How Much Did Middlesex University Students Spend On Library Fines?

Figures obtained by UniEel have shown that students from Middlesex University spent heavily in library fines for the 2016-17 academic year. Students spent a total of £91,400.31! This figure is among the highest values seen at UK institutions for library fines. To put this figure into perspective, this equates to a spend of approximately £4.81 per student. This figure purely relates to overdue items too – other fines such as those related to lost/damaged resources, haven’t been included.

 

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It was an expensive year for Middlesex University students at the library

 

This amount will certainly come as a disappointment for students. While student satisfaction is generally strong at Middlesex University, this additional cost is frustrating! It should also be noted the University library makes a substantial profit on areas such as printing – something that isn’t included in tuition fees, unexpectedly. Students are urged to return items before their due date, which can help to lower the figure witnessed for the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

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It is worth reminding again that this figure didn’t take into account other costs, mentioned earlier, like lost or damaged resources. All this after student’s pay thousands of pounds in tuition fees each year. While it can be both annoying and unfair when someone doesn’t return their book in time, it could be argued a lower fine is fairer on students. This figure could prompt discussion regarding the fairness of library fines. At least our library won’t be going anywhere anytime soon…

 

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