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Tuition fees are to remain frozen at £9,250 next year in a major boost for students 

Tuition fees are to remain frozen at £9,250 next year in a major boost for students

  • Maximum cost for courses starting in 2020 will remain at its current £9,250
  • The Tories want to help students since Jeremy Corbyn said he would scrap fees
  • Universities minister Chris Skidmore said maintenance loans would rise 

Students will face no rise in tuition fees next year, ministers have announced.

The maximum for courses in 2020 will remain at £9,250, with no inflation-linked increase. 

The Tories have been looking for a way to help students since Jeremy Corbyn said Labour would scrap tuition fees altogether.

Universities minister Chris Skidmore added yesterday that maintenance loans for living costs would be raised ‘to the highest-ever level, keeping more money in students’ pockets’

Universities minister Chris Skidmore added yesterday that maintenance loans for living costs would be raised ‘to the highest-ever level, keeping more money in students’ pockets’.

A review had called for a cut in tuition fees to £7,500, along with a longer repayment period for student debt – forcing middle earners to pay back more before loans are written off. A decision on the proposals is yet to be made. 

The maximum for courses in 2020 will remain at £9,250, with no inflation-linked increase (file image)

The maximum for courses in 2020 will remain at £9,250, with no inflation-linked increase (file image)

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