University of Leicester - Provide a Fair Rent Rebate to Students

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Reimen Ediale
Apr 12, 2021
Simply appalling! I live in Ireland and have not stepped foot in Leicester for one day due to the Covid-19 restrictions but paid my accommodation fees 100% upfront for the period 18th January-11th June 2021. The total cost to me for the period in question came to £4,129! To think that the University intends to withhold 50% or £2,2064.5 is quite simply unacceptable in my view. I hope this decision is promptly rescinded in view of the financial hardship we students are facing due to the pandemic.

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gurnam dhaliwal
Apr 9, 2021
Scam

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Frances Peebles
Apr 8, 2021
Students who have had to vacate their accommodation should not have had to continue paying rent particularly if they have not expected to return to the same accommodation. And if they are due a refund they should be supported in receiving it.

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Claudia Webbe MP
Apr 8, 2021
We need to end the marketisation of education, properly fund our Universities and ensure we refund student rents, cancel tuition fees and student debts for good.

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Christine Golden
Apr 4, 2021
Its disgusting having to pay for a room which they havn't used for months, do the right thing and give them a refund.

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Michael Howard
Apr 3, 2021
I believe that students are being treated very unfairly. If they were unable to use their rooms through no fault of their own they should not be charged at all.

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Tamara Hackett
Apr 3, 2021
If the accommodation is not available for use then the university would appear to be in breach of contract, as they are charging a fee for a service that they are not supplying. Obviously this is different if they have rented privately

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Helen Bentley
Apr 1, 2021
Why should students have to suffer snd pay for something that wasn’t available to them.

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Mihaela Burdulea
Mar 31, 2021
I think it's important to have a fair treatment of students

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Chris Carroll
Mar 31, 2021
Failure to honour a commitment is unfair and dishonourable to struggling students who struggle to pay rents .