Why rich students get more financial aid than poor ones

“Better prepared students, higher graduation rates and a better chance of attracting students who will later give back to the college — that’s the reward system that’s in place,” says Van Der Werf, adding that there’s no similar reward system for helping low-income students.

Liverpool make U-turn on UK virus financial aid

Fellow top-flight teams Tottenham, Newcastle, Bournemouth and Norwich have already furloughed staff, but it was Liverpool — who made pre-tax profits of £42 million for the 2018-19 season — that came in for the most criticism, in part due to their reputation as a club with a strong bond to the working-class community on Merseyside.

HCM City provides financial relief to poor, unemployed people

HCM City (VNA) – As many as 9,000 poor and near-poor households in Ho Chi Minh City that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive monthly relief payments of 1 million VND (42 USD) each for three months, starting in April, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs. Up […]

Colleges suffering huge financial blows from pandemic

“It’s this major double whammy with multiple hits on the revenue side and new hits on the cost side,” said David Tandberg, vice president of policy research and strategic initiatives at the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association. “I’m afraid we’re going to lose some private institutions. I have no idea how many, but many […]

Covid-19: UK universities at risk of collapse, warn unions

The unions – UNISON, University and College Union (UCU), GMB, Unite and the Educational Institute of Scotland – say that the sector is too valuable for any institutions to get into financial difficulties. Some universities are biggest employers in their area, with the sector employing around 750,000 people.

These 20 Groups Are Offering Aid to Artists in Need

Anonymous Was a Woman Relief Grants: Anonymous Was A Woman, partnered with the New York Foundation for the Arts, plans to distribute $250,000 in unrestricted grants, up to $2,500 apiece, to women-identifying visual artists over the age of 40 in the United States and territories. The grants are intended to help artists respond to financial hardship […]

HCM City offers financial relief to the poor, unemployed

HCM CITY — As many as 9,000 poor and near-poor households in HCM City that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive monthly relief payments of VNĐ1 million (US$42) per household for three months, starting in April, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

As Australian arts moves online, here is where to check out comedy, theatre, music, drag, visual art and more

Sydney Chamber Opera was able to film their new production of Breaking Glass (in front of an audience-free theatre): four new one-act mini-operas composed by emerging female composers Peggy Polias, Josephine Macken, Georgia Scott and Bree van Reyk — all of which will be streamed soon.

Coronavirus updates: Wuhan ends lockdown, UK prime minister in stable condition in ICU

Direct payments of $1,200 to most adults making up to $75,000, or $2,400 for couples making up to $150,000. Each dependent child increases the amount by $500. The amount decreases for individuals with incomes above $75,000, and payments cut off for those above $99,000.Expanded unemployment benefits that boost the maximum benefit by $600 per week […]