Which universities offer the most financial support?
Universities spend huge amounts of money on bursaries and scholarships – over £400m in 2014. Yet there is no evidence that the level of financial support offered to students by institutions has any impact on their choice of where to study.
One of the reasons for this, according to Gill Wyness, a researcher in education policy at the centre for economic performance at the London School of Economics and a lecturer at the University College London Institute of Education, is that students simply don’t have enough information.
“There has never been a way for students to compare what they are... read more
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