Fri, December 10, 2010

British students protest tuition hikes

Thousands of British students protest against tuition fee rise

Thousands of university students demonstrated Thursday in central London, the fourth since last month, as MPs in the House of Commons prepared to vote on a plan to raise tuition fees. Full story

BACKGROUNDER

Education in the United Kingdom

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under separate governments.

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Will fee rise stop demand for university places?
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