This week the Vice Chancellor of Northampton University suggested that fees may need to rise higher to overcome economic pressures on UK universities.  The figure of £20,000 per year was given as the potential yearly cost of going to university.  Read more here http://www.independent.co.uk/student/news/how-much-university-leader-predicts-20000-tuition-fees-for-students-8929018.html.  Surely now more top companies should be offering sponsored degrees to ensure top students aren’t priced out of the higher education market.