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.

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