Students see huge rise in rent costs

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ACCOMMODATION costs for students have more than doubled in 10 years, according to an NUS survey.

Annual rents for in university accommodation increased by 112 per cent from an average £2,146 in 2001/02 to £4,759 in 2011/12. Weekly costs also rose by 104 per cent, from an average of £54.33 to £113.32.

Michael Egan, President of the Students’ Union at the University of Sunderland said: “It remains a key priority for the Students’ Union to ensure our students receive a fair deal and the best possible support during their time at the University of Sunderland.”