I have two statute barred student loans from 97 and 98.   I am finishing my degree and was told by student loans company that I have no outstanding debt and that I could proceed with the finance application.   I have now been told that:   "We have had confirmation that the balance is statue barred, however, this does not wipe off the debt from your account. As you are in breach of the original loan agreement, you will remain ineligible until such a time as the arrears have been cle