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Featured: April 1988

The final issue of Student also comes on the back of Easter Holidays, however this edition greets students with some bad news…the cutting of the housing benefit for all UK students is greeted with mass student protests, read more below…

21 April, 1988: The End of the Housing Benefit and Metal Invasion

The housing benefit for students has been slashed, with the provision of £200 per student being cut to nothing by U.K. government officials due to their belief that it is unnecessary. Many students who will now no longer be able to afford their accommodation protest this disastrous news.

Metal bands invade Edinburgh, with Def Leopard and Alice Cooper going back to back at the Playhouse, both with great performances according to Student critics.

Read the full issue here



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