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Student financial supports broken according to SVP

Oct 7, 2021 13:10 By Shannonside News
Student financial supports broken according to SVP Student financial supports broken according to SVP
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With accommodation prices rising, students are reporting serious financial difficulties to stay in college.

St Vincent de Paul says the system providing financial support to students is “clearly broken”.

It’s after University College Cork’s student food bank was emptied less than an hour after opening.

St Vincent de Paul has reinstated its partnership with the students union today, to assist them in meeting demands.

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Regional Coordinator with the charity, Gerry Garvey, says the issue at UCC is telling of a much bigger problem:

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