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Bursaries for new students cut by up to £500

Bursaries will be reduced by as much as £500 for next year’s cohort, despite the continuing rise in student living costs such as accommodation and food. Care leavers and students with household incomes of less than £16,000 will be hit the hardest, with £500 reductions of £3,000 to£2,500 and £1,800 to £1,300 respectively. Students with household…


Student overdrafts: a godsend or a burden?

The amount of students relying on interest-free overdrafts to get through their degrees appears a consistent feature of higher education. According SavetheStudent’s 2018 Student Money Survey, 78 percent of students worry about making ends meet and 45 percent of students report relying on their overdraft as a source of income. In previous years Endsleigh –…