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UoM students to receive £170 to tackle cost of living crisis

UoM students to receive £170 to tackle cost of living crisis

The initiative will cost the University £9 million in the largest payout of any UK University
Neither a spender nor a borrower be: The problem with the Bank of England

Neither a spender nor a borrower be: The problem with the Bank of England

Ashwin discusses rising inflating, especially since Brexit, and questions why politicians have more say over our money than our banks
Number of money mules aged 21 and under rises by 97%

Number of money mules aged 21 and under rises by 97%

Barclays warns that students are at risk of being targeted by criminals due to their financial worries and their ignorance towards the consequences of being used as a money mule
£1000 National Book Tokens Prize

£1000 National Book Tokens Prize

Win a National Book Token prize worth £1000 to spend on books throughout your course
How 147 companies control 40% of the global economy

How 147 companies control 40% of the global economy

A report published a Zurich team has revealed the small handful of companies that hold disproportionate influence in the global economy
Students resort to gambling to cover the cost of living

Students resort to gambling to cover the cost of living

New analysis from The Gambling Commission estimates that two in three students gamble – equivalent to 1.2 million people
Research says graduates ‘struggling’ with debt beyond tuition fees

Research says graduates ‘struggling’ with debt beyond tuition fees

57% of the 25 to 35 years old’s surveyed were found to still be in debt beyond their government student loans, with things like overdrafts and credit cards from their time attending university
Poorest families in Greater Manchester hit by ‘poverty premium’

Poorest families in Greater Manchester hit by ‘poverty premium’

Research reveals that poor families in Greater Manchester might be paying a substantial amount more for goods and services than their richer counterparts
Manchester Students’ Union ‘ready to help’ struggling NUS

Manchester Students’ Union ‘ready to help’ struggling NUS

The organisation, which represents 7 million students across the country, might now have to borrow money against the building it owns and cut staff to remain financially viable
New housing rules could increase rents and evict students

New housing rules could increase rents and evict students

A licensing regulations shake-up could see the number of rooms in properties reduced amid other measures

Blast off: Oxford startup ‘Silo’ seeks to address shortcomings in student funding

Silo Funds is crowdfunding for higher education, hoping to more easily match students with like-minded companies and philanthropists who will be interested in funding their education

Preview: Budget ‘Hack’ Day

As we prepare for our first Budget since Brexit was decided, [email protected] are holding a Budget ‘Hack’ Day with a live stream and expert speakers to advise us on what’s coming next

University of Manchester launch new Finance facilities

Finance facilities available for all university of Manchester students

Survey shows student loan £250 too little to cover living costs

The Student Money Survey 2016 showed that most students feel university is not worth it, and revealed some extraordinary ways that students are earning money when times get tough

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