Are university tuition fees about to be cut to £7,500?


Are university tuition fees about to be cut to £7,500? Government considers overhaul of higher education funding to lower the cost of the student loan system

  • Consultation document into post-18 education and funding set to be published
  • It is expected to list potential policies to lower Government’s student loan costs
  • Options also include differential fees for maths, sciences and nursing courses

Tuition fee cuts and student number caps are being considered by the Government as part of an overhaul of university funding.

Minimum English and maths GCSE grades for degree courses could also be introduced.

The Department for Education is due to publish its long-awaited consultation document in response to the 2019 Augar review of post-18 education and funding.

Tuition fee cuts and student number caps are being considered by the Government as part of an overhaul of university funding. Minimum English and maths GCSE grades for degree courses could also be introduced

It is expected to list potential policies designed to lower the cost to the Government of England’s student loan system.

Options include student number caps, cutting undergraduate fees from £9,250-a-year to £7,500 and differential fees for courses such as maths, sciences and nursing to encourage uptake.

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