The editorial column in today’s Times newspaper highlights a 2021 CPS report as a potential solution to the crisis in Britain’s universities.
Highlighting problems with the funding system which give universities an incentive to prefer foreign students over British ones, the paper backs a recommendation from Conor Walsh’s report ‘The Value of University’.
Universities would act as lenders to students, who would then pay them back for their studies. This would give the university a direct stake in their graduates’ futures and, combined with reforms to the amount that institutions can charge, could level the playing field for British and non-British applicants.
Read the full column here.
Date Added: Sunday 9th July 2023