30 juillet 2017

Why would we scrap £9,000-a-year tuition fees when we know they work?

The Guardian homeWhat critics fail, or refuse, to understand is that our charges actually improve access to higher education by allowing universities to offer more places. More...

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How have tuition fees changed university life?

The Guardian homeWhether you attended or worked at university before or after tuition fees we’d like to hear your experiences. More...

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It’s delusional to think tuition fees are fair. Poorer students are being penalised

The Guardian homeThe less well-off are accruing far more debt than their richer peers, simply in order to obtain a degree. University funding needs urgent reform. More...

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Finally, an admission that the game is up on tuition fees

The Guardian homeMartin Harris, former director of the Office for Fair Access, argues that tuition fees should be revised, not abolished; Sally Hunt of the University and College Union says that the time has come for a proper debate on how we fund universities; Malcolm Ace points to the ticking timebomb of student loan debt. More...

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The Guardian view on abolishing student fees: easier to say than to do

The Guardian homeGraduates are seeing few of the benefits they were promised for their £9,000. But free university would mean hard choices. More...

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Young people have spoken: will they be heard over university fees and grants?

The Guardian homeWe ask whether the government should rethink student finance after the high youth election turnout. More...

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26 juillet 2017

Higher education fees are rising – so is it still worthwhile enrolling?

The ConversationThe government has announced a plan to increase university fees. Most bachelor degree students starting in 2018 would pay, depending on discipline, between A$700 to A$1,700 more than now. More...

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13 juillet 2017

This ‘House’ Doesn’t Win

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. In a twist on the college film, Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler portray parents in need of money to pay their daughter’s college tuition. Don’t expect discussion of 529 plans or free tuition states. More...

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12 juillet 2017

Bill proposes 25% hike in international student fees

The Knesset plenum recently passed a bill 32-0 that proposes allowing universities and colleges subsidised by the state to raise their annual tuition by up to 25% for international students, writes Udi Shaham for The Jerusalem Post. More...

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Tuition fee regime is no longer progressive, says IFS

By Brendan O’Malley. Universities in England are receiving 25% more funding per student per degree than they did before funding reforms in 2012. More...

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