Higher ed changes create 'huge amount of uncertainty' for students

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University leaders say there is a huge amount of uncertainty around what to tell prospective students who face potential changes to course fees part-way through their degrees.

Their comments came as the Nationals Federal Council voted in support of a motion calling for changes to the government's higher education legislation.

The government has introduced legislation into parliament to deregulate fees from the start of 2016 but is facing an uphill battle to get its higher education reforms through the Senate.

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