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UUK: Bring back maintenance grants in cost-of-living crisis


University leaders call for more student support as living costs rise

Vice-chancellors have urged the next UK government to bring back the maintenance grant to help students through the cost-of-living crisis this year, arguing that England’s tuition fee freeze means their own finances are “severely stretched”.

Universities UK, which represents vice-chancellors, warned on 5 September that “financial hardship among students is building to crisis point”.

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