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5 June 2019
Theresa May has admitted that her and the Tories got it wrong on tuition fees and higher education funding.
20 March 2019
The elitist club of top universities known as the Russell Group has recently threatened that any reduction of student tuition fees will result in cuts to course numbers, as well as the arts and social mobility programmes.
1 November 2017
Socialist Students has called for Labour to put a free education amendment to the Tory budget
27 September 2017
Scrap tuition fees: Tuition fees can be beaten. Chancellor Phillip Hammond's announcement that he will consider lowering them in the next Tory budget is an indication of his government's enormous weakness
5 July 2017
The Tories must "change hard" on their approach to university fees, according to First Secretary of State Damian Green
24 May 2017
In an announcement which will galvanise the support of millions of young people, Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to immediately scrap university tuition fees for students
27 July 2016
The Tories want universities that meet their backbreaking 'teaching excellence framework' targets to be allowed to increase the cost of their courses with inflation. Universities including Manchester have already announced their fees will rise to £9,250 in 2017, before parliament has even considered the measure.
6 January 2016
The government's 2015 Autumn Statement announced that it intends to end the payment of student bursaries for nursing, midwifery and allied health professional students - as proposed by the Council of Deans of Health - from 1 September 2017. This has been met with anger and alarm.
25 February 2015
Labour's recent announcement that, given a win at the up-coming elections, they plan on reducing tuition fees to £6,000 a year would be laughable to students if it was not a complete insult
3 September 2014
We now have to stay in compulsory education until we're 18, without Education Maintenance Allowance
9 November 2011
Last month it was revealed that as the Ucas university application service opened for 2012, applications were down by 9% on last year...
21 September 2011
I was pained to learn that I would be saddled with £20,000 worth of debt when I leave university, when previous generations had been able to study effectively for free, writes Alex Wortley, Bristol.
6 April 2011
Tuition fees hike: Of the 24 universities that have so far announced the tuition fees they are intending to charge from 2012, 16 are planning the maximum £9,000 a year for all courses...
16 February 2011
Thousands of young people have had their hopes and aspirations dashed as more and more universities declare their intention to charge the full £9,000 a year tuition fees, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield, Youth Fight for Education.
10 December 2010
9th December 2010: what the students said
8 December 2010
Hundreds of thousands of young people have taken to the streets against the Con-Dem destruction of education, writes Suzanne Beishon.
13 December 2003
TONY BLAIR has had a bruising year. Millions have demonstrated against war in Iraq, public sector workers have taken strike action over pay and MPs have revolted over Iraq and foundation hospitals. He...
13 December 2003
Facts Behind The Fees: THE UNIVERSITY top-up fees Bill is causing a major headache for Tony Blair. He is desperately trying to sell it to an angry public and to rebellious Labour MPs. Zena Awad is the national coordinator of...
6 December 2003
"LISTEN AND scrap fees" was the plea from last month's National Union of Students demonstration. But the message still falls on deaf ears in Downing Street, writes Michael Comerford, Socialist Students, Brunel University.
4 October 2003
BLAIR SAYS that every New Labour policy will go through a fairness test. What hypocrisy! This from the man who is pushing top-up tuition fees even though 80% of the population and most of his own party...
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