THE IMPACT OF THE TUITION FEE INCREASE ON UNIVERSITY SPORT USING CMU HOCKEY AS A CASE STUDY
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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The main focus of this study was to investigate whether the recent university tuition fee increase has had an effect on university sport within the UK. The researcher conducted a qualitative study using Cardiff Metropolitan University hockey club as a case study. The sample included both male (n=10) and female (n=10) first year students who were members of the hockey club. Questionnaires were sent to these participants via email, allowing them to state their opinion on this recent change. Participants were asked to identify what expenses they had been required to pay and to provide a rough estimate of the total costs. Once these were acknowledged, participants were then able to discuss their feelings towards these costs and how it may have affected them in other areas financially. Quality of coaching and facilities available were asked to participants, this would allow a better understanding behind participation rates and willingness to pay these costs. The study concluded that participants had a positive view on the club and all expenses paid. Although there was some dissatisfaction recognised, overall participants were still willing to pay costs for external and internal benefits. A main concern which arose from the study was the quality of the Astroturf in comparison to the standard of hockey played within the university, stating it was not good enough. This was expressed most by male participants, with female participants feeling content with the quality but felt the need for two pitches. However, this could be very expensive for the university. With there being a variety of sports provided on campus, this could limit the likelihood of finances being available to develop a new pitch.
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