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MSE pressure forces broker Tembo to remove ads encouraging people to pay off student loans by remortgaging

Mortgage broker Tembo has taken down misleading online adverts encouraging people to remortgage to repay their student loans after pressure from MoneySavingExpert.com.

12 May 2022

Student loan interest rates could rise to 12% for some this September

Student loan interest rates are set to rise for many from September – though the changes are yet to be finalised by the Government.

13 April 2022

Student finance applications for 2022/23 are now open – here’s how to apply

The process can take up to eight weeks and for some the deadline is later this month, so make sure you submit your application as soon as possible.

1 March 2022

Government announces plans to increase Plan 2 and postgraduate student loan repayments by £110 a year from April

The Government has announced a plan to freeze the student loan repayment threshold - the earnings level at which loans begin to be repaid.

28 January 2022

Going to uni next year? Join the student finance mailing list so you know when it's time to apply for funds

Students in England can now sign up to the Student Finance England mailing list and get an email when applications for the 2022/23 academic year open.

31 December 2021

University tuition fees frozen in England for the fifth year in a row

Full-time students studying for an undergraduate degree at a university in England will be charged no more than £9,250/yr in tuition fees in the 2022/23 academic year, the UK Government has confirmed.

25 October 2021

Martin: Student loan costs may rise £400/yr

Martin Lewis has AGAIN warned the Government against possible retrospective changes to the terms and conditions of existing student loan contracts. In a new video, the MoneySavingExpert.com founder responds to reports of a possible shake-up to student loans, which could see the earnings threshold you start repaying at cut, costing many £400/yr more.

27 September 2021

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

Queen's Speech 2021 round-up: student loans shake-up, increased rights for renters, leasehold reform & more

Flexible 'lifetime' student loans were among the plans revealed by the Queen today during the state reopening of Parliament. Other measures include increased rights for renters, leasehold reform and more protection for those using the internet

11 May 2021

Student loan interest rates set to drop in September – what you need to know

Student loan interest rates are set to drop for many students from September.

23 April 2021