26 Jun 2018

No fees tertiary offer

From The Panel, 4:08 pm on 26 June 2018

There's been not even a 1 per cent uptake on the government's offer of zero-fees for first year tertiary students. Did they get it entirely wrong or are their other reasons the offer hasn't been widely received? Michelle Leadsom of the Manukau Institute of Technology thinks the timing of announcing the scheme last November left prospective first-years on the hop.