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Tony Blair and the RIBA should be at one on education

I was grateful to David Dunster, head of school at Liverpool University, for alerting me to Tony Blair's new drive, reported in last Saturday's Independent, to attract an extra 75,000 foreign students to British universities and colleges. In pursuit of this objective, the prime minister has asked advertisers and marketing consultants to 're-brand' British universities and colleges in a concerted effort to capture the £700 million of fees that would accrue.

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