Succeeding at uni when you’re from a low-income household
If – like me – you’re a university student from a low-income household, well done! You’ve defied the odds. In 2013, students from the most advantaged households were 9.5 times more likely to get into the top 13 UK universities than students from the least advantaged households.
Nevertheless, you’re here! You’ve made it. But what happens now?
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By Jodie T.
I'm a second-year undergraduate psychology student at the University of Edinburgh, and I have lived with Unite Students since first year. I enjoy writing, poached eggs, and driving around Edinburgh. I dislike olives, exams and TV shows about antiques.
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