Fiji Time: 7:10 AM on Saturday 1 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Foreign students to pay more

Nasik Swami
Sunday, February 09, 2014

FOREIGN students studying at government-funded schools will have to pay a different fee, according to Education permanent secretary Dr Brij Lal.

He said foreign students would have to pay four times more the fee charged by schools.

"Any overseas student has to pay times four whatever the fee we charge here," he said.

Dr Lal said the fee structure for foreign students attending government schools has been in place since Fiji became independent in 1970.

"If you go to New Zealand and there fee is $10,000 per class, you will never be admitted for $10,000.

"They will say you are an overseas student and you will have to pay more.

"It is the same whether you go to university or anywhere."





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Black sea
  2. Son gives evidence
  3. Call to pressure Fiji
  4. Mission to save islands from drowning
  5. Businessman urges province to support education of children
  6. Office marks remembrance
  7. 'Robust Bill of Rights'
  8. Detect, treat and cure
  9. Giants win World Series
  10. Fete aims for $156k

Top Stories this Week

  1. PM's worry Sunday (26 Oct)
  2. Ryan speaks out Monday (27 Oct)
  3. 'Widespread abuse' Monday (27 Oct)
  4. Passport scam Wednesday (29 Oct)
  5. Theft by workers Monday (27 Oct)
  6. Equal rights Tuesday (28 Oct)
  7. Alert over fake visas Tuesday (28 Oct)
  8. Black sea Friday (31 Oct)
  9. Kepa: Treat all equally Monday (27 Oct)
  10. Woman dies in accident Wednesday (29 Oct)