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Tuition fee reform announced at Manchester conference

Despite rumours that tuition frees were set to be cut at the Conservative Party conference, Theresa May instead announced a freeze

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Tuition fees an ‘extraordinary policy success’ says minister

Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, and MoneySavingExpert.com’s founder, Martin Lewis, criticise language used during student debt debates

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Current student loan structure is “wrong” says Tory policy head

“We are driving a generation against aspiration, because we are punishing aspiration. That is about the most un-Tory thing I can think of.”

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Government plans to cut tuition fees revealed

Rumours that fees could be slashed to £7,500 per year surface as cost debate intensifies ahead of Autumn Budget

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Britain needs to appreciate the contribution of its international students

After funding outrages and bogus figures, Britain’s international students deserve to have their potential acknowledged and encouraged

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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