‘Does Cost Matter? Students’ understanding of the higher education finance system and how cost affects their decisions’

A new national research project undertaken by NEON (@NEONHE) with support from the University and College Union (@UCU) has found that an increase in fees would see young people who are eligible for free school meals most likely to reconsider going to university, followed by non-white young people. The report, based on an online survey of over 1,500 students and two focus groups, also found that non-white young people and free school meal recipients were most likely to choose low-cost university options if tuition fees were variable. Read More