Tuition fees heading over £9,500
A second wave of tuition-fee rises has been signalled, which will apply to all standards of university in England.
This will take tuition fees over £9,500 for students beginning university courses in autumn 2018.
The government has said higher fees will be linked to teaching quality - but plans released on Thursday suggest that all three quality bands can apply the same increase.
This will include those "significantly below benchmark in one or more areas".
The government has already announced an increase to £9,250 for autumn 2017 - if the Houses of Parliament approve plans to lift... read more
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