University enrollment registers sharp decline

  • 2012-08-22
  • From wire reports
RIGA - The number of young people who chose to enroll in Latvian higher education institutions after graduating from high school has rapidly decreased in recent years, reports LETA. In 2008, the figure stood at 75 percent; this year it stands at slightly above 58 percent, University of Latvia Rector Marcis Auzins said in an interview with the daily Diena.Auzins says that there is no information on those who have not enrolled in Latvian universities. Perhaps many of them have left the country, while others could not afford it due to the economic situation.“We used to be first ...
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