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Deakin University to freeze fees for 2014 enrolments in wake of federal budget

Deakin University

  By Cameron Best Students starting at Deakin University this year will not face any fee hikes as a result of the federal budget, its vice-chancellor says. Deakin has claimed to be the first Australian university to freeze tuition fees at pre-budget levels in response to the lifting of caps on fees for students accepting an offer from May 14, ... Read More »

Deakin to wear fee hike pain for students

Deakin University

BY ANDREW TROUNSON AND JULIE HARE Deakin University became the first university to say it will wear the cost of grandfathering all its 2014 students from fee hikes come 2016, slamming the timing of the Abbott government’s fee deregulation as otherwise unfair to students. Vice-chancellor Jane den Hollander challenged Education Minister Christopher Pyne to similarly grandfather its funding cuts to ... Read More »

Universities need to look beyond higher tuition fees

UK universities

Vice chancellors should join the discussion about alternatives to the current model. Ed Miliband’s promise of “radical” policies for higher education funding is welcome. It reflects the reality of an unsustainable system that will have to be changed whatever happens. As Labour develops its new approach, are England’s universities are up to the challenge they face? Last week the rate ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes