Single women borrowed heavily in the run-up to the financial crisis, ensuring they suffered the most in its fallout. Will history repeat itself?
With HELP debt likely to increase to A$75 billion in 2020, research from the US shows offering students financial literacy courses may be a gentler way to combat student debt.
Theresa May is under pressure to tackle tuition fees after Labour's pledge to scrap them was highlighted as a key issue for young voters.
Not-so-fun fact: more than half of 18- to 34-year-olds are in debt, owing over £8,000 each on average.
Senators should consider how repayment thresholds vary depending on family circumstances, the impacts on taxes and how long students will be saddled with debt.
Work placements are leaving many students with high debts.
From student loans to Title IX, Betsy DeVos has had a busy six months in office. But despite numerous reversals of Obama-era guidelines, little has come in the way of tangible policy.
About 44 million Americans are still paying off student loan debt. But it didn't always used to be this way. As the perceived purpose of a college education changed, so too did the way we pay for it.
More than half of American families aren't able to save a dime to cover the cost of college, and the 529 college savings plan has done almost nothing to change that.
Financially illogical and fuelled by irrational dogma, the creation of a new tranche of private sector debt is a missed opportunity.
Students aspiring to veterinary education are investing in the hope that it will return value. The reality, however, is different.
A flat-rate fee on all student loans is a fairer economic proposal.
Placing greater control over student fees will not lift the quality of student outcomes and ensure the integrity of the qualifications issued.
What do low-income students really need to complete college? Here is a roundup of articles from our experts.
About 10 million borrowers in the government's main student loan program are struggling to make their payments, yet unlike other types of debt, it's next to impossible to have it forgiven.
What will a Trump presidency mean for America's 6,000 colleges and universities, as well as its over 20 million postsecondary students?
In income share agreements, students agree to pay a percentage of their future income to a private company or lender in exchange for additional money to cover college expenses. Are they for everyone?
Increasing the amount that students pay towards their degree is likely to be on the cards of higher education in this year's election.
Academic experts respond to the latest report by the Parliamentary Budget Office on the impact of student loans on the budget.
When the first universities opened in Europe, some 800 years ago, students literally borrowed from a chest and used their books as collateral.