No room for you in lectures, top universities tell first-year students

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on February 16th, 2020 by steve

“Students at prestigious universities have been turned away from overcrowded lectures and told to watch classes online or in overflow rooms. The Observer found that students paying £9,250 or more in Manchester, Nottingham and Lancaster, had struggled to get a seat in lectures. Manchester University maths students in a 600-capacity hall were given slips with a link to a YouTube live stream and told they could ‘sit in a coffee shop’ and watch …” (more)

[Josh Sandiford, Guardian, 15 February]