Wales politics

Loans for Welsh postgraduate students from September

Carwyn Jones

Loans for postgraduate students will be available in Wales from September, First Minister Carwyn Jones has told AMs.

Mr Jones said in the Senedd that loans will be available for students starting a masters in 2017-18.

Student finance is already available for students in England, and the Welsh Government has been criticised for not providing its own support.

Some postgraduates in Wales have been offered loans in error.

The Diamond review on student finance last year recommended support for postgraduates.

Mr Jones said the matter will be confirmed by Education Secretary Kirsty Williams this week.

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