The current system disproportionately limits opportunities for young people from low-income backgrounds.
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.
Education experts discuss changes to schools and universities following the federal treasurer's budget speech.
We shouldn't take the government’s own budgetary savings rationale at face value.
Students will now have to pay back more of their loan, and repay quicker.
Gonski funding was scrapped and the vocational education sector got a new student loan system. Here's what else happened in education this year...
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.
A "buy now, pay later" model is well suited to financing higher education. Commercial bank loans are not viable. Government-backed loans with income-contingent repayment are the fair solution.
What do low-income students really need to complete college? Here is a roundup of articles from our experts.
Tanzania's government has uncovered evidence of 2 000 "ghost" students who are fraudulently obtaining loans. This costs the country and other students dearly.
Three out of 10 students borrow the maximum amount available to them as loans. How well do students understand the long-term costs of borrowing?
Here's why some English universities are raising their tuition fees again.
How far will Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's proposals on student loans benefit their college-going voters?
The huge problem of youth unemployment in South Africa appears to be getting worse. New research will hopefully amplify their voices and inform more realistic interventions to combat the monster.
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.
For-profit colleges and universities have been in a lot of trouble. But the case of Trump University is different. To start with, it cannot even be called a for-profit university.
The threshold for paying back student loans will vary depending on which party wins the election.
What will a Trump presidency mean for America's 6,000 colleges and universities, as well as its over 20 million postsecondary students?