12/08/2011 12:23 BST | Updated 12/10/2011 06:12 BST

Average UK Student Debt 'Could Hit £53,000'

Average student debt for students starting in 2012 could hit £53,000, according to the Push university guide. This is twice as much as for those starting in 2011 and is due largely to the impact of the new £9,000 annual fees cap brought in by the coalition government.