ITV News published this video item, entitled “University student speaks out on UK student accommodation crisis | ITV News” – below is their description.
“I had sleepless nights, every morning I’d be checking m e-mails like ‘have I got my accommodation?’”
Students across the UK have struggling to find University accommodation, Olivia Tollerson is one of them.
After weeks of endless calls, and days counting down to her course start date, she was forced to enter clearing for a second time to find a University that would be able to facilitate her.
After posting a TikTok she found she wasn’t alone, and that some students had been offered accommodation in different cities, some offered cash for their halls accommodation and others still looking to be housed.
University of West England, where Olivia was supposed to attend say they’ve seen a” high volume of applications received for accommodation this year, our on-campus halls became oversubscribed by early June.”ITV News YouTube Channel
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