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Pooja Charlotte Singh
3 years ago
Educating is an act of giving. Not an act of profiting.

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Laura Bochniak
3 years ago
This measure discriminates against less wealthy students and has no rational grounds, that is why this is unfair and should be changed

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maria kirby
3 years ago
It's extortionate and ensures the demographic becomes even more middle class
Pretty disgusted with the timing and sick to death of treating students as cash cows
If you want an education you better be wealthy

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Sophie Withall
3 years ago
As a current MA student with King's College London, I feel it unfair to expect new students to pay a flat fee when many are still coming off the back of a tuition fee debt for their UG. Considering that the majority of the Arts & Humanities students are also interviewed by the head of the programme, this should be sufficient enough to identify serious candidates from time wasters.

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Kelly Bilenkis
3 years ago
I'm an international student who will need to pay a £2000 deposit in July and completely agree with everything that has been stated here.

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Robert Walsh
3 years ago
I am a student with an offer from King's for an MSc programme. I was not aware of this mandatory deposit until I was notified of my offer. I am disappointed as I was initially excited at my offer until I saw that they want money from me.

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Paulina Romani
3 years ago
this is incredibly exclusionary and goes against widening participation in higher education. Financial issues are already a barrier or cause of stress for too many students and this will only worsen that.

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Stuart Smith
3 years ago
Everyone should have equal access to higher education. Application fees and tiered systems may deter good students.

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nathalie gannon
3 years ago
I couldn't afford to apply

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Alex Crossley
3 years ago
I would love to do a masters at King's, but the obligatory £1,000 deposit seems incredibly deterring for someone in my limited financial situation.