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Hidden Uni Costs; Help to Downsize; Cutting-edge Cinema

Presented by Winifred Robinson. Students say they are struggling with hidden costs and fees at university.

New research shows that one in five students find university to be poor value for money - and its not just the fees that leave students struggling. As the Competitions and Markets Authority reviews consumer regulation for higher education, You and Yours investigates what the hidden charges are for students, how they arise and what can be done about them.

A group of MPs wants to the government to introduce measures to help elderly homeowners to downsize. They say better planning and assistance would make the process easier and free up housing for younger buyers. Will it work?

Cinema audiences are falling and ticket prices are rising. We take a look at the cutting edge technologies that the industry hopes will tempt us back to the movie-houses.

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45 minutes


  • Black Friday/Cyber Monday

    Retailers are putting effort into whipping up buying frenzies before Christmas.

    Duration: 03:42

  • Air Passenger Duty

    Scotland has been given the freedom to set air passenger duty.

    Duration: 05:37

  • Landlines

    Landlines go up in price on mass today. Is this the end of the landline?

    Duration: 05:54

  • Cinema of the Future

    The new cinema developments designed to draw in the crowds

    Duration: 07:32

  • Hidden University Costs

    University is poor value for money - we discuss why

    Duration: 07:26

  • Cost of Down-sizing

    MPs want a "help to move" plan like "help to buy" to help elderly people downsize

    Duration: 09:10


  • Mon 1 Dec 2014 12:15



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