Can Britain afford higher tuition fees?

David Kingman asks if higher tuition fees that the government plans to charge will actually cost it more money because of a financial miscalculation   Since the government’s plan to charge £9,000 a year for tuition fees was announced, most of the debate surrounding them has centred on whether the plan is socially, rather than… Read more »

Universities: 2012 looms

Antony Mason foresees chaos in the UK university system With the current summer round of AS and A level exams in full swing, the university entry year beginning September/October 2012 now appears clearly on the horizon. And there is every reason to fear that the university system as we know it is on the verge… Read more »