David Willetts, who now sits in the House of Lords, was the former minister for universities in the coalition government.
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As a minister in the coalition government, Willetts introduced £9,000 tuition fees. In an interview as he publishes a new book, he says the system is well-designed and fair.
When the political becomes personal.
A group thought.
Undemocratic? Bureaucratic? The EU and universities have plenty in common.
Clinging on for now.
Brexit has put scholarly endeavour in Britain under a huge new strain.
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Brexit, and proposed changes to the way research is assessed, are making Britain uncompetitive in the global race for academic talent.
Young people, angry at the vote for Brexit, outside Downing Street.
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What leaving the EU means for research, student experience and higher education reforms.
UCL in central London: worried about the impact of a Brexit.
University leaders voice concerns over a possible Brexit and how it would impact student mobility, research funding and the attractiveness of UK universities.
Coming to the UK means good job prospects for EU students.
The British labour force has a lot to lose if EU students are turned off coming to the UK.