Another salvo in cash-strapped public universities debt crisis – University World News | Vette Leader

KENYA Kenya’s public universities could benefit from debt relief to help them cope with pressing financial pressures and save them from impending closure. This follows a push by the Universities Fund (UF) – the agency that manages funding for public universities on behalf of the government – to renegotiate the debt to ease repayment obligations. … Read more

Government tackles student debt amid broader funding debate – University World News | Vette Leader

THAILAND More than 25 years after the inception of the Thai government’s Student Loan Fund (SLF) program for underprivileged students, criticism that it has spawned many lifelong debtors has prompted a campaign for debt relief — and debates about alternative ways to do it ensure disadvantaged students have access to higher education. The student debt … Read more