Universities should settle unpaid loans of students who take 'Mickey Mouse' degrees

Universities should pick up the bill for unpaid loans of students who take “Mickey Mouse” degrees, a think tank has said.

A new report by the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) said that universities would be less willing to offer courses that add little value to their undergraduates’ earning potential if they were forced to accept liability when students default.

Students in the UK leave university with debts of £45,000 on average, but many never repay their loans because they do not earn enough in later life.

Read more in The Telegraph (£) here.

Date Added: Monday 8th November 2021