Category - student funding

  • December 12, 2010

    Britain's Methodist are planning a national student conference at a time of of uncertainty and controversy for the UK's students, following huge fee increases.

  • December 10, 2010
  • December 10, 2010

    Critics of the government education cuts and fee hikes say an alternative focus on the future of public universities and sustainable funding is needed.

  • December 10, 2010

    The scrap among the main political parties and the media focus on protest violence has taken public attention away from the purpose and future of public universities in the UK, says beliefs and values thinktank Ekklesia.

  • December 9, 2010

    The Green Party and Plaid Cymru have both repeated their calls for the abolition of tuition fees, after MPs voted to increase them.

  • December 9, 2010

    It wasn't like this in my day. When I was a student in the nineties, older people would criticise student apathy, contrasting it to their own experience of university in the sixties or seventies.

  • December 8, 2010

    Since leaving full-time education, I have worked with the student movement in several ways – through backing campaigns, through being employed by a students' union, through giving freelance media training to groups such as People & Planet and the Student Christian Movement.

    And I have never felt more proud to be associated with the student movement than I do this week.

  • November 16, 2010

    Since yesterday morning, the media have been preoccupied with one particular family event. So in case you haven't been able to hear anything else, here is some news from yesterday which you may have missed.

  • November 4, 2010

    Students and academics have condemned plans to raise the cap on tuition fees to a “basic threshold” of £6,000 and an “absolute limit” of £9,000 a year.

  • October 24, 2010

    For some Christians, coalition cuts and the "Big Society" are an opportunity for churches to extend their influence by taking over services run by the state. But the Gospel is not about increasing our own influence. In seeking to love our neighbours as ourselves, we need to be ready to stand up and resist a vicious assault on the welfare state.