15 avril 2017

Higher ed bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Another tuition freeze could be on the horizon for students at Minnesota State colleges and universities. More...

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State fails to address soaring higher ed tuition

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. University of Oregon President Michael Schill recently notified students that tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is proposed to increase roughly 10.6 percent for in-state students and 3 percent for out-of-state students. More...

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'Snooki' college speaker fee bill passes

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Six years after "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi earned $32,000 for a Rutgers University speaking gig, state lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill that would cap how state money is used to pay for speeches at public universities. More...

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Student approval ratings are abysmal – universities need effective regulation

The Guardian homeBy. With high fees comes a duty for universities to provide value for money, but the higher education bill offers no hope that performances will scrutinised. More...

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14 avril 2017

Bid to introduce student tuition fees finds resistance

A proposal by the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy to allow higher education institutions to introduce tuition fees for students from Finland and the rest of the European Economic Area has been met with resistance from the ranks of the Finnish government, writes Aleksi Teivainen for Helsinki Times. More...

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Court rules that half of US student's fee must be repaid

By Jan Petter Myklebust. Svea Hovrätt, the Court of Appeal, on 6 April endorsed the verdict in the lower court that Mälardalen University College has to repay tuition fees paid by an international student for a course that was found not to be of sufficient quality. More...

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13 avril 2017

University tuition fees back on the election agenda

By Michael Gardner. With elections ahead in Germany, the issue of tuition fees in higher education has resurfaced. While the Social Democrats reject fees, views are split among, and even within, some of the other parties. More...

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12 avril 2017

Fees for international students put on election agenda

By Jan Petter Myklebust. Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen said the Conservative Party will include a proposal to introduce “moderate tuition fees” for students from outside the European Economic Area, or EEA, in its party manifesto for the general election this autumn. More...

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Appeal heard against international student fee ruling

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The university that was successfully sued by an international student over the quality of its provision in a course for which she paid tuition fees, has been to the court of appeal to try to have the verdict of the district court annulled. More...

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10 avril 2017

Les droits de scolarité des élèves ingénieurs explosent

Par Paul de Coustin. En trois ans, les droits de scolarité de CentraleSupélec ont explosé. La grande école publique, née de la fusion entre Centrale Paris et Supélec en 2015, fera payer 3500 euros par an à ses étudiants à la rentrée 2017. Une fortune quand on sait qu’avant 2015, les étudiants de Centrale Paris ne payaient que 620 euros par an. Voir l'article...

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