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Staff and students meeting in the office

IFS recruitment event 2023

Event 11 October 2023 at 17:00
At this event we offered an opportunity to meet current IFS staff, and ask questions about life at IFS and our recruitment process.
Exam hall

The impact of student loan minimum eligibility requirements


We consider who would be affected by each of the proposed MERs, and then assess whether the introduction of a minimum eligibility requirement is likely to achieve the government’s stated aim of ensuring that ‘students undertaking degree study have attained the baseline skills required to engage with and benefit from the course’.

27 April 2022

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The economics of higher education

Event 22 November 2021 at 16:00 <p>Please see above for details on how to watch this event online.</p>
Why do so many young people decide to go to university? Why do governments subsidise them? Who does and who does not benefit financially from higher education? This lecture will explore these central questions in the economics of higher education in the context of recent IFS research on the financial gains to degrees in the UK.