Going for broke

“A week or so ago a British government official, the Director General for Science and Research Adrian Smith, was reported as saying that a number of UK universities were ‘facing bankruptcy’. He was basing this warning on the government’s delay in lifting the cap on ‘top up’ fees, currently standing at £3,000. In other words, he was saying that unless the universities could charge fees above that amount their income would not be sufficient to avoid insolvency. That should perhaps be put in perspective …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 18 February]

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