Tag Archives: tuition fees

What’s really putting Indian students off UK universities?

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The coalition’s policies are as much to blame as UKIP in creating the perception that the UK is hostile to overseas students.

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Can Labour win over Cambridge?

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Deriding Ed Miliband as an Oxbridge elitist is to miss the actual problem with Labour’s leadership.

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Is it really a good idea to treat students as consumers?

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Universities may spend more money on marketing, but substance will always be more important than style.

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Why £9,000 tuition fees have been a moral and economic disaster

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The evidence is mounting that the argument for £9,000 tuition fees has failed – both morally and economically, argues James Bloodworth.

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If Miliband wants a radical offer on HE, he should start with vice-chancellor’s pay

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Inequality in higher education goes far beyond how much students pay.

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The student loan sell-off is reviving the student movement

By 2015, the coalition will have landed another right hook on the collective jawbone of students and graduates with the planned privatisation of student debt.

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John Denham is right about two things

John Denham is right about two things: we need more diverse higher education provision and we need to reassess the value for money of higher education.

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Removing the cap on student numbers: is it affordable?

The expansion in student numbers may in the end result in less generous terms for future graduates.

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Selling-off the loan book would be the government’s most outrageous attack on students yet, so why aren’t we more concerned?

It shouldn’t be left up to ordinary students to organise against the privatisation of the student loan book. We both need and deserve better from NUS.

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Cost of higher tuition fees system ‘six times higher’ than savings

The system of higher tuition fees introduced by the government with the aim of saving money is likely to cost more in the longer term, a new report has warned.

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