Survey: Students forced into taboo trade to make ends meet

A new study shows that an increasing number of British students are forced into adult work, gambling and other taboo trades to make their ends meet.

According to a survey by Save the Student, a student financial advice website, nearly 7% of the students have already been forced to get involved in adult work or undergo medical trials to earn money, with 6% resorting to gambling in an effort to balance their income.

The study also reveals that almost 20% of students surveyed said they considered gambling, adult work or medical testing a good way to top up their maintenance loans.

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