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Follow-on press coverage on Professor Sheila Riddell's remark in her new book on the failure of free university in breaking social inequalities

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Following the frontpage report of the Herald Scotland on the 2nd Dec 2015, several other newspapers (3rd December 2015) also quoted extensively the comments of Professor Sheila Riddell on free tuition in the concluding chapter of the book "Higher Education in Scotland and the UK: Diverging or Converging Systems?"

 

The book draws upon the findings of our ESRC funded project ‘HE in Scotland, the Devolution Settlement and the Referendum on Independence’, and was launched at our seminar "Widening Access to Scottish Higher Education: Getting in and Getting on" on the 1st December 2015 held at the Universit y of Edinburgh.

Period3 Dec 2015

Following the frontpage report of the Herald Scotland on the 2nd Dec 2015, several other newspapers (3rd December 2015) also quoted extensively the comments of Professor Sheila Riddell on free tuition in the concluding chapter of the book "Higher Education in Scotland and the UK: Diverging or Converging Systems?"

 

The book draws upon the findings of our ESRC funded project ‘HE in Scotland, the Devolution Settlement and the Referendum on Independence’, and was launched at our seminar "Widening Access to Scottish Higher Education: Getting in and Getting on" on the 1st December 2015 held at the Universit y of Edinburgh.

References

TitleFree university is not helping poor, claim acadmics
Media name/outletThe Times
Date of coverage3/12/15
Producer/AuthorHamish Macdonell
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TitleInequality in Scotland is set in stone by free university tuition
Media name/outletThe Independent
Date of coverage3/12/15
Producer/AuthorChris Green
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TitleFree university tuition in Scotland 'has failed to halt social inequality'
Media name/outleti (from the Independent)
Date of coverage3/12/15
Producer/AuthorChris Green
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