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Education Minister Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

Govt approves ‘no guarantor policy’ for tertiary students loans

The Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has revealed that tertiary students can henceforth apply for loans without a guarantor.

NUGS chases Students Loan Trust Fund over non-payment of loans for 2 years

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has expressed worry about the inability of the Student’s Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) to fulfill...
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NPP 2020 Manifesto: No guarantor for loans for students – Bawumia declares

All tertiary students in the country will get the option to obtain student loans without guarantors, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has...
NUGS has scheduled to go on a demonstration to push for disbursement of the funds

Increase students loan from GHS3,000 to GHS 5,000 – NUGS

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) is calling for an increment in the money paid to students as loans under the...

Bawumia launches ‘No Guarantor’ student loan policy

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Wednesday launched the 'No Guarantor' Student Loan Policy at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science...

SLTF launches “No Guarantor” student loan policy

The Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) has launched the “No Guarantor” student loan policy. Launching the new initiative at...

You only need Ghana Card to access student loan – CEO

The Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) is optimistic that the new “No Guarantor” policy will create access to much-needed financial aid for...

End delays in student loan disbursement – NUGS President

The President of the National Union of Ghana Students, Dennis Appiah Larbi-Ampofo has urged government to ensure that the Students Loan Trust...

Students Loan Trust pays GH¢1m for indebted KNUST students

The Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) has paid the fees of 500 students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology...

KNUST students throng office of Student Loan Trust Fund

Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have thronged the campus office of the Students Loan Trust Fund...

KNUST deferment: Over 3,550 students reinstated

About 3,350 out of the over 6,000 students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) whose programmes of study...
University of Ghana

Meet Akorfa, the UG student who works as bus conductor to support her education

Life could be difficult such that you need to go the extra mile to achieve your vision. That explains...
The Paramount Chief of Dormaa Traditional Council, Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang-Badu II

Chief gives subjects soft loans

The Dormaahene, Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu II, has initiated a laudable social intervention scheme aimed at easing the socio-economic burden on his...

Students’ Loan Trust Fund publishes names of debtors [Audio]

Students’ Loan Trust Fund has published names of debtors on their website so defaulters could check their loan balance, this is according...

CEO opens up on happenings around Students Loan in Ghana

It has emerged that some 200,000 Ghanaians have benefitted from the Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) since its establishment in 2005.

NPP has better plans to address difficulties of tertiary students

After several postponements and contestations over the wording and competence of it, a private member’s motion in the name of Mahama Ayariga,...
John Mahama

NDC to provide free laptops to tertiary students – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama, Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has revealed that if elected, the next government will...

The student daring to challenge Thailand’s monarchy

“There was fear lurking inside me, deep fear of the consequences,” says Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul. In August, the 21-year-old nervously...
NUGS has scheduled to go on a demonstration to push for disbursement of the funds

Student loan: No cedi has been paid to beneficiaries – NUGS

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has said the inability of the Students Loan Trust Fund Scheme (SLTF) to disburse monies...

Hollard Ghana to prepare business students for global market

Group CEO of Hollard Ghana Holdings, Patience Akyianu, has said the insurance company is committed to bridging the gap between the academia...
TTU students

Over 800 Takoradi Technical University students deferred

Over 800 students of the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) have been deferred for failing to register with the school during the 2019/2020...

Students loan defaulters start repaying as more names are published

Persons indebted to the Students Loans Trust Fund (SLTF) have begun taking steps to settle their indebtedness following the publication of names...
Student loan

Students Loan Trust Fund publishes names and pictures of defaulters

The Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) says it has published the first batch of names and photographs of some defaulting borrowers in...
DailyNation Newspaper, Kenya

Kenya to name and shame student loan defaulters

A Kenyan government agency that gives loans to university students says it will publish the names and photos of 85,000 defaulters if...
File Photo: More than 55,000 people owe the Students Loan Trust Fund

Students Loan Trust owed GHS75m; names of defaulters to be published in newspapers

More than 55,000 people owe the Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) GH¢75 million, representing default in the repayment of the loans students...

GTBank partners Students Loan Trust Fund to launch “Repayment at Your Fingertips” campaign

The management of the Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF), in collaboration with GTBank has launched the “Repayment at Your Fingertips” campaign. The campaign will enable...

Student Loan increased to 50% by gov’t

The government through the Ministry of Education has increased the financial allocations of students enrolled on the Student Loan Trust Fund programme by 50...

South Africa student receives $1m loan in error

A South African university is investigating how a student was mistakenly given a 14m rand ($1m; £770,000) loan. The error became known after an image...

Students loan to go up by 50% …a maximum of GH¢3,000 accessible

Government, will from the beginning of the next academic year –2017/2018, increase the amount of loans that tertiary students are eligible to take for...
A former Ambassador of Ghana to the United States, Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah,

Former Ambassador to US advises government and universities

A former Ambassador of Ghana to the United States, Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah, has advised public universities to adopt new and effective strategies...
Mahama and Bawumia

Dr Bawumia writes: The party of it is impossible

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has taken a jab at the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for claiming government's Agenda 111 hospital...

Dr Prince Armah: Exploring Akufo-Addo’s commitment to education; Policy, spending, and outcomes

Before it rose from the first meeting of its first session, the eighth Parliament passed the 2021 budget statement and economic policy...
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Cancellation of licensure exams: Adutwum states position

Minister-designate for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, says he would not advocate for the cancellation of the licensure exams because it’s a...

Full Speech: Sixth edition of NDC’s weekly press briefing

SIXTH (6TH) EDITION OF THE NDC’S WEEKLY PRESS BRIEFING, ADDRESSED BY THE NATIONAL COMMUNICATION OFFICER, COMRADE SAMMY GYAMFI, ON H.E. JOHN DRAMANI...

7 qualities your partner should have by the time they’re 30

Dating at 30 - or on the cusp of 30 - is a whole different ballgame. Chances are you’re dating with more intent than...

5 reasons I'll never marry my boyfriend of 13 years

I picture myself as a lot of things, but a wife isn't one of them. We've been together for 13 years and we have no...

3 unmarried couples who live together get real about their expenses

While moving in with your significant other can often result in saving some cash, there are also other unique considerations to think about when...

Before Michelle, Barack Obama asked another woman to marry him: New book reveals

Of the books that journalists and historians have written on the life of Barack Obama, three stand out so far. In “Barack Obama: The...