An evaluation of the funding policy of education post-18, hired by the prime minister, is presently underway. The extensively anticipated consequence is a cut in the tuition dues. This has encouraged certain discussion on the probable values for, staff terminations, teaching and course cessations. Few universities may even be forced over the edge. Student places are also expected to be limited. If a cut to tuition fees leaves big holes in teaching funds, it’s clear to see how universities could convey funding from research.