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General election 2017: tuition fees under the spotlight

15 May 2017
Juile Tam, Assistant Director of Policy at Universities UK, discusses different policies on tuition fees and the implications for universities, government and students themselves.

'Tuition fees hike' or inflationary catch-up?

26 April 2017
Julie Tam, Assistant Director of Policy at UUK, explains that, under new plans, there will be no wholesale hike in tutition fees in England.

What do universities spend their money on?

16 November 2016
In this era of £9,000 fees, students – and their parents – are understandably demanding more from universities and asking how their fees are being spent. That is why we have produced a new interactive explainer on university spending.

How to reverse the decline in part-time study? Learn from our overseas competitors

4 November 2016
As the Department for Education launches a consultation on maintenance loans for part-time students, what can England learn about part-time study from other countries?

Researcher using microsope

One month to go before postgraduate masters loans go live

27 May 2016
Government plans for new postgraduate masters loans are now a reality

Medical students

What to make of the new doctoral loans?

21 March 2016
Martina Tortis wants to see a loan scheme that works for students, the public purse and institutions alike.

Big announcements for universities in the Budget

8 July 2015
8 July 2015 budget was in addition to the Spring Budget, there were certainly plenty of big announcements for the higher education sector – and some controversial ones.