Tuition

Ontario students offered tuition refund for withdrawal this semester

As we know, The Ontario Government passed the back to work legislation on Sunday afternoon, forcing Ontario college teachers back into the classroom …

Education

Families who get help paying for college would be taxed under GOP House plan

Parents and students already struggling to pay for college could be dealt another significant setback under the tax plan House Republicans approved …

Texas

There Is an Ugly War Being Waged Against Poverty-Stricken Grad Students

The Republican tax plan winding its way through Congress includes a special middle finger to the nation’s graduate students.<p>It’s a little bit wonky, …

Education

No, The House Tax Bill Won't Destroy Graduate Education

The tax reform bill passed by Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday contains a provision that would, according to various news outlets and op-ed writers, “bankrupt graduate students,” “be a disaster for PhD students,” and “hit grad students with a massive tax hike.” To modify a …

Opinion

Will the GOP tax bill destroy grad school?

Republicans in the House celebrated after comfortably passing their tax reform package last week. But the GOP shouldn't get too excited. The Senate …

U.S. Politics

A School Now Sells Bulletproof Backpack Panels to Students — Here's Why That's Unacceptable

Florida Christian School's website looks like many other school websites on the surface: there's an admissions section filled with tuition- and …

Education

Should My Family Use a Prepaid Tuition Plan?

With college costs soaring, it’s more important than ever to start saving for your child early. In an effort to make those costs more manageable, …

College & University

London student march calls for rich to be taxed to fund free education

Students demonstrate in central London amid criticism of government education policies ahead of next week’s budget<p>Thousands of students have marched through central London demanding free education to be funded by taxing the rich, amid criticism of the government’s education policies ahead of next …

Education

Average Student Debt Is Spiralling Towards £50,000 - Young People Deserve A Fairer Deal

Since university tuition fees were introduced in 1998, the issue has become a political flashpoint for successive governments, and Theresa May's …

Social Justice

Means-tested tuition fees could cut student debt by a third - by scrapping bills for low income students - Mirror Online

Students from the richest homes should pay £12,250 a year in tuition fees, while going to university should cost the poorest nothing, it has been …

Higher Education

House G.O.P. Tax Writers Take Aim at College Tuition Benefits

WASHINGTON — The moment the last of Fred Vautour’s five children walked across the stage as a Boston College graduate was priceless.<p>Not only did Mr. Vautour have the rare distinction of handing each of his children their diplomas, but he was also able to pay for their nearly 18 years of schooling …

U.S. Politics

There Is Enough Wealth In Our Society To Fund Education For Everyone

The future of education in Britain has been looking rather bleak recently. Since the trebling of tuition fees, students now graduate with a lifetime …

Education

Are you planning on studying abroad?

According to QS Top Universities “10 of the Most Affordable Places to Study Abroad”, Norway is the most affordable followed by Taiwan and then …

Students

Private universities to surpass their public counterparts in tuition revenue growth

It’s shaping up to be a good year for private universities, as they are projected to eclipse their public counterparts in tuition revenue growth for the first time in more than a decade, Moody’s Investors Service said in a report Thursday.<p>In its annual survey of four-year colleges and universities, …

Education

No, the GOP tax bill will not destroy higher education

There are a number of articles out there about how the GOP is out to destroy graduate education. At Forbes, “The GOP Tax Plan Will Destroy Graduate …

Retirement

Yes, There Is Such A Thing As Free Tuition In Canada

Think it's impossible to get free tuition in Canada, or at least something close to it?While it's tempting to start booking your flight to somewhere …

Education

Republicans are laser-targeting enemies in their tax bill

Rolf Vennenbernd/DPA via ZUMA<p><i>Inside Higher Ed</i> runs down the impact of the Republican tax bill on colleges and universities:<p>The plan would impose a <b>1.4</b> …

Retirement

Tax Reform Would Scrap Tax-Free Tuition Reimbursements

Tax reform, in its current version unveiled Nov. 2, would repeal tax-free employer tuition reimbursements, even as employers are calling for these …

Human Resources

Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition program opens to new investors

The state’s prepaid Guaranteed Education Tuition program, which is being audited, opened to new investors this month.

BNY Mellon

Karl Marx was right – abolishing student fees would be unfair

Scotland proves that free higher education discriminates against poorer families<p>In a letter of 1875, Karl Marx wrote that making higher education free would mean ‘defraying the cost of education of the upper classes from the general tax receipts’. He had a point. Free education wasn’t really ‘free’ …

Higher Education

Students look to college abroad for cheaper tuition - MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>For 18-year-old Liza Miezejeski, choosing the right college meant balancing her desire for …

Business

Britain’s universities are under fire from all sides

THERE are few things in which Britain can still claim to lead the world, but higher education is one. The country’s grandest universities top global …

Higher Education

Man who used botnet to earn college tuition dodges jail time, gets probation

A man who controlled a botnet 77,000 computers strong, earning money for tuition by renting it to others to send spam, won't see the inside of a jail …

Cybersecurity

Colleges, charities, Uber drivers could pay more under Senate tax reform plan

Senate Republicans are considering a number of sure-to-be controversial changes.<p>Universities, charities, life insurance companies and others could all lose cherished tax breaks under a Senate plan to rewrite the tax code.<p>Senate Republicans are considering a number of sure-to-be controversial …

Politics

Pensioner students get tuition fees paid 'for free' - so why are older student numbers plunging?

The number of older people enrolling on university courses has plummeted in the past decade, despite the possibility of a "free degree".<p>Tuition fee rises appear to be behind a reduction in the number of young people signing up for further study – but an even more marked decline has been observed in …

Education

Free College Would Help the Rich More Than the Poor

Bernie Sanders's idea sounds great, but there are better ways to aid students who can't afford tuition.<p>Free college sounds like a great idea, when you first hear the words. That might be why Bernie Sanders was able to whip up so much enthusiasm around the idea in his 2016 presidential bid, and is …

Education

How Successful is New York’s Free Tuition Program?

<b>A recent piece on NPR explained that New York’s free tuition program reaches just six percent of eligible students.</b><p><b>When New York Governor Andrew</b> …

Education

Scrap student loan interest and extend payback time - review

<b>Scrapping interest on student loans and extending the time limit on paying it back could help to avoid a future debt crisis, a centre-right think tank says.</b><p>The UK 2020 report said the measures would "bring down costs" for students and graduates.<p>Changing payback time limits from 30 to 50 years could …

Black Culture

Scrap student loan interest and extend payback time - review

<b>Scrapping interest on student loans and extending the time limit on paying it back could help to avoid a future debt crisis, a centre-right think tank says.</b><p>The UK 2020 report said the measures would "bring down costs" for students and graduates.<p>Changing payback time limits from 30 to 50 years could …

College & University

USSU happy to have stronger voice in tuition decisions

The association representing University of Saskatchewan undergraduates says it looks forward to students having a bigger say in how the institution …

Education