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School dropout rate falls to lowest on record due to ‘periods of economic uncertainty’

School dropout rate falls to lowest on record – with ‘periods of economic uncertainty’ driving up degree enrollment In 2019/20, the dropout rate decreased by 1.4 percentage points compared to the previous year A total of 329,315 full-time students (5.3%) dropped out of university The Higher Education Statistics Authority said it was not linked to […]

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UK school dropout rates hit record high during pandemic

Dropout rates at UK universities fell to record lows at the start of the pandemic, official figures show. Only 5.3% of young full-time students dropped out of first-year courses in 2019-20 – a period that includes the first five months of the Covid-19 pandemic which saw university campuses close in March 2020 and go to […]

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Higher Education Student CRM Systems Market – Major Tech Giants Are Hot Again

JCMR released a new industry study that focuses on Global Higher Education Student CRM Systems Market and provides in-depth market analysis and future outlook of Global Higher Education Student CRM Systems Market . The study covers important data that makes the research document a handy resource for managers, analysts, industry experts, and other key people […]

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How Universities Can Support Student Mental Health and Wellbeing – The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you through The European Sting’s collaboration with the World Economic Forum. Author: Razan Roberts, Senior Director, Strategic Engagement and Communications, Salesforce.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in mental health issues among many students. Educational institutions should respond to the mental health and well-being issues facing […]

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Central Michigan University partners with iGrad to provide personalized financial literacy platform for students

San Diego, California, March 15, 2022 — (PR.com) — iGrad has partnered with Central Michigan University to provide its personalized, interactive, online, and mobile student financial wellness platform to nearly 15 000 public university undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni. iGrad’s platform at CMU includes comprehensive personalized and interactive information on everything from […]

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Student Loan Cancellation Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

President Joe Biden (Photo by Jim WATSON/AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Canceling a student loan doesn’t mean what you think it means. Here’s what you need to know. Student loans Will President Joe Biden Forgive Your Student Loans? White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain said Biden could […]

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University of Southern Maine Debt Forgiveness Program – NECN

A university in Maine forgives an average of about $2,100 in debt for hundreds of its students. This week, notices were sent to more than 730 students at the University of Southern Maine (USM) explaining that the school had automatically deducted this amount from their accounts. “We’ve had very positive ratings from students saying, ‘wow, […]

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Student Loans Company opens tuition and maintenance loan applications for students entering college in September 2022

Teenagers entering college later this year can now apply for their student loan. Full-time undergraduate students in England can now start their applications for the 22/23 academic year, says The Student Loans Company. Students in England can apply for tuition loans to cover their costs and maintenance loans to help cover their living costs. Students […]

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Understand the opportunity to invest in student accommodation

This article was first published by Cytonn and has been slightly shortened. See the original here. With the current available stock of 301,060, the shortage of student accommodation in Kenya has attracted private sector participation to increase supply. Some of the factors that have driven the demand for student accommodation in Kenya include: A growing […]

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Overhauling student loans is not the right way to reduce the number of universities

Mark Ross, Opinion Editor The student loan system is changing. In order to reduce the exorbitant government tuition bill and reduce the number of graduates, some students will now repay a higher percentage of their loan. Probably fair enough? Not when the poorest students, not the highest earners, pay. In a recent speech, Universities Minister […]

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Here’s what you need to know before taking out a student loan

A TAMU-CC student discovered how quickly student loan debt can escalate, even before repayment begins. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — As college application deadlines approach, high school students face the difficult decision of how they pay for college. While some students may choose not to attend college, a confusing decision is left to those who do […]

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The 9 fastest ways to pay off student loans, according to experts

mapodile/Getty Images Your student loans can eat up a big chunk of your budget each month, especially when you’re starting out on your own, making it that much harder to save for a home, build up your retirement savings, and pursue other financial goals. It’s also not uncommon to still be saddled with student loan […]

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How to get student loans in India?

Education has the potential to change anyone’s status. For many, education is like getting a degree to show off certification, and too many value education. Graduating from a top university and earning a university degree is the dream of many students in India. Investing in higher education can be blissful as it opens doors to […]

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Coordinator, Student Enrollment and Progression position at FLINDERS UNIVERSITY

About Flinders Our bold vision, reflected in our Strategic Plan: Make a Difference: Agenda 2025, is to be internationally recognized as a global research leader, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of the most enterprising graduates from Australia. To achieve this ambition, we recently made a significant organizational change to a six-college structure […]

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Women and Student Loan Debt by the Numbers: Why It Matters to Experts

subjug/iStock.com There is a direct correlation between higher education and higher salaries; but, for millions of Americans, the dream of college is only attainable through the nightmare of student debt. The country’s 45 million student borrowers collectively owe $1.7 trillion, according to Forbes. For women, the financial burden of education is particularly high. Related: 2 […]

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Removing Barriers to Higher Education and Higher Salaries

Higher education opens the door to opportunities and well-paying jobs – for our children, our workers, and for our local businesses and hospitals, as they face a shortage of workers with the right skills and credentials. It’s time to tear down some long-standing barriers to higher education for Washington students and families. This would better […]

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New Year Brings Tax Breaks for Student Borrowers |

