Times Higher – Will Treasury coffers trump student pockets?

Offa data raise fears that universities offering access bursaries will suffer, writes Simon Baker – full report here.

Libby Hackett, director of the University Alliance group of institutions, all but one of which has an average fee above £7,500, said the government’s policy “makes no sense” and would strip out the middle part of the sector.

“They are forcing the polarisation of the sector and are creating a situation where nobody can operate in the market between £7,500 and £9,000,” she said.


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