06 janvier 2017

US: foreign student fee revenue filling public funding gaps

By Beckie Smith. Cuts in state funding for public research universities in the US has contributed to a large increase in international recruitment to these institutions, according to a new paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. More...

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German state to reintroduce fees for int’l students

By Natalie Marsh. A southwest state in Germany has announced plans to reintroduce tuition fees for international students from next year, in an attempt to fill a funding gap. More...

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05 janvier 2017

University of Alberta, MacEwan University vote to increase tuition for international students

Edmonton Journal	HomepageBy Juris Graney. International students studying at two of Edmonton’s largest universities will pay more starting next fall.

MacEwan University board of governors agreed this week to a 10-per-cent tuition increase to $18,240 from $16,590 in the next academic year and a five-per-cent increase to $19,140 in 2018/19. More...

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University of Manitoba covers strike-related bus fees

Video: 105-year-old Frenchman sets one-of-a-kind cycling recordBy . On Dec. 16, Winnipeg Transit notified the University of Manitoba Students Union (UMSU) that they would not extend students' fall term bus passes through until the end of term, which was pushed back to Jan. 18 due to the university’s faculty strike. Read more...

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28 décembre 2016

Rising tuition makes intersession and online courses a priority

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. As tuition continues to rise at the University of Connecticut, more students seek to graduate early in order to save time and money. Intersession courses are vital to early graduation, with Winter Session courses providing a convenient way to earn credits at an accelerated pace. More...

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18 décembre 2016

More on International Fees in Canadian Universities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Due to a few unexpected issues yesterday, we had to postpone the One Thought. With no further ado, here it is:
The day before yesterday we looked at what universities in different parts of the country are charging in terms of international tuition fees. More...

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Shrinking Egyptian Economy Could Cramp Social Sciences

By Mai Shams El-Din. Students at the American University in Cairo, studying in Egypt’s elite university, are protesting a planned 40 percent increase in tuition fees. More...

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Tuition hikes in store at some state universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Appointed by the California governor, 21-year-old Maggie White, a student trustee for the California State University system, spends her time traveling across the state to talk with legislators and students about the system's proposed tuition hike for in-state students. More...

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16 décembre 2016

Ontario maintains tuition fee cap for two more years

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy Simona Chiose. The Ontario government says it will maintain a cap on increases to undergraduate tuition of 3 per cent a year for the next two years, and promises that institutions that don’t meet student learning outcomes under a new funding formula will not see their grants cut. Read more...

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International students call foul on tuition increase

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "metronews.ca"By . A month after Alberta extended a tuition freeze for domestic students, the University of Alberta is considering hiking fees for international students, and some say that's discriminatory. Read more...

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