Universities minister issues ‘bums on seats’ warning over cheap degree courses

Universities must not put “bums on seats” ahead of providing high-quality degrees that offer students value for money and good earning potential, the Universities Minister has said. In a stark warning, Sam Gyimah said institutions need to take responsibility and “police themselves” to ensure they are not offering “threadbare” and “cheap” courses. He argued that there is variability between courses and institutions in potential future income that is a cause for concern. Read More.