Tag : student loan

Loans For Sale

2 years ago / 0 comments

On Monday the Government announced plans to sell student loans to private investors. The deal will involve around 4 billion pounds’ worth of loans from almost half a million students whose repayments began between 2002 – 2006. In an effort to cut national debt, the government will sell the loans … Read More

Money, money, money… in a student's world

6 years ago / 0 comments

According to a recent study conducted by the website Vouchercodes.co.uk, the average student will have used up their first term’s loan within six weeks – at Leeds, that’s by 20th November. However, one in six will fritter away the borrowed money within only 28 days of term. Students are notorious … Read More

Student numbers slide as £9k fees kick in

6 years ago / 0 comments

The University has admitted that it is missing its target for students starting at Leeds this year. According to University Senate documents seen by this paper, the University is experiencing a shortfall in undergraduates, with at least 500 fewer than expected starting in September. Commenting on the figures, the University … Read More