Monday, 14 July 2014

Money for Nothing

I don’t think I’m alone when I say that because I made the decision to go to university in 2012, I’ve been left feeling like a guinea pig. Despite a series of protests from hundreds of thousands of people (young and old), the current coalition government decided that they would triple tuition fees for higher education as soon as they came into power, completely ignoring the 2010 Liberal Democrat manifesto pledge to get rid of tuition fees altogether.

Earlier this week came the revelation that the new system of tuition fees will actually leave the government even more strapped for cash than they already are, whilst leaving students in three times as much debt. Back in 2010, independent think tanks had already warned the government that as the majority of students would never actually be able to pay the massive amounts of debt back, meaning...

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