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Media Studies student Craig Smith explains how he cut his student debt

31 January 2011

Flying off to Africa to stay in a slum for 20p a night may seem an extreme way to cut your student debt - but Craig Smith reckons it was worth it. The 22-year-old is in the final year of a media studies degree at the University of Westminster. 

Hard graft, business sponsorship and thinking creatively means that so far he has covered almost all his course costs and living expenses. His total debt is just over £2,500, a tiny sum compared with most third-year students.

Read more about Craig’s attempts to reduce his student debt in
Stephen Womack’s Mail on Sunday article online here

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