Financial Express Education, the world’s largest student finance service, says it has seen a surge in applications for its new student loans, which it is aiming to fill with students from around the world.
The service, which launched in the U.K. last month, says applications from people in the Middle East, Africa and Asia are growing at a rate of 70 percent.
Its chief executive, David Gorman, says the service has already received more than 5,000 applications for loans since its launch last month.
“We’re not going to get through this without some new blood,” he told CNNMoney.
Gorman says the launch was a big win for the U