About 12 universities are looking into reducing their 2012 fees in the wake of government policy changes.
Northern Ireland's universities and colleges will be allowed to charge English, Scottish and Welsh students more to cover the shortfall of freezing local fees.
Government proposals to penalise graduates in England for paying back their student loans early would be costly and ineffective, the think tank CentreForum says.
The High Court rules the Metropolitan Police acted lawfully when they "kettled" three teenagers during the tuition fee protests in London.
All schools in England should offer university scholarships to their poorest pupils, the deputy Liberal Democrat leader Simon Hughes says.
BPP University College is to charge £5,000 per year in tuition fees for three-year courses from 2012.
A human rights lawyer is challenging Scotland's university funding system saying it is unlawful to charge English students north of the border.
Many universities in England and Wales will have to reduce their tuition fees within two years of charging higher fees in 2012, the Higher Education Policy Institute predicts.
Average debts may reach £53,000 for UK students starting in 2012 as tuition fees rise - double the figure for 2011 - an annual survey suggests.
The Open University has announced tuition fees of £5,000 per year from next year - making it much cheaper than most other universities.
More than a third of England's universities have had their plans to charge £9,000 for every single course officially approved by the official watchdog.
A survey suggests many further education colleges will charge tuition fees of less than £6,000 for their university-level courses.
University language departments are warning that an increase in tuition fees in England will threaten their ability to recruit students.
Some graduates in England could end up paying back double their original student loans under the new fees regime, figures calculated for the BBC suggest.
A car containing Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall is attacked by protesters amid violence after MPs voted to raise tuition fees.
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A universities leader warns over plans to allow universities to expand by taking more high achieving pupils.
Senior academics in the UCU lecturers' union say they fear more for-profit universities could damage the reputation of higher education in the UK.
Staff at London Metropolitan University protest over the university's decision to cut two thirds of its courses.
A private college being set up by leading academics does not have the right to use the title "university college," say government officials.
A group of the world's leading academics launch a new British college which will charge £18,000 fees.
The government distances itself from suggestions that wealthy students could pay for extra university places.
London Metropolitan University says it is to cut hundreds of courses so that it can survive financially when tuition fees are increased.
England's universities face a 12% reduction in funding before cuts linked to student fees come in, according to figures from their funding body.
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