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Guardian - UK student loan debt soars to more than £100bn

Student loan debt in the UK has risen to more than £100bn for the first time, underlining the rising costs young people face in order to get a university education.

Outstanding debt on loans jumped by 16.6% to £100.5bn at the end of March, up from £86.2bn a year earlier, according to the Student Loans Company. England accounted for £89.3bn of the total.

The Guardian reports: www.theguardian.com/money/2017/jun/15/uk-student-loan-debt-soars-to-more-than-100bn