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What's changing about student finance?

The government has announced changes to who can get loans and grants and how they are repaid. Find out if you're affected.

Is getting a degree worth the cost?

The UK now has the highest average fees for university - but graduates are still likely to be better off overall.

Can a healthy breakfast boost your exam results?

Starting the day with a healthy meal could lead to better grades, according to a new study.

Can going abroad make you richer?

Employers are willing to pay a premium for international outlook, according to a new study.


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