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    • MSE Eesha
    • By MSE Eesha 2nd May 17, 12:07 PM
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    When will your student loan be written off?
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    • 2nd May 17, 12:07 PM
    When will your student loan be written off? 2nd May 17 at 12:07 PM
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    • ccon
    • By ccon 4th May 17, 8:09 AM
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    I am 47 and nearly completed an engineering foundation course at Liverpool John moores university and will be starting the degree properly this September.
    Does any body know if you stop paying the student loan when you reach retirement age as, assuming I do a sandwich year I'll be 52 when I graduate and if the thirty year rule applies will be paying it when I'm 82!
    Anyone got any idea?
    Thanks Chris.
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    • By Ed-1 4th May 17, 12:28 PM
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    • 4th May 17, 12:28 PM
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    • 4th May 17, 12:28 PM
    I am 47 and nearly completed an engineering foundation course at Liverpool John moores university and will be starting the degree properly this September.
    Does any body know if you stop paying the student loan when you reach retirement age as, assuming I do a sandwich year I'll be 52 when I graduate and if the thirty year rule applies will be paying it when I'm 82!
    Anyone got any idea?
    Thanks Chris.
    Originally posted by ccon
    It's still liable for repayment for 30 years but you only repay if you earn over the repayment threshold (pension income doesn't count) so in practice you won't be repaying.
    • sarahjandrews1980
    • By sarahjandrews1980 10th May 17, 10:56 AM
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    • 10th May 17, 10:56 AM
    What if....
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    • 10th May 17, 10:56 AM
    Hello,

    What if you went to uni, completed a foundation year and year 1 of the actual degree course, but due to unforseen circumstances did not complete the degree and therefore didn't graduate, will these dates still stand?

    Thanks
    • Ed-1
    • By Ed-1 10th May 17, 1:33 PM
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    • 10th May 17, 1:33 PM
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    • 10th May 17, 1:33 PM
    Hello,

    What if you went to uni, completed a foundation year and year 1 of the actual degree course, but due to unforseen circumstances did not complete the degree and therefore didn't graduate, will these dates still stand?

    Thanks
    Originally posted by sarahjandrews1980
    Yes for graduation date read "date left course".
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