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CBI advises raising university fees to £5,000 a year

Publié par Clifford Armion le 21/09/2009

Polly Curtis

"Students should be made to pay thousands of pounds more for degrees to offset the inevitable decline in government spending on universities, according to plans put forward by business leaders today.

"The Confederation of British Industry said students should bear the brunt of a proposed funding overhaul to deal with a growing crisis in university finance. Under the plans, they face a triple blow of increased loan interest, fewer grants and higher tuition fees. One figure mooted is for annual tuition fees to rise to £5,000.

"Labour's flagship target - to get 50% of 18 to 30-year-olds into higher education - should be suspended as an emergency measure to stop the ballooning costs to the taxpayer and protect the quality of higher education under fierce competition from other countries, the CBI said."

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"CBI advises raising university fees to £5,000 a year", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2009. Consulté le 26/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/cbi-advises-raising-university-fees-to-5-000-a-year