11 juillet 2017

When Net Price Setting Pays Off

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. University of Dayton reports strong results for first class graduating under a financial aid plan keeping students' net tuition stable for four years, but considerable risks mean the idea might not always transfer well. More...

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British Election Restores Tuition Debate

HomeBy John Morgan for Times Higher Education. British university leaders must recognize young voters’ anger about tuition fees in the wake of the success of the Labour Party’s policy to introduce free higher education in England, according to members of Parliament who believe that the Conservatives’ “outdated market-driven” approach to funding is now under pressure. More...

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09 juillet 2017

Les frais d’inscription et le prix des restos U n’augmenteront pas à la rentrée

A la rentrée 2017, les frais d’inscription à l’université et le prix d’un ticket au resto U resteront stables. En revanche, les frais d’affiliation à l’assurance maladie universitaire augmentent de deux euros par rapport à l’année précédente.
Pour la troisième année consécutive, les frais d’inscriptions dans les établissements d’enseignement supérieur ne prendront pas un centime à la prochaine rentrée. Plus...

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07 juillet 2017

NRW brings back tuition fees for non-EU students

By Michael Gardner. North Rhine-Westphalia’s new conservative-liberal government has become the second of Germany’s 16 states to reintroduce tuition fees for non-European Union students. Fees were abolished under the predecessor Social Democrat-Green government. More...

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Five countries set to align university fees this year

By Christabel Ligami. Students in higher learning institutions from the five East African countries of Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi are likely, before the end of this year, to start paying the same fees for courses as part of wider plans to harmonise higher education in the region and increase student mobility. More...

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05 juin 2017

Queensland staff and students to suffer under Turnbull’s uni funding cuts and fee hikes

By Andrew MacDonald. The Turnbull government’s plan to cut $2.8 billion in teaching funding from universities while raising degree fees will hurt everyday staff and students in Queensland, says the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU). More...

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Forum Event - Australian Universities: Selling Students Short

By Andrew MacDonald. During the Australian Universities: Selling Students Short? event, an expert panel will explore the implications of policy changes which include a $2.8 billion university funding cut in the form of an efficiency dividend and higher degree fees for students. More...

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30 mai 2017

Debate over tuition fees heats up, boils over

The debate over tuition fees heated up, and briefly boiled over, following a recent seminar organised in Helsinki by the Finnish Economic Association, reports the Helsinki Times. More...

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Pledge to abolish university tuition fees needs honing

By Graeme Atherton. The UK Labour Party wants to abolish higher education tuition fees for students in England if it wins the general election next month. From as early as this September students would no longer be subject to the highest tuition fees on average of any country in the world. More...

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26 mai 2017

Scrapping tuition fees or scraping away the glue holding the sector together?

Yesterday, footage emerged of John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, announcing that Labour will scrap tuition fees if the party wins the General Election on 8 June. More...

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