02 novembre 2015

South African tuition protests turn violent as police use stun grenades on students

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy Geoffrey York. Riot police hurled dozens of stun grenades at unarmed student protesters who had broken through police barriers at South Africa’s Parliament on Wednesday as a university protest movement escalated to unprecedented heights. Read more...

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01 novembre 2015

SNP minister defends free university tuition despite bursary cuts for poor

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . Angela Constance insists university tuition must remain 'free' for wealthy Scots as figures show a drop in grants and bursaries for poor youngsters. More...

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The discontent of South Africa’s students goes beyond fees

By Martin Hall. The country’s young are angry about more than just tuition costs, which is why solutions are difficult, says Martin Hall. More...

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Universities set to charge fees for foreign students

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The Finnish government plans to introduce a minimum tuition fee for students from outside the European Union or the European Economic Area from 1 January and give higher education institutions the freedom to set higher levels. Read more...

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30 octobre 2015

Droits d’inscription à la fac : faut-il les augmenter ?

logo-sud-ouestLe nombre d’étudiants connaît une hausse sans précédent : environ 50 000 étudiants de plus sur les bancs des universités, qui manquent de moyens pour accueillir convenablement cet afflux
Le contexte. Le nombre d'étudiants connaît, en cette rentrée 2015, une hausse sans précédent : environ 50 000 étudiants de plus, sur 2,5 millions en tout, dont 1,6 million sur les bancs des universités. Lesquelles manquent de moyens pour accueillir convenablement cet afflux. Voir l'article...

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29 octobre 2015

Universités : une « grande différence » de frais d’inscription en Europe

Par Antoine Desprez. Fournissant des informations sur les systèmes éducatifs européens, Eurydice a remis son rapport annuel concernant les frais d’inscription. Le réseau relève une « grande différence » dans ce domaine, au niveau de l’acquittement des frais et des systèmes de bourses. L’intégralité du rapport est disponible en ligne, en voici les principales informations. Voir l'article...

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25 octobre 2015

Joining Together to Move the Conversation on Tuition-Free College Forward

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy Walter G. Bumphus - Evolllution. Today more than ever, a postsecondary education is critical to success in the labor market. However, costs for higher education are skyrocketing and the discussion around access and completion has dominated national discourse. Two-year colleges are providing some fascinating solutions to these challenges. Starting in Tennessee and spreading across the country, the tuition-free community college movement is driving home the idea that higher education should be accessible to anyone willing to work for it. More...

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21 octobre 2015

South African police hold 23 as students protest tuition fee-hike plan

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "euronews.com logo"By Nqobile Dludla. South African students burnt tyres and threw up barricades at their Cape Town campus, leading to 23 arrests on Tuesday, as protests hit universities across the country over plans to hike tuition fees. 
Students barricaded the entrances at University of Cape Town (UCT) and refused to leave, while their peers at Johannesburg’s University of the Witwatersrand, where protests dubbed #FeesMustFall on Twitter began on Oct. 13, overturned vehicles driving into the campus, local media reported. More...

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20 octobre 2015

Part-time undergraduates in England hit hard by rising fees

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifIn his plea for the return of student grants (From children’s centres to student grants: a few items for the policy wish list, Education, 29 September), Bill Rammell repeats the canard that significant increases in tuition fees have not deterred access to higher education. More...

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Australian government shelves plan to uncap fees

By John Morgan. New education minister Simon Birmingham announces at THE summit in Melbourne that controversial policy will not come in next year. More...

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