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Industry news: Education

The University sector needs to raise awareness of student estrangement

21 December 2018   (0 Comments)

Lily-Rose Sharry, a second-year student at Cambridge University, advising her university on how to better support estranged students.

According to Stand Alone, 9,000 UK students have no contact or relationship with their families. Many vulnerable students end up couch-surfing or take up part-time work to make ends meet. Numerous students become homeless over the summer, or find themselves alone at Christmas. They are three times more likely to drop out of university.

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