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UK: Willetts laments lack of support to finance study abroad [Video]

The former Universities Minister, David Willetts, used his platform at the British Council’s Going Global conference this week to lament the lack of Treasury support to extend student loan funding for English students to cover periods of study abroad.

Willetts said his “regret” was not being able to follow countries such as Norway and usher in more progressive funding for study abroad which would undoubtedly have helped increase outbound numbers.

“I would have loved to have been able to say [to countries with scholarship schemes, such as Brazil], in return, I will extend student loans to English students to come and study in your country,” he divulged.

“My view is, as globalisation reaches HE, that is the next stage in the agenda. There are enlightened countries like Norway that are already approaching things like that.”

Willetts also used the platform to defend his controversial shake-up of student financing in England and Wales, …

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Shoe Drive Fundraiser FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions [Video]

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