Students deterred by debt fears as tuition fees rise

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Numbers of students applying for university places have dropped dramatically at Wymondham High School in Norfolk amid concerns about the prospect of debt.

This week is the deadline for most A-level students to tell their schools if they want to go to university next year, when tuition fees will rise to as high as £9,000.

Look East has found that the number of applications from students in the eastern region could be down by 15%.

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