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Three quarters of graduates will never pay off their student loan

New research released by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has revealed that a majority of students will still be paying off their student debt well into their 50’s, whilst up to three quarters of all graduates will probably never pay off their debt.

Changes that were initially introduced by the coalition government back in 2012 were meant to help disadvantaged students access higher education and encourage…

This week in student property

It has been announced this week that there could be a shakeup in the way that university degrees are priced and charged. An already controversial subject is set to be discussed at length once more as the government appears to be under pressure to ensure that students are getting the best possible value from the degree courses.

In a public display of support for students Theresa May has been doing her utmost to ensure that tuition fees, accommodation and other pressing student concerns…

The degree pricing shake up

They’re one of the fastest growing demographics in UK universities and despite Brexit anxiety; numbers are expected to increase over the coming years. International students are some of the biggest net contributors to the economy and many eventually settle in the UK, bringing with them innovation and ideas whilst paying into the wider economy.

According to the most recent figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), a huge 13% of UK students come to study from…

Studying in the UK, what it’s like for international students

With all the talk about the possible review of tuition fees and how they’re applied recently, the debate regarding inclusion in universities and wealth divides has reared its head once again.

Theresa May recently announced that she would be reviewing the way tuition fees in England and Wales are charged after it was revealed that UK universities are some of the expensive in the world.

With that in mind, we’re going to cover what the reality is for poor students, and how this…

Universities and equality, how do they fare?