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    Degrees ‘will cost £6,000 more’ after George Osborne freezes the threshold for student loan repayment in Budget

    The cost of obtaining a university degree will rise by £6,000 for middle-earners due to the salary level at which graduates have to start paying back their student loans being frozen in the Budget, according to a new analysis.












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    Cost of some degrees ‘will rise by £6,000′ after George Osborne freezes the threshold for student loan repayment in Budget

    The cost of obtaining a university degree will rise by £6,000 for middle-earners due to the salary level at which graduates have to start paying back their student loans being frozen in the Budget, according to a new analysis.












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    Student loan repayment regime ‘to get tougher’ – but the good news is fees might be frozen at £9,000

    Students face a tougher loan repayments regime to avoid a financial crisis over unpaid debts, the head of higher education’s most influential think-tank has warned.










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    Freeze student loan repayment salary at £21,000, says adviser

    The salary level at which graduates start repaying their student loans should be frozen at £21,000 to help cover university financing shortfalls, a senior education adviser has said.









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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.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    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.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    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.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Student loan debt ‘underestimated’

    The government consistently underestimates the student loan debt that will never be repaid, the Public Accounts Committee says.
    BBC News – Education & Family