Online News Editor, Pete Syme discusses the rising problem of debt and the possibility of reducing student loans in order to combat it.
Student entrepreneurs at the University of Exeter have cause to celebrate, as a university scheme to crowdfund financial support for student start-ups has reached its first target of £12,000 within a week of being launched. The Graduate Entrepreneur Maintenance (GEM) Fund is being raised by Think: Try: Do, the University’s programme to aid students in […]
The government’s plans to exclude 18-21-year-olds from housing benefits are set to go ahead this month. While full-time students can’t claim housing benefits, this new policy may also affect young graduates. Plans to reduce benefits for young people were announced by George Osbourne and David Cameron in 2015 and are set to be enacted this […]
More than a third of UK graduates regret going to university according to new research by Aviva into the finances of millennials. Aviva found that 37% of graduates regretted university due to the high amounts of debt they now had. Furthermore, 49% said they could have got to where they are now – without their […]