Hey kid, not to worry.
Get together with 9 friends who share your love of, and quest for, knowledge. Pool your fees. You now have 270,000 pounds (90,000 per year). I bet you can hire some pretty good tutors.
The west really has no economic interest here - Ghaddafi was selling us all the oil he could pump at the market price. As for political interest: we didn't like his support of terrorism but we may be disappointed to find that the new lot are no better, possibly worse.
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.