Friends, family and teachers: What do they think?

You may often wonder what’s really going through the minds of your friends, family and teachers when you become a student parent. Luckily for you, Student Parents found out! We spoke to Kitiara, whose friend and housemate fell pregnant while studying at university, Siada, whose husband

Kitiara and baby Lily

moved to England to study, and a teacher and lecturer of studying parents. (more…)

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Case Study- Kaniz Chowdhury

Kaniz and Kaysam

Kaniz Chowdhury is studying a Masters in Science at Leed’s university. She has one son, Kaysam. Kaniz told Student Parents about the many issues she’s faced, including childcare, and her son becoming ill during her January exams.

‘I love being a student parent, but it is also very challenging. There is very little support and studying has not been easy!’

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Accommodation prices for student parents: Best and Worst

Student Parents have put together a list of the top 10 universities for price within the top 50 universities in the U.K. Looking at all the accommodation they offer, from studio apartments to 3 bedroom houses, these are the universities that offer the cheapest accommodation for student parents. To see the full list of university prices go to https://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource?snapid=S445305p2fI

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Budget breakdown – how the budget could effect you

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George Osbourne released his 2012 Budget on the 21st of March, which outlines the Government’s financial plans for the coming year. Student Parents took at look at the key points that could affect families with children: (more…)