Leeds University rapped over fees rise

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a Leeds University lecturers’ leader says they may soon be unable to afford to send their own children to the university.

Professor Malcolm Povey of the University and College Union was speaking after it was revealed that the University of Leeds plans to impose the maximum tuition fee of £9,000 a term on 32,000 students.

“This is a retrograde step which will make higher education a more exclusive province of the privileged,” he said, adding this was already happening.


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