Students deterred by debt fears as tuition fees rise


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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