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Trickle up: Only the elite will benefit from fee deregulation

Dudley, J. (2014) Trickle up: Only the elite will benefit from fee deregulation. The Conversation, 20 August 2014 .

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Professor Ian Young, the Chair of the Group of Eight Universities, has argued that fee deregulation will have a positive effect on all universities. The Group of Eight universities will take the opportunity to “downsize”, to teach fewer students whilst increasing the amount spent upon each student.

As they enrol fewer students, those who might otherwise have enrolled or aspired to a Group of Eight university will be available to “lower tier” institutions and we will have a system in which everybody wins.

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Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Management and Governance
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