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Ministers plan student loan overhaul

Ministers have been working on a policy that could bring major changes to England’s student loan system, and possibly higher university fees, Newsnight learns.
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Student loan system ‘tipping point’

There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.
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Privatisation of student loan book to be scrapped

The £12bn privatisation of the student loan book in England and Wales is to be scrapped, Business Secretary Vince Cable has said.









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Privatisation of student loan book to be scrapped

The £12bn privatisation of the student loan book in England and Wales is to be scrapped, Business Secretary Vince Cable has said.









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Student loan boss ‘offered to resign’

The chairman of the Student Loans Company offered to resign over “misleading” letters chasing arrears sent to more than 300,000 graduates.
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Student loan debt ‘underestimated’

The government consistently underestimates the student loan debt that will never be repaid, the Public Accounts Committee says.
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Government promises to pursue British graduates living abroad who default on their student loan payments

British graduates who end up living overseas are more likely to fail to pay off their debts than overseas students, MPs were told yesterday.


    








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Student loan book sold for £160m

The government sells a tranche of student loans to a private sector group, leaving the Student Loans Company free to concentrate on newer loans.
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£6.5m paid out in student loan fraud

Some £6.5m is paid out in fraudulent student loans as organised crime targets the Student Loans Company.
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Northampton, Northumbria and Swansea universities ban payday loan adverts

Three universities have banned adverts from high-cost payday lenders after fresh fears were raised that unscrupulous firms are targeting hard-up students.

    




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