University students who’ve had their teaching disrupted due to coronavirus could receive compensation, after the higher education watchdog instructed a university to pay-out.
The Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA) told one university to pay £1000 to an international student who had lost out, according to a case summary published by the OIA.
Students all over the country have had their university experience disrupted by the pandemic, with thousands signing petitions and protesting against their treatment.
While the OIA is currently only processing around 200 complaints, many more are expected once they have gone through each universities’ internal process.
Who can claim?
While every student has faced some general disruption due to the events of this year, it’s likely that only those who have missed out on a lot of in-person teaching time, such as those on