Graduate Tax – A better alternative to tuition fees?

UK“The National Union of Students (NUS) has published a blueprint that suggests setting up a People’s Trust for Higher Education. It is, they say, ‘A fund built mainly on contributions by former undergraduate students and their employers, and the employers of current students’. Rather than ramp up fees, lift caps and get universities charging different fees, the NUS blueprint asks for a form of graduate tax that would be paid over a fixed period of 20 years, based on your earnings. The more you earn, the more you pay back …” (more)

[TheUniversityBlog, 10 June]

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