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The rising costs of an overseas education

Some parents may want to explore all possible options before sending their children abroad for their studies

Published Sun, Mar 2, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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TYPE in "college costs" on Google, and you get suggested search options like: "college costs too much" and "college costs out of control".

College is another term for university in the United States. But rising costs are a problem not confined to there. The UK's National Union of Students, which represents over 600 student unions, recently petitioned government officials and universities to control spiralling costs for international students.

"Each year up to 175,000 international students in our campuses find their fees increase often without notice, reason or support," the petition read.

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