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Oxford Head Warns That University Cuts Could Lose Talent To Overseas Schools

October 7, 2011

Andrew Hamilton is the vice chancellor of Oxford University and he is worried for the UK. He believes that unless the government allocates more money to research funding, the region could lose its best students and academics to overseas competitors. The government recently reduced funding to universities, leading the UK to start “treading water,” according […]

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UK Student Tuition Fees Are Third Highest Worldwide

September 15, 2011

Rather depressing data was recently released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It revealed that the UK is now the third most expensive place worldwide to attend university. Fees are scheduled to increase next year, leading some experts to fear that UK tuition will top future international league tables. Only students in […]

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UK Price Competition Within Higher Education

September 13, 2011

In December 2010, UK Parliament raised the maximum limit for university to tuition to £9,000 annually. Since that time, many universities in Britain have increased their tuition charges. The Guardian reports that the average fee is now £8,393 per year. Many British universities are now charging tuition of £8,000 to £9,000 for some or all […]

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Rankings Of World University Reveal Higher Education Bargains

September 9, 2011

The most recent version of the world university league table was published last Sunday. This could serve as impetus for UK students to obtain a high-quality education at little to no cost. Students trying to attend a top university while avoiding tuition fees of £9,000 can learn a lot by reading this list. They will […]

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Loan Dilemma Imminent For Muslims Studying In UK

August 26, 2011

Thousands of Muslims attend university in Britain every year in order to get a high-quality education. This may no longer be the case in upcoming years, due to a new government program that charges interest on undergraduate student loans. The program equates to usury, which Islamic law bans. To date, student loans have been adjusted […]

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Scottish Students Are Officially Poorest In The UK

August 20, 2011

Being a student in Scotland is not easy, especially because it requires living on a lower income than students in other areas of the UK. In addition, Scottish students are more likely than other UK students to need paid employment in order to survive financially. The school years become more difficult when students struggle due […]

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Paying Off Student Loans By Donating Kidneys

August 5, 2011

Some heated discussion has resulted from a recent BMJ.com commentary penned by Dr. Sue Rabbitt Roff, a Dundee University medical sociology research fellow. Dr. Rabbitt Roff believes the time has come to pilot a program in the UK regarding compensation for kidney donation. She stated that market regulation and payment for donating kidneys would increase […]

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Middle Ranked English Universities Competing For Students

August 3, 2011

AAB grade students may find themselves in higher demand next year as middle-ranked universities compete with the elite schools to increase their ranks. Incentives like discounts on tuition may prove successful in luring the highest performing students away from the best schools. Government reforms will permit school to accept an unlimited number of AAB or […]

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Students Will Begin Their Careers Thousands In Debt

July 27, 2011

The application process for September 2012 university study begins in six weeks. This generation of students will pay a hefty price, up to £9,000 annually in tuition alone, to get a degree. Add living expenses and many students will graduate with debt up to £50,000. This amount equates to a small mortgage and like mortgages, […]

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College Spending Survey Reveals Interesting Trends

June 15, 2011

During the first day of term, students rush to spend following replenishment of their bank accounts. They do so with full awareness of interest and debt but they worry about those trivialities later. A study recently conducted by Impact revealed how University of Nottingham students view their spending habits. Most research indicates that a student […]

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UK Street Protest One Of The Largest In History

April 7, 2011

Between one-quart and one-half million people took to the central London streets recently to protest against public services cuts. The march was organized by trade unions but people from all backgrounds participated. Students protesting educational fee increases marched alongside mothers disgruntled by childcare center closures and pensioners upset by the elimination of health services and […]

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Oxford And Cambridge Could Lead Universities In Keeping Tuition Reasonable

March 23, 2011

A recent vote in the UK parliament resulted in a tripling of tuition fees. It has been reported that Cambridge, Oxford, Exeter, and Imperial College will charge the full £9,000 in tuition. However, both Cambridge and Oxford are self-governing institutions so the administration can wait until the decision is ratified by dons before making the […]

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What Student Loans Are Directly Available From UK Universities

February 5, 2011

The cost of university tuition has risen over the years, making it unaffordable for some students. Loans funded by the government make it possible for these individuals to pursue their higher education without assuming high-interest debt. The two types of government loans for university attendance are the Tuition Fee Loan and the Maintenance Loan. Tuition […]

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Are There Specific car Loans For College Students

January 31, 2011

Car ownership provides an individual with freedom to explore and reduces the reliance on public transportation. College students may find it convenient to own a car during their time in higher education. However, this can also be the time when they are least able to afford a vehicle. Car loans for college students make car […]

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When Do You Need To Start Applying For Student Loans And Bursaries

January 24, 2011

Attending a college or university is a big step and it can also be an expensive one. Many students require loans, bursaries, or a combination of the two in order to pursue their higher education. To assure that they have received any financial assistance to which they are entitled prior to starting classes, they should […]

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UK Finance For International Students

September 9, 2010

UK finance for international students is quite well known with students from other countries since it is a great way to fund their finance requirements. This type of loan option is available for the students so  that they can support their study expenses while they are studying abroad, these types of finances are certainly helpful […]

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Review Loans For International Students

September 9, 2010

In UK, each year thousands of students come for further education. The number of international students coming to UK is quite high and with this increasing number, there is a need to provide for finance options and students loans in order to help international students finance their studies. Students loans Student loans are basically a […]

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UK Cash Advances For International Students

September 9, 2010

Most international students in UK finance their college fees and their living expenses through students loans but sometimes they are not enough to live on comfortably. For this reasons, plenty of students go for cash advance loans. UK cash advance for international students is not always a good idea, especially if you are not too […]

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Tesco Loans For International Students

September 9, 2010

These loans are a good option when they are in urgent need of cash, read on to know if these loans are good for you. Tesco loans for international students are available for international students who are in need of money; these loans allow you to continue study without any problems. These types of loans […]

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London Loans For International Students Discussed

September 9, 2010

The truth today for the students is the UK is that majority of them do not have any choice but to take a student loan to finance their studies through their university or college. There are different types of student loans available, these loans can be availed from the banks, government loans and loans taken […]

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Unsecured Loans For International Students

September 9, 2010

In the UK, student loans are pretty popular since the educational expenses for lot of students are dependent on these loans. As a matter of fact these student loans are considered to be the only feasible option for students coming from low or moderate income families who want to pursue higher education. These student loans […]

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