Jo Johnson Articles

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

Universities to charge fees over £9,500

Despite the fee cap promise of £9,000 in 2012, universities are set to increase their fees to above £9,500 due to a new government framework

Brexit could cost UK £3.7 billion generated from EU students

According to a report by UUK, students studying in the UK from the European Union bring £3.7 billion to the UK and help create jobs

Hard left Labour students accused of anti-Semitism

Following the resignation Oxford Labour students’ co-chair over claims of anti-semitism within the club, figures have shown the issue is due to hard left

Government to crack down on loan repayments

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

British science will be hindered by EU exit, says Universities and Science Minister

Jo Johnson, the Universities Minister, has voiced his opinion that a British exit from the European Union could damage the future progress of UK Science

Leaked letter shows Warwick supports scrapping Freedom of Information

Student journalists at Warwick have called upon the university to retract their opposition to FOI, after seeing a leaked letter by management which states their belief universities should be exempt from this landmark transparency regulation

Universities shocked as government allege they welcome “hate speakers”

As new counter-terrorism legislation Prevent is implemented in universities, the government name and shame institutions that have allegedly welcomed ‘hate speakers’ with views “contrary to British values”

NUS begins legal action against scrapping of maintenance grants

The National Union of Students has begun legal action against the government’s plans to scrap maintenance grants on the basis of the implications for equality

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