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# Student Loans

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'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'
Students in the UK are graduating with loans of £57,000, Labour says the same can’t happen here.
60% of parents going into debt so their child can go to college
A study by the Irish League of Credit Unions shows that 87% of parents spend an average of €447 a month to cover the cost of going to college.
The future of third-level education could mean no fees
Alternatively, it might mean student loans. A new report by an expert group puts three options up for consideration.
Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It's a bad idea
We know very well the negative consequences of a student loan system. Just look at the United States, writes Julien Mercille.
Taylor Swift sends fan $1989 to help pay off her student loans
Junior doctors won't bother staying in Ireland unless tax breaks are introduced
Students on the Graduate Entry Programme are required to pay full fees of up to €16,000 per year.
Students fear 'two-tiered' college system as Quinn endorses loan scheme
Bank of Ireland announces a loan scheme for postgraduate students which will go some way to replacing their former grants.
Banks' student loan schemes not part of Department's funding plans
Bank of Ireland is rolling out a nationwide loan programme for students’ parents – but it’s not part of national plans.