Tuition fees

05 juin 2017

Queensland staff and students to suffer under Turnbull’s uni funding cuts and fee hikes

By Andrew MacDonald. The Turnbull government’s plan to cut $2.8 billion in teaching funding from universities while raising degree fees will hurt everyday staff and students in Queensland, says the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU). More...

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Forum Event - Australian Universities: Selling Students Short

By Andrew MacDonald. During the Australian Universities: Selling Students Short? event, an expert panel will explore the implications of policy changes which include a $2.8 billion university funding cut in the form of an efficiency dividend and higher degree fees for students. More...

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30 mai 2017

Debate over tuition fees heats up, boils over

The debate over tuition fees heated up, and briefly boiled over, following a recent seminar organised in Helsinki by the Finnish Economic Association, reports the Helsinki Times. More...

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Pledge to abolish university tuition fees needs honing

By Graeme Atherton. The UK Labour Party wants to abolish higher education tuition fees for students in England if it wins the general election next month. From as early as this September students would no longer be subject to the highest tuition fees on average of any country in the world. More...

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26 mai 2017

Scrapping tuition fees or scraping away the glue holding the sector together?

Yesterday, footage emerged of John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, announcing that Labour will scrap tuition fees if the party wins the General Election on 8 June. More...

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Students support Labour but don’t trust them on fees, according to HEPI / YouthSight poll

Last week, HEPI and YouthSight polled over 1,000 full-time undergraduate students entitled to vote. More...

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Tuition fee reforms and international mobility

OECD iLibraryIn most countries with available data, public educational institutions charge different tuition fees for national and foreign students enrolled in the same programme.
In Australia, Austria, Canada, New Zealand and the United States, foreign students pay on average about twice or more the tuition fees charged to national students.
In Australia and New Zealand, the estimated revenue from foreign students’ tuition fees exceeds one-quarter of the total expenditure on tertiary educational institutions.
Recent reforms in Denmark, New Zealand and Sweden show that changes in foreign students’ fees are reflected by changes in the number of international new entrants. More...

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25 mai 2017

Budget committee keeps labor commission, dumps tech college tuition freeze

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Legislature’s Republican-controlled budget committee ditched Gov. Scott Walker’s proposals to cut a century-old labor review commission and freeze technical college tuition. More...

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Allianz expands tuition protection offerings to colleges and universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Allianz Global Assistance announced today new tuition protection plans to improve financial security for students and their families. More...

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Corbyn needs to find £10bn a year to make good on tuition fee pledge

The Guardian homeLabour leader would have to find substantial sum to honour commitment made in his leadership race to scrap fees. More...

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