Tuition cost cut will send out universities into crisis – VCs


A cut to tuition charges will send out universities into a crisis which might see science courses cut and leave museums at threat of closure, Britain’s leading vice-chancellors have actually cautioned, composes Camilla Turner for.
The Telegraph.
It was reported in November that university tuition charges might be cut to ₤ 6,500(US$ 8,300), under propositions from a commission developed by the prime minister to advise college reforms. This would leave universities with a 3rd less earnings from charges, and a ₤ 3 billion financing deficiency. University chiefs state that such a “extreme ” slashing of charges would leave the UK’s college sector reeling and would cause departments or perhaps whole universities shutting down.
In a letter to The Daily Telegraph, Teacher Sir Anton Muscatelli and Dr Tim Bradshaw, respectively chair and president of the Russell Group, asked: “Would the Treasury deal to cover the financing deficiency completely? If not, UK college will deal with a financing crisis. ” In 2015 Prime Minister Theresa May bought an evaluation of post-18 education led by Philip Augar, a previous equities broker. It is because of report to the Department for Education in January, nearly a year after it was established. Complete report on The Telegraph website.