Student finance

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Latest Huffington Post UK blog on Labour’s plan for tuition fees

I have updated my Huffington Post UK blog today with an entry outlining my thoughts on Labour’s plans to lower tutition fees to £6,000 a year. “Ed Miliband has faced down internal and external criticism for his proposal to cut undergraduate … Continue reading

Writing in the Guardian about how universities spend their tuition fee income

I’ve written an article for the Guardian Higher Education Network, dispelling some of the myths regarding how universities spend student tuition fees. “Public debate on higher education has become obsessed with funding, but there are some facts that are rarely … Continue reading

New postgraduate scholarship programme for Home/EU students

The financial burden faced by postgraduate students is one of our key concerns as the new funding environment changes and postgraduate funding from Government sources is withdrawn. We must do our absolute best (within our own financial constraints) to make … Continue reading

Navigating the maze of student funding

It was with a great deal of reluctance that we decided earlier this year that the University had no choice but to set 2012 undergraduate tuition fees at the maximum £9,000 for home/EU students. I have explained the position that … Continue reading