Skip to comments.Cambridge University first to charge £9,000 fees - unless your family's poor
Posted on 02/08/2011 10:06:02 PM PST by Niuhuru
Cambridge has become the first university to announce that it will charge maximum tuition fees of £9,000 a year.
But it will give hefty discounts to poorer students, which means the middle classes will bear the brunt of the move.
MPs voted in December to raise tuition fees to £6,000 per year from 2012, with universities allowed to charge £9,000 in exceptional circumstances.
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And here I think it’s been show that alot of the “minority” scholarships are given to kids of reasonably well-to-do families, not to the truly needy hard working students trying to better their lives.
Marx hated the middle class. He came up with a way to get rid of them.
This is illustrated in 2011. If you’re “poor” the government will just give it to you. If you’re “rich” you can buy your way in. If you’re middle class you’re given bills of the poor and rich.
It's a tough time to be middle class.
Compared to costs here, it’s still a bargain to attend, even if they raise the rates.
I suppose German public Universities avoid this by being practically free to everyone. That said, there are so few places even for the top scholars, many have to wait a few semesters to receive a spot. However, the time spent waiting can be used to learn a practical trade applicable to your career interests.
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