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Call to cut tuition fees to £7,500 a year
It was a review commissioned by Theresa May to examine ways to reduce the financial burden on students once they finish their education. Among its recommendations published today was that university tuition fees in England should be reduced to seven and a half thousand pounds a year. But the repayment period for student loans could…
FactCheck: Have universities become ‘bloated’ under higher tuition fees?
The average UK vice chancellor gets paid six times as much as a lecturer. And there’s no evidence that senior pay is linked to university performance.
Tuition fees architect says continued rises ‘major breach of faith’
Student tuition fees are due to rise this Autumn to £9,250. But could their days be numbered? The architect of the system has labelled them a Frankenstein’s Monster that can’t survive.
Greens pledge to scrap tuition fees
Promising to scrap tuition fees, work towards a universal basic income and renationalise the railways, the Green Party in England and Wales has launched its manifesto ahead of the General Election. But Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party has now adopted some of the Greens’ long-standing policies. So what chance do they have of adding to their…
FactCheck: will Labour’s tuition fees cut help the poorest students?
Labour says its plans to cut tuition fees will make the system “more progressive”. Others says poor students will be worse off. Who’s right?
Pension changes to fund Labour’s tuition fees cut
Ed Miliband sets out how a Labour government would honour its pledge to cut university tuition fees to £6,000 a year, saying an “entire generation” has been betrayed.
Nick Clegg: Tuition fees deal ‘fairest I could get’
“Everybody knows that if you have a collation you make compromises,” Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg tells Jackie Long on his broken promise on tuition fees.
University tuition fees announced
More than one-third of English universities have been given permission to charge fees of £9,000. Student leaders tell Channel 4 News the Government must be “honest and frank about the situation”.
University tuition fees: mapping the costs
Channel 4 News maps the increasing price of university tuition fees amid changes to government funding. Use the slider to change the cost, navigate the map and click on the icons to find out more.
Tuition fees: row over places for wealthy students
The Government denies plans to let wealthy parents pay higher fees to secure their children a place at university, insisting that access must be based on “ability to learn, not ability to pay”.
FactCheck: Tuition fees are up, but will uni places be cut too?
The claim “Filling a hole of half a billion pounds by cutting university places could mean over 30,000 fewer young people going to university.”
Tuition fees: all universities to charge at least £6,000
Every English university has applied to charge at least £6,000 tuition fees, as Channel 4 News learns only eight staff will police whether they are also improving access to justify their charges.
Tuition fees and public image
Public image is a key consideration to aspiring universities. They tell Channel 4 News why tuition fees send a strong message about their relative position in the new market for higher education.
Tuition fees: will the system improve access?
Will more students from lower-income backgrounds be able to attend top universities under the new funding plans, despite maximum fees of £9,000? Channel 4 News checks it out.
Up to 75 per cent of universities plan maximum tuition fees
Despite promises from the Government that English universities would charge the maximum tuition fee of £9,000 from 2012 only in “exceptional circumstances”, the opposite now appears to be the case.