PhD Student Pays Tuition Fees with Bitcoins

Student fees are burdensome, but one PhD has become the first in the world to pay using the controversial virtual currency of Bitcoins, first created in 2009. Click on the link to read the full story of this adventurous Cumbria University student, written by Sophie Jane Evans of the Daily Mail. For more on Bitcoins, see, ‘The Bitcoin believers’ by Stephen Foley and Jane Wild of the Financial Times.