Student finance

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Is it such bad news that more students are having to take on termtime jobs? | Torsten Bell
The cost of living crisis means more young people are earning while they learn. But that could be good for more than their bank balances

Torsten Bell

28, Jan, 2023 @6:00 PM

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‘Huge win’ for trade union as Durham University raises PhD students’ pay
University had paid some postgraduate researchers less than minimum wage

Anna Fazackerley

28, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Students in Wales to get £1,000 maintenance boost amid cost of living crisis
Labour says inflation may force more students to drop out, as those in England get just £200 more on average

Richard Adams Education editor

19, Jan, 2023 @3:59 PM

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Student maintenance loans to rise by 2.8% in England next year
Below-inflation rise described as ‘woefully inadequate’, with students estimated to be losing out on £1,500

Sally Weale Education correspondent

11, Jan, 2023 @3:31 PM

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Students face £1,500 inflation shortfall in maintenance loans, universities warn
Russell Group says more hard-up students in England will drop out if loans fail to keep up with rising costs

Sally Weale Education correspondent

09, Jan, 2023 @1:03 PM

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Poorer students over £1,000 worse off this year, warns IFS
Raising maintenance loans in England in line with forecasts, not actual inflation, could cause ‘significant hardship this winter’

Sally Weale Education correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Nine in 10 students in England worried about cost of living, survey finds
Calls for targeted hardship funding as poll shows many are worried about impact on their degree

Sally Weale Education correspondent

23, Nov, 2022 @1:52 PM

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Student loans in England: what you need to know
From how much you can borrow, to when and how you repay

Jess Clark

21, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Unjust’ funding ban has stopped me retraining as a paramedic
If I wanted to be a nurse, doctor, dentist or other health professional, I would be able to have a loan or bursary

Anna Tims

26, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Students warned to beware hidden costs of bill-splitting firms
Handing over the ‘boring stuff’ to a third party when sharing a house at university comes with its risks

Anna Tims

26, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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UK universities call for maintenance loan uplift amid students’ financial woes
Russell Group says rise in hardship funding also needed as survey shows average maintenance loan falls £439 short each month

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Student tech: the best gadgets to help you make the most of university
With students’ finances overstretched, it’s important to get the right tech at the right price. Here are some of the best deals

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

19, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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