Poorer students aren't applying to university because of fears of high debts
By Blog Editor, IOE Digital, on 7 June 2017
Is the sky really the limit when you’re from a poorer background? Pexels
With various political parties pledging to abolish or alter tuition fees, the question of how to fund higher education is squarely back on the political agenda.
The Conservative government has argued in favour of tuition fees and student loans. It confidently declared that neither the abolition of undergraduate grants – which happened in 2016 – nor the proposed rise of full-time undergraduate tuition fees to (more…)