New polytechnic and ITE students to pay higher tuition fees in 2019

Government bursary amounts were raised last year (2017), with polytechnic students able to get up to $2,350 a year and ITE students up to $1,400 a year, depending on household income.
Government bursary amounts were raised last year (2017), with polytechnic students able to get up to $2,350 a year and ITE students up to $1,400 a year, depending on household income.ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

SINGAPORE – Students entering the polytechnics and Institute of Technical Education (ITE) next year will have to pay more than their seniors. 

Checks by The Straits Times found that their annual fees, which apply to newcomers in the 2019 academic year, will go up by between 3 per cent and 7 per cent, like the year before. 

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