23 août 2016

Most expect to go to university but worry about fees

Half of young people who say they are likely to go to university are worried about the cost of higher education, according to a recent poll published by the Sutton Trust educational charity, writes Sally Weale for the Guardian. Read more...

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President slashes university fees after student protests

By Kudzai Mashininga. Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has bowed to pressure and slashed university fees following nationwide student protests that began last month and resulted in the arrest of more than 30 students. Read more...

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15 août 2016

Students call for tuition fees to be publicised

Freshmen to universities with financial autonomy have called on the universities to publicise tuition fees so that they and their families can manage the sum actively, reports Viet Nam News. Read more...

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Scottish universities fear Brexit shortfall from fees

Scottish universities have called for urgent action to address fears of a £60 million (US$78 million) funding shortfall caused by the Brexit vote, writes Andrew Denholm for Herald Scotland.
Students from European Union countries currently get their fees paid for them when they go to university here, but that will no longer be the case when Britain leaves the EU
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Looming crisis over university student fee hike plan

By Gilbert Nganga. Kenya’s university students are facing a defining moment following a stand-off between the government and university administrators over a plan to raise tuition fees from next year. Read more...

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19 juillet 2016

Fighting Tuition Hikes at Russian Universities

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2016By Joanna Hughes. The cost of higher education in Russia may skyrocket by as much as double in the year ahead, according to a report from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. And while this can hardly be construed as good news, a proposal from the Russian Student Union offers some hope of countering the effects of a rise in tuition. Let’s take a closer look at the government’s prediction, along with potentially mitigating strategies. More...

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18 juillet 2016

University denies home students are ‘losing out’

Scotland’s oldest university has hit back at suggestions that the higher education sector “prefers” fee-paying students from England over those from Scotland, writes Andrew Denholm for Herald Scotland. More...

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17 juillet 2016

Candidates join Clinton in push for tuition plan inspired by Sanders

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Senator Bernie Sanders has at last enthusiastically endorsed Hillary Clinton. Now Democratic Senate candidates are rallying around the push to ease college debt that Mrs. Clinton embraced last week to show Sanders supporters that she had adopted some of his political and policy ideals. More...

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Colleges brace for investment losses as tuition pushback mounts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. U.S. university endowments aren’t making money like they used to. And now some aren’t going to spend as much. More...

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Public colleges chase out-of-state students, and tuition

University Business LogoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. Over three generations, the Michael family forged a deep bond with the University of California, dating back nearly 50 years to when Jay Dee Michael Sr. was the university system’s vice president and chief lobbyist. More...

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