The Guardian,
Campus cranes and vanity projects with an American flavour

Professor Peter Scott:

“You don’t need to be a killjoy to wonder whether we are rushing too fast down the American road. There, colleges (with the exception of some elite universities) have responded to criticisms about out-of-control fees by investing heavily in student pleasure and leisure, often at the expense of teaching and learning – especially lecturers in secure jobs.”

Indeed, as students become consumers, the learning becomes secondary.

Read the full article on The Guardian website.