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Are Students Facing a Future of Higher Fees and More Competition for Places?

May 28, 2010

The recent changes in the political scene in Britain and especially the announcement of the budgetary plans of the new Liberal-Conservative administration intensified the debate about the future of higher education in the UK. Below you can find a selection of opinions and analyses about what lies ahead for students:

The Independent asks if “Universities’ response to cuts ‘could lead to £40,000 student loans'”

The Guardian comments on the demand of the Russel Group universities for “Universities to set their own fees”

The Mirror adds to the drama in their characteristical manner: “Graduates could repay their uni loans earlier and at a higher interest rate”

And the Financial Times balances it out with a sound throrough analysis: “Top universities seek higher study fees and costlier loans”

Finally, the voice of the students’ is also heard in an article by Times Higher and Times Online.

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