Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education

Estimating the costs associated with the student support offer


New research from GuildHE and London Economics breaks down the relative costs of different arrangements for funding student support.

Modeling commissioned by GuildHE and conducted by London Economics has considered the impact of various changes to part-time and full-time student support arrangements. The research considers  reintroducing maintenance grants, changing the repayment threshold and interest rates for student loans and introducing an additional Teaching Grant. The research considers the costs of different combinations to changes to the Exchequer, students and institutions.

The full research can be read here.