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In the first two parts of this mini-series, we considered the prospects of obtaining a tuition fee refund either through the Government or the Office of the Independent Adjudicator (the OIA). Sadly, the conclusion was both those prospects are rather slim. You can read our thoughts about the Government here, and the OIA here. But …

In our previous post, we looked at how the government have responded to students’ complaints regarding paying tuition fees. They have made their position clear: students are not entitled to compensation for their education moving online. If a student feels aggrieved by this, they should take it up with their university, and if still unhappy, …

The plight of students has been filling the news of late. Talk of Parliamentary petitions, Office for Students position papers, and uncomfortable ministerial interviews abound. In and amongst all this noise, some students may be wondering – why join the Student Group Claim? Why not wait for the government to cave under public pressure? Or …

We held the fourth Student Group Claim Information Session on 23 February 2021, led by Senior Partner Trevor Asserson and Senior Associate Shimon Goldwater, and hosted by Head of Communications & Business Development at Asserson Law Offices Francesca Caller. Here are the questions that were put to our lawyers. You can hear the answers in …

A fair concern A claim against UCL may seem hopeless if the university does not have the money to pay compensation. And as a student of UCL, you will probably not want to be the reason for its financial demise. Rest assured however, that this is extraordinarily unlikely. How much money does UCL have? In …