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   additional      body      concern      costs      desperate      difference      ends      extra      finances      form      hard      income      living      loans      multiple      needs      overdraft      rates      touch      trials  
British university students are having a time making meet. They are turning to measures, including gambling, taking out high-interest and selling their body to cover their living . The website Save the Student (StS) questioned 1,900 students about their . It found that the average student got $750 a month in the of a student loan. However, average expenses were $1,170 a month. This leaves a monthly shortfall of $420. Students make up the in a variety of ways, some of which would cause parents a lot of .

The StS poll found that 71 per cent of students got money from parents, while 65 per cent worked part-time. Around 46 per cent had a bank . Seven per cent of the students said that they had "sold their " to earn cash. Others took part in medical . Twelve per cent of students said they had gambled to supplement their . Three per cent took out loans with extortionate interest . One student said: "It's frustrating when you're already paying off credit cards at 19." StS said the government was "out of with…student ".

 
 

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