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Going to university this year, whether as a fresher or returning for finals, looks very different. Class sizes will be smaller, with many lecturers and seminars taking place online thanks to social distancing.

One thing that isn’t different is the cost. King’s College London suggests you budget for £1,250 a month, not including tuition fees, and some students in the capital could be looking at up spending up to £840 a month just on accommodation. Fitting in a part-time job between lectures and essays, not to mention trying to make friends, will be way down on the list but for many students it’s a necessity.

This is something two brothers Sol and Sam Schlagman recognised during their respective studies at UCL. “Many people come to university to have what is, in theory, the best time of their lives, but they end up compromising it because

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower, nervous wait for U.S. jobs data

* Tech leads modest losses across Asia

* MSCI AxJ down 1.5%, shallower than 5% Nasdaq plunge

* Limited spillover into currency and bond markets; payrolls eyed

* Asian stock markets:

By Tom Westbrook

SINGAPORE, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Asia’s stock markets had their worst session in two weeks on Friday following a tech-led plunge on Wall Street, though gains in safer assets like bonds and dollars were muted as investors awaited U.S. job data to see if it triggers a bigger selloff.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.5% and looked set to snap a six-week winning streak with a 2.3% weekly loss, its biggest since April.

The Nikkei declined 1%. Australia’s ASX 200 led losses with a 3% fall as global investors sold growth-exposed miners like BHP and traders trimmed positions ahead of the weekend in case Wall Street takes another dive.

Elsewhere drops

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Wall Street sinks as tech sell-off continues

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes extended declines on Friday, with the Nasdaq on track for its worst two-day fall since March as technology stocks sold off again, overshadowing data showing a steeper-than-expected drop in the August unemployment rate.

FILE PHOTO: The front facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in New York City, New York, U.S., June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The tech-heavy Nasdaq lost over 4% and the S&P 500 dropped below its February peak, as the indexes lost ground for the second straight day after hitting record closing highs on historic stimulus and a narrow rally in heavyweight technology stocks.

Mega-cap companies Apple Inc, Microsoft Inc, Inc and Facebook Inc, which were down between 4.5% and 5.9%, weighed heavily on the indexes.

“It’s just position squaring … not surprising since we’ve seen a pretty sizable run up in the tech space in the

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