Tes FE podcast: Student bursary funding

The Tes FE team are joined by Salsabeel Elmegri, vice-president for further education at the NUS students' union

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The Tes FE team talk to the NUS VP for FE about bursary funding for students

In this week's Tes FE Podcast, Kate Parker and Julia Belgutay are joined by NUS vice-president for further education Salsabeel Elmegri

They discuss the results of a freedom of information request that showed many colleges have already spent all their bursary funding for this year – and many are expecting a significant overspend. 

Student support: Colleges need an extra £300,000 each

More: College group calls for £250K in donations for laptops

Coronavirus: Only half of hardship requests successful

They also reflect on the increased demand for support that the coronavirus pandemic has created. 

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