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Students to pay more for degrees as universities face funding cuts - ABC Online;

Students to pay more for degrees as universities face funding cuts - ABC Online

ABC OnlineStudents to pay more for degrees as universities face funding cutsABC OnlineThe Federal Government is making the case for cuts to higher education funding in next week's budget, pointing to a new report that shows university revenues are growing faster than costs. Key points: Education Minister warns uni funding is "at record ...and more »

University funding to be slashed - NEWS.com.au;

University funding to be slashed - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auUniversity funding to be slashedNEWS.com.auUNIVERSITY 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 ...and more »

Uni heads learn their budget fate - Yahoo7 News

Uni heads learn their budget fateYahoo7 NewsThe Turnbull government is mounting an argument universities can afford to take a haircut as funding outpaces the cost of educating students. Education Minister Simon Birmingham later on Monday is expected to outline a package for next week's federal ...and more »

Defend university quality while reforming funding - The Australian

Defend university quality while reforming fundingThe AustralianHowever 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Sydney Morning HeraldBudget 2017: Universities to be hit with funding cuts, student fees to riseThe Sydney Morning HeraldThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The AustralianStudents failed as our bloated university sector takes care of itselfThe AustralianThe 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 ...and more »

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

Students prepare for the worst as V-Cs meet Education MinisterThe AustralianUniversity 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 ...and more »

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

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

The AustralianFederal funding stops for Islamic college but it opens for term twoThe AustralianThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Australian Financial ReviewSimon Birmingham to beat the budget and announce his higher education reforms earlyThe Australian Financial ReviewFederal 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 ...and more »

The Real Benefits Of Higher Education - Forbes Middle East;

The Real Benefits Of Higher Education - Forbes Middle East

Forbes Middle EastThe Real Benefits Of Higher EducationForbes Middle EastAs 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 ...and more »

Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Higher Ed Changes - NorthEscambia.com

Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Higher Ed ChangesNorthEscambia.comHouse 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 ...and more »

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

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

The WireWith Colleges Fighting for Autonomy, Higher Education Has a Lot to LoseThe WireGranting 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 ...and more »