Katie Davies writes for the University of Sheffield’s Forge Press on the plight of a student who had to survive for four months on £250 after an alleged Student Finance England blunder:
A first year Architecture student has spoken about his ordeal after an error by Student Finance England left him to survive his first four months at University on a budget of just £250.
Louis, originally from London, was left without any funding except an emergency loan provided by the University.
“I am from a low income family- my dad is disabled and mum is deceased,” he said. “I had no other source of finance and no one to bail me out. I applied for student finance way before the deadline...”
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