Monday, April 22, 2024

Sir Hilary: A past failure

Date:

Share post:

PUTTING THE BURDEN of tuition fees on the backs of students is a policy that has been proven to fail in countries that host University of the West Indies (UWI) campuses.
Using the Mona Campus in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago’s St Augustine Campus as examples, Cave Hill Campus principal Sir Hilary Beckles said the Barbados Government should use those experiences as guidance as it prepares to go that route.
In a statement on the matter over the weekend, Sir Hilary said the introduction of 20 per cent fees had not ended well and questioned: “Why should Barbados follow these paths that have failed all parties concerned?”
The situation at Mona, Sir Hilary said, has not worked to anyone’s satisfaction.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Sunil Narine rules out West Indies comeback for T20 World Cup

Sunil Narine has ruled himself out of a recall to West Indies' squad for the forthcoming T20 World Cup...

Taiwan rattled by 6.1 magnitude earthquake amid numerous tremors

Taiwan was hit with a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in the early hours of Tuesday local time (2:32 p.m....

Trump hush money trial was ‘election fraud pure and simple’, prosecutors say

Donald Trump “orchestrated a criminal scheme to corrupt the 2016 presidential election” by covering up an alleged affair...

Nicki Minaj throws item back into crowd after nearly getting hit by object onstage

Nicki Minaj was left unimpressed after a fan threw an object at her onstage. In a video shared by Pop Crave on...