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Huland, Gabriel (2019) Protests in Brazil against 30% Cuts in Universities Budget. SOAS Spirit [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

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At the end of April, the Brazilian government announced it would freeze 30% of the 2019 national universities budget as part of an austerity plan to reduce public spending. The cuts totalise BRL2 billion (U$500 million) and will affect discretionary spending in all 63 federal universities in the country. The measure met fierce opposition from different segments of the educational community. According to ANDIFES (the Brazilian National Association of Federal University Chancellors), it will affect more than 1.3 million students, as well as pose a direct threat to almost 400,000 university places and 5000 degree programmes.

Item Type: Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs
Keywords: Brazil - Higher Education - Protests
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Interdisciplinary Studies > Centre for Global Media and Communications
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education
Copyright Statement: Free to republish with attribution of original publication site
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2019 12:23

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