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Maintenance grants for students from poorer backgrounds will be scrapped next year, following Chancellor George Osborne’s 2015 budget.
The University of Lincoln plans to charge students the maximum level of tuition fees – £9,000 per year – from 2012.
Massive funding cuts are seeing universities having to raise their fees, there could be tough times ahead in higher education. The Linc‘s spreadsheet manipulation correspondent Maken Eetup explains.
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney has claimed voting for higher fees “wasn’t an easy decision” but stands by his decision – but has no fear of a student backlash.
The House of Commons voted in favour of rising tuition fees, prompting the students who are currently occupying the university’s main building to stay there “indefinitely”.
As parliament votes to treble the cost of tuition fees for students in England, the University of Lincoln is still being occupied by protesters — and they aren’t moving any time soon.
A protest against the rise in tuition fees will not take place on Friday after the cancellation of Lincoln MP Karl McCartney’s appearance at the City Hall for his advice surgery.