0VOR’s Juliet Spare discusses this is Professor of Education at University College London Anthony Smith; Managing Director of 

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0, Spencer Mehlman; Annika Olsen, researcher at the Institute for Public Policy Research Commission on the Future of Higher Education; and 22- year-old Calum Lynch-Strachan, who has been offered a place at university, but still hasn’t made up his mind whether to go or not.