http://bathknightblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/telegraph-logo.jpgBy David Ellis. The £9,000 question The first cohort of students paying £9,000 university tuition fees are reaching the end of their first year. David Ellis asks them if it has been worth the hefty pricetag so far. Until recently, those undecided about university were often given a rather dubious piece of advice: “Any degree will do – you just need a qualification.” Universities found applicants for every, and any, course. Equine science was a hit, golf management an unmitigated success. The sceptics laughed (though, interestingly, not Boris) but it wasn’t until Clegg’s broken promise and the tripling of fees that debate about the value of university really kicked off. But here's a thought. Perhaps we should consider what the students themselves think? They are, after all, the ones who matter. Student Money Saver asked 500 for their thoughts. Read more...