Wednesday, 24 June 2009

UCU slams call for tuition fees rise

UCU general secretary, Sally Hunt, responded to an article in the Guardian from Simon Jenkins that called for a rise in a tuition fees and greater university privatisation. Hunt described the proposal as ‘yet another slap in the face for people who believe in a free and inclusive education sector’. She went on to say that ‘increasing fees or the other financial barriers that so many students and parents come up against when considering university is certainly not the way to deliver a world-class university system.’ Read Simon Jenkins’ article here: To read Sally’s response, click here:

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