Tuition Fees

Well there has been a lot of talk about possible increases in university tuition fees recently, with the newly elected (!) coalition government considering lifting the cap on the charges that universities are allowed to make.

As someone who went through university in Scotland when there the tuition fees were covered by the government for domestic students I thought I’d publish some of my thoughts on the matter. Continue reading

Vote For Change?

Well, it’s the day before the 2010 General Election in the UK, and I thought I’d pop up and air my views in public for the last time before the event.

I wrote a nice long note on Facebook the other day about it but, when I pressed the “Submit” button, it said I had to log in and then the text disappeared – what a bitch!

So – who shall I vote for? Continue reading