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Ayii University, Juba Institute of Health Sciences reduce tuition fees by 20%

Ayii University and Juba Institute of Health Sciences implement a 20% tuition fee reduction and introduce student accommodation and feeding policy on campuses amidst economic hardships

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Ayii University (AU), in collaboration with the Juba Institute of Health Sciences (JIHS), has announced its decision to implement a 20% reduction in tuition fees and adopt a policy of accommodating and feeding students on campuses.

In a statement released following its Board of Directors meeting held on February 29, 2024, the two collaborative institutions say they deliberated “the economic meltdown and high skyrocketing of prices in the market,” which they say “has affected directly or indirectly the institutions due to economic hardship.”


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We adopt the following resolutions: Reduction of [AU/JIHS] tuition fees by 20%. Development and guild fees are to be suspended until a later date. Any sponsor who has sponsored 4 or 5 students in either AU/JIHS will have one student exempt from paying tuition fees. Administration to adopt a policy of accommodating and feeding students on the campuses,” the statement partly reads.

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Speaking to Talk of Juba, the school founder, Isaac Ayii Ayii, said they have decided to reduce tuition fees due to the economic crisis in the country.

We have reduced the tuition fees due to the economic crisis in the country. In this crisis, we are going to help the students and the parents. Parents and students are unable to pay high tuition fees due to this economic hardship. So we’ve reduced tuition fees to help them afford it. This is also to help prevent students from dropping out,” Isaac Ayii told Talk of Juba via phone.

We are also going to provide feeding and accommodations. We are not getting funds anywhere, but when these students graduate tomorrow, they are going to work and develop the nation,” he added.

Isaac Ayii Ayii founded Ayii University and the Juba Institute of Health Sciences, two collaborative higher education institutions with locations in Juba and Aweil Town.

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