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Aaron Porter, President, UK National Union of Students

Stephen Sackur speaks to Aaron Porter, president of the British National Union of Students and asks what's wrong with graduates bearing more of a financial burden?

Europe's students are rapidly learning what government austerity means for them - cuts in spending on higher education and, in many cases, rising tuition fees. The response has been a wave of sit-ins and street protests from Rome to Copenhagen and London.

HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur speaks to Aaron Porter, president of the British National Union of Students and asks if top quality higher education comes at a price - what's wrong with graduates bearing more of the burden?

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