06 août 2015

Unizin Offering “Associate” Membership For Annual $100k Fee

By Phil Hill. Alert unnamed readers prompted me after the last post on the Unizin contract to pursue the rumored secondary method of joining for $100k. You know who you are – thanks. Read more...

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05 août 2015

Is free college really free for all?

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. “Free college,” “free tuition,” “free community college” and “debt-free college,” have dominated recent discussions about college affordability. Sparked by growing anxiety over rising college prices and increasing student debt levels, these proposals appear compelling, at first glance. More...

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University drops tuition for community college grads

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. The Santa Fe University of Art and Design is offering discounted tuition to recent graduates of the Santa Fe Community College. 
SFCC grads who enroll in the university this fall in Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts programs can do so at a reduced annual tuition rate of just over $10,000. More...

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Where Do Foreign Students Face The Highest University Fees?

ForbesBy Niall McCarthy. Studying abroad can prove extremely expensive. Tuition fees vary widely across international universities, as do cost of living expenses. According to HSBC, the United States has the highest average annual fees for international students of any country worldwide – $24,914. Australia isn’t too far behind, with its annual university fees adding up to $24,081. More...

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Uni fee hike goes for broke

http://resources2.news.com.au/cs/australian/paid/images/sprite/logos.pngGet out your (imperial) tape measures: It was published earlier this week but a new index measuring the difference in salaries of males and females makes for depressing reading. Using ATO data, the Glass Ceiling Index found that of 433 occupations examined, only 22 had women earn more than men (5 per cent). More...

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Higher tuition fees reduce the risk of students dropping out of university

The ConversationBy . No student takes the decision lightly to drop out of university before completing their course – particularly if they’ve taken out large loans to pay for the tuition fees. My new research shows that when tuition fees go up, it actually decreases the risk of students dropping-out. More...

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Legal Aid vs private practice: do university fees dictate job choices?

The ConversationBy and . Despite Education Minister Christopher Pyne’s failure to get university fee deregulation passed in the Senate, it remains quite likely that fees will rise one way or another in the next few years. This could be through an increase in the cap on fees (as South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon has advocated), or via passage of some version of the deregulation legislation. More...

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04 août 2015

‘Too fixated on the price tag': Universities Canada president says tuition no barrier to education

https://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/metronewsca/templates/css/i/metro-226x90.pngBy Heide Pearson. The president of Universities Canada is “disregarding the realities” of today’s student by referring to the tuition levels young people are facing as not being an “insurmountable barrier,” says one student advocate. Read more...

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Tuition freeze and rollback to be detailed in interim supply bill, says minister

http://postmediacalgaryherald2.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/logo-header.pngBy Trevor Howell. Alberta’s new minister of advanced education promised Tuesday the NDP government’s interim supply bill would reveal how the party intends to fulfill its $33-million promise to freeze and roll back tuition.
“This is a really important concern for us just to make sure post-secondary education is accessible and affordable to all people,” Advanced Education Minister Lori Sigurdson said in an interview. More...

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Udacity Offers Half Your Tuition Back When You Graduate

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Our mission at Udacity is to help you succeed in your career and ultimately transform your life. More...

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