Students have to work

September 8, 2006

An increasing number of students are being forced to seek paid employment during term time and vacations, according to a report published by the National Union of Students and the Trades Union Congress. The report, All Work and Low Pay: The Growth in UK Student Employment, says the number of full-time students who are working has risen from 406,880 in 1996 to 630,718 in 2006 - an increase of 54 per cent.

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