English universities must consider partial fee refunds, says regulator

OfS warns against blanket refusals as thousands of students locked down after Covid outbreaks

Universities in England must consider refunding some tuition fees, their regulator has said as it emerged that lawyers are challenging the legal basis of a two-week lockdown of 1,700 students in Manchester.

Amid mounting concerns over the plight of students at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), who were even to get a Covid test, the vice-chancellor said those affected would be paid financial compensation.

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