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Sally Hunt is general secretary of the University and College Union
Comment: A savage attack on higher education

The Browne review into higher education funding threatens Britain’s future as a centre of knowledge. By Sally Hunt Lord Browne has produced a radical report that transfers the cost of a university education from state to student, seemingly to plug a massive hole in public spending that will be laid bare in next week’s comprehensive… Read more »

Lord Browne's review allows for doubling of tuition fees
Lib Dem MPs plot tuition fees fightback

By Alex Stevenson Liberal Democrat MPs are preparing a lengthy campaign to fight the coalition’s plans for higher education, as the fallout from yesterday’s Browne review continues. The party’s MPs signed a pledge before the general election making their opposition to tuition fees clear. But Nick Clegg’s coalition with the Conservatives means many Lib Dem… Read more »