Funding cuts threaten Oxford University tutorial system

“Cash to higher education will be reduced by £180 million next year in a bid to save money. The budget cuts include the withdrawal of nearly £10 million allocated to the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Oxford has warned that its distinctive tutorial system, the one-to-one teaching regarded as vital to the ancient institution’s world class ranking, will have to be scrapped if the cuts are made …” (more)

[Julie Henry, Sunday Telegraph, 29 November]

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