15 Jan '11, 2am

The 3 universities, 5 polytechnics and ITE announced separately on Friday that they would raise tuition fees

THE three universities, five polytechnics and Institute of Technical Education (ITE) announced separately on Friday that they will raise tuition fees for the academic year starting this year. The institutions all said the increased cost of providing a quality education has forced the fee hikes which, as with previous hikes, will be bigger for permanent residents (PRs) and foreigners than for citizens. At the polytechnics and ITE, the fee increase will hit new and existing students. At the universities, however, the fee increases will affect only incoming freshmen, but male students who applied for places before their national service will have their tuition fees pegged to the date of their applications. The universities have generally increased their fees every year in the last few years, with the exception of 2009, when the economic downturn sparked a deferment in fee inc...

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