27 février 2018

Are college tuition waivers self-imposed budget cuts?

University Business Magazine logoState college and university tuition waivers totaling more than $138 million in the past year piqued the attention of state lawmakers Thursday as a budget subcommittee settled on base budget recommendations for the state's public education system. More...

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U-M socks away millions in endowment as families face rising tuition

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Michigan's decision to cut the spending rate from its nearly $11-billion endowment has sent millions of dollars each year to investment funds instead of today's students, a Detroit Free Press investigation found. More...

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Senate bill would raise tuition cap at Missouri public universities

University Business Magazine logoCollege students could start paying more for school if lawmakers agree to raise tuition caps. More...

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Creative industries fear tuition fees will kill supply of talent

The Guardian homeCosts put off students who fear being indebted, but there is a wider loss is to the economy. More...

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The tuition fee review is about saving the government money, not students

The Guardian homeIf the government cuts tuition fees most students won’t benefit, and universities will be left to plug the funding gap. More...

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26 février 2018

Tuition fees: key questions about the government review

The Guardian homeIt has been on the cards since the Conservatives promised a major review of funding across tertiary education in their election manifesto last May. With graduate debt running at £50,000 upwards, there has been growing concern about the cost of going to university and whether it represents value for money. More...

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Tuition fees: May's overhaul is 'clear, simple and wrong' answer

The Guardian homeThere’s a saying that for every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong. On tuition fees and student debt in England, both Theresa May and her new education secretary, Damian Hinds, are going for the “clear, simple and wrong” option. More...

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Scrap tuition fees. Graduate tax is a win-win for students – and everyone

The Guardian homeA graduate tax is the fairest way of financing university students because the more they earn, the more tax they pay. More...

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Vice-chancellors fear for financial outlook of UK higher education

The Guardian homeCuts in tuition fees could push some institutions towards insolvency, survey finds. More...

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Scottish universities demand say on tuition fees

Scottish universities have demanded a say on the future of tuition fees after British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a review of university funding, to be chaired by author and financier Philip Augar, writes Andrew Denholm for The Herald. More...

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