New, new and Rah, Rah

January 13, 2006

Opinion is divided as to whether "new, new" universities will be good for the sector (Opinion, December 23/30).

Why?

These are not "new, new" institutions with extra "new, new" students.

They have been offering degrees alongside "new and old" universities for many years - the only difference is that now these institutions are allowed to compete on a slightly more level playing field.

"Rah, Rah," I say.

Lesley Munro
Edge HillOrmskirk

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