Time to question HE funding model – Cardiff vice-chancellor

The way higher education is funded is “broken”, according to the new boss at Wales’ biggest university, write Nick Bourne and Bethan Lewis for BBC News.

Professor Wendy Larner, who took over in September as the first woman in the top job at Cardiff University, which has 33,000 students and about 6,000 staff, said she was having a “big conversation” with Cardiff University staff about the future. Her predecessor previously said finances were “unsustainable” due to inflation, less public money and frozen tuition fees.

The Welsh government said it was in “regular and constructive” contact with the higher education sector.
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