Pro-vice chancellor Professor Christine Williams explained that subsidised courses cannot be afforded, although UCU General Secretary blamed bad management for the funding problems
Reading LibDems are on the ball, providing a variety quotes from spokespeople, including RUSU Mature Students Officer, Karl Hobley, who said,
"This is [not just] bad news for mature students, but bad news for the local economy, the region, the University as a whole, Readings' widening participation agenda and staff now about to lose their jobs.-
Now more than ever we need a government who think long term, who look after students and local people - unlike the current lot!"
Update: Ben Rice notes the funding cut threatens a diverse range of courses at both the University of Reading and TVU.