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Fee changes will make University a challenge for some, says Headteacher

Mon, 19 Aug 2013

A Douglas head teacher says he anticipates a possible drop off in numbers of students progressing onto University from next year as drastic alterations to the fee system are introduced.

Speaking as the outgoing A Level students secured a record number of top end grades, Andy Fox of St Ninian's conceded some families will struggle with the costly fees over a three year period.

From next year students will need to make an annual contribution of at least £2,500.

Mr Fox says although it will be a difficult situation for some he expects those determined to go to University, will do so:


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