Loan numbers double

January 14, 2000

The percentage of eligible sutdents who took a student loan has more than doubled since their introduction. In 1990-91, some 28 per cent of those eligible took a loan. By 1997-98, the figure had risen to 64 per cent. The average size of the loan has rocketed form Pounds 390 to Pounds 1,530. More than 615,000 students have loans

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