Tuition fees: busting the myths

Jo Robinson

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As thousands of students took to the streets yesterday in protest over university fees, a poll by YouGov for the Independent Taskforce on Student Finance Information revealed that 59 percent of people in England feel they have little or no understanding of the new finance system for higher education.

The widespread confusion over the new system is cause for real concern as many believe students are being put off applying for university by the myths and misconceptions about new tuition fees.