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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

Calls for better student finance information backed by Martin

Students and prospective students need clearer and better-targeted financial advice

20 June 2018

Lords demand cut in student loan interest rates

The interest rate charged on post-2012 student loans should be reduced to 1.5%, a parliamentary committee has said

11 June 2018

UK base rate remains at 0.5%

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep the rate steady

10 May 2018

Student loan interest rates to rise to 6.3% in September - but don't panic

Millions of university leavers are set to accrue more interest on their student loan from September

18 April 2018

Student loan repayment rules to change next month - what you need to know

A new regulation will see the student loan repayment threshold raised to £25,000/yr

7 March 2018

PM launches wide-ranging review of student finance

Prime Minister Theresa May pledges to make student finance

19 February 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

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