Further Education – The Benefits

Higher Education and Further Education

News has come from the government this summer, that universities can now charge over the £9000 per year rate for your education, and can start with almost immediate effect from 2017.

This, it is stated, is in line with inflation and it would appear that a figure of £9250 is going to be the cap, although if it continues to be linked, fees of £10,000 per annum would be on the cards in the next few years.

In the world of further education, funding cuts have meant evermore belt tightening, and some institutions struggling for their existence.

Students in universities now, could be hit with the fees hike if their courses run to, or through 2017. Maintenance grants will be axed this year, and average student loan debt currently at something in excess of Continue reading “Further Education – The Benefits”