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Is it fair that students pay different amounts for university courses? .SilentMode/flickr

Should students pay different fees for university courses?

Students currently pay higher fees for courses that lead to jobs with typically higher wages. But not all students find, or want, a job in their area of study. Should all students then pay the same amount for their university degree?
Students undertaking vocational courses are less likely to pay back their student loan given many don’t earn over the repayment threshold. Shutterstock

40% of vocational students won’t repay their student loan: report

More than a third (40%) of government loans to vocational education and training students will never be repaid, according to a new analysis by the Grattan Institute.

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