by The Rhetor
English students have joined their European comrades in denouncing legislation enabling English universities to raise fees up to nine thousand pounds. Clearly David Cameron is far less afraid of spending political capital then his New Zealand Counterpart. The U.K. has been facing an educational crisis for some time, with demand for university places outstripping their availability. It remains to be seen whether confronting students with a more of the true cost of their education will help to bring demand closer to equilibrium.
Upcoming will be a closer look at the problems facing universities world-wide in these trying times.