Huge increase in number of graduates "bad for UK economy"

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    I wonder if we really do need thousands of graduates from academically lacklustre universities all clutching their qualifications in Womens Studies with Underwater Basket Weaving and Applied Cake Decorating. It does seem to lead to a lot of graduates with an awful lot of debt and no better prospects than were they to have done something vocational which was possibly more suited to their talents and have got on that way. I think it was born out of good intentions, i.e. to open up universities to a much larger section of the population, but it's rather got out of hand now and there's an awful lot of students who should be students studying at universities which shouldn't be universities.
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