The recent USS Pension Strike in the UK has revealed the ways in which private firms profit from higher education and how the marketisation of education is turning both universities and students into debtors.
50th Anniversary Blog Series

No 23: Welfare to Debtfare: Who benefits from the marketisation of higher education in the UK?

by Antonios Roumpakis The recent strike over the University Superannuation Scheme (USS) exposed how university finances are undermined by the continuing marketisation of higher education. One could ask how a dispute over pensions is linked […]