Over 2,000 London students are working as sugar babies

661 at Westminster are currently working as sugar babies


Strapped-for-cash students are always trying to find new ways to make money. A new trend on the rise is working as a sugar baby where you get paid to go on dates (and often more) with rich lonely singles.

Five London universities are within the top 20 UK universities for new sign-ups in 2016. Westminster had the highest proportion with 188 signing up, and King’s had the lowest of the five with 97.

Together Westminster, UAL, Goldsmith, UCL and King’s have had 640 new sign-ups over 2016, with a total of 2219 students working as sugar babies in 2017.

According to Sugar Daddy Dating website Seeking Arrangement, over 600,000 women and 75,000 men are currently working as sugar babies in the UK.

Here’s the breakdown:

University of Westminster

New sign-up growth 2016 = 188

Student total 2017 = 661

University of Arts London

New sign-up growth 2016 = 123

Student total 2017 = 492

Goldsmith University of London

New sign-up growth 2016 = 118

Student total 2017 = 464

University College London

New sign-up growth 2016 = 114

Student total 2017 = 182

King’s College London

New sign-up growth 2016 = 97

Student total 2017 = 420