Student Loans Company faces ‘challenges’ over finance changes

A major shake-up in student finance in Wales could pose challenges for the Student Loans Company (SLC), its former chairman told the BBC.

From September 2018, Welsh students will be eligible for a maintenance grant rather than tuition fee help.

Sir Deian Hopkin has raised questions about SLC’s record in dealing with complex reforms and said administrative problems have historically been part and parcel of introducing a new system.

But the SLC said it was “confident” it would be ready in time.

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