Arts & Culture and Education Research Fellow, 2007-2009
Julian has now returned to Australia. While at Policy Exchange Julian co-authored several education reports. Prior to joining Policy Exchange, he worked in both marketing and research roles in publishing and financial services. He has a degree in Economics from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.
More Fees Please? warns that with the Government’s student loan debt expected to rocket to £55 billion by 2018, the Treasury will not be able to afford a rise in fees without a radical change to the system of student support.
Educating Rita recommends that the government must invest £33 million to begin tackling the chronic underfunding of part-time students who currently receive a fraction of the support given to their younger full-time counterparts.
Sink or swim? analyses the history of troubled mergers in British universities and takes a closer look at the accountability framework keeping universities in check. It considers the case for failure in the overcrowded London market and outlines some of the major financial threats for universities on the horizon.
The hard truth about 'soft' subjects reveals that the vast majority of leading research universities are admitting fewer ‘soft’ A-levels and more traditional A-levels in comparison with the national uptake of these subjects in schools.
Each year, in England and Wales, approximately 66,000 offenders will return to society from prison. The estimated total cost of re-offending to society is £13 billion per year. You're Hired! investigates ways of encouraging the employment of ex-offenders, thus reducing these figures.