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Friday, May 16th, 2014

Students score Ched for skyrocketing tuition, other fees

The average tuition in the National Capital Region (NCR) ranges from P20,600 ($472) to P36,650 ($841) for 21 units. The rates of increase are 3.5 to 10 percent in tuition and 300-percent in miscellaneous fees. RELATED STORY | Uncertain future await youth due to incessant tuition hikes

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

FEU students protest against tuition increase, school repression

MANILA – Students of Far Eastern University (FEU) staged a five–minute freeze mob in front of Gate 4 of the university’s Morayta campus in Manila to call on President Benigno S. Aquino III and the Commission on...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

CHED need not be a piper tiger; Youth groups assail bogus consultations on tuition hikes

Youth groups led by Kabataan Partylist and the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) marched to the office of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in Diliman at 11 a.m. February 21, 2013 to protest...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Youth advocates call for electoral platform against unjust tuition increases

PRESS RELEASE February 22, 2013 In the month of tuition hike consultations Youth advocates call for electoral platform against unjust tuition increases Youth advocates for clean elections urged the current administration and the electoral candidates to “address...

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Students call for genuine democratic consultations on tuition increases

By INA ALLECO SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA – A few months before the 2011-2012 academic year ends, Kabataan Party-List sponsored a consultative assembly in the House of Representatives regarding the issue of increasing tuition and related fees. The...

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Ateneans slam another 6% hike in tuition and energy fee

By INA ALLECO SILVERIO Bulatlat.com DAVAO CITY – Arguing that education is a right and not a commodity, students from the Ateneo de Davao University staged a candle-lighting protest against the proposed six percent hike in tuition...

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Youths march a dragon to drive away ‘bad luck’ of price, tuition hikes


Youths march a dragon to drive away ‘bad luck’ of price, tuition hikes(Photo by Pher Pasion)

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Aquino government neglects country’s tertiary education; tuition hikes reach up to 103 percent in the NCR

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO According to the study made by the NUSP,...

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Benjie Oliveros | Tough task ahead for the new UP president

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis When asked whether he would increase the tuition during his term, new UP President Alfredo Pascual replied with a resounding “No.” That was a bold declaration coming from a “dark horse” and an...

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Youth Solon Files Bill to Regulate Tuition Hikes, Ensure Consultations

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Kabataan Partylist Rep. Raymond Palatino said...

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

On International Students Day: Youth and Students Issue Noynoy ‘Notice of Strike’

“Since Noynoy Aquino released the 2011 National Budget, we never wavered in our stand that we must stop the budget cuts on education. But he, too, never hesitated to defend it. This has fanned the youth’s outrage,...

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