26 novembre 2016

National systems for student fees and support systems in Europe – Eurydice report

Eurydice has published a report that looks into student fees and support systems across Europe for 2016/2017 study year. The report provides an overview of key developments in Europe in this area, as well as more detailed national case studies. See more...

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Lawmaker takes aim at Texas college tuition hikes

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. College tuition at public universities in Texas would be capped, with future increases largely limited to the rate of inflation. More...

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Tuition increases on the table for R.I.'s public institutions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Students at Rhode Island’s public colleges and university could see a tuition hike next year. The state Board of Education is slated to vote Wednesday on a proposal that would increase the cost of Rhode Island College by about $600 a year. More...

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Fight against tuition benefits for undocumented immigrants continues in California

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. At the heart of the case is whether the regents overstepped their bounds when they approved adopting a series of benefits for students who are also undocumented immigrants. More...

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Universities and NUS plan boycott of flagship teaching rankings

The Guardian homeBy . Vice-chancellors and students protest over government ranking system, the Teaching Excellence Framework, which will be linked to tuition fees. More...

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Wales unveils means-tested university grants of up to £11,000 a year

The Guardian homeBy . Assembly will replace universal tuition grant with benefits and loans system from September 2018 to help poorest students. More...

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Metrics for Money

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. U of Illinois System and some legislators back plan to end budget impasse by putting limits on tuition increases and out-of-state enrollments. Read more...

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21 novembre 2016

Minister orders fees freeze after student protests

Following two student demonstrations in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Minister for Higher and University Education Théophile Mbemba has ordered universities not to increase fees or other charges this academic year. Read more...

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16 novembre 2016

South Africa: Fees must fall (Advocate 23 03)

By Jeannie Rea. The current South African student protests are the biggest mobilisations of students since the end of apartheid. The ‘Fees Must Fall’ protests are of such magnitude that they could close down the higher education system. More...

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12 novembre 2016

A regulatory tweak could unlock billions for South African student fees

The ConversationBy . A number of smart suggestions have been offered to plug South Africa’s higher education funding gap. One that’s been mooted involves innovative long term development bonds. More...

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