Can university graduates afford the rent?

As the new academic year starts the intense demand for accommodation coupled with growing rental costs, risk impacting the student experience, especially for those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.

With average rent outstripping the maximum maintenance loan available we seem to be at a crossroads.

And, a PwC report explains the crisis is worse in certain cities, such as Glasgow, Durham and Southampton.

Read more in the latest issue of PQ magazine (page 37):