Dutch students: Grant reform will negatively impact muslims

In advance of this week’s federal elections, Dutch student unions spoke to the Telegraaf about the potential effects of study grant reform in the country. Practicising Muslim students will be hit hard if the new cabinet replaces the current student grants with a system based on student loans. Student unions explained that Muslim students’, who account for approximately 13% of higher education students, belief stop them from paying interest on student loans.