The changes to student finance, the promotion of STEM subjects through the EBacc and visa issues for international students are all discouraging potential students from realising their talents by following a creative arts degree.
Johann Lamont's declaration that free higher education is "effectively regressive" is a significant moment.
Nick Clegg said the deficit meant fees had to rise. But the new system will cost the government more.
Young people today face difficulties, but shouldn't give up hope.
Equalities minister Jo Swinson contradicts Clegg's tuition fees apology.
The Deputy PM is wrong to claim that there was "no money around" for the pledge.
Ministers have always wanted more people to go to university. But 38,000 fewer are.
Remember when ministers promised £9,000 fees would be "exceptional"?
The Lib Dems must not let Michael Gove seize control of higher education policy, says the shadow business secretary.