Tuition fee increases to spell the end of studies for some Vietnamese students

money1Students in Vietnam are having to re-think their decision to study at university due to the imminent rise in tuition fees.

Those studying at the country’s universities purchase credits to study as they go along and, on average, a student registers 50 credits per year. A predicted year-on-year rise in fees could see students paying 50 per cent more for their courses in four years’ time.

Some of the worst affected courses will include accounting and economics degrees – as well as IT.

Students are objecting to the increases not least because it will affect whether they can actually continue to study, but also because they have not seen any investment in their universities’ facilities from previous fee increases.

Read more here from VietNam Net: http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/education/161106/tuitions-soar–doors-to-universities-close-for-some-students.html

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