Tuition fee value for money: ‘I feel ripped off’
14 March 2018
“I feel ripped off. They do the bare minimum and I honestly don’t see where my money is going.”
“I am in nearly £40,000 worth of debt and often wonder why I went to uni.”
These students, asked by the new Office for Students if university tuition fees represent good value, are among a significant majority – 62% – who say they don’t think it’s worth it.
The OfS finds only 38% of students in England think the tuition fees for their course are good value for money.
Course subject is a major factor which influences students’ perception of tuition fees, with computer science students, those doing physical sciences and law students the most likely to say that the tuition fees represented good value for money.
Those doing historical and philosophical studies, languages and creative arts and design are least satisfied with the value they have received. Read more