student finance Articles
Money on our minds: Students set to lose money amidst cost of living crisis
The Mancunion’s projections show some student maintenance loans will lose around £450 in value in the coming academic year
Klarna: too good to be true for students?
It may be tempting and convenient to use buy now, pay later services such as Klarna, but it can prove dangerous for students who already have money issues
Students with outstanding tuition fees denied accessing exam results
SALC students’ exam results were released on 22nd February, although those with a ‘negative service indicator’ could not view them
Report recommends cutting tuition fees to £6,500, but increases for STEM
Tuition fees in the UK currently stand at £9,250 per year for home students, but the proposal has been met with both disapproval and agreement.
Financial struggles put third of students at mental health risk
With monthly student budgets reaching up to £1200, mental health issues are fast becoming grave consequences of financing a degree
Student Finance: A broken system?
Olivia Stringer evaluates other students’ experiences with the Student Finance system and the negative implications of assuming parents will help to fund University studies.
Study suggests 31% of North West students worry about money every day
A new survey has revealed an entirely new perspective on the realities of university finance and student loans
University of Manchester launch new Finance facilities
Finance facilities available for all university of Manchester students
The Best Things in Life are Free(ware)
You can get a lot for free, bottle openers, frying pans, and even decent games. Here are some great free games that you can play
Let’s talk about money
We all know that dealing with money at uni is the inevitable elephant in the room, but we’re here to help make spending and saving that little bit simpler
Chancellor scraps maintenance grants
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced today that students from households with less than £25000 income will be forced to borrow all of their maintenance financing in loans, replacing the current grant system
Student loans insufficient, claims NUS study
NUS states that student loans and grants are not enough to cover the cost of living.
How long does your student loan last?
Research shows student loans rarely stretch the whole semester
Oxford University college sued for ‘elitism’
The Mancunion talks to the Salford student suing St. Hugh’s college for “only admitting those wealthy enough to partake in traditions”
The Manchester student experience
What can newcomers expect from their time here? And what challenges lie ahead for students? University is a strange and daunting new world. But embrace all it has to offer and it will be an experience you won’t forget.