Courses cost £44K

June 18, 2004

The cost to the public purse of offering courses through the Government's failed e-university runs to £44,000 per student, ministers admitted this week. Baroness Ashton of Upholland, Labour education spokesman in the Lords, said that £62 million of taxpayers'

money had been invested in the UKeU project, but only 900 students had signed up.

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