International Student Loan News

01
Feb
U.K. Government Renews Program to Sell Old Student Loans

  Three years after legislation to sell old student loans was put on hold in the United Kingdom, UK Government Investments is gearing up to unload around £12 billion in loans into the private market. According to a recent report in the Telegraph, a U.K. newspaper, the move to sell off the loans is a part of the government’s push […]

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25
Jan
Australia’s Largest University Lobbying Group Backs Changes That Would Make Student Debt More Costly

At a time when politicians and activists in the U.S. are working to lower the student debt burden, Australia is doing the opposite. Universities in the country are now supporting changes to the HECS-HELP student loan program that would raise student loan costs for borrowers. According to a report in the Australian Financial Review, Universities Australia, […]

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24
Jan
New Zealand and the U.S. Have Something in Common: Lots of Student Debt

It’s not only the U.S. that is dealing with outsized student loan debt, apparently, New Zealand is as well. With rising tuition costs, obtaining a college degree is no longer feasible for many young adults in these two countries. And, those that do attend are often unable to repay the debt they accrue to attend college. […]

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