Applications at UK universities have taken a tumble. Not from a lack of interest in further education but a deep routed concern over the implications of the tuition fees. The government’s strategy that the £9,000 per year tuition fee would not be repaid until the graduate is earning has taken its toll as existing graduates fail to land the jobs they wished for. This significant negative input has swayed many would be university applicants. Not having the right degree from the right university in a tough job market is a huge deterrent to invest in the first place. More….