With student number controls being relaxed in England, more young people will have the opportunity to go to university than ever before. But with the benefits of a degree varying by subject and institution, the challenge of ensuring that higher education remains a vehicle for social mobility is likely to continue. At the same time, there remain ever-present questions about the financial stability of the HE sector: is the current system of undergraduate funding sustainable? What about other sources of university funding? This event will draw on research funded by the Nuffield Foundation and other IFS work.Find out more
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