Tag : student debt

Should We Really Be Scared of Student Debt?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Following a report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies earlier this year, it was revealed that over 70% of students who left University in 2016 are expected never to repay their student loans in full. These figures suggest that future university graduates will be in a similar position: saddled with … Read More

Student debt hits all-time high

3 years ago / 0 comments

A study by The Sutton Trust has found that students in England will now owe an average of £44,000 upon graduating from university. English graduates will now owe more than students in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and even the USA, where the average debt from private for-profit universities is about … Read More

University disputes plans for postgrad loan system

4 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds is one of six universities to urge the government not to adopt a student loan system for postgraduate education. The proposal is designed to enable social mobility amongst the students who study on postgraduate courses, but Leeds University, amongst a consortium of Sheffield, Manchester, Newcastle, Warwick … Read More