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A radical new direction for the NUS?

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The logic of a radical vision for democratic education is winning students over, writes James Elliott.

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If Miliband wants a radical offer on HE, he should start with vice-chancellor’s pay

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Inequality in higher education goes far beyond how much students pay.

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Time for universities to reveal secret details of vice-chancellor pay increases

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Vice-chancellors’ eye-watering rises are cloaked in secrecy.

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The student loan sell-off is reviving the student movement

By 2015, the coalition will have landed another right hook on the collective jawbone of students and graduates with the planned privatisation of student debt.

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Removing the cap on student numbers: is it affordable?

The expansion in student numbers may in the end result in less generous terms for future graduates.

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Graduates and growth

The future of young people and the British economy are intertwined and inseparable; however, the future of both is uncertain.

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Cost of higher tuition fees system ‘six times higher’ than savings

The system of higher tuition fees introduced by the government with the aim of saving money is likely to cost more in the longer term, a new report has warned.

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Nightmare for SNP as NUS slams budget

The Scottish government’s budget risks damaging students and colleges, the NUS has argued.

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Boris is right on Indian student visas – but can he persuade the Tory immigration sceptics?

Boris Johnson says Indian students should have their visa applications to study in the UK processed far quicker – but can he persuade his Tory colleagues?

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The next sub-prime crisis may be an educational lesson just a little too late

In the US, commentators are now warning of the next group of loans that seem reckless and ready to collapse that could lead to the “the next financial crisis”.

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