13 décembre 2016

Universities announce maximum fee hikes for 2017

By Munyaradzi Makoni. In a move likely to set university management structures on a collision course with student protesters calling for free higher education, at least seven universities have made public their plans to increase fees in 2017. Read more...

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09 décembre 2016

International students praise Canada’s openness and affordable fees

By Beckie Smith. Competitive fees and attractive post-study work options are some of Canada’s most magnetic features drawing international students to its shores. More...

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$100,000 Degrees Just Won’t Go Away

By Paul Kniest. The recently released Grattan Institute report, Shared interest: a universal loan fee for HELP, recommends that the federal government should recoup the escalating costs associated with the various tertiary education student income contingent loan schemes under the umbrella of the Higher Education Loans Program (HELP) through the introduction of a universal 15% loan fee on all new HELP debt. More...

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Students being asked to pay more for nothing

By Andrew MacDonald. The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today came out in opposition to a proposal to charge a 15% loan fee on all HELP loans, including HECS loans for undergraduate students at public universities. More...

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05 décembre 2016

Police and students clash at Buea University

By Jane Marshall. Police clashed with students at the University of Buea during a student demonstration protesting about unpaid bonuses and against penalties imposed for late payment of fees. Read more...

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Students fear 40% tuition fee rise at elite university

The student leader spoke in English to the chanting crowd at the elite American University in Cairo. The leader, Amr El-Alfy (20), told his peers that he was frustrated over the university administration’s lack of clarity about whether tuition would rise by as much as 40% in response to Egypt’s flailing economy and floating currency, write Diaa Hadid and Nour Youssef for The New York Times. Read more...

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Universities slam ‘elitist’ fee deregulation plans

Universities have slammed a series of the Turnbull government's fee-deregulation proposals in submissions released by the Federal Department of Education last week, write Eryk Bagshaw and Timna Jacks for The Sydney Morning Herald. Read more...

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Ministry scraps fee exemption for Darfur students

Sudan’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has issued a circular cancelling the decision to exempt Darfur students at universities and higher learning institutions from payment of tuition fees, reports Radio Tamazuj. Read more...

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High tuition, hungry students on U.S. college campuses

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. If there's one thing Angela Warner has learned in her time running a food pantry in Albany's Pine Hills neighborhood, it's that you can't put a label on the hungry. More...

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04 décembre 2016

Tuition Revenue Growth Projected for Private Colleges

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Private colleges and universities are expected to post higher net tuition revenue growth than their public counterparts in the 2017 fiscal year, according to a new report released Tuesday by Moody’s Investors Service. Read more...

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