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Alan4discussion's Avatar Jump to comment 26 by Alan4discussion

@OP - "The goal is to remove all barriers, real or perceived, from students' choices," he said. Universities have had their government funding cut by as much as 80 per cent since the Coalition came to power. Top universities trebled tuition fees to £9,000 per year to bridge the funding gap amid wide protest.

While this charity is very welcome, the rest of the population and the government need to get their brains into gear and give proper priority and funding to education. An 80% cut in investment in the brains of the future, is just what we do not need in dealing with the major changes and hazards on this planet. - Especially where courses like science and engineering, which need expensive equipment, are being cut by some universities.

Sun, 15 Jul 2012 21:56:20 UTC | #949270