English students spend a fortune to go to university. Shouldn’t that buy them more teaching and less partying? | Adrian Chiles
The Guardian Higher Education
MARCH 29, 2023
The workload was light enough when I was an undergraduate, long before tuition fees. Almost 40 years on, kids are paying through the nose – and for what? There’s a young woman I know in west London who, having bagged excellent A-levels, chose to study in France. While all her friends, similarly qualified, went off to various redbrick British universities, she picked a fashion school in Paris. To my shame, I must admit I thought it all sounded a bit, you know, Mickey Mouse. How wrong I was.
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