Rent



New report details Glasgow students’ financial issues during pandemic

28th March 2021

Findings cover a range of issues faced by students, including rent and financial support. According to the findings of a new online survey, 88% of Glasgow students feel the pandemic has impacted their ability to work alongside their studies, while only 19% have received financial support through the government’s furlough scheme. These are both significantly ...


‘Listen to Students: Cancel Rent!’ campaign launches

28th January 2021

Union of Scottish Student Tenant Unions demand universities, landlords and the Scottish government take action and help students with rent. The Union of Scottish Student Tenant Unions (USSTU) has launched “Listen to Students: Cancel Rent!”, a campaign to demand that universities, landlords and the Scottish government take concrete action to help students who cannot pay ...


Students organise against the University’s mishandling of Covid-19

9th October 2020

Students across the country have been organising campaigns against rent and inadequate support from universities. Hundreds of students across the UK have been told to self-isolate since starting university only two weeks ago. Last week, the University of Glasgow revealed that there had been an outbreak of Covid-19 among students residing in student halls in ...