Starting out is getting more and more expensive.
With high fees and COVID restrictions in place, student satisfaction in England is on the downturn. How should they think about the value of their studies?
Online learning is not automatically inferior to face-to-face teaching.
Of the students with jobs, 60% lost them and and two-thirds of the rest had hours cut. As they struggled, and often failed, to get rents and tuition fees reduced, precarious lives became even harder.
Many of the new proposals would leave the wealthiest students and graduates better off.
Despite the headline cut in fees, under the Augar review, students would on average be paying more.
Government funding in Nigeria’s education sector has been chronically low and needs to be changed.
Nigeria has the world’s highest number of out-of-school children and over 60 million of its citizens are illiterate. Here’s what the country can do to improve its education sector.
Young people in the UK experience some of the worst working conditions. To understand why we need to look at longer-term changes in the political economy.
Theresa May is under pressure to tackle tuition fees after Labour’s pledge to scrap them was highlighted as a key issue for young voters.
The poorest students are leaving university with the most debt.
The government has ignored this group for years, now it asks why they vote for the opposition.
We need to revisit tuition fees. The health of Britain’s youth and the country’s future place in the world may well depend on it.
To misquote a famous politician: ‘Politics is not economics, stupid!’
Is it time to ditch tuition fees?
About 44 million Americans are still paying off student loan debt. But it didn’t always used to be this way. As the perceived purpose of a college education changed, so too did the way we pay for it.
A “buy now, pay later” model is well suited to financing higher education. Commercial bank loans are not viable. Government-backed loans with income-contingent repayment are the fair solution.
South Africa’s higher education minister has dealt with fee increments for 2017 but sidestepped students’ fundamental issue: an ongoing call to make higher education free for all.
South Africa’s universities have been told to set their own fee increases for 2017. That’s good news for institutions, but it hasn’t been well-received by many students.
Here’s why some English universities are raising their tuition fees again.