Posted: by Alice Reynolds in UALL News

Universities call for change to proposed age limit on postgraduate loans

A report from several Russell group universities is calling for relaxation of an age-30 limit on postgraduate loans, after revealing that over 20% of postgraduates from non-traditional backgrounds are over 30.  Students from disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to delay postgraduate study for a number of reasons, including graduate debt causing reluctance for further borrowing.  According to the report such age restrictions are against the spirit of true lifelong learning.  For more click HERE

 

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