Item: News Digest for February 10, 2022

Multinational university to cut cost of degree:
(Times Higher Education) Universities in Canada, Australia and New Zealand are bringing together educational resources from around the world to develop an online degree program. The programs in the “Open Education Resource University” would be studied via the Internet and would cut the costs of a degree by 90 per cent. Director Wayne Mackintosh hopes the OER university degree program will widen access to higher education in the developing world.