Is University Still Worth It? | #ThinkTent2021

As graduates flood the jobs market, a degree no longer bestows the prestige it once did. Campuses are increasingly in the news for free speech controversies, not academic excellence, and the pandemic has exposed pre-existing concerns in the way universities are run and funded. Does the UK need to take another look at our crumbling higher education system?

Emily Carver (Chair), Head of Media for the Institute of Economic Affairs
Dr Steve Davies, Head of Education for the Institute of Economic Affairs
Robert Halfon MP, Conservative MP for Harlow and Chair of the Education Select Committee
Professor Andrew Westwood, Professor of Government Practice at the University of Manchester
Darren Grimes, Reasoned (@Darren Grimes @Reasoned )