How rising university costs could destroy young dreams
Angelika Nowicka has dreamt about being a lawyer since she was a little girl.
Sorry for the lecture, but Assembly must act
The Belfast Telegraph is today calling on the Northern Ireland Executive not to increase tuition fees for our students.
What those who went to university for free say about tuition fee plans
Riots are only way political class will listen
A common reaction to political violence such as the recent student riots is that it's not necessary in a democracy, where change can be effected by the ballot box.
Tuition fees: Leave them kids alone
The new Minister for Employment and Learning, Danny Kennedy, has been handed a difficult baptism.
Today's wave of protest points to a better tomorrow
Between those who march and those who instinctively distrust mass protest, there lies the great supine majority.
Institutions will pay for fees rise
The health of higher education will suffer from the model which throws the paying student into the role of educational consumer.
Editor's Viewpoint: University tuition must be affordable
Students have found their voice in recent weeks and, while we do not agree with some of the more extreme actions which accompanied their protests against proposed rises in tuition fees, they have a case which deserves to be listened to.
Student loans firm took £15m extra
The Student Loans Company took more than £15 million in overpayments last year from graduates who had already paid back all the money they borrowed.
Tuition fees plans clear Parliament
Government plans to massively raise student tuition fees have comfortably survived another test as peers rejected a Labour bid to stop the hike in its tracks.
Northern Ireland may subsidise student charges
Northern Ireland’s Assembly may follow the lead of its Welsh counterparts in sparing students from increased fees.
Northern Ireland students stage City Hall protest
Police have removed students who had been blocking a road in Belfast city centre during a protest against Government plans to increase tuition fees.
Nick Clegg battles to prevent party revolt over university fees hike
Nick Clegg was last night still battling to secure the support of a majority of the 57 Liberal Democrat MPs in today's critical Commons vote on plans to allow universities to charge up to £9,000 a year in tuition fees.
Thousands gather for fees protest at Parliament
Thousands of UK students joined protests against the proposed tuition fee rises again yesterday as the build-up to today's final march on Westminster got under way.
Queen’s students protest over fees
Students from Queen’s University were among thousands across the UK to stage protests against plans to hike tuition fees.
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