Students expected to survive on £1 a day, after rent

The cost of accommodation sees many students facing financial hardship – and it’s leaving them stressed and unable to study.

The average student rent now stands at £566/month. With the average maintenance loan payment amounting to £602/month , that leaves just £36 of the Maintenance Loan to cover ALL other living costs, including food, transport, toiletries, books and, in some cases, bills. Read more about Students expected to survive on £1 a day, after rent

Is abolishing tuition fees the answer to students’ problems?

abolish tuition fees

The recent election has shown us that students are worried about tuition fees and Jeremy Corbyn’s promise to abolish them was seen as a key factor in the large youth turnout to vote. But are tuition fees really the problem? Is the long term debt putting students off university or are the day to day costs of living causing more problems? Read more about Is abolishing tuition fees the answer to students’ problems?

Guide to what you will pay for University Tuition Fees

University tuition fees

The amount you pay in tuition fees for university varies depending on where you are from and where you intend to study.

Tuition fees were first introduced in the UK in 1998 under the Labour government. At the time the fees were £1,000 per year. This has since increased to a maximum of £9,250 a year (from September 2017) and the cap is now linked to inflation so will continue to rise.

Different arrangements exist in the different countries of the United Kingdom. Read more about Guide to what you will pay for University Tuition Fees

Pages