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NUS Scotland responds to the SNP’s manifesto Scotland’s Future

Responding to @theSNP's manifesto Matt Crilly, @NUSScotland President, commented:

Accommodation costs pushing students to the financial brink, NUS survey finds

Over a fifth of students have been unable to make rent over the past 4 months 70 per cent of renters continue to have concerns about being able to pay their rent in the coming year 35 per cent of those planning to be in rented accommodation in September have already signed a contract Around a third of students returned to their term time accommodation following the Christmas break Over a fifth (23 per cent) of students admit to having been unable to pay their rent in full over the past four months, a new survey from NUS (National Union of Students) has found. The costs for housing are overwhelming for many students, and pushing them over the brink, with over a quarter (28 per cent) also saying that they have been unable to pay their bills in full over the same period.

NUS Scotland urges students to register at two addresses amid return to campus uncertainty

The Scottish Parliament election is taking place while college and university learners continue to face uncertainty about when they will return to campus.

Strike action in colleges across Scotland is set to begin today

NUS Scotland comments on avoidable college strike action  Strike action in colleges across Scotland is set to begin today (25th March 2021), over a dispute between EIS-FELA and Colleges Scotland over the replacement of lecturers with instructor assessor positions.

Students and universities urge the Scottish Government to follow Wales on student support package to get through COVID

@NUSScotland - Scotland’s student and university leaders have joined together to commend the Welsh Government on its twin-track approach to supporting higher education students and institutions through the COVID crisis.

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