Education

The Cost of Education

Posted on: Fri 16 Jun 2017

Are students paying too much for higher education? This year’s Federal  Budget will increase higher education fees  by nearly two percent and lower the income threshold for paying back the debt. The cost of a basic three year university degree is now over  $30,000 and the repayments on that debt will start when graduates are earning as little as $42,000. What impact will this have on students and their financial security into the future?  Madi Hapek reports

 

Featured in this story: NUS President, Sophie Johnston.

 

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