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BBC News Online: Budget 2015: Student maintenance grants scrapped

BBC News Online’s coverage of the Budget’s announcement that student maintenance grants would be replaced by loans included our response to the Chancellor of the Exchequer‘s measures.

Responding to the tuition fee changes, Maddalaine Ansell, chief executive of University Alliance, said: “Linking tuition fees to inflation is essential if our universities are to offer world class teaching.

“It is reasonable to link the increase to teaching excellence and University Alliance looks forward to working with the government to work out how this can best be done.”

You can read our full response here.

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