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Students and Finance – Student Loans

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With the increase of student tuition fees in recent years to £9,000 a year, many officials are worrying about the repayment of these loans by students.

The BBC is reporting that around 45% of university graduates do not earn enough to repay their loans. The current system has the students not paying any fees upfront and need only to start repaying their loans when they earn £21,000 a year. Continue reading

Students and Finance – The questions being asked

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Banks, loans and credit cards is what students are talking about now on The Student Room. With the beginning of a new year, students are eager to learn how they will finance their time away from home.

For many fresher’s this is their first time away from home and the first time they will need to buy many of the essentials for themselves. But these fresher’s are not alone, as last year’s students went through the same thing and are offering advice on The Student Room. Continue reading

Find out the tech brands students can’t stop talking about

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With only a few weeks until the new uni year, students are filling their bags with brand-new laptops, phones, tablets and other much-needed gadgets. A recent report by the BBC showed that laptop sales rose 50% in the week following A-level results.

This fresher-fuelled surge in sales is “mini-Christmas” for tech retailers; it’s become the second biggest peak in annual demand. Continue reading

Merry Christmas from The Student Room

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Tis the season to be jolly and we at The Student Room have lots to be jolly about after a fantastic year, which has seen us unveil this Insight website, our new free resource loaded with useful information for businesses that want to target the student market. And in keeping with the festive season we’ve got some Christmas Insight to share with you. Continue reading

Students reveal how they would improve Starbucks

Students are well known for their high caffeine intake, whether it be from an energy drink like Red Bull or a daily Starbucks hit, however research on The Student Room has revealed that the coffee shops still haven’t got it right as students discuss how they would improve their local coffee shop…

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