Latest figures from UCAS show a steep year-on-year decline as more school leavers realise that just because universities exist it does not mean they automatically have to go to one of them.
A spokesman said: “It seems the prospect of £9,000 a year in fees has made many people realise that university is actually quite an important thing to do.
“So if you are going to spend that kind of money you should probably mean it.”
Note: Yes, of course this is a ….
As the great 18th century satirist Jonathan Swift would be the first to point out, only when vanity and self-delusion, idleness and presumption are banished from the world will we find – in any institution – only the people who should be there. And we’re not even considering darker motives here, not while on break anyway.
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