The LSE Academic Board debate finally reached at £8,000 tuition fees instead of £9,000 where most of the top level university’s in UK raising it to maximum £9K. Today 150 people turned up, because they were debating whether to set undergraduate fees of £8,000 or £9,000 according to – Tim Leunig (chief economist at CentreForum and a reader in economic history at LSE).
LSE is the first top university in Great Britain who set lowest tuition fees for undergraduate level amongst them. The vote went 67:68 against £9,000. Though LSE Academic board voted their tuition fees at £8K for the next academic year 2012 but the final approve will come from its governing body ‘LSE Council’ on 25th May, 2011.
The LSE’s student union expecting not to contradict academic boards decision by the LSE council which could be a rare interfere.