Young people in the UK experience some of the worst working conditions. To understand why we need to look at longer-term changes in the political economy.
Theresa May is under pressure to tackle tuition fees after Labour's pledge to scrap them was highlighted as a key issue for young voters.
The poorest students are leaving university with the most debt.
The government has ignored this group for years, now it asks why they vote for the opposition.
We need to revisit tuition fees. The health of Britain’s youth and the country’s future place in the world may well depend on it.
To misquote a famous politician: 'Politics is not economics, stupid!'
Is it time to ditch tuition fees?
About 44 million Americans are still paying off student loan debt. But it didn't always used to be this way. As the perceived purpose of a college education changed, so too did the way we pay for it.
A "buy now, pay later" model is well suited to financing higher education. Commercial bank loans are not viable. Government-backed loans with income-contingent repayment are the fair solution.
South Africa's higher education minister has dealt with fee increments for 2017 but sidestepped students' fundamental issue: an ongoing call to make higher education free for all.
South Africa's universities have been told to set their own fee increases for 2017. That's good news for institutions, but it hasn't been well-received by many students.
Here's why some English universities are raising their tuition fees again.
Liberal higher education policy is obscure; perhaps deliberately so. But the conclusion is clear. Unless students are required to pay significantly more, universities will face major cuts.
Universities deemed excellent at teaching will be allowed to raise their fees in line with inflation.
In the May Budget, the government may look for ways to shift the costs of higher education from the taxpayer to the student.
Welsh and Scottish students get more support than English and Northern Irish ones.
A lack of government guidance on how student tuition fees should be used by universities is resulting in money for teaching being spent on research instead.
The government is having a third try at creating a market in English higher education by abolishing student number controls.
New research shows the risk that students' won't complete their course goes down if they have to pay more for it.
From a College of Teaching to vocational education, international students and whether to raise tuition fees, there is a lot in the ministers' inboxes.