19 octobre 2017

Why Finland and Norway still shun university tuition fees – even for international students

The ConversationAll the Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden – provide higher education free of charge for their own citizens and, until recently, international students have been able to study free too. More...

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Understanding the increase in university fees – and what it means for students

The ConversationSome English universities clearly saw the vote by MPs in favour of the government’s proposed higher education reforms last month, as their cue to increase undergraduate fees in line with inflation. Because not shortly after the vote, a number of universities raised their advertised fees for 2017-18 over the current £9,000 cap. More...

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How Germany managed to abolish university tuition fees

The ConversationIf Germany has done it, why can’t we? That’s the question being asked by many students around the world in countries that charge tuition fees to university. From this semester, all higher education will be free for both Germans and international students at universities across the country, after Lower Saxony became the final state to abolish tuition fees. More...

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10 octobre 2017

PM pledges review of university funding, tuition fees

By Brendan O’Malley. The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced a review of the whole system of student finance and has declined to rule out a switch to a graduate tax. In the meantime, she pledged to freeze fee rises and raise the threshold at which student loans will be repaid. More...

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09 octobre 2017

Will New Zealand Abolish Tuition?

HomeBy John Morgan for Times Higher Education. Labor Party has a shot to win election this month, in part by pushing the issue. More...

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The Tuition-Reset Strategy

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Large number of private colleges plan tuition resets next year despite many experts’ view that the practice is a gimmick. The colleges hope to grow enrollment, contain student costs and prove critics wrong. But it won’t be easy. More...

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Fee for Honors

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Arizona State’s honors college fee, currently at $1,500 per year, has enabled explosive growth, leaders say. Critics worry about dissuading poor students from enrolling, but others say public institutions need new sources of revenue and ways to offer value to top students. More...

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State Funding Cuts Matter

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. For every $1,000 cut from per-student state and local appropriations, the average student can be expected to pay $257 more per year in tuition and fees -- and the rate is rising. More...

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Time to Reset Tuition?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Deep cuts in tuition rates are a hot topic for private college administrators worried that their high sticker prices are scaring away students, but experts warn against gimmicky strategies. More...

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Tuition Discounting: The Problem, not the Remedy

HomeIt’s an addiction, argues Frank H. Wu, and presidents, backed by boards, have to wean themselves off this drug. More...

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