British Government Not To Stop Cheap Student Loans Despite Brexit

Society » EDUCATION | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 18:14| Views: | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle
Bulgaria: British Government Not To Stop Cheap Student Loans Despite Brexit BGNES

The British government has decided not to stop cheap student loans to youths from the EU.

Despite the intentions of the country to leave the EU, the thousands of Bulgarians who have decided to study in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be able to use financing that covers semester fees for the entire length of their education for the academic 2017/2018 year, announced Eli Toncheva, manager of the Edlanta consultancy company for education abroad at the first edition of European Education in Varna.

32 universities from the UK, Germany, Holland, Denmark and Switzerland participated in the event.

Countries are the number one factor with respect to the choice of Bulgarian youths when deciding to study abroad. Most youths settle on the UK and, despite Brexit, their number is increasing, compared to 2015, commented Toncheva.

According to her, the migrant flow towards Germany has not affected negatively the plans of Bulgarian youths to study there. Their number continues to be large because Germany offers quality education at a reasonable price. The reason for this is that there are no semester fees but only administrative ones.

Thus, education turns out to be cheaper than in Denmark, where education is free-of-charge but the high standard of living makes solid financial means necessary.

Another reason for the peaking interest in Germany and Holland is the availability of majors in English, explained Toncheva.

 

Education » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Brexit, education, student loans, Germany, Holland, Denmark, semester, fees
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Advertisement
Advertisement
Please, log in to post a comment.
» To the forumComments (0)
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria