Revealed: The UK universities with the most sugar babies
Leeds Beckett, you sly dogs!
With £9,000 fees and the thick fog of Brexit on the horizon, can you blame UK students for looking beyond maintenance grants and the bank of mum and dad to pay their way through uni?
In 2016, sugar baby network Seeking Arrangement saw a 22 per cent increase from the previous year in UK students signing up to be pampered by rich older men (and women). Yep, a massive 58,000 UK students have signed up to find Sugar Mummies and Sugar Daddies to look after them.
What’s more, Seeking Arrangement have revealed the top universities in the UK for new sugar babies – with Westminster, Portsmouth, Leeds Beckett, UAL and UCLan taking the top spots.
Also in the top ten were Russell Group unis such as York and Leeds, with Edinburgh, Exeter, Cambridge and Manchester just falling short.
Here’s the full league table of the fastest growing sugar baby universities.
Growth in 2016
|01||University of Westminster||188||661|
|02||University of Portsmouth||159||461|
|03||Leeds Beckett University||133||118|
|04||University of Arts London||123||492|
|05||University of Central Lancashire||122||418|
|06||University of Kent||121||810|
|07||University of York||119||107|
|08||Goldsmith University of London||118||464|
|09||University of Leeds||117||501|
|10||Manchester Metropolitan University||116||276|
|11||University of Edinburgh||115||230|
|12||University College London||114||182|
|13||University of Cambridge||112||774|
|14||University of Exeter||100||502|
|15||University of Southampton||99||191|
|16||University of Manchester||98||637|
|17||King’s College London||97||420|
|18||University of Sussex||90||260|
|19||University of Bath||89||152|
|20||Glasgow Caledonian University||88||575|
A statement from Seeking Arrangement said: “The presence of a monthly allowance and a financial arrangement adds to the allure of the lifestyle.
“Finding the right Sugar Daddy can help a Sugar Baby stay ahead of the game and get the education they need without the burden of a mountain of student loan debt.”
Who needs a student loan?