Skip to content


  • Add this article to your LinkedIn page
  • Add this article to your Twitter feed
  • Add this article to your Facebook page
  • Email this article
  • View or print a PDF of this page
  • Share further
  • Add this article to your Pinterest board
  • Add this article to your Google page
  • Share this article on Reddit
  • Share this article on StumbleUpon
  • Bookmark this page

Student loan repayment


BBC regional radio stations

29 July 2014

The BBC Newsnight interview on Monday 28 July with PA Consulting Group’s Mike Boxall, higher education expert, has been rebroadcast across the BBC radio network, including BBC Radio 5 and several regional stations.

Each radio station’s broadcast explains that ministers and officials have been developing a plan for universities in England to take responsibility for the debts of their students.

Students currently borrow from the governments, but the new proposal could help universities generate money, but might also drive up fees. Mike says: “Undoubtedly, universities have got by far the best deal in the current system. They are getting a higher amount of money per student than they used to and they are receiving that money for every student they recruit – with no risk or responsibility for repaying it. The risk of students not being able to repay their loan is currently on government and the tax payer.” 

Contact the adult social care team

By using this website, you accept the use of cookies. For more information on how to manage cookies, please read our privacy policy.