31 juillet 2017

Tuition discounting: Not a bargain?

University Business LogoFour-year private institutions continue to rely on—and increase—tuition discounts to attract students, but the strategy is not improving the bottom line. More...

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Students promise to pay tuition fees

University Business LogoWhile the concept may seem unnecessary, a formal document—signed by each student—that states tuition payments are, in fact, expected is now required by a majority of colleges. More...

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University contracts could help students sue if tuition is poor

The Guardian homeMinister Jo Johnson proposes legal ‘consumer’ protection but critics dismiss idea for ignoring issues like tuition fees. More...

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Tuition fees have been a force for good, but their flaws need addressing urgently

The Guardian homeThere is no justification for charging students interest at 3% over inflation, or the huge debts they incur. The chancellor must fix this in his next budget. More...

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The party’s over – how tuition fees ruined university life

The Guardian homeWith the poorest undergraduates now racking up £57,000 of debt, the traditional student lifestyle – all alcohol, sex and essay crises – is being replaced by an enormous pressure to succeed. Has turning education into a commodity had a damaging effect. More...

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It's time to radically rethink university tuition fees

The Guardian homeTaxpayers, companies and students all benefit from higher education. It’s only fair that we start splitting the bill more evenly. More...

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It's not about whether we charge tuition fees – in Wales we've found a third way

The Guardian homeThe focus on whether English universities should charge tuition fees skirts around the important question of maintenance support. Wales is one step ahead. More...

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University tuition fees haven't failed – but they need a second look

The Guardian homeThe current tuition fee regime is socially progressive and keeps our universities afloat. But students need to feel they’re getting a fair deal. More...

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The big issue: tuition fees should reflect the real cost of each degree course

The Guardian homeStudents deserve to see itemised bills from universities. More...

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30 juillet 2017

The end of tuition fees is on the horizon – universities must get ready

The Guardian homeInstitutions embracing the government’s gold, silver and bronze ratings may find history quickly turning against them. More...

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