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Do students get value for money?

13 October 2017

The National Union of Students (NUS), MoneySavingExpert.com and The Student Room give evidence to the Economics Affairs Committee for its inquiry into the economics of higher, further and technical education.

Witnesses

Tuesday 17 October in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 3.35pm.

  • Shakira Martin, President, National Union of Students
  • Martin Lewis, Founder, MoneySavingExpert.com
  • Hannah Morrish, Student Choice and Higher Education Lead, The Student Room

Likely questions

  • Are students getting value for money from the current system?
  • Do current and potential students understand how the loan system actually works?
  • Are the interest rates on student loans too high?
  • Do students have enough information to make an informed choice about which university to attend?
  • Are you concerned about grade inflation?
  • Why has there been a decline in the number of part-time students?
  • Has the expansion of higher education been at the expense of further and technical education?
  • How feasible is it to abolish tuition fees?

Further information

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