Elite undergrads face 500% fee rise

8th October 2010 at 01:00

Students could end up paying up to fives times as much on elite university fees if charges become unregulated, according to an educational charity. The Sutton Trust prediction is based on a study of what has happened to fees for overseas and postgraduate students in 20 universities. It also warns that freezing the number of home students could force universities to recruit more lucrative international undergraduates.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today