Higher education budget cuts

 

Universities will face a 40% budget cut within the next four years. Following Tuesday’s Comprehensive spending review  it was revealed that the budget will be cut by £4.2 billion. 

Lincoln University Vice Chancellor Scott Davidson

With universities set to face their highest demand for places this year, it should be a prosperous time for higher education establishments. However from 2012 University budgets will be dramatically cut, which could cause a dramatic ripple affect across all universities in the UK.  Lincoln University Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Scott Davidson did not agree with the cuts.

“I fully believe that higher education should be publicly funded” – Professor Scott Davidson

 

Story by Tom Bray