Means-tested fees should be introduced to enable poorer students to study for free, charity says
The Sutton Trust report, has highlighted that the vast majority of students will never repay their student loans and calls for wide-ranging changes to the university fees system.
The charity wants the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, to use next week’s Autumn Budget to bring back means-tested tuition fees and restore maintenance grants, which were abolished by the Coalition Government. Introducing means-tested tuition fees would cut average student debt by a third, the Sutton Trust said.
Read more here from Ben Kentish at The Independent.