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gingerjedi
10th May 2011, 12:11
BBC News - University minister denies 'buy a place' accusation (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13343824)

So as it stands rich overseas students can buy a place at a UK university but rich UK based residents cannot??

Bonkers.

Mich the Tester
10th May 2011, 12:13
BBC News - University minister denies 'buy a place' accusation (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13343824)

So as it stands rich overseas students can buy a place at a UK university but rich UK based residents cannot??

Bonkers.

More bonkers than that; rich UK students can buy a place at many foreign universities and take their dosh elsewhere.

Old Greg
10th May 2011, 12:26
Of course, entrance could be on merit, and then charges made accordingly, but I don't expect the universities would like to lose the overseas fee rates.

Spacecadet
10th May 2011, 12:27
More bonkers than that; rich UK students can buy a place at many foreign universities and take their dosh elsewhere.

Even more bonkers
Rich UK students can go to many European universities for free

doodab
10th May 2011, 12:45
Even more bonkers
Rich UK students can go to many European universities for free

And quite a few of them offer their courses in English in order to attract international students, which is rather ironic.

Mich the Tester
10th May 2011, 12:48
And quite a few of them offer their courses in English in order to attract international students, which is rather ironic.

:spel good business sense

alreadypacked
10th May 2011, 13:02
The Daily Mash has it's own take on this.

The Daily Mash - Rich to piss money away on degrees for idiot spawn (http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/society/rich-to-piss-money-away-on-degrees-for-idiot-spawn-201105103791/)