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Labour and Torie MPs work together to destroy Britains youth

LABOUR STATES IT’S THE TORIES FAULT FEES ROSE WHEN IT WAS “BLAIR” WHO FIRST TOOK FEES TO 3000 pounds and discussed increasing it to 6000+ the fact is it would have happend eventually under any government. Because they (at the top) are all in co-hoots with eachother… it’s theater. Everyone can tell but the average Mid-Brit … Continue reading

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“The end of the university conveyor beltThe 12% fall in Ucas applications is welcome – young people are being encouraged to choose the path that is right for them”

  The 12% fall in Ucas applications is welcome – young people are being encouraged to choose the path that is right for them.   A dangerous conveyor belt transports many of our young people to university education. It is dangerous, to pinch an ugly word from trade union lexicography, for its “automaticity”, the almost … Continue reading

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“Council pays tuition fees in bid to help poorer students get a degree”

A London council is paying the university tuition fees of some of its poorest students in what is the first scheme of its kind in the country. Six school-leavers have been awarded scholarships worth more than £10,000 each over three years by Southwark council. They are the first people in the country to have their … Continue reading

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“Parents under pressure to fork out for university fees”

28/10/2011 Four in ten UK parents feel pressured to pay for their children’s university fees, according to new research. The issue is expected to have a significant financial impact on households throughout Britain. Some parents are even prepared to take out a loan to cover the cost of their child’s university fees. They are also … Continue reading

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“Why Cambridge sixth-formers are considering going Dutch”

STUDENTS from Cambridge are turning their backs on British universities to study overseas – in an attempt to avoid a predicted £50,000 of debt 
created by rising tuition fees. Original article Related article: http://www.varsity.co.uk/lifestyle/3805 Foreign universities have seen a hike in British applicants as students look to dodge the £9,000-a-year university tuition fees being introduced … Continue reading

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“Debt-ridden former Salford University student staged terrifying £20,000 robbery”

Original article A student who could not pay his tuition fees carried out a terrifying £20,000 armed robbery. Michael Hill had amassed debts running into thousands of pounds and in sheer desperation got a bus to a Co-op store, where he had previously worked, and carried out the raid armed with a knife. Hill, 25, fled … Continue reading

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“This is Britain’s zombie generation”

Original article Ann Czernik asks why wealthy Harrogate has welcomed the new Jarrow march with as much enthusiasm as their 1936 forebears When the Jarrow marchers arrived in Harrogate 75 years ago it was reported that they were welcomed “like a relief column raising a siege.” To the sound of a mouth organ, exhausted but … Continue reading

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“Youth joblessness highest since Tories last in power, new figures to reveal”

Original article The number of unemployed young people has passed the million mark, according to statistics to be published this week. More than a million young people are now unemployed, the highest number since the Conservatives were last in power, government figures to be published this week are expected to reveal. The figures have been … Continue reading

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“Spain’s economic woes spark fears of youth brain-drain”

Original article   Spain’s “Lost Generation” can be found studying literature in classroom 007 at Madrid’s Complutense University. Some 28 students sit alert, behind the rows of desks waiting for a series of questions. How many of them are confident they’ll get a job when they graduate next year? No-one raises a hand. “What sort … Continue reading

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“Fees deny the basic human right to education”

“If the prospect of debt forces students out of the education ‘supermarket’, society as a whole will suffer, says Michael Mansfield In the wake of the US civil war, President James A Garfield, a radical Republican, observed: “Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be … Continue reading

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