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Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends

Submitted by Georgia Henderson on Wednesday 30th September 2020

Published on Monday 5th October 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Monday 5th April 2021

Current Signatures: 160,285
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ learning ~ remain ~ The Government ~ Thousands ~ UK ~ Universities

Petition Action

Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends

Petition Details

Students across the UK have returned to University to be told our learning will be predominantly online for the foreseeable future. The Government should therefore lower our tuition fees and we should receive a partial refund for the effects this will have on our learning and university experience.

Additional Information

Millions of students have been overlooked by the govt throughout this pandemic. Tuition fees remain at 9.2k a year plus interest which hasn’t been addressed. Thousands of 1st year students have been forced into isolation with no consideration to the effects this will have on mental health. Uni students have been told to trust the government through these unprecedented times but we’ve been constantly overlooked. I’m asking the government to lower tuition fees until learning goes back to normal.


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