Ariane de Gayardon is Assistant Professor of Higher Education Policy at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), which is part of KiTeS - the Knowledge, Transformation & Society section in the Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences. Her research focuses on the financing of higher education internationally and its interaction with equity, including topics such as free higher education and student debt. She also works on topics related to internationalization and is the Assistant Editor for the Journal of Studies in International Education. She teaches a summer online courses entitled " Global Perspectives on Finance and Funding in Higher Education" for Boston College. Prior to her appointment at CHEPS, Ariane was Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE), based at the UCL Institute of Education. She holds a PhD in higher education from Boston College, where she worked at the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE).


  • Social Sciences

    • Higher Education
    • State
    • Funding
    • Students
    • Effectiveness
    • Support
    • Publication
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance

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Student loan debt: Longer term implications for graduates in the United States and EnglandIn Changing Higher Education for a Changing World (pp. 101-116). Bloomsbury. Callender, C., Deane, K., de Gayardon, A. & Desjardins, S. L.

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