Cambridge's new bond offering reveals some of the tensions at the heart of higher education financing.
By: Thomas Hale
The university strikes have unwittingly highlighted the threat the internet poses to the current educational model.
Rankings are deeply implicated in the emerging financial infrastructure for university borrowing.
The university strikes appear to generate surpluses for the institutions themselves.
Students want information about the financial value of their degrees. This could have unintended consequences.
Deals structured to pay for UK university buildings require student numbers to remain high for decades
Education has many things in common with finance, but there are huge issues with any attempt to assess the market for its services.
The UK government’s sales of student loans will shed light not only on their value, but on the overarching function and viability of educational policy in highly developed economies.