31 janvier 2017

No increase in university tuition fees – Minister

There will be no increase in tuition fees for both public and private Egyptian universities, Higher Education Minister Ashraf El-Sheehy said last weekend, reports Ahram Online. More...

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Introducing fees for non-EU students is a game-changer

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The introduction of tuition fees for foreign students had only a marginal effect upon the more than SEK23 billion (US$2.6 billion) higher education budget in 2015. But it has been a game-changer at the vast majority of Swedish higher education institutions, which now take internationalisation work more seriously. More...

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28 janvier 2017

In The Midst of War, Syria Raises Enrollment Fees

By Mokhtar Alibrahim. At a time when power outages in Syrian cities last more than 14 hours a day and the public water supply to Damascus has been cut, the Syrian Ministry of Higher Education has announced that it will almost double the registration fees at public universities. More...

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Lawmakers target college tuition and access

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Legislators from both parties and both houses of the General Assembly gathered Tuesday to highlight more than 20 bills that they say would improve higher education in Virginia. More...

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Reimbursements for schools that provide tuition waivers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A bill to reimburse state schools that provide tuition waivers primarily for veterans and American Indian students was heard in the House Education committee on Monday. More...

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26 janvier 2017

'Students: boycott survey to stop cynical plan to raise fees'

The Guardian homeBySorana Vieru. The NSS represents big money in terms of university marketing – university student satisfaction scores are emblazoned over recruitment literature, and are used as a core component of institutional league tables. More...

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25 janvier 2017

New model to harmonise higher education fees

The Inter-University Council for East Africa is working to introduce a tool for calculating unit costs to help harmonise higher education fees, as part of its contribution to promoting equal opportunities for all higher education students in the region, writes James Karuhanga for The New Times. Read more...

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Price, Cost, and Fees

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. When I interviewed for the job I eventually got at Holyoke, the president there asked if I had any questions. Read more...

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17 janvier 2017

Budget scraps tuition fees for all state universities

By Elvira Ramirez-Cohn. The first budget under the administration of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, signed into law on 22 December, includes allocations to scrap tuition fees in all state universities and colleges from the 2017 academic year, as part of a significant increase in the country’s education budget. Read more...

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08 janvier 2017

Threatening tuition hike, Oregon universities demand funding increase

University Business LogoSubmitted by Steven Wyman. The presidents of Oregon’s seven public universities are telling legislative leaders they need a big funding increase to keep tuition down. That’s the main message in a letter the university presidents intend to send to legislative leaders this week. More...

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