08 octobre 2016

Rethinking college tuition remission

University Business LogoBy Nancy Mann Jackson. Almost 90 percent of colleges and universities offer tuition remission benefits to their employees and employees’ dependents. More...

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Three ways to fix college tuition pricing

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In a Washington Post opinion column last week, Danielle Allen was right to say that the tuition number the federal government requires colleges to publish is useless. More...

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College tuition and fees increase 63 percent since Jan. '06

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Back to school season is here! Whether your kids are off to nursery school, college, or a private elementary or high school, paying for tuition, housing, textbooks, and other school-related expenses may pose a challenge to the family budget. More...

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Where U.S. college tuition has increased the most since 2000

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For many Americans, a college education comes with a heavy financial burden. Over the years, tuition has continued to rise steadily at U.S. public colleges with the average yearly amount increasing 80 percent between 2000 and 2014, according to ProPublica. More...

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07 octobre 2016

Back home and in debt: life after university tuition fees

The Guardian homeBy. When university tuition costs nearly trebled from £3,375 a year to £9,000 in 2012, students were promised value for money, more choice and higher lifetime earnings than non-graduates. But the first students to pay the new fees, many of whom graduated last summer, are not having it easy. More...

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How universities went on a building spree as tuition fees pour in

The Guardian homeBy, and . A spending spree on university buildings is great for research, but students may wonder if there are links to their debt. More...

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03 octobre 2016

Free education is possible if South Africa moves beyond smoke and mirrors

The ConversationBy , , , , and . South Africa’s universities are once again in uproar. Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has outlined how higher education should deal with fee increments for 2017. His announcement sparked anger and a great deal of confusion. More...

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Student fees, the petite bourgeoisie and the Treasury

University World News Global EditionBy Nico Cloete. During the announcement by Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, about the government’s response to the student fees standoff, he frequently made reference to the ‘poor and the working class’ as one group, the ‘missing middle’ as another, and those who earn more than R600,000 (US$43,300) annually as a third group – bringing class into the higher education debate. Read more...

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01 octobre 2016

Tuition in South Africa: Economics, Politics, and Defiance

By Damtew Teferra. The South African higher education sector has been in paralysis for a while and now engulfed in student protests. Read more...

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26 septembre 2016

Fees commission weighs in on fee increase issue

The commission of inquiry into higher education fees, established by President Jacob Zuma, has its sights on finding a long-term solution, not the current turbulence rocking the sector, chairperson of the inquiry, Judge Jonathan Arthur Heher, said on Wednesday, reports eNCA. Read more...

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