Cuts to university grants and the deregulation of University fees proposed by the coalition government has been a major news item in recent weeks and created many polarised views on the subject. In essence such moves would result in increased fees for students.
However the other side of the coin is the cost base of Universities. A recent article in the Financial Review suggests that universities can make significant impact on their property costs, thus reducing the pressure on student fees.
Read the article: ‘Universities get a fail grade on cost management‘.