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During this global pandemic, many UK students are now having to stay at home and study from home, this means the quality of the education given has significantly decreased since its only online.

Many petitions have been put forward stating that the Government should refund or decrease the amount of money UK based students will have to pay for education this year.

However, no petitions have been put forward for international students who are still having to pay £14,000* UP FRONT this year only to study online. International students also have to pay rent and other living fees on top of this £14,000 up front, making it very expensive to study abroad.

With the corona Virus spreading internationally students may also struggle to receive money from parents as parents are working in countries that do not offer government funded work leave or benefits.

Actions Taken

  • This idea opened on 5 April 2020 and closed for voting on 1 May 2020.
  • This Idea scored a 3rd which means it's not a priority for the time being.

  • This idea has passed through the Executive and Student Council and will go to the Trustee Board to be scrutinised.

  • April 2021: The President confirmed that the ownership for actioning this lies with the government. While the Presidents team have lobbied for this, fee reductions or removal is not something that will be happening at this time.


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