Student loan interest rates to drop for many next month and repayment thresholds to rise for some from April – what you need to know
Student loan interest rates will drop for many from September, the Department for Education has confirmed.
13 August 2021
Students urged to apply for university funding now if they plan to get a place via 'clearing' – don't wait for your A-level results
Prospective university and college students who plan to go through a process known as 'clearing' to get onto a course should not wait for their exam results before applying for student finance.
30 July 2021
New online student loan repayment service to launch in 2020
A new online student loan repayment service will launch in 2020 to give graduates more up-to-date information about their loans, largely replacing paper statements
30 December 2019
10,000s risk wasting money by choosing to repay their student loan when they don't have to
Tens of thousands of university leavers are risking wasting cash – in some cases over £20,000 – by voluntarily paying off their student loan even though they aren't earning enough to have to
24 May 2019
Top universities and MSE call for current student loan statement to be scrapped
MoneySavingExpert.com and the Russell Group of universities is calling on the Government to scrap the current student loan statement
13 May 2019
Studying in Scotland and struggling with money? This fund gives £900+ to nine out of 10 applicants
Almost 90% of applicants to a fund for students in financial difficulty in Scotland have been accepted in three years
23 March 2018
Huge spike in student loan reclaims - check if you can get £100s back
University leavers reclaimed more than £560,000 over the course of a month for student loans payments
13 February 2018
Started uni in or after 1998 and began repaying your loan 2002-2006? Your loan's being sold
The Government today formally restarted the process of selling off English student loans
31 October 2017
Labour peers fight 'grossly unfair' retrospective student loan hike
The Higher Education and Research Bill faced its second reading in the House of Lords this afternoon
6 December 2016
Erudio to contact graduates again over deferment deadline blunder
Student loans administrator Erudio is to write again to thousands of graduates to confirm new deferment deadlines
28 April 2016
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Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free schools meals and change driving licence details in one place15 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
15 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
15 October 2021The UK advertising watchdog has banned an advert issued by Voxi, a subsidiary of Vodafone, for "misleading" customers over data and pricing.
15 October 2021Vaccinated travellers entering England from abroad will be able to take a day two lateral flow test instead of a more expensive PCR test from Monday 24 October, in a move by the UK Government to make going abroad cheaper and easier ahead of October half-term.
15 October 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
12 October 2021
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