting in Chile and Ontario in 2016 (after a false start in the UK in the late 1990s), they have started to spread around the world.  There are three new spots where the program is either now in place or under consideration, so I thought I would keep you all up to date on its spread. More...

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02 mars 2018

Arts on the cheap? Time for a return to evidence-based policymaking

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"HEPI’s new research paper on differential fees is the first – and welcome – challenge to some pre-conceived political positions in this forthcoming debate. More...

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Two-thirds of students reject differential tuition fees for different courses

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"The Higher Education Policy Institute (www.hepi.ac.uk) is publishing a paper on the idea of having different tuition fees for different degrees. More...

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What do students really think about tuition fees?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"Each year, as part of the HEPI / HEA Student Academic Experience Survey, we ask thousands of full-time undergraduate students who should pay for the costs of teaching. Their views are not as simple as might be expected. More...

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28 février 2018

Another tuition hike looming for Pa. state university students?

University Business Magazine logoStudents who attend the 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education saw tuition jump 3.5 percent this school year — and next year might not be any better. More...

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Trinity to charge $71,660 next year

University Business Magazine logoNext year, Trinity College students will be charged $71,660 for tuition, room and board and fees — making it likely to be the most expensive college in the state and the first Connecticut school to pass the $70,000 mark. More...

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27 février 2018

UW Regents to consider raising tuition at three schools

University Business Magazine logoUniversity of Wisconsin System regents are considering raising tuition for nonresident and graduate students at three institutions next year. More...

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US state systems freeze tuition fees as enrolment falters

University Business Magazine logoGrowing numbers of US state university systems are predicted to freeze tuition fees in response to faltering enrollment levels, but a leading researcher has warned that this could undermine efforts to widen participation. More...

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