Tuition fees

20 février 2017

Rising fees for EU students, tougher controls could lose UK £2bn a year – study

By Beckie Smith. The UK economy could stand to lose as much as £2bn a year post-Brexit if the Home Office tightens controls on international students further, according to detailed economic modelling of the UK’s higher education system. More...

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19 février 2017

Private colleges must be part of tuition talk

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. While we applaud Gov. Cuomo for shining a light on college affordability with his recent proposal to offer tuition-free enrollment at SUNY and CUNY campuses, the initiative does not take into account the vital role Utica College and other private, not-for-profit institutions play in providing New York's families with affordable access to a quality education. More...

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Jordanian Student Suspended for Opposing Tuition Hike

By Hamad Othman. If the universities remain dependent on tuition as their main source of income, education will become exclusively for wealthy people, and will not be affordable for the general public. More...

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18 février 2017

USA Funds to Settle Suit on Loan Collection Fees

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The former loan guarantor USA Funds has agreed to pay $23 million to settle a lawsuit that challenged the right of such agencies to collect fees from borrowers who had defaulted on loans but started repaying them. Read more...

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31 janvier 2017

No increase in university tuition fees – Minister

There will be no increase in tuition fees for both public and private Egyptian universities, Higher Education Minister Ashraf El-Sheehy said last weekend, reports Ahram Online. More...

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Introducing fees for non-EU students is a game-changer

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The introduction of tuition fees for foreign students had only a marginal effect upon the more than SEK23 billion (US$2.6 billion) higher education budget in 2015. But it has been a game-changer at the vast majority of Swedish higher education institutions, which now take internationalisation work more seriously. More...

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28 janvier 2017

In The Midst of War, Syria Raises Enrollment Fees

By Mokhtar Alibrahim. At a time when power outages in Syrian cities last more than 14 hours a day and the public water supply to Damascus has been cut, the Syrian Ministry of Higher Education has announced that it will almost double the registration fees at public universities. More...

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Lawmakers target college tuition and access

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Legislators from both parties and both houses of the General Assembly gathered Tuesday to highlight more than 20 bills that they say would improve higher education in Virginia. More...

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Reimbursements for schools that provide tuition waivers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A bill to reimburse state schools that provide tuition waivers primarily for veterans and American Indian students was heard in the House Education committee on Monday. More...

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26 janvier 2017

'Students: boycott survey to stop cynical plan to raise fees'

The Guardian homeBySorana Vieru. The NSS represents big money in terms of university marketing – university student satisfaction scores are emblazoned over recruitment literature, and are used as a core component of institutional league tables. More...

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