Charles Sturt University's Vann Pynes over higher ed reforms

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Regional university towns might benefit from the government’s education reforms but regional students will be the ones to suffer says Charles Sturt University vice chancellor Andrew Vann.

His comments come in response to a visit to the Dubbo campus from the Minister for Education Christopher Pyne who said city students would flock to regional centers.

Mr. Pyne told Fairfax Media university fee deregulation would mean regional universities could compete with city universities on price, therefore city students may come to the country because study and cost of living would be cheaper.

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