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Wonkhe: The major review of HE finance must focus on the real problems

University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell has written a piece for Wonkhe about the government’s major review of higher education funding.

Maddalaine writes that the government needs to be brave enough to use the review to focus on the real problems.

“In relation to mature learners, we saw a further drop of 40% in applications this year. As many mature students used to study at Levels 4 and 5, there has been a decline in demand for these courses and an increase in complaints from employers that they cannot recruit sufficient people at this level.”

Read the full article here.