You don’t get much more grass roots than this, politicians 😉
As September rolls around again I feel the urge to buy myself some new stationery and prepare for a year of lessons and homework despite the fact I finished my education three years ago at the University of Westminster. This year’s university freshers are facing disgustingly high tuition fees of £9000 a year and a comment on the ‘letters’ page of the i newspaper made me think about how much university is really worth.
Jane Scott Paul, chief executive of the Association of Accounting Technicians wrote in and said “Other routes into professions must be highlighted for school-leavers. In many cases, a non-graduate who obtains a high quality work-based qualification can be better off than a graduate.”
As a graduate with a 2:1 in journalism, I agree. I have over £20,000 worth of debt and I can honestly say, all of my career-based skills have come from my time on work…
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