Student tuition fees and loans: Don't make an expensive mistake
Despite all the protests, the nursing student bursary in England is history. Alison Moore looks at what the switch to tuition fees and loans will mean for students and how never paying off the debt may be the most sensible thing you can do
What will student tuition fees mean for nurses?
From August, new nursing and midwifery students – and those entering most allied healthcare professions – no longer receive NHS bursaries and will have to pay tuition fees for their courses at English universities.
They will have access to the student loans system available to other students. With yearly tuition costs of up to £9,250, plus means-tested maintenance loans, many nurses will start their...