The "significant" rise in UK university costs is one of the reasons a British island is looking to increase its funding to students.
It comes as the prime minister has called for better value for students paying tuition fees in England.
Jersey's government said most of its students chose to study in "the most expensive place in Europe", the UK.
The island's chief minister said he did not want potential students to "worry about financing" university.
The plans - due to be debated in April - apply to first undergraduate degrees in…