20 février 2017

KGIC placed into receivership, headed for sale after CIBT buys debt

By Beckie Smith. A financial entity set up by CIBT Education Group in Canada has bought and demanded full repayment of CAN$12.3m of debt owed by the troubled education provider KGIC, triggering a sequence of events that is likely to lead to the sale of KGIC in a matter of weeks. More...

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19 février 2017

Godot arrives: The Government WILL sell off income-contingent student loans

Today’s announcement on the sale of income-contingent student loans has been a long time coming. In fact it has been a decade since the Labour government passed the Sale of Student Loans Act 2008 and there have been numerous delays in the years since. More...

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Made in America: The growing weight of student loans

University Business LogoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. Historically, the notion that one can get a good education, work hard, and eventually create a better existence has been both an aspiration and an expectation. As the Financial Times described, education has been a "cultural imperative". More...

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For-profit law school faces crisis after losing federal loans

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Toni Valentine, a third-year law student, wanted to know if her school, Charlotte School of Law, was going to close, but it was not telling her. More...

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Student loans: What DeVos might do

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. After one of the more contentious Senate confirmation hearings in recent memory – and a first-ever vice presidential tie-breaking vote, Betsy DeVos has been confirmed as the new U.S. secretary of education. More...

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18 février 2017

Universities minister announces sale of student loan book

The Guardian homeBy. Critics question assurances that move will have no impact on those paying off loans and will generate £12bn for the exchequer. More...

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Tuition, Debt, and Graduate Creative Writing Programs

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. How certain are we that some MFA programs aren't "predatory?" Read more...

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Support for Income-Share Agreements Over Loans

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. When provided with specific information on what their monthly payments would be, more than half of students and parents in a national survey said they would prefer using an income-share agreement to traditional student loans for financing a college education, according to an American Enterprise Institute report released Thursday. Read more...

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10 février 2017

Universities eye austerity measures as student debt grows

Leading universities have reported sharp increases in student debt levels ahead of re-opening for the new academic year despite no fee increases last year, writes Roland Mpofu for The Sunday Independent. More...

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31 janvier 2017

Diploma students now eligible for government loans

Students pursuing diploma courses in line with national priority areas will soon start receiving educational loans following the scheduled amendments of the Higher Education Students' Loan Board Act contained in the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) No 4 Bill of 2016, writes Rose Athumani for Tanzania Daily News. More...

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