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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

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

New two-year degrees – will students actually save money?

The Government has set out plans for accelerated two-year degrees which it claims will save students £5,500 compared to a three-year course - but Martin Lewis has warned that many students won't pay any less under the accelerated system

19 November 2018

Student loan interest rates and repayment thresholds to rise - what you need to know

Student loan repayment thresholds will rise by hundreds of pounds next April

21 August 2018

Legal bids launched for tuition fee compensation - what you need to know

Students who missed out on teaching time during university strikes earlier this year are trying to get compensation

1 August 2018