Cost of Living Latest News

Top Tips for Student Groups in the Cost of Living Crisis

Thu 12 Jan 2023

Photo of VP Societies and Sport Hannah Hockin stood by the Emily Wilding Davison buidling.

You’ve probably noticed that your energy bills, clothing, and even the Tesco meal deal price are hiking up, so it's important to be money smart. Hannah Hockin, your VP Sport and Societies has put together her top tips to help student groups get through the cost of living crisis.

Support for Students Facing Financial Hardship

Tue 06 Dec 2022

This year, your President, Maia Jarvis, has been working with the College on a complete review of their Extenuating Circumstances policy (ECs). In a effort to tackle the affects of the cost of living crisis on students, Maia has successfully lobbied the College to include 'financial hardship' as a reason to grant extenuating circumstances.

Housing Costs: What to Expect When House-Hunting

Fri 02 Dec 2022

In celebration of Housing Week here at the Students’ Union, today we’ll be going through some of the costs that come with searching and signing for a house so that you know what to expect when you start house-hunting!

Energy Bills Support Scheme

Fri 14 Oct 2022

Winter is coming, and in the midst of a cost of living crisis, you might feel concerned about being able to afford heating during this time. Read about how the Government's Energy Bills Support Scheme can help support you with energy bills this winter.