The cost of student life is growing again this year

The cost of student life up year after year. According to a report by the national Union of students of France (Unef), it is increase of 2.83% this year, "a si

The cost of student life is growing again this year

The cost of student life up year after year. According to a report by the national Union of students of France (Unef), it is increase of 2.83% this year, "a significant increase that is well above that of inflation." In detail, this is the extension housing that trims the more the budget of the students. This is up from 2.97% on average and by 5% in Paris and 11% in Bordeaux.

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In the rest of the costs, the restoration includes a hand also is very important for the budget of a student. However, according to the Unef, spending in the area increased by 8,17% on the year. Ditto on the side of the transport in the big cities. On average 269 euros for non-scholars (258 for the stock), the subscription to the transport increasing from 24% in Strasbourg and more than 2% in Lille, Bordeaux or Nancy. In contrast, in the region, the price of the subscription decreases by 0.46% on average. The students ' union is calling on the implementation of the "half-fare student transportation common in all university cities".

A school curriculum more costly for students

If the registration fees for the annual university seem to be stabilizing in average (+0,28%), Unef alarm, however, on their explosion to non-eu students. In effect, they will have to pay 1490% more than last year on average, due to a reform dating back to last November, supposed to boost the attractiveness of the great French schools. Following the announcement of this reform, a number of institutions, however, had announced that they would not apply the new rates.

Finally, according to the union, the women spend each month on average 44 euros more than the men, which corresponds to an extra annual of 529 euros. Thus, the union called for the "full reimbursement by the social security of contraception", or "access to protections periodicals free of charge on all sites of higher education", in particular.

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Updated Date: 18 August 2019, 00:00

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