Friday, 6 February 2015

News: Students call for end to rent that swallows up to 95% of student loan

Activists are calling for new rules over the prices of housing, after it has been revealed that students are spending approximately 95 per cent of their loans on rent.

The National Union of Students (NUS) has stated that the average university halls come in at £123.96 per week, which equates to £5244 per year. As of 2014-2015, the maximum student loan available in Scotland is £5750.