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As part of the government negotiations led by Juha Sipilä, the working group’s policies on the EU, immigration, foreign policy and security policy were published today. In the document on immigration, the working group proposes to introduce tuition fees for students who come from non-EU and non-EEA countries.
The Union of Students in Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences – SAMOK and the National Union of University Students in Finland (SYL) are disappointed by the proposed tuition fees for students from non-EU and non-EEA countries. Free education is the basis of Finnish educational policy and the welfare state, and abolishing it is a serious mistake from the Finnish government.
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