Introduction by Joseph Stashko
John Walker is a former student of UCLan, where he studied interactive digital media. He now runs the multimedia design studio Walker Studios.
Yesterday the University of Central Lancashire announced that they would raise the tuition fees to the maximum amount set by the government from autumn 2012. This sees the cost of a single year at the university rise from just shy of £3,300 to £9,000, an increase of almost 200%.