The government denies the increase in university fees by 600%


Some websites and social media pages circulated news about an increase in university city expenses for the new academic year 2021-2022 by 600%, and the Media Center of the Council of Ministers communicated with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, which denied the news.

The Ministry confirmed that there is no truth to an increase in university cities’ expenses for the new academic year 2021-2022 by 600%, and that the expenses of university cities in various universities are the same without applying any increases to them, explaining that if any increases in university city expenses are applied, they will be slight according to the normal rates of increases. .

She indicated that full support is provided to students who are unable to pay fees through the Social Solidarity Fund in various public universities, which is entrusted with examining the social situation of students who are unable, while providing all means of support to them, stressing the readiness and readiness of all university cities with their full capacity to receive old and new expatriate students. And expatriates accepted in the new academic year, after completing all maintenance and equipment work for buildings, facilities and restaurants.

In a related context, all the needs of university city buildings are provided by developing the infrastructure, providing all means of accommodation and subsistence for expatriate students, with a commitment to applying all preventive and precautionary measures in university cities, ensuring social distancing between students, preventing student gatherings, and implementing continuous sterilization operations. In addition to providing sterilization and hygiene tools in all cities, and providing packed meals to students.

Work is also underway to vaccinate students, workers and faculty members of public and private universities with the Corona virus vaccine before the start of the new academic year, to ensure the regularity of the educational process, as vaccination points and outlets have been provided in Egyptian universities, and it is ensured that the target groups of students, workers and faculty members register. On the website of the Ministry of Health and Population to receive vaccinations, or register for them while they are at the university, then obtain informed consent for vaccination, and accordingly, the vaccination is provided to them by a specialized medical team.

The article, which was written in Al Borsa newspaper, was written in Al Borsa newspaper.