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    ‘It might change my decision to study’
    University students in the UK should pay more for their loans and accept higher tuition fees as “inevitable”, says a report from business leaders.The Confederation of British Industry says the extra money needed to fund universities should come from savings in the student support system. It also calls for more sponsorship and bursaries from businesses. The National Union of Students attacked the report as “gross hypocrisy” from the “fat cats at the CBI”. In England, the government is set to launch a major review of the funding of higher education and student fees. Higher education minister for England, David Lammy, said the government still wanted 50% of young people to go to university. “We should continue to widen access, not only because it’s socially just, but also because our future economy will depend on having more people with higher level skills,” he said. The CBI says the aim…

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