We’ve not given up
Friday 9 November 2018Student Journalists
We pay £9,250 a year in tuition fees. We live in overpriced accommodation, whether owned by profit-hungry universities or private landlords who don’t expect us to stand up for our rights. Our teaching is palmed off onto underpaid doctorial candidates. When we graduate, we can think ourselves lucky to earn over £21,000 per year, particularly if we’re not STEM students. The Student Loan Company, to whom we probably owe more money that we can really imagine, like to keep us confused about interest rates, how much debt is outstanding, and whether they’ve been stalking us on social media. Plus, if it all gets too much whilst we’re still studying, the wait for university funded mental health support could be months long.
We pay £9,250 a year in tuition fees. We live in overpriced accommodation, whether owned by...
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