29 août 2016

Fees fiasco threatens future of top African universities

By Munyaradzi Makoni. South Africa’s battle over tuition fees is far from over, generating instability across the sector and simmering student protests. Last week the government revealed that 16 out of 26 (62%) public institutions – including Africa’s top universities – could face financial distress if fees do not rise, and could have a nearly R4 billion (US$279 million) funding shortfall for 2017-18. More...

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Does charging for tuition reduce access?

By John Aubrey Douglass and Patrick Lapid. In an era of significant disinvestment in public higher education by state governments in the United States, many public universities are moving towards a ‘progressive tuition model’ that attempts to invest approximately one-third of tuition income into institutional financial aid for lower-income and middle-class students. More...

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28 août 2016

English universities to raise tuition fees for first time since they trebled

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Universities in England have started telling potential students that their tuition fees will go up across the board from next year, the first rise since fees were nearly trebled to £9,000 in 2012. More...

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Fall in state-school university entrants since tuition fees hit £9,000

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says government ‘slamming the doors’ on talented students on low incomes. More...

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Most expect to go to university but worry about fees

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Group behind poll, the Sutton Trust, criticises end of maintenance grants which will ‘load poorer students with more debt’. More...

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I'm British, so why should I have to pay international student fees for a master's?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByDear Jeremy. I’ve been working abroad for the past three years, which apparently means I do not qualify for ‘home student’ status and the lower fees that entails. More...

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Will the Teaching Excellence Framework be a licence for universities to raise fees?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. If properly implemented the TEF could improve university teaching, but its link with tuition fees must be cut once and for all. More...

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27 août 2016

Understanding the increase in university fees – and what it means for students

The ConversationBy . Some English universities clearly saw the vote by MPs in favour of the government’s proposed higher education reforms last month, as their cue to increase undergraduate fees in line with inflation. Because not shortly after the vote, a number of universities raised their advertised fees for 2017-18 over the current £9,000 cap. More...

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Should students pay different fees for university courses?

The ConversationBy  and . Vice-chancellors in Australia are calling for the government to reform how student fees and funding rates are set for different courses. More...

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Explainer: how student fees are set for different university courses

The ConversationBy . The issue of how universities are funded across their different courses has been an ongoing but unresolved debate over the past decade. More...

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