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A return to university under the sign of precariousness

2022-09-29T16:54:57.765Z

STORY - Inflation, additional energy costs... After experiencing two dark years under Covid, students and establishments are apprehensive of the economic crisis.



Student precariousness, purchasing power crisis, university budgets amputated by the additional cost of energy and the increase in the index point of teacher-researchers... It is under somber auspices that the start of the 2022 academic year begins. Even if the universities and the students are delighted, after two re-entries under Covid marked by distance education, of a return to normal.

According to Fage, the leading student union, the start-up costs (registration, insurance, health, etc.) have increased by 13.02%, or 1,307 euros.

Also on the rise, living expenses now amount to 1,219 euros on average.

The biggest increase concerns consumption (+6%).

Housing remains the main item of expenditure for a student (57%).

To cope with the difficulties, the government took emergency measures this summer: the revaluation of scholarships on social criteria by 4% and housing aid by 3.5%, as well as the extension of the university restaurant ticket…

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Source: lefigaro

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