A trio of tax breaks for students and their families took effect at the start of the new year. The programs, enacted under a bill signed into law last year, allow New Jersey residents with annual household incomes of $200,000 or less to deduct up to $22,500 from their utility bills. income tax. “There’s been […]

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Student Loan Ban Will Hit Dyslexics Hard, Says Benjamin Zephaniah | Dyslexia

Prominent figures with dyslexia have accused ministers of erecting more barriers for people with the condition, after proposals that would prevent anyone failing maths and English at GCSEs from getting higher education loans in England. The plan to link student loan eligibility to GCSE results was revealed last week as part of sweeping college access […]

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These 2.4 million borrowers may not qualify for student loan forgiveness

Americans with private student debt would not qualify for the sweeping federal loan forgiveness proposed by prominent Democrats. (iStock) Total student debt outstanding continues to climb as many borrowers do not have access to debt relief programs, such as student loan forgiveness. But even if President Joe Biden is able to deliver on his campaign […]

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My mother co-signed student loans for my now disabled sister. How can we pay them back?

How to get out of student loan debt. Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: My mother co-signed my sister’s student loan for her online school, but life got in the way of my sister and due to her mental health (she is now considered totally disabled) she was unable to make her payments. Then the student loan company […]

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President Coughlin touts New Jersey College Affordability Act tax savings for students and working families effective for 2022

President Coughlin touts New Jersey College Affordability Act tax savings for students and working families effective for 2022 (TRENTON) – New Jersey has worked hard to prioritize access to higher education for New Jersey students, knowing the importance of college opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds, the economy and the future of the […]

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Seniors and Student Loan Debt: Is There a Way Out?

designer491/Getty Images/iStockphoto The problem of growing student debt in the United States largely concerns young people who are struggling to repay their loans in addition to their other bills. But seniors on fixed incomes also face many of the same challenges. See: Navient student loan settlement leaves many people with a bill to pay Find: […]

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Augar’s response: ‘highest earners benefit’ in student loan overhaul

The Westminster government will force graduates to repay more of their loans to build a ‘more sustainable’ student finance system in England, but there are warnings that the highest earning graduates will be the ones to benefit from the changes , with most others worse off. The package of student funding changes unveiled on February […]

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Students in England will repay their loans over 40 years instead of 30 | Student funding

Students in England will have to repay university loans over 40 years instead of 30 under sweeping reforms designed to save the Treasury tens of billions of pounds. The number of students expected to repay their loans in full is set to double from less than a quarter (23%) to more than half (52%) following […]

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Student developer recoups 70% of coating costs from contractors

This morning the developer and operator of student accommodation revealed that it plans to spend around £107million resurfacing its estate over the next 12 to 36 months. This follows a review of the use of high pressure laminate (HPL) coating on its properties. Richard Smith, chief executive of Unite Students, said the company was committed […]

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Fears that minimum grades for student loans in England will reduce access | Higher Education

Students from disadvantaged backgrounds in England could be barred from going to university unless they achieve strong GCSE or A-level grades, under proposals to be announced by the government this week. The government is due to publish its long-awaited response to the Augar review of higher education funding on Thursday, and the Guardian has learned […]

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Temple student turnout increased in 2020 election – The Temple News

Voter turnout for Temple University students is expected to decline in the 2022 midterm elections despite several key statewide races. | NOEL CCHAKO / NEWS FROM THE TEMPLE Although 73% of eligible Temple University student voters cast ballots in the 2020 election, student turnout is expected to decline in the 2022 midterm elections despite several […]

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Rates for non-traditional students may rise as programs expand during pandemic The Badger Herald

Eight years after John Walker stopped taking college classes at Murray State University in western Kentucky, he returned as a mature graduate student at the University of Wisconsin. But Walker’s path to UW had many detours. He worked in Kentucky as a local reporter, then moved to Germany to work on a dairy farm. When […]

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The university opens a center for veteran students in Newcomb Hall

Veterans are non-traditional students and as such they have non-traditional needs. To help meet these needs, the University of Virginia has established a Veterans Student Center at Newcomb Hall. “It’s designed as a gathering space for veterans, especially our undergraduate veteran population,” said David Sauerwein, assistant dean of students who have worked at the center. […]

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Tribal wins five-year SaaS Student Management System contract with New Zealand higher education institution

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi will deploy Tribal to improve the student experience, from survey and enrollment to graduation and alumni. Tribal Group, a leading provider of software and services in the international education market, announced that it was awarded a five-year SaaS contract to replace the student management system of Te Whare Wānanga o […]

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University of North Texas at Dallas opens $63 million student center |

DALLAS (AP) — Nearly two decades ago, State Representative Helen Giddings and State Senator Royce West helped lay the groundwork for a new four-year college in the heart of South Dallas. . The Dallas Morning News reports that seeing that dream come to fruition, Giddings said, has been thrilling. Giddings and West recently participated in […]

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Improve satisfaction, productivity and retention with a new student record system

Universities Should Follow Eight Steps When Purchasing And Implementing A New Computer System, Says Edward Jones Many universities are faced with the challenge of procuring and implementing a new student record system – their main “information backbone” for recording student details, choices and accomplishments. Often this is because their existing systems are getting obsolete, wanting […]