‘Useless’ uni degrees to cost double

Useless uni degrees? Does that refer to some or all? Isn’t it always important to re-assess the value of tertiary education against the cost, especially opportunity cost? Of course, there’s nothing stopping students from pursuing other things while studying, but how many do? Most students wait to graduate as though that’s when life begins…

University fees are set to double for arts degrees after the Senate rejected an emotional speech from Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie that begged MPs not to tell poor kids to “dream a little cheaper” because “you’re never going to make it”.