Huge Tuition Fees Deter More Students from Applying to University

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For the second year running there has been a significant fall in the numbers of young people applying to go to university. UCAS has reported a 6.3% drop in applications compared with the same point in the process last year. University and College Union general secretary Sally Hunt said: 'The bottom line is that hiking up the cost is likely to have an impact on people's decisions when it comes to further study'. You can read the full BBC News story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20898941

Sat, 05/01/2013 - 15:25