Cost of living crisis forces half of school leavers to reconsider going to university
Heating homes, shopping for food and buying household essentials – families across London are feeling the squeeze of the cost of living crisis.
New research reveals half of 18-19 year olds are now reconsidering going to university as a direct impact of the financial hardship of the last 18 months.
The Centre for Economic and Business Research estimates students could save up to £6,555 a year if they opt for a course with the Open University, who commissioned the survey.
Henry spoke to Iona Bain a consumer finance expert about these new effects of the cost of living crisis.