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University pensions deficit skyrockets to £17.5bn

Tuition fee increases are being tabled as one possible solution

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Brexit and Indyref2 leaves the future of EU students in Scotland unclear

Leaving the EU could put huge financial pressure on Scotland to continue providing free education to non-UK EU students after Brexit

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Why I’ve dropped out of the University of Manchester

Recent University of Manchester drop out, Edie Walwyn, discusses the possibilities that exist outside our society’s obsession with university education

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£14,000 tuition fees planned for shorter courses

The government is planning to allow universities to offer shorter courses for higher tuition fees

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Where do our course fees go?

Equal fees and unequal funding disfavours humanities students writes Elliot Mills

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‘Blame your MPs, not labour migrants’

Angela Rayner and Jeff Smith spoke at the University of Manchester on Thursday 6th of October to discuss the future of the Labour Party

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Oxford Vice-Chancellor expresses Brexit worries

Prof Louise Richardson said “the fabric of the institution would be undermined” if uncertainty following the referendum caused numbers of EU students to fall

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University redevelopments up since tuition fee rise

Universities across the UK have released dramatic campus overhaul plans since the tuition fee rise in 2012

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Universities announce fees of over £9,000 before government approval

Students about to begin their applications to go to university in 2017 may be faced with fees of more than the current £9,000 cap

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Manchester takes in £47m as universities announce record £1.8 billion surplus

The £6,000 hike in tuition fees in 2012 is seen as a key contributor to the vast institutional profits

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Government to crack down on loan repayments

New measures will be introduced to target student debtors who have left the UK

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Welsh universities call for tuition fee grants to be scrapped

New government proposals to allow English universities to raise their fees to more than £9000 a year will make the Welsh grants unaffordable