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Exempt Uni students affected by Covid from being charged interest on loans.

Submitted by Susannah Blake on Thursday 5th November 2020

Published on Wednesday 11th November 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 11th May 2021

Current Signatures: 41
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Access ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ design ~ Engineering ~ Government ~ It ~ learning ~ level ~ paying ~ The Government ~ Universities ~ university students

Petition Action

Exempt Uni students affected by Covid from being charged interest on loans.

Petition Details

The Government should not charge interest on student loans for those affected by covid. Interest rates are historically low as it is and more students would pay back the bulk of the actual loan amount as opposed to either only paying off the interest or not paying anything at all.

Additional Information

University students are NOT getting the level of teaching and access to facilities required to get a decent level of learning, especially those doing a practical subject with little or NO access to workshops and labs etc - Art, Drama, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Design, Engineering to name but a few! Final year students in these subject areas are particularly at a disadvantage.


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