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?
FactCheck: is it still worth going to university?
The average graduate is saddled with more than £40,000 of debt, according to research. Do you earn enough from a degree to make it worthwhile?
CutsCheck: funding shortfalls in university tuition
The cut “It is the case that a lot of the money received by Universities through the teaching grant and through HEFCE will in the future get to universities via students.” Universities Minister David Willetts, 3 November 2010 The background Today’s announcement to increase tuition fees was, said Universities Minister David Willetts, to deliver “a…