Rachel Callear reports for the University of Warwick’s Boar on the controversial comments:
A Warwick professor has accused UK universities for accepting international students with an “inadequate command of English” in order to receive more funding through uncapped tuition fees.
Former pro-vice chancellor and current professor of comparative literature Susan Bassnett made the allegations in magazine Times Higher Education (THE).
She claims to have “seen scripts in English so poor that the students wouldn’t scrape a GCSE” during her work as an external examiner, assessor and auditor…
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