University funding reportedly to be cut substantially in Federal Budget 2017 - NEWS.com.au

UNIVERSITY funding will be slashed by hundreds of millions of dollars in the May Budget after a report found they receive enough revenue to cover the cost of teaching most degrees. Student fees are likely to rise and graduates will likely be required ...

Uni heads learn their budget fate - Yahoo7 News

University heads and students will find out what the government has in store for their funding arrangements when they hear from the minister on Monday. Education Minister Simon Birmingham is expected to detail a package that will be included in the May ...

Defend university quality while reforming funding - The Australian

However difficult a political challenge the Turnbull government would face in the Senate, it needs to reform higher education fees and funding. On Saturday, Julie Hare and David Uren reported that a revamp of the Abbott government's contentious higher ...

Budget 2017: Universities to be hit with funding cuts, student fees to rise - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Turnbull government will slash university funding by hundreds of millions of dollars in the May budget while hiking student fees and requiring graduates to pay back their loans faster. The government will justify the cuts by pointing to a major new ...

Students failed as our bloated university sector takes care of itself - The Australian

The government is expected to include a 25 per cent increase in university fees to help fix the budget, but will shy away from the 20 per cent cut in direct funding to universities, which it had planned in 2014. This is unfair and overlooks the massive ...

Students prepare for the worst as V-Cs meet Education Minister - The Australian

University students are bracing for higher student fees and funding cuts as vice-chancellors travel to Canberra for a meeting with Education Minister Simon Birmingham today. Universities say their primary concern is maintaining current funding levels ...

Federal funding stops for Islamic college but it opens for term two - The Australian

The Islamic College of South Australia will open for term two today, despite the federal government cutting funding and enrolments falling as parents look for schooling certainty elsewhere. Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham cut funding in ...

Simon Birmingham to beat the budget and announce his higher education reforms early - The Australian Financial Review

Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham will announce a tough higher education package on Monday. Wayne Taylor. Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus. by Tim Dodd. Education Minister Simon Birmingham will announce a tough higher education ...

The Real Benefits Of Higher Education - Forbes Middle East

As we swiftly transition into the information age, disruptive technologies have seeped into classrooms from preschools all the way up to university seminars and labs, altering the delivery of education, but not its importance. When it comes to ...

Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Higher Ed Changes - NorthEscambia.com

House and Senate negotiators reached agreement Saturday on the major portions of a higher-education budget that will dramatically expand student financial aid, boost university funding and bring significant policy changes for universities and state ...

With Colleges Fighting for Autonomy, Higher Education Has a Lot to Lose - The Wire

Granting autonomy to colleges will ensure that the public good that is higher education, will become a private business. Students protest against autonomy outside St. Stephen's college, Delhi. Credit: Facebook. 'Autonomy' is the new buzzword echoing in ...