Mark Leach gives wonky insight into Higher Education
UKIP’s latest education policies
'For years, the most up to date analysis of UKIP’s higher education policies existed on this site in this popular post by Tom Bailey. With the General Election only 7 months away, UKIP are this week holding their final party conference and so have announced a spate of new policies include those relating to higher education (read them in full here). Those relating just to HE are:
Scrap the target of 50% of school leavers going to university.Scrap tuition fees for able students pursuing courses in the sciences, technology, maths or medicineCharge the 70,000 university students from the EU the same amount in tuition fees as foreign students from non-EU countries, raising £600million per year'