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Details to be announced in Autumn Budget – Full article here – http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/government-reduce-tuition-fees-7500-autumn-budget-philip-hammond-a7951081.html Extracts here: Cuts to tuition fees that would save students at least £5,000 over a three-year course are being considered by the Chancellor, it has been reported. Philip Hammond is looking at capping annual charges at £7,500 instead of the current level...
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Bright Blue says measure being considered in Downing St to woo younger voters would only benefit better off graduates The full article can be found here – https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/sep/10/cutting-student-loans-interest-rate-would-only-benefit-better-off-says-tory-thinktank Extracts – A prominent Conservative thinktank is warning Philip Hammond against giving high-paid graduates a handout by cutting the interest rates on student loans in a bid...
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Why should working-class students end up with more debt than others? https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/sep/07/maintenance-debt-weighs-constantly-on-my-mind-as-a-poorer-student This recent article in the Guardian suggests: “……Until recently, students from homes with an annual income of less than £25,000 were given maintenance grants of £3,387 to help fund their living costs while at university. Students from households above this threshold were also...
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By Hannah Richardson BBC News education reporter – http://www.bbc.com/news/education-41201769 Extracts from the above article: Shadow Universities Minister Gordon Marsden wrote, “this worrying situation has been compounded by an ongoing stream of accounts over the past few months in the media, and based on numerous individual stories appearing, of the inadequacies of the Student Loans Company...
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http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-40959225 University tuition fees are an “unsustainable Ponzi scheme” and should be radically reformed, Theresa May’s former chief of staff has said. Nick Timothy likened the fees system in England to the well-known investment scam. Tony Blair’s Labour government was the first to introduce fees for university students in 1998. Before that, the cost had...
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http://www.bbc.com/news/education-40936283 “The government is not shifting on plans to increase interest charges on student loans in England – which will rise to up to 6.1% from the autumn term. There had been speculation about a rethink over interest charges because of fears of excessive levels of debt. But on Tuesday the Department for Education and the...
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https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/education-related-exports-and-transnational-education-activity A new study released last month by the Department for Education  found that UK education “exports” raised £18.8bn a year in 2014. Two-thirds of the earnings came in the form of tuition, expenses and research fees paid to British universities. Fees for independent schools accounted for £800m a year, while language schools accounted for...
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Many Qualifi qualifications qualify for a Student Loan Company loan. With the new academic year starting in the next couple of months, the Student Loans Company is busy getting student finances ready. This year, over one million students across England and Wales have already applied for their finance. But if you’re not quite as organised, there’s...
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http://www.bbc.com/news/education-40511184 The information presented in this report paints a worrying picture. There is a clear link between earnings potential and having a degree, however, the debt burden students are carrying in order to access that advantage is nearing an average of £57,000 at the point of leaving University. Qualifi provides alternative Higher Education qualifications that...
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Have you have found a Qualifi course at L3 to L6 that you’d like to study; you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan in order to cover the cost.
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