Fiji Time: 11:59 PM on Wednesday 1 July

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.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
JPY 59.783956.7839
GBP 0.30760.2996
EUR 0.43440.4224
CNY 3.02102.9210
NZD 0.72100.6880
AUD 0.63120.6062
USD 0.48600.4690

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 1st July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Ratu Jope passes away
  2. 'Complicated' English
  3. New date
  4. Probe into claims of child rape
  5. Gel sparks raid
  6. Leaders welcome decision
  7. Biman: Delaying does not address issue
  8. Uproar over defensive driving course pass rate
  9. 'Wait and look'
  10. Police seek information on missing 15-year-old school girl

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. Jail terms for trio Thursday (25 Jun)
  4. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  5. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  6. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji Tuesday (30 Jun)
  7. Nadro boy on US naval ship Friday (26 Jun)
  8. Botia sets his target to book a RWC spot Thursday (25 Jun)
  9. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup Tuesday (30 Jun)
  10. Club sold for $14k Tuesday (30 Jun)