15 mai 2017

New president to reduce tuition fees, jobs favouritism

By Aimee Chung. South Korea’s newly elected president, Moon Jae-in, has made breaking down the near-monopoly of the country’s top universities on the best jobs a cornerstone of his campaign and has repeated a pledge made by different parties in past elections to bring down tuition fees – which are among the highest in the world. More...

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Labour party plans to abolish university tuition fees

By Brendan O’Malley. The Labour Party, currently the main opposition party, will abolish university tuition fees “once and for all” if it wins power at the general election, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell announced on 10 May in Mansfield. It will also restore maintenance grants. More...

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09 mai 2017

Tuition fees and cuts hit internationalisation of HE

By Jan Petter Myklebust. Finland is facing a sharp drop in applications by non-European Union and European Economic Area, or non-EU/EEA, students and an outflow of scientists, according to media reports. The introduction of tuition fees for international students and cuts in university funding are being blamed. More...

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02 mai 2017

Under pressure to contain tuition, colleges scramble for other revenue

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The complex of plastic-covered greenhouses just off Route 220 could belong to any rural American roadside farm stand. More...

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Another tuition hike likely for ECC students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Tuition currently is $4,733 per year – 43 percent more than in 2010, which is the last time that ECC students did not see a year-to-year tuition hike. A 3 percent increase for 2017-18 would push tuition to $4,875. More...

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2017 higher education reform: cuts to universities, higher fees for students

The ConversationThe government have released their proposed higher education reform.
There are some welcome initiatives, such as legislating ongoing support for the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) which supports access and equity in universities. This will be popular and is a good move for students. More...

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29 avril 2017

Ga. public college students to pay higher tuition

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The state’s Board of Regents voted Tuesday to raise tuition by 2 percent at 28 state colleges and universities including its flagship school, the University of Georgia, and its largest institutions such as Georgia State, Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State University. More...

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Brown drops application fees for low- income students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Brown University is dropping application fees for low-income students following a student campaign run by student leaders from elite universities. More...

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State Board approves tuition and fees for Idaho public institutions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Idaho State Board of Education has approved resident student tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 academic year for the state's public, four-year higher education institutions and Eastern Idaho Technical College. More...

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Minn. Legislature eyes making student fees optional at state institutions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Fees that help pay for health and recreation centers, school newspapers, student government, collegiate athletics and other campus groups would be optional at Minnesota’s public colleges and universities under a measure moving at the Capitol. More...

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