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Government's White Paper on higher education published

Charles Clarke, Secretary of State for Education and Skills, today announced the Government's White Paper The Future of Higher Education.  

BBC Website:
LSE Professor Nicholas Barr held a live forum on the BBC website at 4.15pm today [Wednesday 22 January]. A transcript is up at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/forum/2681217.stm| 

Press cuttings - 22 January 03

BBC News Online
Head to head: top-up fees  
Former Labour deputy leader Lord Roy Hattersley opposes the government's plans to raise university tuition fees - but the Director of LSE Anthony Giddens supports the scheme.

Was your degree worth £21k?
The article ask a selection of successful graduates what university did for them. Quotes from LSE alumni Avinash Persaud (MSc Economics 1988; BSc Monetary Economics 1987) and Stelios Haji-Ioannou (BSc Economics 1987) 

22 January 2003