Kwasi Budgets and Gilty Feelings
The mini-budget shows us that the Bank of England should get more power to influence economic policy
Life as a Masshole: Massachusetts and America’s mistakes
Escape to Massachusetts through the eyes of a Masshole. The state is rich with history, nature, and student debt
Revealed: The students trapped in debt after using ‘buy now, pay later’ service Klarna
Students speak of their experiences with debt after using ‘buy now, pay later’ service Klarna
Klarna: too good to be true for students?
It may be tempting and convenient to use buy now, pay later services such as Klarna, but it can prove dangerous for students who already have money issues
Why aren’t students planning for the future?
Factors such as an invisible careers service and time-consuming part-time employment means students are not getting the best preparation for their futures
Save money, scrimp on education
Cachella Smith suggests that the proposal of fast paced two year degree courses would not be beneficial for student well-being or for the student experience.
Get up, stand up – your tuition fees are outrageous
As a dutch student studying in the UK, Rose Uijtewaal is shocked at how accepted the comparatively expensive tuition fees are here.
Many students receive ‘paltry returns’ for their studies
UoM spokesperson said “we have an enviable reputation of producing excellent graduates that are targeted by leading employers in the UK and worldwide”
Tuition fees an ‘extraordinary policy success’ says minister
Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, and MoneySavingExpert.com’s founder, Martin Lewis, criticise language used during student debt debates
High student debt is leading to stress and poor mental health
A recent study has concluded that the cost of living for many students is having a negative impact upon mental health and academic success
Students lose £32 million in rental deposits
New research reveals that four in ten students had their deposit retained at the end of last term, losing in total £32 million this year in rental deposits
Government to crack down on loan repayments
New measures will be introduced to target student debtors who have left the UK
Scrapped grant “essential” to more than half of low-income students
Students from the poorest households will now graduate with £13000 more debt than before the Conservative Budget