21 novembre 2017

Students angry over fees hike and other issues

Students have reacted angrily at the raising of university fees to FCFA50,000 (US$90) as a harmonisation measure with other countries, as well as the withdrawal of student grants and lack of services. More...

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Zuma releases long-awaited fees commission report

By Sharon Dell. The long-awaited Heher Commission report into the feasibility of fee-free higher education and training has finally been released to the public by President Jacob Zuma, although South Africa still awaits Zuma’s pronouncement on its contents. More...

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11 novembre 2017

Eurydice publication: National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education 2017/18

Is there anywhere in Europe where students can study without paying fees? Which countries charge the highest fees? What kind of financial support is offered to students, and who actually receives it? Read this new report on student fee and support systems in Europe to find the answers to these questions and more. More...

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National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education – 2017/18

European Commission logoThis report aims to provide both an overview of the main features of national fee and support systems and more detailed information on each individual country. Forty-two national sheets present the reality of fees and financial support available to students in public or government-dependent private higher education institutions in short cycle, first and second cycle students in 2017/18. In particular, the publication describes the range of fees charged to national, EU and international students and specifies the categories of students that are required to pay, and those that may be exempt. More...

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Publication Eurydice: National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education – 2017/18 (uniquement en anglais)

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La publication Eurydice porte sur les frais (coût financier) et les systèmes d'aide aux étudiants dans l'enseignement supérieur. Le rapport fait une étude comparative entre les différents pays européens mais présente également les systèmes par pays. Plus...

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07 novembre 2017

Tension builds as HE sector awaits government’s fee plan

By Sharon Dell. Tension is mounting as the higher education sector continues to await the official release of the Heher Commission report on the feasibility of fee-free higher education – mere weeks before the end of the 2017 academic year and following last weekend’s leak of the report by national newspaper City Press. More...

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01 novembre 2017

Seuls les frais de scolarité peuvent compenser les baisses de ressources des écoles de management

Blog "HEDway" d'Olivier Rollot. La Fnege (Fondation nationale pour l’enseignement de la gestion des entreprises) vient de publier une étude intitulée Les ressources des écoles de management : la nouvelle donne. Plus...

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29 octobre 2017

Scolarité en SUP Agricole : +10,2%

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. Chroniques sur les droits d’inscription dans l’enseignement supérieur public. Gel pour les droits universitaires. Droits élevés et forte hausse dans l’enseignement supérieur agricole (dont les écoles vétérinaires). Plus...

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Tuition: Walking and Chewing Gum Simultaneously

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Since we’re talking tuition this week, I thought I’d take an opportunity to tee off on one of the weakest arguments out there on this subject.  You know, the one that goes like this:

  1. Higher Education is a Public Good
  2. Public Goods should be free
  3. Yay, free tuition.

There are actually two responses to this argument, one narrow and one broad. More...

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The Growing Importance of Fee Income

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. I made a little remark last week to the effect that on present trends, student fees would pass provincial funding as a source of revenue for universities by 2020-2021 and combined fed-prov government funding by 2025.  Based on my twitter feed, that seems to have got people quite excited.  But I should have been a little clearer about what I was saying. More...

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