YOUR article on tuition fees "Students staying at home to save money" (19 March) implies that students will have to pay pounds 1,000 towards the cost of their course. Only a third will be faced with this fee. Poorer students will pay nothing and the remaining third only a proportion.
The new loan scheme means no one will pay out any more for the total of maintenance and fees during their studies than they do now. Repayments of cheap-rate loans will be after they graduate, according to their own incomes.
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